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News from the great outdoors
Ice Climbing Niagra Falls
Will Gadd is an incredible ice climber, last week we shared a view of him climbing Canada’s Helmcken Falls, this week it’s Niagra Falls!
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Edinburgh Mountain Festival
Karun Wins People’s Choice Award at Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2015. It’s a film of two adventurers following Iran’s longest river, the Karun.
It’s the Telegraph Outdoor Show this week in the Excel, London. The UK’s largest exhibition for adventurous people covering travelling, photography, climbing and watersports.
The London Bike Show runs at the same time – it’s the UK’s largest show attracting 50,000+ visitors each year.
Fort William Mountain Festival 18 – 22 February
Chris Bonnington turned 80 last year, to celebrate he climbed the Old Man of Hoy with Leo Houlding.
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The incomparable Iceland is high on my bucket list with its dramatic landscape and natural wonders it’s a fantastic country to explore.
The flight time is 3 hours 20 mins, so its’s much closer than you might think
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Mountain bike action Videos
UCI Mountain Bike World cup compilation
So this is what it feels like to ride a mountain bike down a world cup track – with a brilliant (adult) commentary
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Garmin have just introduced the epix, a rugged GPS mapping watch
Apple action camera
Apple have recently been granted a series of patents for a remote controlled action camera. Apple have a track record of turning up to a party late and dominating the event – this is going to be an interesting battle between Apple and GoPro
Quote of the week
To Travel is to Live. Hans Christian Andersen