Here you will find details on news, events, links, product reviews and views of the team here at First Ascent.
Published on Thursday, May 2, 2013 by email@example.com
AMI member Duncan Curry has recently returned from Jotunheimen National Park in Norway where he completed a 6 day hut-to-hut ski tour of the region. He did this in a pair of Black Diamond Quadrant Ski Boots which he purchased through the pro discount... [More]
Published on Thursday, March 14, 2013 by firstname.lastname@example.org
The range of MSR trekking poles released last year is really gaining momentum in the UK and they are now being tweaked for Winter 2013 to make them even better. For more information you can head to the Trekking Pole section of the MSR site:
Published on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 by email@example.com
The Reactor 1.0 L Stove System from MSR was chosen "WINNER" in the Outdoor segment, category Cookers.
Not only is the Reactor Stove System the fastest and most fuel efficient stove ever made, it’s the only one that delivers that level of perfor... [More]
Published on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by firstname.lastname@example.org
A nice little video showing off the Platypus Gravityworks water filter. Simple, effective and available in 2L and 4L sizes.
Published on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by email@example.com
We are proud to announce that Snowline Chainsen Light Spikes won the prestigious 2013 ISPO award in the outdoor accessories catagory. ISPO will be taking place in Munich from 3rd to 6th of February this year.
This lightweight version of the top-sell... [More]
Published on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by Rob@firstascent.co.uk
As I’m a keen Mountain Biker, over the last couple of months, I’ve been putting the new range of Platypus hydration packs through their paces.
To give them a thorough test, I’ve ridden a variety of terrain from long cross country ha... [More]
Published on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by firstname.lastname@example.org
The new range of sleeping bags are now available in the UK, the range comprises of 3-season bags (the Antares, Saros and Navis), 2-season bags (the Altair and Centari) and Summer blankets (the Alpine and Regulus). More information on these bags can b... [More]
Published on Thursday, January 10, 2013 by email@example.com
On Wednesday 12 December Tom Phillips set a new record on the Ramsay Round in Winter in a time of 26 hours and 57 minutes. The round covers 24 Lochaber Munros over around 60 miles - including Ben Nevis, the Aonachs, the Grey Corries, the Easains, the... [More]
Published on Monday, October 29, 2012 by firstname.lastname@example.org
The Black Diamond Exl pack is a highly adaptable, multi-sport daypack with SwingArm shoulder straps for fast-and-light balance and comfort. It also looks pretty good too!
For an in-depth review of the pack tested in running, cycling, hiking and Alpin... [More]
Published on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 by email@example.com
To accompany the report in August, check out the spectacular video of the 2 day ascent.