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ISM Celebrating 50 years

ISM Celebrating 50 years of alpinISM

18th June 2015
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Article in 'The Professional Mountaineer' on Heuristic Traps

Article in 'The Professional Mountaineer' on Heuristic Traps by Adrian Nelhams

21st May 2015
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BMG Guides Summer Rock 1

IFMGA British Mountain Guides Summer Rock 1 training course, held here in the Lakes District.

21st May 2015
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ISM West Kokshal-Too Expedition

At the start of September we made the now familiar trip via Naryn to the Kokshal range and established base…

20th April 2015
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Arc'teryx Psiphon AR Pant review

Our new partnership with Arc’teryx has meant that we’ve had a good look at the range of kit they offer…

2nd March 2015
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The Dolomites Ski Safari

Every time I drive back to the Dolomites I get very excited. I've seen many mountains in my life, but…

24th October 2014
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Kyrgyzstan 2014

As each Kyrgyzstan trip approaches, one can’t help but get a little excited.

9th October 2014
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Fond memories of Pete Boardman

Frank Wieler, an ISM client now living in Vancouver, Canada, still has fond memories from an ISM Winter Mountaineering course…

22nd April 2014
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The Mittellegi Integral

One of the best known peaks in the Alps, mainly due to the much publicised North Face exploits in the…

1st April 2014
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The Brunton Hydrogen Reactor

The Brunton Hydrogen Reactor is a portable fuel cell power generator, combining hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity on-the-move and…

7th March 2014
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The Cordillera Blanca - Peru

The Cordillera Blanca (White Range), is part of the larger Andes range, which includes 36 major peaks over 6000 metres…

5th February 2014
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A clients view on 'being guided'

For many years now I have regularly engaged the services of a professional mountain guide for climbing and mountaineering adventures…

29th January 2014
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