Articles

Winter Ice Climbing Kit – Get ready for the Ice!

With winter fast approaching, now is a good time to check your kit!
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Kalymnos

Heading to Kalymnos for the first time?
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Article in 'The Professional Mountaineer' on Heuristic Traps

Article in 'The Professional Mountaineer' on Heuristic Traps by Adrian Nelhams
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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 back in 1978 which was guided by the then ISM Director Pete Boardman.
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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, summer and winter in the European Alps and beyond.
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Ice Article - Professional Mountaineer Magazine

Safe Icefall climbing this winter. So what’s going on with the ice? How cold/warm has it been, and for how long?
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Kyrgyzstan - Adventure Travel Magazine Article

Kyrgyzstan – once seen never forgotten. The Tien Shan, which has been crossed for centuries by Silk Road traders, wandered along by generations of nomads, and was the battleground of Jenghis Khan and other warring tribes, remains very much today as it was centuries ago.
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Pat Littlejohn Interview

​Dave Pickford, Editor of CLIMB magazine, spoke to Pat Littlejohn in October 2012. Read the full interview here.
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Courses for Challenge and Enjoyment

​Mountaineering is a wonderfully diverse sport. It changes its nature with the seasons, and by the time we reach ‘high summer’ Britons have traditionally been drawn to bigger mountains, more often than not to those on our doorstep – The Alps!
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Climbing on Gran Canaria by Pat Littlejohn

​Each year many of us wonder where we can go in the depths of winter to climb in warm weather. Spain can be great of course, but last year (Jan/Feb 2010) it suffered several freezing-cold periods, as did the eastern Mediterranean.
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