Jordan's love for mountain sports was first born climbing on Peak Gritstone as a teenager, before Scotland sparked his skiing journey on the classic steep grade I/II gullies. Jordan researched avalanche decision making within climbers & skiers for his dissertation; giving him an intimate knowledge of the Scottish Highlands in their winter environment. Following on from his degree, he went straight into the heliski industry and has worked for heliski operations both in France and New Zealand. This allowed him to spend four years climbing and skiing in high-alpine terrain, furthering his knowledge in all aspects of climbing and ski mountaineering. During his final winter season in Tignes, Jordan joined forces with fellow ski mountaineers to write Tignes' Definitive Off-Piste Guidebook, including over 320 unique descents spread over 400 pages bursting full of detail.
Here are a few groups doing their bit to make the outdoors a more inclusive and welcoming space
Short film explores how Laura Sanderson used wild swimming as a cure for musculoskeletal condition
Thirteen-year-old is climbing Everest twice in aid of the hospital who treated her father’s brain tumour
If you’re (understandably) missing time spent in the mountains, the London Mountain Film Fest will see you right through the weekend
Quadriplegic Ed Jackson looks to climb Everest and down again from his parents' home
To complete this, Kristian aims to run/hike 55 miles a day, catch 5-7 hours of sleep and consume approximately 8,000 calories each day.
The ultra marathon brand have flung all their shoe-making experience into the hiking market with three new pairs of walking boots
A handy bit of kit to help you make informed decisions in the backcountry
Two updates to old favourites plus a brand new option that looks rather nifty
We've got another premium pair socks up for grabs this week, with Smartwool's Print in Performance socks
Avalanche science – it's fascinating stuff
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