Archive

August 2017

25/08/2017
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BEAUTIFUL IN ITS BRUTALITY: TEAM MONTANE GEARS UP FOR THE MONTANE TOR DES GÉANTS

With just over 2 weeks until the start of the 2017 Montane Tor des Géants (TDG) 205 mile / 330km mountain endurance race, we re-discover the challenges of this brutal ultra distance event and the #TeamMontane athletes taking part. This year also sees the inaugural Tot Dret ultra race – a shorter, 80 mile / 130km, but no less gruelling variation of the TDG. Classed as one of the 5 “hardest runs” in the world, those that stand on the TDG start line will be facing the challenge head on.... Read More

10/08/2017
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PERFECT 100% RATING FROM TRAIL MAGAZINE

Softshell jackets are one of the most versatile items of outdoor kit you can have in your wardrobe. Water and wind resistant, they can be used as layers in more extreme conditions, or worn as an outer layer in their own right in warmer climes. Britain’s foremost outdoor magazine, Trail, through well respected gear guru, Graham Thompson, has seen fit to award our Dyno Stretch Jacket Trail’s Approved status. And not only that… Trail’s September issue goes even further and rates the Dyno Stretch Jacket with a perfect 100% overall score. Receiving 5/5 stars... Read More

04/08/2017
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GUIDING INTO THE RECORD BOOKS: JON GUPTA’S EVEREST PERSPECTIVE

Back in May this year, Montane mountaineer Jon Gupta guided Mollie Hughes into the record books. 26-year-old Mollie became the youngest woman in the world to successfully scale Mt Everest from both the north and south sides, having already summited from the south side in 2012. Not only did this propel Mollie into the public spotlight, but it also meant that Jon became the youngest British male to successfully summit Everest from both sides, having previously ascended the mountain in 2013 from the south. In between planning a plethora of projects for... Read More

03/08/2017
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NONE SHALL SLEEP: NEW RECORDS SET IN 10TH MONTANE LAKELAND 100 & 50

The 10th edition of the UK’s largest ever ultra distance trail race took place last weekend. We were buckled up for some epic racing in the Montane Lakeland 100 & 50 set against the backdrop of the recently UNESCO World Heritage certified Lake District. We weren’t disappointed. With 10 years since the first Montane Lakeland 100 & 50 races were run, this year’s races were set to be spectacular. After a record number of entries in a matter of minutes back in September last year, turn-out was equally high on... Read More

02/08/2017

WANT TO FEATURE IN OUR NEXT PHOTOSHOOT?

We are searching for authentic outdoor men and women to be the next faces of Montane. If your passion is trail running, alpine climbing or mountain walking, we’re interested in you. We’re after true-to-life, authentic shots of our gear being put through its paces by real people in our photoshoots. We have several location and studio photoshoots planned for 2017 & 2018. The first one up is currently scheduled for early September in the Alps. It will focus primarily on trail running. You will need to be available for 2-3... Read More