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Thursday 05 September 2013
22-year-iold from Brighton began trekking alone in the region on 5 August but has not been heard of since
Tips and deals of the week: Kipling’s new luggage range; trip on the Golden Eagle Danube Express; Google launches Trekker
Saturday 24 August 2013
Thursday 22 August 2013
As successes mingle with disappointments as thousands of young people get their grades today, these motivational quotes are worth a read
Thursday 15 August 2013
Wingsuits allow the wearer to both fall downwards and move across the sky at speeds up to 226mph
Tuesday 28 May 2013
With what relish Jim Perrin must have written the dateline concluding this idiosyncratic biography: "Ariège, Bastille Day 2012". In Shipton & Tilman, the Pyrenees-based Perrin has ignited some impish Fete Nationale firecrackers of his own to slip under the door of mountaineering's conceit. His aim has been to reclaim these two explorers from an establishment within which "they never truly belonged".
The five-mile high octogenarian contest: 80-year-old man begins quest to become oldest man to climb Mount Everest... but 81-year-old rival also seeks title
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Yuichiro Miura, 80, who has had heart surgery four times is already in the oxygen-deficient 'death zone'
Friday 17 May 2013
An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer has begun his attempt to scale Mount Everest, in an effort to reclaim his title as the oldest man to reach the summit.
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Overcrowding and culture clashes are the modern Himalayan climbing experience
Monday 07 January 2013
Fashion finds inspiration from the great explorers, discovers Harriet Walker
Thursday 03 January 2013
Irish climber Ian McKeever inspired others to follow their dreams
Monday 12 November 2012
There is one candidate for Director General who would really ruffle Murdoch feathers
Monday 01 October 2012
Japan's pensioners may be celebrated – but they are also creating a 'national crisis'. By David McNeill in Tokyo
Saturday 21 July 2012
British medal hopeful Phillips Idowu was "full of emotion" today as he carried the Olympic Torch in Stratford - just a stone's throw from the Olympic Park in east London.
Saturday 16 June 2012
The Hives' fifth album has been five years in the making. It's the time it takes to make a classic, the natty rockers tell Gillian Orr
Sunday 27 May 2012
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
General Election 2015: Britain would become a 'communist dictatorship' under Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon, claims wife of Michael Gove
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