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BASE editorial team • January 30, 2023

New Sensors Installed To Protect Rare Plants In Eryri

Replacing old temperature sensors will help to prevent accidental damage by climbers in the national park

BASE editorial team • January 27, 2023

Avalanche Risk On Scottish Mountains Impacted By Climate Change

Rising temperatures mean conditions are changing more rapidly

BASE editorial team • January 27, 2023

Strava Acquires FatMap

The activity tracking giant purchases the European 3D mapping app

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Gear reviews and spotlights

ReviewTammy Esten • January 27, 2023

Review: Smartwool Hudson Trail Fleece Poncho

Super comfortable and stylish fleeced layer perfect for casual use

ReviewHannah Mitchell • January 19, 2023

Review: Patagonia Women’s NetPlus Down Sweater

A low-impact, high-quality jacket with unbeatable ethical credentials

ReviewMartha Perry • January 12, 2023

Review: SunGod Vanguards X POW Goggles

All-round snow goggles with a super-high quality, bright and distinctive lens

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VideoBASE editorial team • Feb 03, 2023

What Do Bike Frames and Bassoon Reeds Have In Common?

New short film Conduits For Joy celebrates the art of making things by hand

StoryAled Bath • Feb 02, 2023

Short Day Out: Class of ’22

Adventures on the shortest days of the year

VideoBASE editorial team • Feb 02, 2023

A Journey Of Healing Through Ultra Cycling

Catherine Dunn’s new film aims to open up difficult but important conversations in adventure films

StoryMatt Glenn • Feb 02, 2023

Mental Mountains: Depression and Climbing

Climber Matt Glenn openly discusses his on-going battle with depression and mental health

StoryWilliam Thomson • Jan 31, 2023

A Practical Guide to Navigating By The Stars

Learn the basics of how to find your way using celestial navigation techniques

Adam at a belay on Dorsal Arete in Stob Coire Nan Lochan, Glencoe, Scotland. From a Berghaus Extrem photoshoot. © Hamish Frost / Berghaus

StoryAdam Raja • Jan 19, 2023

Adam Raja: Finding Identity in The Mountains

A personal and emotive journey from the inner-city gangs of Glasgow to the wide-open spaces and summits of Glencoe