Latest articles from Alex

How to summit Helvellyn: when to go, how to get there and what you'll need
The ultimate Three Peaks Challenge kit list: everything you need to succeed
How to summit Scafell Pike: what to pack, where to stay and the best routes to take
How to summit Ben Nevis: which route to take, how to prepare, where to stay and the gear you'll need to get there
How to summit Snowdon: the best routes, how to avoid the crowds and the kit you need
Child friendly summits: seven safe yet exciting summits to ignite the fire of adventure in your little ones
The Isle of Skye: a guide to one of Britain's most beautiful islands
Outwell Calvados M Grill review: a small, portable barbecue grill fit for the campsite, beach, park or garden
The best head torches: we shed a light on the finest options for illuminating adventures
The best hammocks: the most comfortable suspended sleeping systems for an au naturel night's sleep
Black Diamond Storm 500-R review: lighter, brighter and more powerful than ever
Sea to Summit Pro Double Hammock review: because two's company
The best inflatable stand up paddle boards for beginners: affordable iSUPs for aquatic fun
The best inflatable and portable kayaks for beginners
A guide to using Komoot and how it can power your next trail running adventure
The best cool boxes: hard and soft bags for chilled out summer getaways
Tackling Gran Paradiso: the ideal introduction to alpinism
The best camping stoves: from backpacking to campsite cook-outs
What is packrafting? We shed light on an activity that opens up a raft of amphibious adventure possibilities
The best water shoes: the finest aquatic footwear to enhance your watery adventures this summer
The best backpacking tents: five lightweight shelters designed for the ultimate wild camping expeditions
AKU Rock DFS GTX review: a technical approach shoe for rocky terrain
Challenge Yourself in 2022: five epic UK events and ideas to push you to the limit
The best camping spots in the Lake District: superb sites and epic wild camping options
Pump-up versus pop-up tents: everything you need to know about pitching the popular easy-up shelters
The best family sleeping bags: sleeping systems for cosy couples and friendly families
The best pop-up and air tents: the finest shelters you can pitch in no time at all
The best camping chairs: from cosy campsite thrones to lightweight wonders
The best moisture wicking layers: warm, breathable and high-performing base layers
The best hiking socks: we pull up the best options for summer, winter and year-round walking
The best ultra-light, packable waterproof jackets: stay dry and fly on the trails
Jetboil Flash review: the Usain Bolt of the stove world
A guide to wild camping: how to plan and enjoy the ultimate night out under the stars