It’s been a busy few weeks in the Jagged Globe office, as many of you have taken advantage of early booking discounts and have been arranging next year’s trips. Our Aconcagua season is off to a good start (see below), and our Scottish Winter, Alpine Ice and Skiing courses are just around the corner. There has been lots of winter action in Scotland already, so we’re chomping at the bit (Operations Manager and Course Director, Ed Chard is up there right now). We take up residence at the Ballachulish Hotel from 15 January for 11 weeks of Scottish Winter Courses. If you want to improve your winter mountaineering and climbing skills, please join us!

The first of our Alpine Ice climbing courses starts even sooner (3 January – 1 place left), with reports in from this past weekend that the ice is forming nicely. If you’d like to climb with Andy Owen and our Alpine guides, don’t leave it too late! This winter we have ice climbing courses in Chamonix/Cogne, Austria, Slovenia and Morocco.

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The first of our ski courses for this upcoming season is taking place in Chamonix (though judging by current conditions, we’ll likely ski in Italy as well) starts 16 December. The ‘Early Season Ski Test’ will have skis from Black Diamond for you to try and hopefully… read more »

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We have arranged an event in Dublin, along with Base Camp and Fjallraven. On 14 December, at 7pm in Base Camp’s Dublin shop, 108-109 Middle Abbey Street, Alan Hinkes will give a talk about his exploits in climbing all of the world’s 8,000-metre peaks – the only Briton to have… read more »

International Mountain Day & #MountainToClimb campaign

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Nepal-base charity, PHASE Worldwide is running a social media campaign on 11 December, International Mountain Day. Director, Sarah Galvin explains: ” 11 December is International Mountain Day – a day to celebrate the role beautiful mountains around the world play in moving… read more »

Signed copies of Virgin on Insanity – Steve Bell’s book

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Looking for a Christmas present and can’t quite stretch to buying a loved one a trip to the Himalayas? Jagged Globe founder, Steve Bell’s book is a great read (we would say that wouldn’t we!) and signed copies are available to buy from the Jagged Globe shop. Here are a couple of… read more »

Aconcagua Team 1: Update

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Mara Larson has sent this news (and photo) from base camp:”We’ve arrived. Team all well.Aisling burning off a small cough brought over from her India adventures last month. Arriving to Aconcagua base camp to clear and sunny skies seems to be helping.Today a crampon and high… read more »

2017 Rock Climbing & Scrambling dates

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All of our dates and prices for next year’s rock climbing and scrambling courses in Snowdonia are now available to book.

Feefo – independent reviews of Jagged Globe

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Jagged Globe has been listed on the review website, Feefo, for a little while now. You can read over 100 independent reviews about us and our service. For example, here are a couple of recent reviews:”‘110%’Fantastic company This is my 4th trip this year with them So… read more »

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