The onset of winter needn’t spell an end to your outdoor adventures, you just need the right kit for the job. Here, Rob Slade puts eight winter base layers to the test…In the wild spaces of the British Isles, conditions are incredibly varied. But with winter settling in they become even more challenging, with snow, strong winds and bone chilling temperatures, so it’s important to invest in the right kit.
In 2010 Bonita Norris became the youngest British woman to summit Mount Everest at the age of just 22. Since then, she’s been on her fair share of expeditions. In issue 128 of Adventure Travel we spoke to her about tackling one of the most difficult 8,000m peaks, embracing setbacks and her greatest ever adventure. This is what she had to say…I went to a lecture at the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) about mountaineering and immediately thought “that’s what I want to do”.
Looking for some adventure inspiration to get 2018 off to a flying start? We’ve pulled together some of the best outdoor events for January and February to ensure your year starts with a bang…If ever there is an event you need to make each year it is the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Once again, the tour will be visiting towns and cities all over the country with hundreds of dates, so there’s no excuse to miss it.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".