A Trainee’s Year

Here at TrekCo we are always emphasising the need for training, and every year we take on a new group of keen young trainee instructors. This has been happening every year since 2004 and everyone comments how...

TrekCo Research

We like to be active participants in our sport, and TrekCo have always had a bit of a connection with the south-west of the USA. We have organised hiking, climbing and biking trips there for staff and the...

Making Great Climbing Gear

Recently TrekCo went on a tour of the DMM factory in North Wales where they have the world's most advanced facilities for making climbing hardware. It's a fascinating process which you can see at:...

Staff Training

At TrekCo we treat staff training very seriously. Steve's been on a research trip to the US testing out some mountain biking, and we're running another TrekCo staff bike trip to Utah and Arizona this...

Novelty Bike Stand

I've been biking in Arizona for the last week or so and have noticed they have great novelty bike stands out here. They are scattered liberally across the countryside and are perfect for a mountain...

Amazing film

The North Face have made an amazing outdoor film called 'Into the Mind' - check out the fantastic trailer - really...

Camping is Great

A recent article in Outdoori magazine:   From classroom to campsite Over 60 research studies reviewed by leading academics at Liverpool John Moores University and an online survey showed that 87%...
JT - Rocks, Joshua Trees and sun..

Joshua Tree

Steve and Julia are currently climbing in Joshua Tree, where it is 60F and sunny with beautiful rock and perfect friction. There are over 5000 routes at Joshua Tree, and it is without doubt one of the world's...

Christmas Day Swim

On Christmas Day morning it’s traditional for Steve Ranger, one of the TrekCo Directors, to go for a dip in the sea wherever he is. This year it was Seaford beach.. and it was pretty chilly – although...

Knots App for iPhone

We're always looking for new things at TrekCo, and came across this new App - Knot Guide. Just search in 'Utilities' if you're interested. Before this we've also recommended www.animatedknots.com as a...