Linking Summits & Stairways!

Analysis shows ‘fun’ ways for commuters to ‘climb mountains’ on their way to work, and compares the fitness travel plans of workers in major cities. hashtag #UrbanMountains (the brainchild of outdoor retailer Snow+Rock) has calculated how Londoners can scale the equivalent of the world’s highest mountains simply by avoiding the escalator and taking the stairs… Read More


Royal Marines Mountain Leader Pass Rates (2008-2014)

In 2015, the Royal Marines had three Mountain Leader (ML) courses on offer: Mountain Leader Class 3 (ML3). Mountain Leader Class 2 (ML2). Mountain Leader Officer (MLO). All ranks (both officers and Marines) attend the same selection course, with the average pass rate across all three courses being 67% between 2008 and 2014. The average… Read More