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22 Nov 2016

thumb Winter is spectacular on Ireland's highest mountains, but you've got to catch it while it lasts. Stephen McAuliffe has been... Read more

15 Nov 2016

thumb Bite-sized intros to Britain's favourite hills. Here's one-time Glen Coe local Alex Roddie on the mighty Bidean nam Bian, a shy... Read more

Nov 2016

thumb With their shattered summits, fin-like ridges and eerie monoliths, the Glyderau are the epitome of Welsh mountain magnificence.... Read more

Oct 2016

thumb At 2918m, Mount Olympus is the highest point in Greece, a jagged pinnacle poking out of the cloud that often swathes the coast.... Read more

Oct 2016

thumb We're well into autumn now. The stormy season. Lower level walks can save a wind-lashed day - but they needn't be seen as second... Read more

Sep 2016

thumb The Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge takes in a trio of much-loved mountains, covering a marathon's worth of ground and around... Read more

Sep 2016

thumb Overlooked by legions of outdoor fans speeding past en route to Wales, the secluded hills of Shropshire are one of the great... Read more

Aug 2016

thumb It may be only a stone's throw from busy Mont Blanc, yet the unspoilt Gran Paradiso feels a world away. From climbers to... Read more

Aug 2016

thumb Making a complete circuit of the Mont Blanc massif, the Tour du Mont Blanc is one of Europe's greatest long distance treks. It is... Read more

Jul 2016

thumb In hot weather you may not fancy a sweaty climb to a shade-less summit. With spray in the air, and perhaps even a dip, a... Read more

Popular Destination Articles

22 Nov 2016

thumb Winter is spectacular on Ireland's highest mountains, but you've got to catch it while it lasts. Stephen McAuliffe has been... Read more

Sep 2016

thumb The Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge takes in a trio of much-loved mountains, covering a marathon's worth of ground and around... Read more

Nov 2016

thumb With their shattered summits, fin-like ridges and eerie monoliths, the Glyderau are the epitome of Welsh mountain magnificence.... Read more

Sep 2016

thumb Overlooked by legions of outdoor fans speeding past en route to Wales, the secluded hills of Shropshire are one of the great... Read more

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Oct 2013

thumb In this Mont Blanc destination article, Chamonix resident and UKC Gear Reviewer Charlie Boscoe takes us through the two easiest... Read more

Sep 2011

thumb Jon Jones is an instructor at Glenmore Lodge, Scotland. He holds the Mountain Instructor Certificate and is an extremely... Read more

Nov 2009

thumb Situated in Lochaber, Scotland at the west end of the Grampian mountains and close to the town of Fort William, Ben Nevis is the... Read more

Nov 2011

thumb Are you an aspiring mountaineer? Nothing beats a good ridge. From harder walks to low grade climbs, Dan Bailey runs through... Read more

Jun 2012

thumb A traverse of the Cuillin Ridge on Skye is a classic expedition that many people aspire to. What many people underestimate is... Read more

Feb 2014

thumb Untracked back country snow and that elusive Scottish powder: Sound good? If you fancy the idea of Scottish ski touring, but... Read more

Jan 2016

thumb You don't have to be a beginner to enjoy a classic grade I. From easy snow gullies in grand settings to famously airy ridges,... Read more

Jun 2011

thumb Mark Reeves is a mountain instructor who has lived and worked amongst the mountains of Snowdonia since 1995. He lets us in on... Read more

Oct 2009

thumb With the leaves turning and the nights drawing in, not to mention the rain... climbers begin to think towards the coming winter... Read more