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11 Aug 2015

thumb Summer should be idyllic on the hills, but catch it at the wrong moment and it's hell on wings. We're talking midges - in their... Read more

Jul 2015

thumb Summer holidays are upon us and the hills are teeming with happy hordes. Yet even at this busy time of year peace and quiet can... Read more

Jul 2015

thumb It hit as a bolt from the blue. One second we were sat on a ledge; the next we'd been fried! Recent hot weather has brought... Read more

Jun 2015

thumb Al fresco toilet trips are a health and etiquette minefield. But answering the call of nature, in nature, needn't be a taboo... Read more

Jun 2015

thumb Whether you go for a tent, a tarp or a bivvy bag, you really can't beat a summit camp. What better place to spend a quiet summer... Read more

May 2015

thumb UKHillwalking has teamed up with Mountain Training for a series of articles on topics in their Hill & Mountain Skills scheme.... Read more

May 2015

thumb Family walks can be among the best of times... until the kids get bored. In this series Ed Docwra looks at games and activities... Read more

Apr 2015

thumb UKH has teamed up with Mountain Training for a series of articles on topics in their Hill & Mountain Skills scheme. Here Cat... Read more

Apr 2015

thumb UKH has teamed up with Mountain Training for a series of articles on topics in their Hill & Mountain Skills scheme. Here Kirsty... Read more

Apr 2015

thumb UKHillwalking has teamed up with Mountain Training for a series of articles on the topics covered in their Hill & Mountain Skills... Read more

Popular Hill Skills Articles

Jul 2015

thumb It hit as a bolt from the blue. One second we were sat on a ledge; the next we'd been fried! Recent hot weather has brought... Read more

Jun 2015

thumb Al fresco toilet trips are a health and etiquette minefield. But answering the call of nature, in nature, needn't be a taboo... Read more

Jun 2015

thumb Whether you go for a tent, a tarp or a bivvy bag, you really can't beat a summit camp. What better place to spend a quiet summer... Read more

11 Aug 2015

thumb Summer should be idyllic on the hills, but catch it at the wrong moment and it's hell on wings. We're talking midges - in their... Read more

Most Popular Hill Skills Articles Ever

Nov 2011

thumb How do you buy a waterproof breathable jacket? These days there's loads of choice on offer, so Dan Bailey takes a look at the... Read more

May 2011

thumb Have you thought "I'm terrified of heights" or "I'm not nearly strong enough to lift myself up by my arms"? We tell you why... Read more

Dec 2014

thumb Despite climbing winter routes all over the world, Hull's second best climber has never had the hotaches... In this article... Read more

Jan 2006

thumb Most winters we can anticipate the usual spate of questions about sharpening the tips of axes and crampons on the UKC forums. In... Read more

Jun 2012

thumb Whether you're out for a jolly with a group of friends or immersed in the wild on a soulful solo trip, camping up in the hills... Read more

Mar 2008

thumb There is far more to ski mountaineering than quiche eating, mullets and Ray-Ban sunglasses. For many Brits visiting the Alps in... Read more

May 2011

thumb Kath Wills is a member of the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team and a Recue Emergency Care (REC) first aid instructor. She runs... Read more

Jan 2006

thumb Doug Evans gives us a primer on Ski Mountaineering and answers questions such as, Nordic or Alpine? How good a skier do I need to... Read more

May 2012

thumb In the market for a new pair of walking boots? This article is aimed primarily at beginners taking their first steps into... Read more