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18 Feb 2015

thumb As winter continues to grip the hills MCofS Mountain Safety Advisor Heather Morning looks at the risk factors and symptoms of... Read more

10 Feb 2015

thumb UKH and UKC are featuring a series of articles on key hill skills in association with Mountain Training. In this piece MIC... Read more

28 Jan 2015

thumb UKHillwalking is featuring a series of articles on key hillwalking skills in association with Mountain Training. Here... Read more

Jan 2015

thumb In this series Ed Docwra looks at educational outdoor games and fun activities to keep the kids happy on family walks. Part two... Read more

Jan 2015

thumb Some are easy to quantify and avoid and others are far more complex, but here Jack Geldard explores 8 common climbing accidents... Read more

Dec 2014

thumb Over the next few months UKHillwalking is featuring a series of articles on key skills, in association with Mountain Training.... 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

Dec 2014

thumb UKH is pleased to be running a series of articles on key hill skills, in association with Mountain Training. First up is Ian... Read more

Oct 2014

thumb Family walks can be among the best of times, but if the kids get bored they may also be some of the worst. Ed Docwra looks at... Read more

Oct 2014

thumb There's a lot to be said for night walking: getting the hills to yourself; seeing sunsets and sunrises from on high; starlight,... Read more

Popular Hill Skills Articles

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 2015

thumb Some are easy to quantify and avoid and others are far more complex, but here Jack Geldard explores 8 common climbing accidents... Read more

28 Jan 2015

thumb UKHillwalking is featuring a series of articles on key hillwalking skills in association with Mountain Training. Here... Read more

10 Feb 2015

thumb UKH and UKC are featuring a series of articles on key hill skills in association with Mountain Training. In this piece MIC... Read more

Most Popular Hill Skills Articles Ever

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

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

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

Jan 2015

thumb Some are easy to quantify and avoid and others are far more complex, but here Jack Geldard explores 8 common climbing accidents... 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 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

Dec 2012

thumb From the still-evolving science behind them to tips on how best to avoid getting caught out, avalanches are a huge and complex... Read more