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Classifieds Help Page
The UKHillwalking.com Classified pages contain detailed listings on over 2,000 gear shops, walking clubs, campsites, club huts, climbing instructors and gear manufacturers from all over the UK and Europe.
Using the Classified Pages
- How do I search for a shop/club in my area?
You can quickly search through all our Classified listings using the form on the Classified page. Use the Search by Business Type menu can narrow your search to a single type of listing - Outdoor Shop, Walking Club. Put your post code or town name in the Search by Location box, and click the 'Search' button. If you supply a maximum distance as well, a circle will be shown on the map, highlighting Classifieds within that distance.
- How do I find some accommodation or a guide in an area I want to visit?
Use the Search by Business Type menu can narrow your search to a single type of listing - Accommodation, Instructors/Guides. Put the name of a town in the area you are visiting in the Search by Location box, and click the 'Search' button. If you supply a maximum distance as well, a circle will be shown on the map, highlighting Classifieds within that distance.
- How do I find a listing that I know the name of, but not the location?
You can Search by Name, so if you can remember part of the name of the business you are looking for then a list of the closest matches will be shown.
- How do I find Classifieds using the map?
If your web browser supports Google Maps (all modern browsers do) then you can view Classifieds in any region using the map on this page. There isn't room for everything on the map at once, so areas with lots of items are shown with a icon. Click once on these to zoom into the map and show more items, or use the controls at the top left of the map to zoom in and out, and scroll around. You can also scroll around by dragging the map with your mouse, and zoom in by clicking twice.
Each Classifieds is shown on the map with a coloured pin - click once to open up a new page with further details.
- Why are some Classifieds featured in prominent boxes?
The prominent Classifieds are Premier Classifieds. For a small charge anyone can enhance their Classified to Premier Status and get significantly more prominence across the site. More information on Premier Classifieds here.
Adding and Updating Listings
- How do I add MY listing to the UKH Classifieds?
First you need to register at UKHillwalking.com - more information here. Once you have confirmed your registration email, you need to go to this form and fill out the fields. Make sure you select the option at the top of the form 'Yes, I'm employed or involved with this Classified'. Click 'Submit' and your listing is then sent to our Classified Manager for checking. It takes a few days to verify it. After that you will be able to verify and update your listing yourself instantly without involving the Classified Manager.
- How do I add someone else's listing to the UKH Classifieds?
You need to go to this form and fill out the fields. Make sure you select the option at the top of the form 'No, I'm just supplying information about this Classified'. Click 'Submit' and your listing is then sent to our Classified Manager for checking. It takes a few days to verify it.
- How do I update MY Listing?
If you are the UKC-registered owner of the listing, then all you need to do is go to your listing and click on the 'Update this Classified' button below the map. If you are not the UKC-registered owner of the listing, but it is your business, then you first need to claim the classified - see below for more information.
- How do I update someone else's listing?
Go to the listing and click on the 'Update this Classified' button under the map. Fill out the new data in the fields presented and click 'Send update to UKHillwalking.com'. It takes a few days to verify updates.
Claiming a Classified
Each Classified listing can be 'claimed' by someone connected to it. Once claimed it makes it easier for that person to update and maintain the listing.
- How do I claim a Classified?
First you need to register at UKHillwalking.com - more information here. PLEASE DON'T CHOOSE A USER NAME THAT IS THE SAME AS YOUR BUSINESS NAME UNLESS YOU WISH TO PAY FOR A PREMIER CLASSIFIED LISTING.
Once you have confirmed your registration email, go to the individual page for your Classified Listing. Click on the 'Update this Listing' button below the map. This takes you to a new page with two select boxes at the top. To claim the listing, select the option 'Yes, I'm employed or involved with this Classified' then click the 'Send this update to UKHillwalking.com' button at the base of the listing. Once we have confirmed this update you will then be the sole moderator of the Listing and you will be able to update, amend and change the details at will (as long as you are logged in to UKHillwalking.com).
Premier Classifieds are enhanced listings in the UKH Classifieds pages that offer prominant coverage in our extensive and sophisticated listing system. We have listings for over 2,000 Shops, Clubs, Guides, Manufacturers, Companies and Accommodation suppliers. Read more about Premier Classifieds here.