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Loch Ericht and the Talladh-a-Bheithe site (left, middle distance) from Beinn Bheoil, 40 kb

A controversial proposal to build a major wind farm on the fringes of Rannoch Moor will be debated in the Scottish Parliament this afternoon. Campaigners say it would have a 'disastrous impact' [ full story ]

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thumb Forestry Commission Scotland has recently finished path work along the West Highland Way at Loch Lomond-side. The... [ full story ]

thumb On 1 December the public will be able to claim lost commons in Cumbria and North Yorkshire for the first time in 45 years.... [ full story ]

thumb We are very pleased to announce a new addition to the UKClimbing editorial team. Natalie Berry will be joining us from the... [ full story ]

thumb From path erosion to overcrowding, the year-round popularity of Britain's national high points brings many problems. Perhaps the... [ full story ]

thumb The annual Rab Mountain Marathon will be held on the 27-28 September. This year's event centres on the southern and eastern Lake... [ full story ]

thumb National Theatre Wales have painted an extract from a poem by Welsh poet Gillian Clarke for a show that the theatre is putting... [ full story ]

thumb The Ordnance Survey are thinking of revising how latitude and longitude are represented on Britain's paper maps, to bring... [ full story ]

thumb Highland Council have refused planning permission for a controversial wind farm in the foothills of Ben Wyvis. The news has been... [ full story ]

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thumb Arethusa Venture Centre is seeking to recruit 8 (male and female) motivated and enthusiastic individuals wanting to start their... [ full story ]

thumb The Arethusa Climbing Centre is the south east's largest climbing centre, we cater for all ages and abilities from beginner to... [ full story ]

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Press Releases

thumb We've got a great programme of speakers including climbers Tim Emmett & Shauna Coxsey - plus Brit Rock Tour films starring Mina... [ full story ]

thumb The organisers of the 2014 European Outdoor Film Tour are today releasing the full programme for this year's tour which visits... [ full story ]

thumb Are you 1 in 100? Cavell Nurses' Trust challenges you to join them in Jasper National Park, Canada, 22nd – 29th August 2015, for... [ full story ]

thumb 'Kendal' is the biggest event of its type in the world and it's the main social event for outdoor enthusiasts in the UK. As ever... [ full story ]

thumb Leading film maker Alastair Lee presents the Brit Rock film tour, which has its world premier at Rheged on 2nd October [ full story ]

thumb Are you 1 in 100? Experience the climb of a lifetime! Be part of our 100 strong team, climbing Mount Edith Cavell in Jasper... [ full story ]

thumb 'It'll never happen to me' is a phrase I hear time and time again in this world. For some unknown reason, people hold the... [ full story ]

thumb The European Outdoor Film Tour (E.O.F.T.) will be back in the UK for the third year running this autumn with even more shows and... [ full story ]

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thumb The Mountain Hardwear Hueco Hooded Jacket is a versatile, all-purpose climbing shell that's wind- and water-resistant. The ideal... [ full article ]

thumb With autumn rapidly approaching (clocks go back in a few short weeks folks) we thought it was an opportune time to spread some... [ full article ]

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