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North West Highlands Wild Camping - Killilan Forest

Three pals go off to bag the remote Killilan Corbetts, Sguman Coinntich, Faochaig & Aonach Buidhe. Two wild camps and a visit to Maol Bhuidhe bothy... 

It's just an exercise, but in a real incident a record of the casualty could make a big difference  © Will Legon

The Casualty Card - A Forgotten First Aid Tool

The ABCs may be the essential bedrock of first aid, but there's another simple tool that's often overlooked. Will Legon...

The Tolkienesque Álftavatn Valley resembles a scene from Middle Earth  © Purple Peak Adventures
The Tolkienesque Álftavatn Valley resembles a scene from Middle Earth  © Purple Peak Adventures

Trekking Iceland's Laugavegur Trail

The otherworldly volcanic landscapes of southern Iceland are home to the Laugavegur Trail, one of the world's classic trekking routes. Sharron Schwartz & Martin Critchley have written us a comprehensive guide

Marmot Photography Awards 2018  © UKC
Marmot Photography Awards 2018  © UKC

Digital Feature Marmot Photography Awards 2018

UKC and UKH are proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Marmot Photography Awards. An automatic selection of five photos from each of the categories on site was made based on the votes from the previous 12 months. Users were then asked to vote for...

RAB Survey 3x2  © Matt Maynard
RAB Survey 3x2  © Matt Maynard

Survey Rab Brand Questionnaire

The questionnaire has 28 questions and should take around 10 minutes to fill out. We will use your feedback to help us shape the future of Rab. Thanks for taking the time to help us make our clothing and equipment the best in the world.

The lower terraces of the Allt a' Chaorainn  © David Lintern
The lower terraces of the Allt a' Chaorainn  © David Lintern

Opinion Glen Etive Hydro: a Symbol of Sacrifices to Come

Glen Etive's controversial hydro projects are a planning failure, and a symptom of environmental doublethink at policy level, says Texa Sim. Aside from the scenic impact, the evidence suggests they will also be bad news for the local ecology.

Saxifraga exarata taking advantage of the favourable conditions provided by a Silene acaulis cushion.  © Finan Rodinson

Alpine Plants - Diversity in the Face of Adversity

You forget how airy it feels in places...  © Dan Bailey

Classic Scramble - Striding Edge

On the summit of Rhinog Fawr with my dog Bertie  © Graham Uney

My Mountains - Graham Uney

mag grid thumb  © UKHillwalking

Magnetic North is Moving East - Here's How to Correct For It

Gear Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Trango portrait  © Toby Archer

La Sportiva Trango Tower Extreme GTX

With a lightweight upper and an excellent balance of support and nimble-footedness, the Trango Tower Extreme GTX are superb technical mountain boots, says Toby Archer. So it's a shame the soles seem to wear so quickly.

The Rolling Transporter is robust and weatherproof enough for most travel situations  © Dan Bailey
The Rolling Transporter is robust and weatherproof enough for most travel situations  © Dan Bailey

Osprey Rolling Transporter 40

If you're after wheeled luggage with the knock-about toughness and practicality of a duffel bag, then this a great option, says Dan Bailey. But it's not an off-roader.

Attila Tec Montage  © Tom Ripley
Attila Tec Montage  © Tom Ripley

Edelrid Attila Tec Axe

The Attila Tec mountaineering axe features a fold-out grip rest and a plastic head grip. But how well do these additions stand up to the rigours of winter mountain use? Tom Ripley soon finds out.


Gear News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

La Sportiva Bushido II

The Bushido II is a super light, extra grippy and aggressive shoe designed to ensure perfect stability and support on all types of off-road terrain from canal foot paths to the trail of the Lake District.

Rook & Renn Hero  © Osprey
Rook & Renn Hero  © Osprey

Osprey Rook & Renn

With a simple, progressive design, the Rook and women's specific fit Renn are built for backpacking comfort and fit.

Outdoor Research Reinvents the Lightweight Shelter Category with New Bivvys

Re-thinking the entire concept around how lightweight backcountry shelters function, Outdoor Research introduces 3 new line for Spring 2019 that significantly drop weight while simultaneously offering new...


Alpkit UK Factory Jobs.   © Alpkit
Alpkit UK Factory Jobs.   © Alpkit

Alpkit UK Factory Machinist and Factory Manager positions, Nottingham.

Our AlpFactory here at Alpkit HQ is an important part of what we do here at Alpkit, and has been since the early days.         Alpkit UK...

Jobs at new 4th Alpkit store  © Alpkit
Jobs at new 4th Alpkit store  © Alpkit

Jobs at New 4th Alpkit Store in Guildford

We are heading south. Want to join this exciting opportunity to be part of our 4th store opening and coming to life? Going through its final planning stage and in anticipation we need to gather a crack team of store heroes, from manager, assistant...

Customer Experience Agent  © Equip Outdoor Technologies
Customer Experience Agent  © Equip Outdoor Technologies

'Rab PR and Content Coordinator

Equip Outdoor are looking for an experienced and forward thinking PR Coordinator/Content Creator to join our passionate Marketing team.