Marmot - Ether Driclime 2.0: A lightweight and versatile jacket

An update to Marmot’s popular Ether Driclime. Version 2.0 now uses a matte, stretch fabric which is 100% recycled – possibly one of the only ways which the original could have been improved upon!

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Podcast Mountain Air - 2. Zac Poulton, the Fell Top Assessor

For the second episode of Mountain Air, a podcast series recorded in association with UKHillwalking, Dan...

Picture Feature: Sam Gare, Mountain Artist

In this picture feature we explore landscape artist Sam Gare's striking renditions of iconic peaks, from the Highlands to the Himalaya. 

Mountain Literature Classics: Queen Victoria's Highland Journal

Back in the 1850s, going up Scottish mountains for fun was an activity for a handful of eccentric blokes. Plus one ground-breaking woman. Between 1848 and 1861, Queen Vic summited nine Munros, and her account of the outdoor life on the...

Walking for Mental Health: Winter Sun on Lingmoor Fell

Winter is no time for hibernation. Lace up your boots and embrace the light, says Jess Hodkinson.

Skills How to Navigate off Ben Nevis in Winter

Whether you're a walker or a climber, the descent from Ben Nevis can present a serious navigational test in winter, and over the years there have been many accidents. In this article, Sean Kelly offers a detailed guide to this potentially hazardous...

Digging deep after falling ill at the foot of the final peak  © David MacFarlane

Interview James Forrest on the Self-Supported 3 Peaks Record

"I want to show the world and Africans themselves that they can do these things"  © Sibusiso Vilane

Podcast Mountain Air - 1. The First Black African on the Roof of the World

Cairngorm's northern corries, c.2050... maybe  © Duncan Halley

Bringing Back the Birch Belt - Scotland's Lost Mountain Woodland

Gear Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Mountain Equipment Super Couloir and Hyper Couloir Gauntlets

Dan Bailey puts two new mountain gloves through their paces on the Scottish winter hills. 

Scarpa Gecko Approach Shoe

Those looking for top easy climbing and scrambling performance will find it in the new Scarpa Gecko, says Alan James. 

Berghaus Carnot and Fourier Hooded Fleeces

Warm, stretchy, and unfussy, these midweight men's and women's fleeces are a good choice for hillwalking and all-round outdoor use, says Dan Bailey.

Open Comp Win a The North Face L5 FUTURELIGHT Jacket and Bib with Ellis Brigham

In this competition Ellis Brigham have partnered with The North Face to give you the chance to win a men's or women's L5 FUTURELIGHT Jacket worth £630 and Bib worth £585!

Open Comp Win a place on the Salewa Alpine Campus

Your chance to join Salewa on their inaugural Alpine Campus, based at YHA Honister Hause high above Borrowdale and Buttermere. Beautifully located and with a cosy, informal feel, YHA Honister Hause offers a head start on climbing the surrounding...

Winner announced WINNER - Win a pair of Dynafit Ultra 50 GTX running shoes

Designed as a 'winterized' shoe for mid to long distance trail running, Dynafit's new Ultra 50 GTX shoe has been developed and tested to destruction across the Alps; in particular Dynafit's home stomping ground, the Dolomites....

Gear News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

DOLOMITE Tamaskan GTX 1.5

Ideal for snowshoe excursions and other winter leisure activities, the innovative Tamaskan 1.5 are designed as multifunctional footwear ready for any weather conditions.

Silva Trail Runner Free Head Torch

Trail Runner Free is a comfortable and lightweight headlamp for everyone who loves running. Its features and light beam are optimized for a runner's needs. The basic version of the Trail Runner Free series comes with 3 x AAA batteries and the Hybrid...

Silva Trail Speed 5X Head Torch

Trail Speed 5X is the ultimate headlamp from Silva, compact and powerful, combined with a slim and rechargeable 3.5 Ah battery, perfect for extensive training sessions and adventures. This model comes with four accessories for additional comfort and for...

Latest Deals

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Buy a pair of Scarpa mountaineering boots and save 30% on Grivel Air-Tech cra

Are you ready for winter? Save 10% on a pair of Scarpa Mountaineering boots at Outside. Save 20% on Grivel Air-Tech Crampons (was £135 now £108). Put the deal together and save an extra 10% on Grivel Air-Tech Crampons (was £135 now £94.50)

Outdoor Pursuits, Expeditions and DofE Specialist, Hampton School

Outstanding opportunity for an enthusiastic well-qualified Outdoor Pursuits Specialist to join Hampton School's highly successful Outdoor Pursuits team in the delivery of a wide range of activities from camping and Youth...

Sales Administrator - Warehouse - Customer and Sales Support, Matlock

First Ascent, based in Matlock Derbyshire, is a dynamic fast-growing importer and distributor of specialist outdoor brands. Our brands and customers...

Merrell Tech Rep

Merrell are looking for a full-time Tech Rep to cover store training across the South of England. The role brings with it a great deal of freedom,...

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