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Solo Hiking in Ordesa National Park, Pyrenees

"In July 2021 I solo hiked a 6-day 115 kilometer loop in the central part of the Pyrenees" says Harmen Hoek about his cracking wee film, which has a refreshing lack of dialogue.

"My route started in Parque Nacional Ordesa y Monte Perdido in Spain and crossed the border into Parc national des Pyrénées in France. Along the way I wild camped."

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

Natural woodland at high elevations has been regenerating for decades in Norway, while in Scotland...

Classic Camping Fails

When it comes to camping disasters, Sarah Douglas has it down to a fine art. From losing the tent to hospitalising yourself, here are some big mistakes you can try to avoid when you're next out.

The Highs and Lows of COP26 - Mountains and Beyond

An exploration of the highs and lows of COP26 following two weeks in Glasgow covering mountain environments, outdoor industry issues, youth activism, climate justice and how you can help... Inside a plenary room named 'Cairn Gorm',...

Walking the East Highland Way

Most people will be familiar with the West Highland Way, but did you know it's possible to continue in similar style for another 82 miles? Running from Fort William to Aviemore, the East Highland Way is just as spectacular as its more popular forebear, says Cecilia...

10 People You'll Meet at Kendal Mountain Festival 2021

Following a brief online-only interlude last year, a physical Kendal Mountain Festival is on the horizon and another exciting line-up of films, events and festivities is on offer. The programme has expanded in scale and scope this year,...

The author surveys an August snow tunnel at Observatory Gully on Ben Nevis.  © Iain Cameron

Seeking the Sphinx - Scotland's Vanishing Snow Patches

Above the Mainreachan Buttress  © James Roddie

Classic Winter - Fuar Tholl and Sgorr Ruadh


Gear Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Montane Fireball Jacket - lightweight insulation on the move

If you're after a synthetic insulated layer that you can put on and wear all day, stationary or working hard, and not end up a clammy mess, then this quietly understated jacket really is one to beat, says Dan Bailey.

Marmot Mitre Peak - lightweight technical shell

A Gore-Tex Active shell with a climbing-oriented cut and feature set, the Mitre Peak is a stripped-down option that will take you from technical summer alpine climbing, through to all seasons and uses in the UK - with the exception of...

The Fox of Glencoe - Hamish MacInnes

This attractive book is a fitting tribute to a climbing polymath the like of whom we'll probably never see again, says Dan Bailey, and should interest anyone with a passion for Scottish hills, winter climbing, mountain rescue, or the history of...


Open Comp Win a Grivel Duetto Helmet

The Duetto is the most innovative and lightest doubl...

Open Comp Win a Montane Pac Plus XT and Fireball Jacket

To celebrate the launch of the Pac Plus XT and Fireball Jacket for AW'21 we're giving away a winter bundle to one lucky winner.

Open Comp Win 1 of 10 Nikwax Essentials Kits plus 1 mega Alpkit prize

Win 1 of 10 Nikwax Essentials Kits plus 1 mega prize includes an Alpkit Definition Jacket!


Gear News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

66°North Snæfell jacket

Made from Polartec NeoShell®, the Snæfel...

Nalgene Sustain - Built with a certified 50% recycled material

Fully committed to the circular economy, Nalgene have pioneered the use of Tritan Renew resin to construct their iconic drinks bottle. Built with a certified 50% material recycled from waste plastic, Nalgene Sustain...

Give your outdoor gear and footwear its winter service with Nikwax.

The Nikwax Essentials kit is the ultimate all-round service for your outdoor wardrobe.


Latest Deals

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

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...

Save £85 - Outdoor Research Transcendent Down Pullover 50% Off!

Just arrived at Outside - bag a bargain down layer from Outdoor Research


Creative and Ecommerce Assistant - Jöttnar

Jöttnar produces premium technical clothing for mountain sports. We are a young company, building a high performing team and delivering ambitious growth plans. Working within the marketing department, this is a role combining creativity with...

Joe Brown Job Alert: Live and Work in Snowdonia!

Live and work in the stunning hills of Snowdonia!

Survey: Calling All Winter Climbers (£80 - 1hr)

Calling all winter climbers, mountaineers and skimo enthusiasts. We want to speak to you for an hour next week as a part of an outdoors study. £80 incentive for the hour.

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