Bargain - Harrier Exmoor and Dartmoor Waterproofs

The Exmoor is Harrier’s first waterproof running jacket. Packed full of features for trail and fell running when the weather can be… Quite British. It is specially designed to be worn under or over a race vest for long distance trail and fell running in wet conditions.

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Opinion Should We All Be Saying Yr Wyddfa?

Last week's news widely reported the announcement that the Welsh names Eryri (Snowdonia) and Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) will now...

Podcast Mountain Air - 9. Doug Bartholomew: Managing Beinn Eighe's Wild Spaces

From woodland regeneration to visitor engagement, what does it take to oversee an iconic mountain landscape on behalf of both nature and people? Dan Aspel talks with Doug Bartholomew, the man in charge of one of...

Mountain Literature Classics: Conquistadors of the Useless by Lionel Terray

This autobiography from one of the great postwar French alpinists is a bit like a high altitude expedition, says Ronald Turnbull - some rough going, some boring bits, and some surprising airy arêtes.

Feature OurTop Picks for Kendal Mountain Festival 2022

The team at Kendal HQ have done an incredible job of curating four days of adventure and discovery, and we've chosen our top picks from a stacked schedule.

Managing Menstruation in the Mountains

Amanda Vestergaard writes about managing menstruation in the mountains following a conversation with hill runner and climber Laura Barraclough, who organised a student mountaineering club talk on the topic.   On the 15th of August this year,...

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Feature HERSTORY 1 - ORIGINS: The surprising origins of women's mountaineering - 1770-1830

A full set of decent waterproofs and solid footwear are two real essentials  © Dan Bailey

Are We Nearly There Yet? - Tips for Walking With Kids

As a basecamp for a few days in the hills it beats a van, reckons John  © John Burns

Opinion The Hot Tent - the opposite of fast, light, and miserable

Gear Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Sprayway Softshells - Zennor and Maelor

Technical mountain jackets are great in their place, but if you're just out for a walk in chilly autumn or winter weather you might prefer something snug, simple and comparatively affordable. Chris Scaife and Carolina Smith check out these men'...

Scarpa Mescalito TRK GTX

Based on the popular Mescalito Mid approach shoe, but souped up for greater support on rough ground, the Mescalito TRK GTX is a well-made and capable three-season boot that's ideal for UK hillwalking and backpacking, says Sarah Douglas.

If it Ain't Broke - Gear that Goes On and On

In these days of growing environmental concern and shrinking budgets, we can't all be constantly buying brand gear. There's a lot to be said for making do with the stuff we already own. To celebrate our loyalty to much-loved and trusty bits of...

Open Comp Win a Mountain Equipment Tupilak Jacket

On the steepest winter lines, precision and performance are key. The latest evolution of our Men's and Women's Tupilak Jackets combine GORE-TEX Pro weather protection with an uncompromising design for even the most unforgiving conditions.

Open Comp Win a Berghaus Extrem MTN Arete Ultra Down Hoody RRP £350

The Extrem MTN Arete Ultra Down Hoody is built to provide superior warmth, mobility, and genuine mountain durability in the very harshest of conditions. Here's your chance to win one.

Open Comp Win a new limited edition Mutant Nimsdai 90 pack from Osprey worth £275 from Ellis

Designed together with Nepalese elite mountaineer and Osprey Ambassador Nirmal Purja MBE (Nimsdai) - the fastest person to climb all 14 of the world's 8,000m+ peaks, and the first to summit K2 in winter...

Gear News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Harrier Kinder 10L Race Vest - £59

Meet the Kinder 10L. Inspired by fell runs on Kinder Scout in the Dark Peak, this running vest offers extra space for tougher runs requiring more kit and supplies.

BioLite Launches BaseCharge Series

Meet the BaseCharge Series – BioLite's new range of high-capacity power stations that are ready to keep you fully charged whilst off-grid.

The North Face Torre Egger Jacket

The North Face Summit Series™ offers a breakthrough in mountaineering technology, equipping explorers with the most innovative collection on the market. 

Latest Deals

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Outside Deals - Save up to 30% on Scarpa Mojito & DMM Trance harness

The latest deals from Outside are on DMM Trance harness - Save 24% and Scarpa Mojito GTX - Save 30%.

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