New Scarpa Running Shoes for 2023

Rob runs through the new Scarpa running shoes that have just hit the shelves: the Spin ST and the Ribelle Run Kalibra ST and HT.

Exploring the MacPhies of Colonsay

When it comes to peak bagging missions, Colonsay's 100m summits may not immediately spring to mind. But it turns out you can pack a...

Skills Why Learn to Navigate?

Getting lost can waste a lot of time, and occasionally proves dangerous, says Nicola Jasieniecka of Mountain Training. But navigating effectively isn't just about avoiding unpleasantness: it can be deeply satisfying too, enriching your sense of connection with the...

Destination Guide The Skye Cuillin for Munro Baggers

Having helped dozens of Munroists of all abilities complete their Cuillin Munros and Tops, guide Tom Lawfield outlines key considerations for would be peak-baggers keen to take on the UK's most challenging mountains.

The Big Three Rounds - All You Need to Know: Part 2. Reccying

An essential part of the Big Round process, reccying is a lot more than simply learning the route and preparing mind and body for the endurance challenge to come: it's also about trialling food, clothing, kit and footwear so...

Interview BMC CEO Paul Davies on GB Climbing

Issues have surfaced at the BMC and GB Climbing in recent months surrounding overspending and governance. We sent questions to CEO Paul Davies. In July, we asked 'What's happening at the BMC?' following news of redundancies, overspending and a...

Podcast Mountain Air - 14. Dougie Baird, Mountain Path Builder

What to Have For Breakfast in the Hills

Mountain Literature Classics: That Untravelled World by Eric Shipton

Gear Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

MSR Freelite 2 Tent

A two-person model weighing only around 1kg, the Freelite 2 also makes a luxurious - and highly portable - shelter for one, finds Toby Archer. If you're after a tent that's both ultralight and airy for summer, MSR's Freelite series is worth a c...

LED Lenser NEO 5R - an excellent all-rounder

Compact, comfy and bounce-free, the NEO 5R is an excellent midweight, mid-power torch for night running, says Dan Bailey. But this rugged model has a lot more potential than that, with a balance of brightness and burn time that'd make it equally...

Boreal Nevada kid's walking boots

Whether it's dog walking, a day on the hills, or kicking defenceless furniture, these children's leather boots have proved a hit for apprentice reviewer Daisy Bailey. 

Open Comp Win a Pair of Scarpa Spin ST Running Shoes

The Scarpa SPIN ST combines high levels of traction with lightness and breathability for maximum performance on muddy terrain. Here's your chance to win a pair...

Open Comp Win a pair of Oboz Katabatic Low B-Dry shoes

Speed is your friend with the Katabatic, as is support, stability, protection, and performance. From a bio-mechanically designed outsole to full foot protection, the Katabatic is an on-trail performer first and foremost.

Winner announced WINNER - Win a BUILT TO SEND U1 Daypack

The BUILT TO SEND U1 pack is an ultra-minimal pack for those who have their gear really dialled in. Built for fast-and-light day missions in all environments, this pack also works well as a cragging day pack or for weekend hikes.

Gear News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Fully Committed: Salewa's Latest Mountain Boot

Salewa's Ortles collection is its most technical and performance-oriented range, named after Mt Ortles (3,905m), the highest point in the South Tyrol region.

Berghaus MTN Guide Hyper Alpha

In the MTN Guide Hyper Alpha, Berghaus has brought together two high performance fabrics to create an ultra-lightweight waterproof and insulated shell for long, hard days in the mountains.

ARB LuminAid PackLite Max 2-in-1

Lumin AID seeks to make safe light and energy accessible for all!

Latest Deals

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Save 50% on selected collapsible camping cooksets and nesting dinnerware

Set your table with Sea to Summit's collapsible camping cookware - while stocks last!

Lead Coach / Duty Manager at Indirock, Essex

Lead Coach / Duty Manager at Indirock, Essex Indirock is recruiting possibly the most dynamic and exciting position in their team – Lead Coach...

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