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The Petzl NAO RL - Light and Bright

The Petzl NAO RL is light, incredibly well balanced, has a decent beam, amazing battery life, and all-in-all is hard to find fault with.

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Photography The North Face Photography Awards 2023 - Category Finalists

UKClimbing and UKHillwalking are proud to announce the category finalists for the 2023...

Mountain Literature Classics: Of Walking in Ice by Werner Herzog

Few have explored the extremes of outdoor life further than Bavarian film-maker Werner Herzog. As well as his many films - some strange, some disturbing - Herzog is a long-distance walker, and a writer too. Of Walking In Ice is only...

Classic Winter - East Ridge of Beinn a' Chaorainn

On a sunny winter day there's nothing better than a classic snowy ridge, reckons Dan Bailey. Here's a good one that should hit the spot for mountaineers of all abilities... 

Skills Barefoot Walking - Dipping a Toe in the Water

Barefoot running has been a thing for years, but what about taking this approach into the hills? Do rocks hurt more, are bogs that bit wetter, and do your feet get tired over a long Munro day? Fliss Freeborn examines the pros and corns of...

Book Extract: Harold Raeburn - The Steps of a Giant

Harold Raeburn's climbing achievements in the Edwardian era were as impressive as those of Murray, Patey, or MacInnes in later periods. We might even think of these greats as standing on Raeburn's shoulders, says Peter J Biggar, author of a new...

Opinion Are the Lake District Fells Too Busy?

My Favourite Map: A Misanthrope's Sanctuary

Mountain Literature Classics: South Col by Wilfrid Noyce

Completing the Welsh Highlands - Uchafion Cymru


Gear Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Mountain Equipment Switch Pro Hooded Jacket and Switch Trousers

Quick-drying, breathable, and very warm for their minimal weight, these lined softshells make a great top-and-bottom combination for active use in winter mountains, says Dan Bailey. 

Arc'teryx Proton Heavyweight Hoody

Warmer and more weatherproof alternatives are better for winter belaying duty, while the Proton Heavyweight is notable chiefly for its balance between insulation and breathability, says John McKenna. There can't be many synthetic jackets this thick that are...

Performance Headtorches - Petzl Nao RL, Silva FREE and Black Diamond Distance 1500

Torch technology moves on fast, and the latest generation of high power models are mind-bogglingly bright. Here we compare three headtorches that feature a dazzling 1000+ lumens of output. While they all...


Open Comp Win a Mountain Equipment Shelterstone Jacket.

Warm, resilient and packable insulation for climbers and mountaineers in the toughest weather.

Open Comp WIN a SOTO WindMaster stove worth £64.95

Enter this competition to win a high performance SOTO WindMaster stove - compact, robust and lightweight, it delivers a high level of performance in a wide range of conditions and temperatures all year round.

Winner announced WINNER - Win a The North Face FutureFleece Hooded Jacket

When you're facing high-alpine expeditions in challenging conditions, the Summit Series™ FUTUREFLEECE™ Hooded Jacket is built to deliver exceptional protection and support. Here's your chance to win one...


Gear News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

SOTO extends range of expedition cooking kit

Expedition stove and cookware brand SOTO has recently added to its range of lightweight kit available in the UK. New to the market are SOTO's Thermolite Pot Set and Navigator Frying Pan, joining the likes of the popular Thermostack Cook Set Com...

The Great Wilderness Book - Photographs of the Scottish Highlands

"The Great Wilderness" is a luxury hardback photography book depicting one of Scotland's most remote mountain areas. It shows the Highlands at their most beautiful during ephemeral moments of light, dramatic weather and seasonal...

Mammut new rugged, full-featured hardshell - Taiss Pro HS Hooded Jacket

The Taiss Pro Hooded Jacket is the "big sister" of the Taiss Hardshell. Our rugged, full-featured hardshell jacket rises to any challenge in the mountains – whether climbing hard vertical ice pitches or descending...


Latest Deals

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

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After Sales Operative, Mountain Boot Co.

The Mountain Boot Co Ltd is a market leading distributor of premium outdoor and climbing brands including Scarpa, Grivel and Sea to Summit. We are seeking to appoint an After Sales Operative to join a  busy and vital department.

BMC Membership Administrator

The BMC is looking for an efficient administrator with excellent customer service skills to join our busy membership team, who are the first point of contact for BMC members for membership and insurance services. Under the direction of the Membership & Insurance...

Rope Access Work at Height and Rescue Trainer

Lyon Equipment Limited (Lyon) is an employee-owned Company serving the outdoor and professional work at height and rescue markets with equipment and expertise to venture further.  We provide technical training, manufacture our own Lyon branded...

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