Coast to Coast

At the height of spring, Liam Brown sets off on the classic 182-mile route across England, taking in the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks along the way.

Trailblazing Mountaineering Women - Anne Lister and Ann Walker

Rebecca Batley profiles two trailblazing women in mountaineering: Anne Lister and Anne...

Podcast Lyme Disease - What You Need to Know

Think you know all you need to about ticks and Lyme disease? Think again, says John Burns. In this episode of his Outside In podcast, expert Julia Knight from Lyme Disease UK debunks some common misconceptions, and offers useful advice on tick bite...

Beyond the Front Lines, Ukrainian Mountaineer aids War Effort

One of Ukraine's most-celebrated mountaineers - currently seeking asylum in the UK - explains how climbing has helped with the tough choices forced upon him by the war. 'We can prepare for the mountains. In a war, you never know...

Hillwalking in Wild West Texas

In Spring 2022, Munroist Ian Robertson went to the desert hills of west Texas in search of something a bit different, and ended up having one of the best trips of his 30-year hillwalking career.

Mountain Literature Classics: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Told first in a book, and later a movie, the story will be familiar - the hiker trapped in a nightmare scenario, who severs his own arm and lives to hike another day. But what went through his mind on the way to that extremity? And was he...

The dark sandstone of Barawatau Mountain.  © Alex Outhwaite

History at a Height - Mountain Petroglyphs in Guyana

Clearly the author has never cared about glam clothing  © Barry Evans

15 Lessons From 50 Years of Backpacking

"The edge of your limits in testing situations is where you find fulfilment"   © Chris Howard

Interview Chris the Coast Walker - 11,000 Miles Round Britain

A chatter of choughs paying close attention to the Chamonix Aiguilles.  © Natalie Berry

Earth Day 2022: Climate Change and Mountains - The Latest Science

Gear Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Montane Alpine Resolve

While the Alpine Resolve is Montane's current top of the range shell for alpine climbing and winter mountaineering, it wouldn't be overkill for foul weather hillwalking too. It's not cheap, but compared to some of the competition it represents ...

Silva Trail Runner Free H - more than just a runner's headtorch

With its smooth tilting head and power lead cleverly integrated into the headband, the Trail Runner Free is a much more adaptable torch than the name suggests, and will be of interest not just to runners, but to hillwalkers too....

Jöttnar Grim women's shell

Now available in a women's version, the Grim is a rugged mountaineering shell intended for general mountain use, from skiing, to climbing, to walking, to sliding down Glas Maol on your belly like an excitable penguin. Fliss Freeborn road tests it in suitably grim...

Open Comp Win a Rab Kinetic Ultra Jacket

Enter our competition to win a Kinetic Ultra jacket from Rab's new Skyline Collection designed for mountain running.

Open Comp Win a Montane Spine Jacket

To kick off the SS22 season we're giving away a Montane Spine Jacket, a super-light and packable Gore-Tex Active waterproof jacket. 

Winner announced WINNER - Win an Outdoor Research Helium bivy

Award-winning for its ultralight fuctionality and tiny pack size, updated for 2022 with super durable lightweight Helium fabric with Pertex Diamond Fuse technology

Gear News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Cocoon : Hammocks, Tarps and Quilts - The Perfect Set Up!

Cocoon - long renowned for their high end, even luxurious, silk and technical fabric travel equipment are proud to launch their perfect set up hammock systems.

Cyprus now available on Rockfax Digital + free until 13th March

We have just published a new digital guide to some amazing sport and trad climbing on the beautiful island of Cyprus. The new guide is available for free until 13th March.

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.

Latest Deals

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Field Guide Wanted - British Antarctic Survey

Job reference: BAS 22/69 Duration: Summer (Up to 6 Months) or Winter (Up to 18 Months) Salary: £25,179 per annum initially. Additionally,...

BMC Digital Marketing Coordinator

Join the BMC Marketing Team! We are recruiting for a hands-on, self-motivated Digital Marketing Coordinator with a blend of creative and analytic...

BMC IT Support Assistant

We are looking for an IT Support Assistant to provide support, guidance and assistance to our volunteers and staff across the organisation, ensuring...

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