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Rab: Kinetic Alpine Jacket and Pants

Fully waterproof, highly breathable and stretchy, this is a radical re-approach to protective yet comfortable clothing systems.

Read more here: https://www.ukclimbing.com/gear/clothing/waterproofs/rab_kinetic_alpine_jacket_and_pants-11706

A family outdoor adventure is much better than an afternoon playing Minecraft  © Rachel Crolla & Carl McKeating

Opinion Why You Should Get Out More With the Kids

Outdoors writer and primary school teacher Rachel Crolla, co-author of a new child-oriented guide to the Lake...

The view from the summit of Gurn Wigau, a P15 in the Carneddau in north Wales  © Myrddyn Phillips
The view from the summit of Gurn Wigau, a P15 in the Carneddau in north Wales  © Myrddyn Phillips

Compiling the Welsh P15s - the Ultimate Tick List?

After eight years of research, Myrddyn Phillips has finally completed the list of summits in Wales with a 15 metre prominence. At a massive 5866 entries, this must be the ultimate Welsh mega-list. Any takers?

There can be only one... Adrian on The Cioch  © Adrian Trendall
There can be only one... Adrian on The Cioch  © Adrian Trendall

Walking for Mental Health - Living the Dream on Skye

Physical activity is known to boost mental wellbeing, and in that regard simply going for a walk is one of the best things you can do. On the long road to recovery Adrian Trendall found solace - and love - on the rocks of Skye's Cuillin. This is...

ML candidates in the Lake District - but we can't all be out in the fells every weekend  © Jake Phillips
ML candidates in the Lake District - but we can't all be out in the fells every weekend  © Jake Phillips

Top Tips: Preparing for Your ML When You Don't Live in the Hills

Living far from the hills is hard enough for most of us; but what if you're preparing for a Mountain Leader assessment, and stuck in the city? Jake Phillips has some ideas...

The dog who climbed a 7000m peak.  © Don Wargowsky
The dog who climbed a 7000m peak.  © Don Wargowsky

The Stray Dog who Climbed a 7000m Peak

When American mountaineer and guide Don Wargowsky was asked to lead an international expedition of climbers on Mera Peak and Baruntse in November 2018, he knew he'd be leaving his beloved dog - and his fiancée, of course - behind at home. What he...

Yorkshire running thumb  © Peter Ellwood

Destination Guide Trail and Fell Running in the Yorkshire Dales

The classic Cosmiques Arête in the Mont Blanc Massif.  © Calum Muskett

High Altitude and Acclimatisation Part 1 - An Introduction

Bog cotton  © johnhenderson

Opinion Give Peat a Chance

Where better to read it than out in the hills?  © Alex Roddie

Mountain Literature Classics: Mountains of the Mind

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Gear Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

OR interstellar thumb  © Dan Bailey

Outdoor Research Interstellar Bivy

More spacious than a simple bivvy bag and lighter than most solo tents, this is a first class hooped bivvy. But it's the unique way that you can both sleep in it and practically wear it that sets the Interstellar apart, says Dan Bailey

Boreal Saurus thumbnail  © Dan Bailey
Boreal Saurus thumbnail  © Dan Bailey

Boreal Saurus Running Shoe

While the Saurus is more than capable on the hills, this a trail shoe that you can also comfortably take onto more urban ground, says Dan Bailey

The Chute Mag on Stob Coire nan Lochan  © Dan Bailey
The Chute Mag on Stob Coire nan Lochan  © Dan Bailey

CamelBak Bottle Range

Dan Bailey and family road test a selection of water bottles. What will they find to say about them?


Gear News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

New lightweight tent and bivvy from Alpkit

The Soloist is our first 1 man tent and the Kloke is our lightest ever bivvy bag.

The Cuillin  © Mica Publishing
The Cuillin  © Mica Publishing

Britain's Greatest Mountain Challenge?

The Cuillin Ridge - 15 miles, more than 30 summits (including 11 Munros and 9 Munro Tops), nearly 10,000ft of ascent and rock climbing up to Severe, in a day. Not many achieve that goal, but The Cuillin & Other Skye Mountains, the first...

Outdoor Adventures with Children - Lake District  © Cicerone Press
Outdoor Adventures with Children - Lake District  © Cicerone Press

Outdoor Adventures with Children - Lake District from Cicerone Press

Unplug and unwind with the kids on an adventure or three in the Lake District. Discover Squirrel Nutkin's island, go geocaching (the kids will explain), pedal, paddle, scramble, swim, wander and wonder. There's a...


Web Administrator – Design - North East  © alexnich
Web Administrator – Design - North East  © alexnich

Web Administrator – Design - Ultralight Outdoor Gear, North East

The post holder will be responsible for the creation of and maintenance of visual promotional aspects of our websites and marketing. They will contribute to and execute parts of our marketing strategy. Working as part of the...

C# Developer - Summer Internship in Chamonix  © benbellamy1987
C# Developer - Summer Internship in Chamonix  © benbellamy1987

C# Developer - Summer Internship in Chamonix, Icon Software

This summer, the French branch of Icon Software is seeking an intern developer to join our small, dynamic team based at the foot of Mont-Blanc in the Chamonix valley. This is a flexible part-time role, working 28 hours per week, so...

JOBS: Customer Services and Technical Information Assistant, Lyon Equipment, Tebay
JOBS: Customer Services and Technical Information Assistant, Lyon Equipment, Tebay

Customer Services and Technical Information Assistant, Lyon Equipment, Tebay

CUSTOMER SERVICES & TECHNICAL INFORMATION ASSISTANT We are seeking to appoint one full time Customer Services & Technical Information...