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Running In pursuit of purity: going solo on the Winter Bob Graham Round

What does it take to run a Bob Graham Round in winter, alone? How has the experience changed over the decades? And what do we even mean by the terms winter, and solo? Keri Wallace speaks to the only two people to have pulled off a solo, unsupported winter BGR, Martin Stone and Shane Ohly.


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Toby Archer montage  © Toby Archer

Desert Island Peaks Toby Archer

If you were marooned alone, with only a few hills for company, which would you choose? For a bit of lockdown fun we've posed this question to some UKH contributors. Here star gear reviewer Toby Archer sharpens up his winter tools for some of th...

Skye should have 100 different words for rain  © Andy Ravenhill
Skye should have 100 different words for rain  © Andy Ravenhill

ten An A-Z of Hillwalking

Anne Butler, president of the Munro Society, offers a personal alphabet of hillwalking experiences, from the amazing to the zany.

Kate on the summit of Elidir Fawr  © Kate Worthington
Kate on the summit of Elidir Fawr  © Kate Worthington

Desert Island Peaks Kate Worthington

If you were marooned alone, with only a few hills for company, which would you choose? To help pass the time while we all sit it out in isolation, we've posed this question to some UKHillwalking regulars. Kate Worthington picks two small-but perfectly formed Cumbrian fells; the...

Cameron McNeish  © Cameron McNeish
Cameron McNeish  © Cameron McNeish

Desert Island Peaks Cameron McNeish

If you were marooned alone, with only a few hills for company, which would you choose? For lockdown light entertainment we've asked some well known...

Anne Butler montage  © Anne Butler
Anne Butler montage  © Anne Butler

Desert Island Peaks Anne Butler

If you were marooned alone, with only hills for company, which would you choose? For a bit of lockdown fun we've posed this question to some well known...

Danny MacAskill does the Dubhs.  © Dave Mackison
Danny MacAskill does the Dubhs.  © Dave Mackison

Interview Danny MacAskill on Riding The Dubh Slabs

Street trials rider Danny MacAskill has released his new video of his ride down the 500m Dubh Slabs on the Isle...

Mabel, Andrew Cotter and Olive. Buachaille Etive Mòr from Beinn a' Chrulaiste.  © Iain Cameron
Mabel, Andrew Cotter and Olive. Buachaille Etive Mòr from Beinn a' Chrulaiste.  © Iain Cameron

dogs Andrew Cotter - Olive, Mabel, The Mountains & Me

Sports broadcaster Andrew Cotter covers the BBC's major events including The Olympic Games,...

On Ben Macdui  © Chris Townsend
On Ben Macdui  © Chris Townsend

Desert Island Peaks Chris Townsend

Keri montage  © Keri Wallace
Keri montage  © Keri Wallace

Desert Island Peaks Keri Wallace

Pause for reflection in Coire Mhic Fhearchair  © Dan Bailey
Pause for reflection in Coire Mhic Fhearchair  © Dan Bailey

Desert Island Peaks John Burns

On Brandreth   © Marcus Tierney
On Brandreth   © Marcus Tierney

gender Kerri Andrews on Wanderers, A History of Women Walking

Fences and walls are barriers to thinking as well as walking  © Nick Hayes
Fences and walls are barriers to thinking as well as walking  © Nick Hayes

access Author Nick Hayes on Trespass and the Right to Roam

A murky Keswick at night from Skiddaw  © Ronald Turnbull
A murky Keswick at night from Skiddaw  © Ronald Turnbull

My Worst Night Out

Maurice Wilson and his de Havilland Gipsy Moth aircraft.  © UKC Articles
Maurice Wilson and his de Havilland Gipsy Moth aircraft.  © UKC Articles

Interview Ed Caesar on Maurice Wilson, the Moth and the Mountain

Extreme Basecamp scenes  © KMF
Extreme Basecamp scenes  © KMF

Article 10 People You'll Meet (Virtually) at Kendal Mountain Festival 2020

Kirsten Steimel on the Cosmiques Arete in July.  © Micha Rinn
Kirsten Steimel on the Cosmiques Arete in July.  © Micha Rinn

coronavirus The COVID-19 Pandemic and its Impact on Mountain Sports - A Study

Sébastien Cuomo with his creation.  © Sébastien Cuomo
Sébastien Cuomo with his creation.  © Sébastien Cuomo

Article Mountains in Miniature - A LEGO Mont Blanc Massif

Distancing is easier with small groups, or one-to-one, as here on Curved Ridge  © Al Halewood
Distancing is easier with small groups, or one-to-one, as here on Curved Ridge  © Al Halewood

coronavirus The Impact on Outdoor Centres, Guides and Instructors

Padarn at night  © johnhenderson
Padarn at night  © johnhenderson

Running Run-Swim the Puddle Buckley, a New Way to See Snowdonia


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