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camping My Best Summit Sleep

Hilltops can be windy and weather-beaten, but play it right with the forecast and there's no finer place to camp. Here some regular UKHillwalking contributors recall nights spent on a high.


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Running The Montane Dragon's Back Race 2021: So Near and Yet So Far

Running some 380km from Conwy to Cardiff, and taking in many of the big hills in Wales, the 2021 Dragon's Back Race was the longest and toughest to date. A relative newcomer to running, Chris Harle embarked on a year-long buildup so that he cou...

Running Nicky Spinks on the Lake District 24 Hour Record

The Lake District 24-Hour challenge requires runners to summit as many peaks over 2000ft as possible. In August this year Nicky Spinks set a new women's record, climbing a staggering 65 fells in 23hrs 45mins. Keri Wallace catches up with...

Running From Intensive Care to Bob Graham Round - the saga of an epic journey

Preparing for a big hill running round is a long hard road for anyone, but nearly dying doesn't usually feature in the training schedule. Rob Greenwood reflects on the cavernous lows and surprising highs of a truly...

diversity On the Ramsay Round with the Black Trail Runners

As with most mountain activities, hill running has a diversity deficit. The organisation Black Trail Runners was set...

Why walk in the rain? Here are five good reasons

Summer's here, so it's time to embrace the liquid sunshine. You may end up with wet pants and not much of a view, but...

backpacking Ursula Martin - 5000 miles across Europe in a time of Covid

Between 2018 and 2021, Ursula Martin walked alone across Europe. Her journey of over 5000...

Article Never Say Never - Mistakes in the Mountains

What do you do when you're a qualified, established instructor and you make an error of judgement in the...

Walking for Mental Health Walking through grief after baby loss

Article Millican Dalton - The Professor of Adventure

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Walking for Mental Health Hill Running Saved my Life

conservation Ring Ouzels on the Eastern Edges

diversity Meet the activists helping to diversify the outdoors: Pammy Johal

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munros Nick Gardner, Aiming for all the Munros at 81

diversity Inclusion in the Outdoors: A Survey

diversity Meet the activists helping to diversify the outdoors: Cherelle Harding of Steppers UK


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