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8 Jan 2019

thumbWhat can a basic understanding of Gaelic add to your hill days in Scotland? Kevin Woods, a student of the language, investigates

3 Jan 2019

thumbHis favourite UK walk is Cadair Idris, and he's never seen harsher conditions than Scotland in January; Fiona Russell talks...

29 Dec 2018

thumbSome of us might resolve to eat less meat next year, or drink more wine, but what are the real hill fanatics planning for 2019?...

24 Dec 2018

thumbGwen Moffat pens a tribute to the Northern Pennines in light of the digital release of her crime novel The Corpse Road... I was...

Dec 2018

thumbMilosz Pierwola is a New York-based humanitarian explorer who quit his high paid but ultimately unsatisfying job as a lawyer to...

Dec 2018

thumbDo the mountains, and our relationships with them, remain stable through time? Author, Matthew Shipton, surveys the continuations...

Dec 2018

thumbThis autumn James Forrest climbed all the 600m+ summits on Ireland's Vandaleur-Lynam list, in what's likely to be a record time....

Nov 2018

thumbTop UK hill runner Finlay Wild has been competing in the World Skyrunning Classic Series. Here he enjoys the party vibe of a...

Nov 2018

thumbKev Reynolds claims to be the man with the world's best job. The author of over 50 guidebooks talks walking with Fiona Russell

Oct 2018

thumbWe know that British hillwalking is the finest thing you can do on two legs, but to the uninitiated our ways must seem quirky...

Popular Feature Articles

Oct 2018

thumbWe know that British hillwalking is the finest thing you can do on two legs, but to the uninitiated our ways must seem quirky...

24 Dec 2018

thumbGwen Moffat pens a tribute to the Northern Pennines in light of the digital release of her crime novel The Corpse Road... I was...

8 Jan 2019

thumbWhat can a basic understanding of Gaelic add to your hill days in Scotland? Kevin Woods, a student of the language, investigates

Dec 2018

thumbMilosz Pierwola is a New York-based humanitarian explorer who quit his high paid but ultimately unsatisfying job as a lawyer to...

Most Popular Feature Articles Ever

May 2006

thumbFigure 8? Groove? They're all here (well almost). We couldn't think of anything starting with V, W, X, Y (you surely will). If...

Apr 2012

thumbIn this detailed article, Matt Fuller and Dr. Mark Taylor explain all the technical details behind waterproof fabrics. "Making...

Dec 2013

thumbThe IIs and IIIs are more than just a stepping stone to harder things, reckons Dan Bailey, but a rewarding goal in their own...

Feb 2009

thumbUKC Editor Jack Geldard takes a look at the recent deaths on Snowdon. Walkers have fallen down the cliff of Clogwyn Coch, which...

Jan 2006

thumbShort haul flights to popular climbing destinations are now the norm for most climbers. But how do you carry that rack of heavy...

Jan 2009

thumbThe truth about mountain rescue on Snowdon, where the busiest voluntary team struggles against the elements, emotions and...

Apr 2007

thumbIn the tick season wherever you climb in Europe you risk getting Lyme disease. But how do you know if you've got it and what do...

May 2008

thumbRainer Rettner has been researching the Eigerwand for most of his adult life. The documents he has gathered form one of the most...

Aug 2017

thumbNo matter how wild your walk, the summit cairn is always a magnet for hordes of fellow humans. From the denim-clad amateur to...