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19 Jun 2017

thumb We all know going out for a walk is good for us - but how good? And how best to encourage others to get walking too? For a... Read more

7 Jun 2017

thumb David Lintern puts new rules against wild camping in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park to the test... by breaking them.... Read more

1 Jun 2017

thumb It may be just a glorified garden shed, but the Fords of Avon Refuge proves literally a lifesaver when John Burns finds himself... Read more

30 May 2017

thumb In March this year, conservationists criticised a draft report on the future of Welsh National Parks, written by Future Landcapes... Read more

25 May 2017

thumb Alex Roddie enjoys this irreverent take on 1960s hill-going subculture Read more

May 2017

thumb What makes a great summit view? North Wales photographer Nick Livesey reckons he knows, and here's his pick of Snowdonia's... Read more

May 2017

thumb From prehistoric monuments to industrial heritage, humans have left their mark on the British hills for thousands of years. Fiona... Read more

May 2017

thumb This "understated masterpiece" is one of the best books ever written about the Cairngorms, says Alex Roddie Read more

May 2017

thumb Despite the difficulties, David Reilly hasn't let cerebral palsy keep him off the hills. He would encourage everyone, whatever... Read more

Apr 2017

thumb Choosing a sleeping bag can be a baffling business. In the second part of our series, insulation expert Dr Matthew Fuller covers... Read more

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Apr 2017

thumb Choosing a sleeping bag can be a baffling business. In the second part of our series, insulation expert Dr Matthew Fuller covers... Read more

Apr 2017

thumb Chris Witter comments on how austerity is impacting land access for climbers and hillwalkers, in the context of recent land sales... Read more

Mar 2017

thumb With access to hills and crags in mind, Es Tresidder examines the pros and cons of electric vehicles. Will he persuade us to... Read more

7 Jun 2017

thumb David Lintern puts new rules against wild camping in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park to the test... by breaking them.... Read more

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May 2006

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

Apr 2012

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

Dec 2013

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

Jan 2006

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

Apr 2007

thumb In 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... Read more

Feb 2009

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

Jan 2009

thumb The truth about mountain rescue on Snowdon, where the busiest voluntary team struggles against the elements, emotions and... Read more

May 2008

thumb Rainer Rettner has been researching the Eigerwand for most of his adult life. The documents he has gathered form one of the most... Read more

Feb 2013

thumb The recent cluster of winter mountaineering accidents in the Scottish Highlands has filled the national media, and there have... Read more