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5 Dec 2017

thumb For our series of conversations with well known hill folk, Fiona Russell discusses politics, TV and smartphones in the hills with... Read more

29 Nov 2017

thumb 2017 has been a great year for female hill and trail runners, says Claire Maxted. Here she picks the top British female off-road... Read more

22 Nov 2017

thumb Where are all the birds of prey on Britain's grouse moors? Raptor persecution is the dark secret of our uplands, says campaigner... Read more

16 Nov 2017

thumb From wet pants to vanishing views - hillwalking is supposed to be great, yet so often it's just dismal and uncomfy. Why will... Read more

Nov 2017

thumb Tempted to swap crampons for microspikes? Think hard, urges Tomas Frydrych. They have a place, but in the UK's mixed conditions... Read more

Nov 2017

thumb For our series of chats with well known hill folk, Fiona Russell talks mountains, chilli peppers and dream walking companions... Read more

Oct 2017

thumb For most, a round of the 282 Munros would be a lifetime achievement. Not so prolific bagger Hazel Strachan, who recently... Read more

Oct 2017

thumb Comments made by Sir Chris Bonington pertaining to mountain rescue services recently made their way into articles in both The... Read more

Oct 2017

thumb For the second in our series of conversations with well known hill folk we chat with broadcaster and writer Mary-Ann Ochota. Read more

Sep 2017

thumb Top climber and aspirant mountain guide Calum Muskett wishes to highlight the importance of the current consultation on Wales'... Read more

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16 Nov 2017

thumb From wet pants to vanishing views - hillwalking is supposed to be great, yet so often it's just dismal and uncomfy. Why will... Read more

Oct 2017

thumb Comments made by Sir Chris Bonington pertaining to mountain rescue services recently made their way into articles in both The... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb It's taking over hillsides and swamping crag access routes... and then there are the ticks. Bracken is hard to kill; so what... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb Stanage will hopefully be enjoyed for generations to come, but the landscape and the access we enjoy cannot be taken for granted.... Read more

Most Popular Feature Articles Ever

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

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 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

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

Aug 2017

thumb No matter how wild your walk, the summit cairn is always a magnet for hordes of fellow humans. From the denim-clad amateur to... Read more