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18 Jun 2018

thumbIn this series we speak to people who find walking an effective boost for mental wellbeing: here's endurance adventurer and...

31 May 2018

thumbThe BMC's Annual General Meeting will take place on June 16th in Kendal, where proposed constitutional changes will be voted on...

30 May 2018

thumbFor our series of chats with well known hill folk Fiona Russell talks pork pies, broken ankles and favourite fells with Alan...

30 May 2018

thumbAn exciting new women's adventure writing anthology is due for release this autumn - this first of its kind. With contributions...

May 2018

thumbIn this series of environmental opinion pieces, Tomas Frydrych wrestles with some big questions. This time he examines the...

May 2018

thumbWriter, journalist and former Vice President of the BMC, Ed Douglas, reflects on the changing faces of climbing, mountaineering...

May 2018

thumbSheila Hancock, veteran star of stage and screen, swapped treading the boards for the well-trodden path up Suilven (731m) in...

May 2018

thumbDespite just ten percent of the world's population residing in mountainous terrain, these areas harbour a disproportionate share...

Apr 2018

thumbIn this series we speak to people who have found walking an effective response to issues with mental health - this week, writer...

Apr 2018

thumbThe cold winter has delighted walkers & climbers, but also put pressure on our crumbling roads. Some of the worst potholes can...

Popular Feature Articles

Mar 2018

thumbIn the early 20th Century, Swiss aviator and photographer Eduard Spelterini took a series of glass-plate photographs during a...

May 2018

thumbSheila Hancock, veteran star of stage and screen, swapped treading the boards for the well-trodden path up Suilven (731m) in...

May 2018

thumbIn this series of environmental opinion pieces, Tomas Frydrych wrestles with some big questions. This time he examines the...

May 2018

thumbWriter, journalist and former Vice President of the BMC, Ed Douglas, reflects on the changing faces of climbing, mountaineering...

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...