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Popular Feature Articles of 2017

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...

Nov 2017

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

Jan 2017

thumbBothies would be great if not for the other people you have to share them with. At the risk of insulting practically...

Oct 2017

thumbComments made by Sir Chris Bonington pertaining to mountain rescue services recently made their way into articles in both The...

Mar 2017

thumbIf you're in the market for a new sleeping bag it can be a baffling choice. From fill and fabrics to temperature ratings and...

Aug 2017

thumbSolo scrambling is one of the great joys of the hills, but it's also a serious business. Lyndon Marquis recounts a near-fatal...

Jan 2017

thumbDanny MacAskill's talents in trials riding are well-known, thanks to his multiple viral videos featuring stunts you couldn't even...

Apr 2017

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

Popular Destination Articles of 2017

Oct 2017

thumbSnowdonia is packed with stunning scrambling. Here are the top ten routes as chosen by Carl McKeating and Rachel Crolla,...

Aug 2017

thumbGrade 2 might be hard to define, but among their number are some of the greatest scrambles in the country. Whether viewed as a...

Jan 2017

thumbEarly winter can be a tough time of year for backpacking. Days are short, nights are long, and conditions underfoot can be...

May 2017

thumbFor this instalment in our series of potted intros to Britain's favourite hills, James Roddie gets wild on one of the most...

May 2017

thumbFor this instalment in our series on the UK's best big gnarly routes we make the classic, not-so-low-level circuit of the...

Popular Skills Articles of 2017

Jul 2017

thumbPhoning for help in the mountains - we all hope we'll never need to, but if the worst happened would you know what to do?...

Jan 2017

thumbLow temps, stormy weather and deep snow make camping in winter a challenge. But with the right gear and a few key tricks and...

Mar 2017

thumbMost of us have to fit our walking around jobs, family and the weather. So how do you stay in trim for the hill when you're not...


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