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OPINION: The Trouble with Social Media in the Outdoors

Tomas Frydrych The Trouble with Social Media in the Outdoors

In his series of essays on environmental ethics, Tomas Frydrych wrestles with big questions all outdoor folk could ask themselves: here it's the impact of social media


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When Should Mountain Rescue Refuse a Call-Out?

opinion When Should Mountain Rescue Refuse a Call-Out?

Does every cold or tired caller deserve the help of mountain rescue? Judy Whiteside, Editor of Mountain Rescue Magazine, examines the circumstances in which a team might decide not to attend on the hill.

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

The BMC - Rolling with the Times?

Writer, journalist and former Vice President of the BMC, Ed Douglas, reflects on the changing faces of climbing, mountaineering and ultimately our governing body ahead of the AGM on 16th June. Whatever happens to the BMC, the energy and renewal that have...

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

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From guided walks to guidebooks, some fear that the unique free-for-all ethos of bothying risks being undermined by...

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A proposal to build a zip wire attraction in the heart of the Lake District is proving controversial. Conservation...

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