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15 Tips for Stronger Uphills

Trail running guru Claire Maxted offers tips on how to make ascents more efficient and less painful. And here's the thing: they mostly work for walkers too!


Dogs /
Winter Walking With Your Dog

Mountain Rescue dog handler and first aid expert Helen Howe knows a thing or two about taking dogs up snowy hills. Here's she shares some hard-won advice.

Running /

Running Don't Fear Failure - How to Learn From a Hill Racing DNF

Claire Maxted looks at the positive lessons any runner can take home from failing to finish a race

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy /

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy Hauling someone from a crevasse

In this instructional film, Mountain Guide Peter Mason shows us how to haul a climbing partner from a crevasse.

Comedy /

Comedy Eight Things They Never Told You About Mountain Navigation

There are some things about mountain navigation that only years of trial and error can teach you; here are a...

Skills /

Skills Hyperthermia - Heat Illnesses and How to Manage Them

Summer weather on the hills can easily catch you out. We recently covered hydration, so now it's time to take...

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy /

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy Ascending out of a Crevasse

In this instructional film, Mountain Guide Peter Mason shows us how to ascend a rope out of a crevasse.

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy /

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy Basic Crevasse Rescue

In this instructional film, Mountain Guide Peter Mason shows us the simplest way of rescuing a partner who has...

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy Equipment for Crevasse Rescue

Skills Hydration for Hillwalkers

Using SARLOC for Rescue on your Smartphone

Camping The Dos and Don'ts of Roadside Camping

Skills Smartphones & Hills - Common Issues, and How to Fix Them

Bikepacking - A Beginner's Intro

Skills Top Tips for Leading a Walking Group

Glenmore Lodge Winter Skills Mountaineering

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Glenmore Lodge Winter Skills


Camping /

Camping Ten Top Tips for Wild Camping

Whether you're out for a jolly with a group of friends or immersed in the wild on a soulful solo trip, camping up in the hills far from civilisation is one of life's essential experiences. As outdoor activities go this one is refreshingly simple and takes no special...

Rescue /

Rescue Calling in a Mountain Rescue

Phoning for help in the mountains - we all hope we'll never need to, but if the worst happened would you know what to do? Mountain first aid expert Helen Howe talks us through the process.

Make A Mountain First Aid Kit

Kath Wills is a member of the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team and a Recue Emergency Care (REC) first aid instructor. She runs Active First Aid in Snowdonia. Here, she advises what to put in a comprehensive general mountain first aid kit for a group of people...

10 Tips on Staying Warm in Winter by Andy Kirkpatrick

Despite climbing winter routes all over the world, Hull's second best climber has never had the hotaches... In this article Andy Kirkpatrick shares his tips for staying warm and consequently staying alive!

Skills Ten Top Tips for your first Alpine Adventure

How To Avoid Ticks and Lyme Disease

Ten Top Tips for Buying Summer Boots

Using SARLOC for Rescue on your Smartphone

Ten Serious Mistakes Winter Walkers Make

Advice for novices and would-be climbers

Sharpening up your Ice Tools

How to Buy a Waterproof Jacket

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