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Camping Environmental Etiquette - the dos and don'ts on hills and crags

From fires and litter to traffic and transport, Carla Broom examines the ways that walkers and climbers can minimise their impact at a time when our beauty spots have never been busier.



Expert Tips Walking in Wild Weather

As autumn heads inexorably towards winter, conditions on the hills tend to get more hostile. It needn't be a show stopper, but wet, wild and cloudy weather does pose a big challenge. Here, seasoned pros give us their top tips for weathering the...

Children Hillwalking with a Baby

There's no need to let a new baby stop you from hillwalking, says Laura Karpyte, but of course family trips need to be approached very differently from your pre-sprog days. From route choice and planning, to the massive variety of clothing and carrier options, here...

Children Family Walks on Lockdown - Keep it Local, but Make it Fun

In these mad times the family walk has taken on a whole new importance, combining much-needed exercise and a sanity break in one. Here are a few ideas for keeping the kids engaged on that daily trip to the park.

Lockdown? No Problem - Here's How to Keep Fit at Home

With only one exercise outing per day, and the possibility of a full lockdown looming, UKH regular Claire...

Scrambling Scramblers - Learn to Manage a Fear of Heights

Is a fear of heights holding back your scrambling progress? Will Legon describes some clever ways to reprogram...

Skills Wind in the Mountains

In a winter of constant storms, windy walks are inevitable. But most people are a poor judge of wind speed, and its effects on a walker....

Skills 10 Ways to Get Better at Map Reading

Everyone, no matter how experienced, will get lost once in a while. Here are a few ways to make that less frequent, from Mountain...

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