Loading Notifications...

Scrambling


Featured

Many of our articles are contributed by our users

Send Article
In wet weather even little streams can become formidable torrents, and many crossings are best avoided  © Dan Bailey

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 autumn storms.


Popular

Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team at work.  © Calder Valley SRT
Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team at work.  © Calder Valley SRT

Using SARLOC for Rescue on your Smartphone

Scrambling on Tryfan  © Martin Davies
Scrambling on Tryfan  © Martin Davies

Scrambling 25 Tips for Safer Scrambling Without Ropes

rescue team  © jaggy bunnet
rescue team  © jaggy bunnet

Rescue Calling in a Mountain Rescue

How To Make A Mountain First Aid / Emergency Kit (click to make image bigger)  © Sarah Stirling
How To Make A Mountain First Aid / Emergency Kit (click to make image bigger)  © Sarah Stirling

Make A Mountain First Aid Kit


Latest

A keen team, good weather and a familiar route: maximising the chances of a safe and successful day  © Will Legon

Scrambling Scrambling with Kids - A Parent's Guide

Kids are natural climbers, and scrambling as a family can be great fun. But with scrambling comes risk, and there's a lot to consider when you add children to the mix. To help ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable day, instructor Will Legon ...

Embracing the exposure on Bristly Ridge  © Will Legon
Embracing the exposure on Bristly Ridge  © Will Legon

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 your fear response and help the rational you regain control...

Cold winds  © johnhenderson
Cold winds  © johnhenderson

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. Know your limits, says Helen Howe. Here are her tips for safer walking in the wind...

It's just an exercise, but in a real incident a record of the casualty could make a big difference  © Will Legon
It's just an exercise, but in a real incident a record of the casualty could make a big difference  © Will Legon

Rescue The Casualty Card - A Forgotten First Aid Tool

The ABCs may be the essential bedrock of first aid, but there's another simple tool that's often overlooked. Will Legon...

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy: Scrambling with a partner  © UKC Articles
Arc'teryx Alpine Academy: Scrambling with a partner  © UKC Articles

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy Scrambling with a partner

In this video, Peter Mason gives us some tips for scrambling on mixed terrain, with a partner.

rescue in Coire an t'Sneachda  © mac fae stirling
rescue in Coire an t'Sneachda  © mac fae stirling

Rescue How - And When - To Call Mountain Rescue

Pressure on mountain rescue teams is building, with more incidents than ever before. But too many call-outs are entirely...

Early morning on Crib Goch  © Rob Johnson
Early morning on Crib Goch  © Rob Johnson

A Hillwalker's Guide to Fear

Climbing / Mountaineering and Walking Qualifications in the UK
Climbing / Mountaineering and Walking Qualifications in the UK

Climbing / Mountaineering and Walking Qualifications in the UK


All Scrambling

Title Series