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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


Essential Skills: Setting the Map

If you can set a map then navigating becomes much easier, because you don't have to rotate all the information in your head. The folks at Mountain Training explain this basic but very useful skill.

Running /

Running How to go From Hillwalker to Fell Runner

Fell running is a surprisingly simple transition from hillwalking, says Claire Maxted - it's just lighter and faster! If you have the hill skills then you're already most of the way there.

Reverse Polarity - a Warning to Compass Users

Are navigation errors always the fault of the individual navigator, or might there sometimes be a problem with the compass, a tool we tend to take for granted? Heather Morning of the MCofS investigates.

Skills /

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

Modern phones might be very handy on the hill, but it's vital to know their limits. Crispin Cooper examines the many ways smartphones can fail, and how to get around the issues

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