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Beginner Tips on Lightweight Walking

Are you looking to shed weight, but unsure where to start? Fiona Russell asks some keen walkers about their simple strategies for going light on the hills.


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Cool foot spa after a hot Cuillin traverse  © Dan Bailey
Cool foot spa after a hot Cuillin traverse  © Dan Bailey

How to Beat Blisters

rescue team  © jaggy bunnet
rescue team  © jaggy bunnet

Rescue Calling in a Mountain Rescue

Pics for Ian's Navigation Article  #1  © Ian Hey
Pics for Ian's Navigation Article  #1  © Ian Hey

Beginner's Navigation: Tips, Tricks and Exercises

Winter Navigation  © Sandy Paterson
Winter Navigation  © Sandy Paterson

Reverse Polarity - a Warning to Compass Users


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Fastpacking can take you to remote and inaccessible places - Barrisdale Bay, Knoydart  © Chris Councell

Running Fastpacking - A Beginner's Guide

Whether you're a backpacker looking to up your pace, or a runner in search of bigger adventures, fastpacking could be for you, says Lily Dyu, author of a new guide. Here's how...

You don't want to add hypothermia to the list - get everyone in a group shelter  © Will Legon
You don't want to add hypothermia to the list - get everyone in a group shelter  © Will Legon

Rescue How to Save a Life With a Flapjack – Diabetes on the Hill

People with diabetes can - and should - enjoy hillwalking as much as anyone. But if a member of your party had a problem with their blood sugar, would you know how to help...?

The best way to gain confidence at night? Get out there and do it  © Dan Bailey
The best way to gain confidence at night? Get out there and do it  © Dan Bailey

Skills Tips and Tricks for Navigating in the Dark

Finding your way around the hills at night can be a challenge. These simple techniques recommended by Mountain Leaders could make all the difference

You'll naturally lean into the hill, but don't hunch forward...  © Berghaus
You'll naturally lean into the hill, but don't hunch forward...  © Berghaus

Running 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...

Rennend Raadsman, not DNF-ing, at Mountain Man, Frutt, CH  © Rennend Raadsman
Rennend Raadsman, not DNF-ing, at Mountain Man, Frutt, CH  © Rennend Raadsman

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

The amount you should be drinking depends on heat, humidity, the type of walk and a host of personal factors  © Claire Maxted
The amount you should be drinking depends on heat, humidity, the type of walk and a host of personal factors  © Claire Maxted

Skills Hydration for Hillwalkers

When you're working up a sweat out on the hills, how much should you drink, and when? The current heatwave seems the perfect time to...

A phone is fine so long as you've got reception - often the case on summits - and if it doesn't malfunction  © Dan Bailey
A phone is fine so long as you've got reception - often the case on summits - and if it doesn't malfunction  © Dan Bailey

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...

No paths montage  © Dan Bailey
No paths montage  © Dan Bailey

Skills Planning Off-Path Routes

digi nav montage  © James Roddie
digi nav montage  © James Roddie

Modernise Your Navigation

fast running montage  © Scott Sports
fast running montage  © Scott Sports

Running 10 Techniques for Moving Faster in the Mountains

walker to runner montage  © Dan Bailey
walker to runner montage  © Dan Bailey

Running How to go From Hillwalker to Fell Runner


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