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Kevin putting in some winter training in November  © Dan Bailey

Kevin Woods Takes on Winter Munro Round

Kevin Woods is 2 weeks into a winter round of the Munros, a challenge expected to last several months. If successful he will be, to our knowledge, only the third person to complete a full round of all 282 Munros in one winter. We've caught up with him to find out more...

Montane Spine Race  © Montane Spine Race

Newsflash John Kelly Wins The 2020 Montane Spine Race

An exciting few days of dot watching culminated in a gripping finale to this year's Montane Spine Race, seeing two of the main contenders - Jayson Cavill and Eugenie Rosello Sole - drop out due to injury. In the end it was one man's race to lose, ...

The White Fox  © Rob Johnson
The White Fox  © Rob Johnson

FRIDAY FILM - The White Fox

Part time door man Charlie Leeds received mental health support in the early 2000s after a traumatic incident while away supporting Leeds United FC in Turkey. He then discovered walking in the hills...

He picked a decent day for it...  © Ian Handscomb
He picked a decent day for it...  © Ian Handscomb

2019 - Landmarks of the Mountain Year

So another outdoor year is over - and what a year of mixed feelings it's been, from big highs to major lows. We recall some of the key news events here.

Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse  © Garry Robertson
Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse  © Garry Robertson

Statement on Proposed Changes in Nepali Mountaineering Regulations

The Alpine Club (AC) has released a statement written in collaboration with the BMC, the UIAA...

'Mountains are extremely fragile. They are home to unique species that are particularly vulnerable to climate variations.'  © Natalie Berry
'Mountains are extremely fragile. They are home to unique species that are particularly vulnerable to climate variations.'  © Natalie Berry

International Olympic Committee launches Mountain Protection Group

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the launch of The Mountain Summit, a...

Female hen harrier in flight  © Mark Thomas (rspb-images.com)
Female hen harrier in flight  © Mark Thomas (rspb-images.com)

Hen Harrier Death and Disappearances - RSPB Scotland Appeal for Info

RSPB Scotland is appealing for information following the discovery of the body of a hen harrier...

He picked a decent day for it...  © Ian Handscomb
He picked a decent day for it...  © Ian Handscomb

Kim Collison Sets New Winter Bob Graham Record

Lake District-based runner Kim Collison has set a new speed record on the Bob Graham Round in winter. Kim completed...

Whoever gets in, we can expect more tradeoffs between landscape amenity and renewable energy  © Dan Bailey
Whoever gets in, we can expect more tradeoffs between landscape amenity and renewable energy  © Dan Bailey

Election 2019 - What Do Party Promises Mean for the Outdoors?

UKC Readership Survey  © UKC
UKC Readership Survey  © UKC

UKC/UKH 2019 Readership Survey is LIVE

Kendal Mountain Festival 2019.  © Kevin Moran
Kendal Mountain Festival 2019.  © Kevin Moran

Kendal Mountain Festival 2019 - Report

Kendal Mountain Festival 2019 - Open Out.  © Kendal Mountain Festival
Kendal Mountain Festival 2019 - Open Out.  © Kendal Mountain Festival

Kendal Mountain Festival Trailer 2019


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Lake District Fell Top Assessors in MHW Exposure 2 Gore-Tex Pro Jacket and Alpine Light backpack  © Mountain Hardwear

Mountain Hardwear puts Fell Top Assessors in gear for winter season

Outdoor performance apparel and equipment brand Mountain Hardwear is continuing to ensure a safe winter season for the Lake District Fell Top Assessors, by equipping the experienced team of three with its latest range of clothing and equipment for...

BF 1  © Alpkit
BF 1  © Alpkit

Alpkit doubles donations to Alpkit Foundation for Black Friday

Alpkit will be doubling its donation to the Alpkit Foundation for the duration of the Black Friday sales period. All week, 2% of every sale will go towards helping as many people as possible get outdoors, to 'go nice...

Above the Slime Forest  © Coldhouse Collective & Berghaus
Above the Slime Forest  © Coldhouse Collective & Berghaus

Berghaus Expedition to Mnt Roraima, Guyana: Update

Along with their local support team, the core crew of Leo Houlding, Anna Taylor, Waldo Etherington, Wilson Cutbirth, Matt Pycroft and Dan Howard have completed almost 100km of "jungle bashing" in a little over a week and are now...

OIA Awards 2020 Logo  © UKC News
OIA Awards 2020 Logo  © UKC News

UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2020 - online voting now open

To coincide with the Kendal Mountain Festival (KMF) this weekend, online voting for the UK...

Anoushé Husain  © Kendal Mountain Festival
Anoushé Husain  © Kendal Mountain Festival

Berghaus Women in Adventure at Kendal Mountain Festival

After a sell out event in 2018, Berghaus are bringing the Women in Adventure session back to...

Lowe Alpine at Kendal Mountain Festival 2018  © Lowe Alpine
Lowe Alpine at Kendal Mountain Festival 2018  © Lowe Alpine

Lowe Alpine are ready to #MOVEYOURWORLD at Kendal Mountain Festival 2019

Team Lowe will be at the infamous Lowe Alpine Yurt at the festival Basecamp at...

Climbers  © Patagonia
Climbers  © Patagonia

Patagonia - Shell, Yeah!

Patagonia is the first in the industry to make all shells with recycled materials and sew them all in a Fair Trade Certified...


Mile End Climbing Wall  © UKC Gear

Operations Manager - Mile End Climbing Wall

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at Mile End Climbing Wall in the role of a full-time Operations Manager.

3rd Rock logo 3x2  © 3RD ROCK
3rd Rock logo 3x2  © 3RD ROCK

Business Developer, Part-Time - 3RD ROCK

3RD ROCK is a sustainable activewear brand bringing innovation to active, fun-filled lives. Based in Derbyshire, we aspire to make you look great,...

Marketing Assistant, Alpkit, Nottingham  © Alpkit
Marketing Assistant, Alpkit, Nottingham  © Alpkit

Marketing Assistant, Alpkit, Nottingham

We're on the lookout for a passionate propagator to assist in spreading our Go Nice Places, Do Good Things message! As we grow, so too does our desire to inspire, so we need someone who can help expand our reach.

JOBS: BMC Partnerships and Events Co-ordinator  © BMC Office
JOBS: BMC Partnerships and Events Co-ordinator  © BMC Office

BMC Partnerships and Events Co-ordinator

Love working with people as much as the outdoor lifestyle? We're on the hunt for a new Partnerships and Events Co-ordinator...

JOBS: Social Media & Digital Content Co-Ordinator, Mountain Equipment, Hyde
JOBS: Social Media & Digital Content Co-Ordinator, Mountain Equipment, Hyde

Social Media & Digital Content Co-Ordinator, Mountain Equipment, Hyde

Through collaboration with some of the world's best climbers and alpinists, Mountain...

3rd Rock logo 3x2  © 3RD ROCK
3rd Rock logo 3x2  © 3RD ROCK

Marketing Manager in Derbyshire, 3RD ROCK

3RD ROCK is a sustainable activewear brand bringing innovation to active, fun-filled lives. We aspire to make you look...

Sales Office Administrator   © Equip Outdoor Technologies
Sales Office Administrator   © Equip Outdoor Technologies

Sales Office Administrator, Equip Outdoor Technologies (Rab and Lowe Alpine), Alfreton

 Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd based in Alfreton, Derbyshire specialise...

JOBS: BMC Independent Director with IT background  © BMC Office
JOBS: BMC Independent Director with IT background  © BMC Office

BMC Independent Director with IT background

Ultralight Outdoor Gear logo  © Ultralight Outdoor Gear
Ultralight Outdoor Gear logo  © Ultralight Outdoor Gear

Customer Service and Administration Manager

Commercial Studio Photographer  © Equip Outdoor Technologies
Commercial Studio Photographer  © Equip Outdoor Technologies

Commercial Studio Photographer

JOBS: Head of Development, Rab
JOBS: Head of Development, Rab

Head of Development, Rab



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