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7 Dec 2017

A planned zip wire attraction, with eight cables, each over 1km long, passing over Thirlmere, has been rubbished by conservation campaigners, who say it is at odds with the area's National Park status. Read more

The eight zip wires would pass over the lake near Deergarth How Island, 63 kb

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5 Dec 2017

thumb President Donald Trump has announced plans to reduce the scale of US National Monuments by over 80%. An 84% reduction of Bears... Read more

23 Nov 2017

thumb In recent years the UKC Winter Conditions Page has generated a huge following, not only with people logging and registering their... Read more

22 Nov 2017

thumb Over the next few days, we'll be reigniting some of the excitement behind Kendal Mountain Festival and posting as many films from... Read more

21 Nov 2017

thumb The findings of the BMC's Independent Organisational Review Group (ORG) were announced at Kendal Town Hall on Saturday 18th... Read more

21 Nov 2017

thumb Kendal Mountain Festival is wrapped up for another year and the 2017 edition was the biggest and arguably the best yet. The... Read more

20 Nov 2017

thumb Mend Our Mountains, a high profile fundraising drive which has already bagged £100,000 for path repair work, has now... Read more

14 Nov 2017

thumb The Inverness Backcountry Snowsports Club would like to build a mountain hut on the east flank of Aonach Mor. The hut, with... Read more

9 Nov 2017

thumb A temporary weather station has been installed on the summit of Ben Nevis, 113 years after the original weather observatory... Read more

8 Nov 2017

thumb With winter conditions making an appearance on the hills, Mountaineering Scotland have issued a seasonal reminder, stressing that... Read more

3 Nov 2017

thumb Local residents have bought land near the Fairy Pools in Glen Brittle, and plan to build a new 150-space car park in an effort to... Read more

3 Nov 2017

thumb A recent survey of Britain's Walkers are Welcome (WAW) towns has concluded that the accolade brings many benefits to local... Read more

26 Oct 2017

thumb The BMC have announced that their recently signed discount scheme deal with outdoor clothing brand Montane will be withdrawn. A... Read more

17 Oct 2017

thumb Montane and the BMC have announced a new strategic partnership, under which the British brand becomes the BMC's Recommended... Read more

Press Releases

8 Dec 2017

thumb 'The frantic pace of modern life can be overwhelming - endless streams of hedonistic noise, echo chambers for a digital society..' Read more

7 Dec 2017

thumb Whatever the plan is this Christmas, whether you're taking the family away to an exotic mountain location or you're just looking... Read more

16 Nov 2017

thumb The Rockfax and UKC/UKH team will be at the Kendal Mountain Festival for all four days from the opening on Thursday 16 through to... Read more

13 Nov 2017

thumb Join Lowe Alpine at Kendal Mountain Festival and help them celebrate their 50th Anniversary. They will throwing a weekend long... Read more

Nov 2017

thumb Kendal Mountain Festival is really packing in a whole collection of excellent films, sessions and events this year, so much so... Read more


9 Dec 2017

thumb The Mountain Equipment Lhotse Jacket. It's the definitive mountain waterproof, and we're giving you the chance to win one just in... Read more

7 Dec 2017

thumb Versatile, robust and fast-drying, the Cold Climbs fleece is a great new winter warmth layer from Berghaus.  Inspired by the... Read more

30 Nov 2017

thumb Full protection in a lightweight, all-round, and high performance hardshell. Versatility is key for the Beta LT Jacket, designed... Read more

Outdoor Industry Jobs

22 Nov 2017

thumb Join us this season as an Activity Instructor at one of Girguiding's adventure-filled Training and Activity Centres! This will... Read more

22 Nov 2017

thumb Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd based in Alfreton, Derbyshire specialise in the design and marketing of technical outdoor... Read more