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10 Jul 2017

The Lake District has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site, joining just over 1000 other locations worldwide, including Machu Picchu, the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon. Read more

View of Ullswater from Gowbarrow Park – this photo is included in the Lake District’s bid for World Heritage Status, 182 kb

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3 Jul 2017

thumb The Met Office have announced some new features in their regional mountain weather forecasts - a service used widely by climbers... Read more

27 Jun 2017

thumb A lot can happen in six months: Surprise wins from newcomers, double Everests, inching closer to the 35 year old Bob Graham... Read more

24 Jun 2017

thumb It has been announced that the John Muir Trust is taking on the running of a large part of Helvellyn. Following an extensive... Read more

23 Jun 2017

thumb A recent advocacy event named 'Climb the Hill' took place on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., where a select few top US climbers... Read more

23 Jun 2017

thumb Long distance walker Jane Batchelor is part-way into a solo mission of at least 2500 miles, a trip she thinks will take around 10... Read more

12 Jun 2017

thumb Following two rockfall-related accidents in the same Cairngorms corrie in just two days, Mountaineering Scotland have issued a... Read more

8 Jun 2017

thumb On Saturday 24th June, the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association are hosting a fundraising event that offers an alternative to... Read more

5 Jun 2017

thumb The Mountain Bothies Association have added three brand new bothies to their portfolio, one each for Wales, England and Scotland.... Read more

27 May 2017

thumb The 2017 Berghaus Dragon's Back Race came to a sizzling climax yesterday, as competitors completed the 5-day route in blazing... Read more

22 May 2017

thumb Catalan ultra runner Kilian Jornet has successfully summited Mount Everest from the Tibetan side in a time of 26 hours,... Read more

22 May 2017

thumb Accomplished Munro-ist Hazel Strachan has set herself a big target for June - 100 Munros in one month. Despite already... Read more

19 May 2017

thumb Organisers of the 2017 Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race are busy making final preparations for the event, which starts... Read more

18 May 2017

thumb UKHillwalking contributor Alex Roddie has set himself an ambitious target for 2017, to walk 1500 miles. Much of... Read more

Press Releases

21 Jul 2017

thumb An independent organisational review of the BMC is well underway and the next step the Review Team is taking is to perform a... Read more

19 Jul 2017

thumb OK so our Ambleside store has been open for a couple of weeks now, but we’ve been spending that time settling in and meeting... Read more

13 Jul 2017

thumb Film is the beating heart of Kendal Mountain Festival, and this year we are bringing you even more film pass options to help you... Read more

8 Jul 2017

thumb The sixth annual Arc'teryx Alpine Academy, which took place last weekend, saw around 400 keen participants descend on Chamonix.... Read more

6 Jul 2017

thumb The Outside Crag Clean up is back, in association with Wild Country and the BMC and this year with our ace new... Read more


17 Jul 2017

thumb Petzl headlamps have been in constant evolution for over 30 years. New technologies have allowed Petzl to invent and design... Read more

14 Jul 2017

thumb Win Swiss Flights from London to Geneva from Mountain Drop-offs. Prize includes airport transfers to Chamonix too. Read more

10 Jul 2017

thumb The Macpac Pursuit is a super classic alpine pack that has been a part of the Kiwi company's range for decades. It's changed a... Read more

Outdoor Industry Jobs

19 Jul 2017

thumb With over 30 years of mountain experience, our clothing and equipment is worn by people who are passionate about the outdoors.... Read more

19 Jul 2017

thumb MBC is looking to recruit to the role of Marketing Assistant. Working from our Newcastle office, we are seeking a multi-talented... Read more