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Kendal Mountain Festival 2020 Film Awards  © Kendal Mountain Festival

2020 Kendal Mountain Festival Film Awards

The 2020 Kendal Film Awards were held on Saturday night, hosted by Kendal Mountain Festival's resident Jury Chairman Keme Nzerem and a panel of judges. This year's festival had a record 400 entries from both professional and amateur filmmakers; a remarkable achievement considering the obstacles that filmmakers had to contend with thro...

Hamish MacInnes with one of his early mountain rescue dogs.  © BBC Scotland

Newsflash Hamish MacInnes dies aged 90

Scottish climber, inventor and mountain safety pioneer Hamish MacInnes has died aged 90 at his Highland home in Glencoe.

The Other Side  © Mammut
The Other Side  © Mammut

Fri Night Vid The Other Side

The Other Side is a short film that sensitively deals with the raw pain of losing a child to suicide and the strength it takes to move beyond that, to the other side, and to build something positive out of the grief.

Are our green spaces really for everyone?  © The Ramblers
Are our green spaces really for everyone?  © The Ramblers

Outdoor Use Increases in UK, While Investment and Access Lag

Across the UK, the number of people using green spaces has increased during the pandemic, but facilities and investment have not expanded to meet the growing demand. In fact, some services are being cut.

Breathtaking K2 - One of the films in the Mountaineering Collection  © Adrian Ballinger
Breathtaking K2 - One of the films in the Mountaineering Collection  © Adrian Ballinger

Top Picks for Kendal Mountain Festival 2020

This year's extraordinary version of Kendal Mountain Festival begins today and the team have done an incredible job...

Kirsty Pallas  © UKC
Kirsty Pallas  © UKC

Video Kendal Mountain Festival - Kirsty Pallas Interview

Kirsty Pallas is an enthusiastic instructor, experienced climber and an advocate for a more diverse outdoor...

Betsy, her owners, and Mountain Rescue Team members, at the conclusion of a successful rescue  © Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team
Betsy, her owners, and Mountain Rescue Team members, at the conclusion of a successful rescue  © Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team

Lost Dog Betsy Found After Three Nights on Cadair Idris

A small dog lost on a Welsh mountain at the weekend was found yesterday after three nights out in...

Damian Hall on the Pennine Way Record  © inov-8/Rob MacFarlane
Damian Hall on the Pennine Way Record  © inov-8/Rob MacFarlane

Video Kendal Mountain Festival: Damian Hall Interview

Considering a few mitigating circumstances in 2020, Damian Hall has had a superb year. He set the tone in...

Kendal Mountain Festival 2020  © KMF
Kendal Mountain Festival 2020  © KMF

Kendal Mountain Festival - 2020 Trailer and Discount Code for UKC/UKH Readers

If you live in one of Scotland's higher tier areas, avoid walking or climbing in a lower tier area such as the highlands  © Dan Bailey
If you live in one of Scotland's higher tier areas, avoid walking or climbing in a lower tier area such as the highlands  © Dan Bailey

COVID Rules Across UK - What They Mean for Walkers and Climbers

Across the Sound  © Scottish Athletics
Across the Sound  © Scottish Athletics

Video Across the Sound - Running the Jura Fell Race Route

Walking a historic drove road. Many of these ancient routes risk being lost to public access  © Ramblers
Walking a historic drove road. Many of these ancient routes risk being lost to public access  © Ramblers

Ramblers Unearth 49,000 Miles of 'Lost' Paths


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POW Pledge  © POW

Protect Our Winters UK calls on outdoor industry to target Net Zero

Climate advocacy NGO, Protect Our Winters UK, has called on the outdoors industry to take climate action and show ambitious targets towards Net Zero to help protect the environment it depends on through a new initiative called the "POW Pledge"....

OIA 1  © OIA
OIA 1  © OIA

UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2021 

Vote and win your favourite new outdoor products online now!

Climate Neutral  © Equip UK
Climate Neutral  © Equip UK

Rab and Lowe Alpine commit to achieve Net Zero by 2030

As a first step, project developer and climate solutions provider South Pole certifies Equip as 'Climate Neutral Company' in November 2020

Nikwax lifestyle  © Nikwax
Nikwax lifestyle  © Nikwax

Nikwax is the aftercare brand of choice for leading footwear brands

Nikwax footwear aftercare products have been at the heart of Nikwax, since...

U27 Membership  © BMC
U27 Membership  © BMC

Product News Support the BMC for £1 / month

The BMC has launched a brand-new digital-only membership for the U27s. This new membership not only supports the...

Kendal Mountain Festival 2020  © KMF
Kendal Mountain Festival 2020  © KMF

Product News Kendal Goes Online - Early Bird Offer

This November Kendal Mountain Festival is going fully online. We're seizing this huge opportunity to Share The...

B Corp 1  © Alpkit
B Corp 1  © Alpkit

Alpkit certified as a B Corporation

Alpkit is excited to announce that we've reached a significant milestone: achieving certification as a B...


UK Marketing Manager  © Equip Outdoor Technologies

UK Marketing Manager

Are you an experienced and passionate Marketing professional who can activate marketing campaigns and strategies, drive brand engagement and support driving increases in our sales and market share? If so we want to hear from you!

Head of Design: Sprayway  © Sprayway
Head of Design: Sprayway  © Sprayway

Head of Design: Sprayway

Hillwalking, it's in our DNA - we eat, sleep, live it. We are obsessed, it's this obsession that drives us daily, to design and create...

Junior Web Developer  © Equip Outdoor Technologies
Junior Web Developer  © Equip Outdoor Technologies

Junior Web Developer

We have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Web Developer to join our Ecommerce team, based in Alfreton, Derbyshire. 

Digital and Social Media Officer, The Alpine Club  © The Alpine Club
Digital and Social Media Officer, The Alpine Club  © The Alpine Club

Digital and Social Media Officer, The Alpine Club

The Alpine Club has an exciting new vacancy for a part-time, self-employed Digital and Social Media Officer....

Alpkit Jobs: Customer Service Aftersales.  © Alpkit
Alpkit Jobs: Customer Service Aftersales.  © Alpkit

Alpkit Jobs: Customer Service Aftersales.

Want to join our band of Customer Service heroes? Our Aftersales team speaks enthusiastically with our customer and...

JOBS: BMC Interim Executive  © BMC Office
JOBS: BMC Interim Executive  © BMC Office

BMC Interim Executive

BMC Interim Executive required The BMC is looking for an Interim Executive for an initial period of approx. 3 months (mid-Aug to mid-Nov),...

Channel Manager, 2pure, North East  © 2Pure
Channel Manager, 2pure, North East  © 2Pure

Channel Manager, 2pure, North East

2pure is the exclusive distributor for brands operating within the specialist Cycle, Outdoor, Run and Lifestyle & Fashion...

Customer Service Team Leader  © UltralightOG
Customer Service Team Leader  © UltralightOG

Customer Service Team Leader: Ultralight Outdoor Gear, Teeside

JOBS: C# Developer - Q3/Q4 2020 in Chamonix  © benbellamy1987
JOBS: C# Developer - Q3/Q4 2020 in Chamonix  © benbellamy1987

C# Developer - Q3/Q4 2020 in Chamonix

3RD ROCK is looking for an experienced copywriter  © 3RD ROCK Clothing
3RD ROCK is looking for an experienced copywriter  © 3RD ROCK Clothing

3RD ROCK is looking for an experienced copywriter

Field Guide - Antarctica, British Antarctic Surve  © UKC Job Ads
Field Guide - Antarctica, British Antarctic Surve  © UKC Job Ads

Field Guide - Antarctica, British Antarctic Survey



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