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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 found to have been shot, and the sudden disappearances, separately, of two young satellite tagged hen harriers.

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 the round in just 15 hours 47 minutes, knocking a big chunk from the previous fastest winter time of 18:18 set by Jim Mann in 2013.

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?

With a General Election in the offing, we trawl through the manifestos to look at what the main parties are offering from our niche perspective of the outdoors.

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

Kendal Mountain Festival 2019 - Report

Another edition of the Kendal Mountain Festival has been and gone. 2019 proved to be a vintage year, judging by the...

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

Kendal Mountain Festival Trailer 2019

The trailer for the 2019 Kendal Mountain Festival has been released. 'Open Out' follows a young female protagonist as she...

Munro bagging on Ben Vorlich  © Raymond Quinn
Munro bagging on Ben Vorlich  © Raymond Quinn

Scottish Walker Completes Four Classic Hill Lists in One Day

For most walkers, reaching the final summit of a round of mountains, such as the Munros, is enough of a...

The team illuminates the upper ridge of Striding Edge  © Nick Landells, Lakeland Photo Walks
The team illuminates the upper ridge of Striding Edge  © Nick Landells, Lakeland Photo Walks

Striding Edge Lit Up At Night for MRT

The 5th annual 'Striding Edge by Torchlight' event, which took place on Saturday night, saw 40 people traverse the ridge in...

Loch Quoich from Ben Aden   © Dan Bailey - UKHillwalking.com
Loch Quoich from Ben Aden   © Dan Bailey - UKHillwalking.com

Mountain Safety Charity Raises £1200 via Climbing the Corbetts

A load of pants on Ben Nevis  © Real3Peaks Challenge
A load of pants on Ben Nevis  © Real3Peaks Challenge

Real3Peaks Litter Challenge is Nationwide for 2019

Winner Erik Johannes Husom   © No Limits Photography
Winner Erik Johannes Husom   © No Limits Photography

Erik Johannes Husom and Georgia Tindley Win 5th Glen Coe Skyline

Covering Climate Now.  © UKC News
Covering Climate Now.  © UKC News

UKC/UKH Joins Covering Climate Now Campaign


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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 places, do good things' whatev...

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 Outdoor Industry Awards 2020 is now open, which provides an opportunity for consumers to select their favourite new outdoor products....

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...

FL 1  © The North Face
FL 1  © The North Face

The North Face FUTURELIGHT™ - The Technology behind the Innovation

The North Face changed the future of the outerwear industry with the unveiling of...


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 to join our...

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

This is a voluntary position; travel and accommodation expenses are covered. To balance the composition and skills of...

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

Full Time Shop Floor Staff Required - Ambleside  © Joe Browns/The Climbers Shop
Full Time Shop Floor Staff Required - Ambleside  © Joe Browns/The Climbers Shop

Full Time Shop Floor Staff Required - The Climbers Shop, Ambleside, Cumbria



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