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Galloway montage  © Ronald Turnbull

New Scottish National Park Debated by MSPs

A proposal to establish a Galloway National Park was discussed in the Scottish Parliament after MSP Emma Harper secured a debate on the issue. Campaigners for the idea are keen, but not everyone is convinced.

Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.  © CC-BY-SA 3.0 Jamling Tenzing Norgay

Tenzing Norgay Story to be Adapted for Netflix by Obama Production Company

Ed Douglas' book Tenzing: Hero of Everest (2003) about Tenzing Norgay, who made the first ascent of Everest alongside Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953, is to be adapted for a Netflix film under President Barack Obama and Mic...

Muhammad Ali Sadpara (left) and John Snorri.   © John Snorri
Muhammad Ali Sadpara (left) and John Snorri.   © John Snorri

Sadpara, Snorri and Mohr Missing on K2; Rescue Mission Temporarily Suspended

Three experienced high altitude mountaineers have been missing on K2 (8,611m) in Pakistan since 5 February. Pakistani climber Muhammad Ali Sadpara, John Snorri of Iceland and J.P. Mohr Prieto of Chile were last...

Blanket bog is a precious habitat threatened by mismanagement - has the Government found a path through the mire?  © Dan Bailey
Blanket bog is a precious habitat threatened by mismanagement - has the Government found a path through the mire?  © Dan Bailey

Moorland burning rules to tighten, but 'devil is in the detail'

Legislation will be brought forward to prevent burning on protected blanket bog habitats, came an announcement from the UK Government on Friday. But environmental groups are unimpressed by measures they say fall short, pointing...

Nicky Spinks on the summit of Raise at dawn, on her double Bob Graham epic  © Dan Bailey
Nicky Spinks on the summit of Raise at dawn, on her double Bob Graham epic  © Dan Bailey

Hill Running Films for when you can't go Hill Running

For most runners, restricted to local exercise, proper hills might currently be off limits; so get some...

Upgrading the path clearly involved a lot of hard work  © Chris Puddephatt
Upgrading the path clearly involved a lot of hard work  © Chris Puddephatt

Quinag Paths Get Upgrade

Work has recently been finished on the popular path up Quinag, in the north west Highlands, with the completion of a new surface on the...

The Corris Round  © Rob Johnson - Film Up High
The Corris Round  © Rob Johnson - Film Up High

Video The Corris Round

During the first lockdown, twelve-year-old Tom was content with local walks, some climbing and watching videos on YouTube. As the days he...

Winter Hillwalking Films  © John Fleetwood
Winter Hillwalking Films  © John Fleetwood

Winter hill films for when you can't go winter walking

For most of Britain's hillwalkers, this is a hugely frustrating start to winter. While snow may have...

Thinking of hitting the road to the hills to self isolate? Think again, urge locals  © Dan Bailey
Thinking of hitting the road to the hills to self isolate? Think again, urge locals  © Dan Bailey

Coronavirus: New Lockdown Guidance Issued

Lucy hopes she'll be the first female president of many  © Kirstie Smith
Lucy hopes she'll be the first female president of many  © Kirstie Smith

2020 - Landmarks of the Mountain Year

The Ghosts Above  © Sony Alpha
The Ghosts Above  © Sony Alpha

Fri Night Vid The Ghosts Above

The Tea Round  © George Fisher
The Tea Round  © George Fisher

Video The Tea Round - Running the Fells from George Fisher


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KMF Christmas Offer  © KMF

Product News KMF Christmas Special -  7 Day Festival Pass

POW Pledge  © POW
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...

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...

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...


JOBS: BMC Policy and Campaigns Officer (Wales)  © BMC Office

BMC Policy and Campaigns Officer (Wales)

The BMC has a new and exciting opportunity for a Policy & Campaigns Officer (Wales). If you are an experienced policy professional or campaigner with excellent communication skills and a genuine passion for climbing and hill walking, this could...

Customer Experience Agent  © Equip Outdoor Technologies
Customer Experience Agent  © Equip Outdoor Technologies

Customer Experience Agent - Equip

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Customer Service focused individual, to work as part of the B2C Customer Experience Team within the General Sales Office, at our Head Offices in Alfreton, Derbyshire.  This high-profile role will see you as...

Apparel Designer / Senior Apparel Designer  © Mountain Equipment
Apparel Designer / Senior Apparel Designer  © Mountain Equipment

Apparel Designer / Senior Apparel Designer, Mountain Equipment

At Mountain Equipment we are proud to make some of the finest clothing and equipment in the world. We believe in what we do; we design, test and build with passion and commitment because we know that our products are depended upon...

Purchasing Assistant - The Mountain Boot Company  © Mountain Boot Company
Purchasing Assistant - The Mountain Boot Company  © Mountain Boot Company

Purchasing Assistant - The Mountain Boot Company, Newcastle

The Mountain Boot Company (MBC) is one of the UK's leading outdoor and ski distributors. Founded in...

Marketing Assistant - The Mountain Boot Company  © Mountain Boot Company
Marketing Assistant - The Mountain Boot Company  © Mountain Boot Company

Marketing Assistant - The Mountain Boot Company, Newcastle

The Mountain Boot Company (MBC) is one of the UK's leading outdoor and ski distributors....

JOBS: BMC Chief Executive Officer  © BMC Office
JOBS: BMC Chief Executive Officer  © BMC Office

BMC Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer The BMC has an exciting and coveted role that requires an ambitious, collaborative and strategic leader to...

Field Guide - Antarctica, British Antarctic Surve  © British Antarctic Survey
Field Guide - Antarctica, British Antarctic Surve  © British Antarctic Survey

Field Guide - Antarctica, British Antarctic Surve

Description British Antarctic Survey is offering a unique opportunity as Field Guide in Antarctica. Field...

Marketing and Communications Managers at Equip  © Equip Outdoor Technologies
Marketing and Communications Managers at Equip  © Equip Outdoor Technologies

Marketing and Communications Managers at Equip, Alfreton

Librarian, The Alpine Club Library  © UKC Job Ads
Librarian, The Alpine Club Library  © UKC Job Ads

Librarian, The Alpine Club Library, London

Petzl Aftersales Administrator - Full Time  © Lyon Equipment
Petzl Aftersales Administrator - Full Time  © Lyon Equipment

Petzl Aftersales Administrator - Full Time

UK Marketing Manager  © Equip Outdoor Technologies
UK Marketing Manager  © Equip Outdoor Technologies

UK Marketing Manager



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