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Queueing for the summit of Giewont  © sam_owen41

Newsflash Lightning Strike Kills at Least 3 in Polish Tatra Mountains

Lightning struck a 15 metre high metal cross that marks the summit of Poland's Giewont summit with an elevation of 1,894m. Initial reports on the BBC website and other media outlets suggest that at least 3 people have been killed and 22 injured in the strike.

Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse  © Garry Robertson

Nepal Proposes Everest Permit Restrictions

Officials in Nepal are proposing new safety measures that could lead to a reduction in the number of climbing permits issued for Everest (8848m), or Sagarmatha as the mountain is known in Nepali. The government demanded an investigation into hi...

The problem... Loch Venachar in the Trossachs  © LLTNPA
The problem... Loch Venachar in the Trossachs  © LLTNPA

Scottish Mountain Body 'Calls Time' on Anti Social Camping

Mountaineering Scotland has called for action to be taken against the growing issue of 'dirty camping', which sees irresponsible campers leaving rubbish, fire damage, toilet waste and even tents in their wake.

Llywedd, Snowdon and Carnedd Ugain in the setting sun  © jethro kiernan
Llywedd, Snowdon and Carnedd Ugain in the setting sun  © jethro kiernan

New Weather Service for Snowdon

Live weather conditions are now being provided for Snowdon. A simple weather station feeds 24-hour info including wind speed and direction, humidity levels and temperature, direct from the summit.

The northern Cuillin and the Red Cuillin from Bla Bheinn  © Dan Bailey - UKHillwalking.com
The northern Cuillin and the Red Cuillin from Bla Bheinn  © Dan Bailey - UKHillwalking.com

Bla Bheinn Car Park Upgrade Begins

Work is about to begin on the car park at the start of the standard route up Bla Bheinn. The upgrade, which commences Monday 5...

Night Falls in the Honister Pass.  © Russell Lovett
Night Falls in the Honister Pass.  © Russell Lovett

Honister Zip Wire Approved

The long-running argument over a controversial proposal to build a 1km zip wire at the Honister Slate Mine has finally been settled by...

Crossing Home - A Skier's Journey  © Arc'teryx/Jordan Manley
Crossing Home - A Skier's Journey  © Arc'teryx/Jordan Manley

Fri Night Vid Crossing Home - A 3 week expedition in British Columbia

This week's Friday Night Video follows a three week expedition across the wilderness of British...

Mullach nan Coirean   © Eoin Lennon
Mullach nan Coirean   © Eoin Lennon

Interview Es Tresidder on his Ramsay Round Record

On Saturday 6th July Es Tresidder set a new record for the Ramsay Round, the classic 58 mile challenge taking in 24...

Es Tresidder - Live Q&A This Friday - Environmentalism  © UKC News
Es Tresidder - Live Q&A This Friday - Environmentalism  © UKC News

Newsflash Es Tresidder Sets New Ramsay Round Record

Sun setting over Duddon Estuary with Scafell and The Old Man of Coniston in the background  © The Bantam
Sun setting over Duddon Estuary with Scafell and The Old Man of Coniston in the background  © The Bantam

Huge New Extension Proposed for Lake District National Park

The face of fatigue...  © www.inov-8.com
The face of fatigue...  © www.inov-8.com

Newsflash Paul Tierney Breaks Wainwrights Record

OIA Awards 2020 Logo  © UKC News
OIA Awards 2020 Logo  © UKC News

UKC/UKH Team-up with the Outdoor Industry Awards


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Header  © Kendal Mountain Literature Festival

Kendal Mountain Festival Announces Launch of 2019 Literature Programme

We are wildly excited to announce the launch of the 2019 Kendal Mountain Literature Festival Programme and it is looking better than ever. The Literature Festival runs alongside the Kendal Mountain Festival from Thursday 14 –Sunday 17 November 201...

Safety Academy Treatment  © Ortovox
Safety Academy Treatment  © Ortovox

Ortovox Safety Academy: Alpine First Aid

Ortovox Safety Academy: Alpine First Aid - What to do in an emergency situation in the mountains

Fell Top Assessors l-r Jon Bennett, Graham Uney and Zac Poulton  © Mountain Hardwear
Fell Top Assessors l-r Jon Bennett, Graham Uney and Zac Poulton  © Mountain Hardwear

Product News Mountain Hardwear helps Fell Top Assessors reach their Peak

Performance apparel and equipment brand Mountain Hardwear has ensured a safe Winter season for the Lake District Fell Top Assessors and the walkers and climbers they protect, continuing its three year partnership by equipping...

Scarpa Pro Store affiliation for Joe Brown and The Climbers Shop

We are very proud that Joe Brown Shops and The Climbers Shop are the first shops in the UK...

An evening of CLIMB at George Fisher

We launch our new book 'CLIMB' with a talk by local climber Ron Kenyon and a special screening of the Patagonia film...

Neil Talbott tackles the infamous Crib Goch ridge on day one of the 2017 Berghaus Dragon's Back Race  © @iancorless
Neil Talbott tackles the infamous Crib Goch ridge on day one of the 2017 Berghaus Dragon's Back Race  © @iancorless

Excitement builds for biggest ever Berghaus Dragon's Back Race

Anticipation is building as the world of mountain running turns its eyes to Wales and the...

Mental Wellbeing Survey Infographic  © Women in Adventure
Mental Wellbeing Survey Infographic  © Women in Adventure

Women in Adventure announce results of 2017/18 Mental Wellbeing Survey

Mud, mountains and the mind - a new survey reveals 99% of women in adventure find...


Arctic Adventures Iceland Winter 2020 vacancies.  © GlacierGuides

Arctic Adventures Iceland Winter 2020 vacancies.

Arctic Adventures (Iceland) is hiring for the upcoming winter 2019/20 season, with vacancies covering glacier hiking, ice caves, driving, snowmobile excursions, driving, as well as various hospitality and catering roles. If you sign up to the webs...

JOBS: Customer Service Rep - Spanish and French, SportPursuit
JOBS: Customer Service Rep - Spanish and French, SportPursuit

Customer Service Rep - Spanish and French, SportPursuit

Join our team and make a difference with every tweet, post, email or call. This is the most important role in our business, the friendly face of SportPursuit. You will work directly with within our UK and International Customer Champions...

Lots of new job opportunities  © Alpkit
Lots of new job opportunities  © Alpkit

Lots of new job opportunities at Alpkit

We've got some exciting new job opportunities here at Alpkit. Want to join the team?

Equip UK  © Equip UK
Equip UK  © Equip UK

Application Support Analyst, Equip

Equip Outdoor Technologies own and operate two leading aspirational outdoor brands Rab and Lowe Alpine.  The IT function of...

BMC Partnerships Manager, Manchester  © BMC Office
BMC Partnerships Manager, Manchester  © BMC Office

BMC Partnerships Manager, Manchester

This new post aims to develop and extend the BMC's range of partnerships, increase our reach and influence and promote the...

Who says Outdoor retail is struggling?  © alexnich
Who says Outdoor retail is struggling?  © alexnich

Who says Outdoor retail is struggling?

Ultralight Outdoor Gear is growing fast and we need help. We are looking for new and enthusiastic members of staff across the...

JOBS: Garment Technologist | Mountain Equipment, Recruitment Premier Post, 1 weeks @ GBP 75pw  © Mountain Equipment
JOBS: Garment Technologist | Mountain Equipment, Recruitment Premier Post, 1 weeks @ GBP 75pw  © Mountain Equipment

Digital Marketing Co-Ordinator, Mountain Equipment

Through collaboration with some of the world's best climbers and alpinists, Mountain Equipment has been creating...

JOBS: Sales Office Administrator - German Speaking, Equip UK, Peak District
JOBS: Sales Office Administrator - German Speaking, Equip UK, Peak District

Sales Office Administrator - German Speaking, Equip UK, Peak District

JOBS: Rab Product Administrator Vacancy, Alfreton
JOBS: Rab Product Administrator Vacancy, Alfreton

Rab Product Administrator Vacancy, Alfreton

Hospitality & Catering Assistants  © FSC
Hospitality & Catering Assistants  © FSC

Hospitality and Catering Assistants, Blencathra Field Centre (Threlkeld)

JOBS: Sales Manager, Vertebrate Publishing
JOBS: Sales Manager, Vertebrate Publishing

Sales Manager, Vertebrate Publishing



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