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The fire at the weekend at Bamford Edge was one of several in the Peak District  © Rob Greenwood

Lockdown Lifting Sees Increase in Problem Behaviour

The return of large numbers of people to national parks and other upland areas in England has brought a spike in littering, wildfires and mountain rescue incidents. Some issues appear to be worse than during equivalent periods in past years.

Carrying a casualty in the mountains is a massive undertaking  © Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team

Returning to Welsh Hills and Mountains - A Message from MRTs

Following the Welsh Government's announcement yesterday that people from two separate households will be allowed to meet outdoors and exercise within a rule-of-thumb travel d...

If they stick to the footholds at Dumbarton, they can stick anywhere  © UKC Gear
If they stick to the footholds at Dumbarton, they can stick anywhere  © UKC Gear

New Corona Advice for Walkers and Climbers in Scotland

With Scotland now in Phase 1 of the journey out of lockdown, the presumption against climbing and hillwalking that most people have adhered to for the last two months is finally relaxing. So what next...?

If you don't live within five miles of the Cuillin you're not going to be doing this for quite some time yet...  © Dan Bailey
If you don't live within five miles of the Cuillin you're not going to be doing this for quite some time yet...  © Dan Bailey

Lockdown Scotland - Limited Scope for Walkers and Climbers

Measures announced on Thursday 21 May by Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon point to a more gradual easing of lockdown restrictions than have already taken place in England. It's a long way from the travel free-for-all south...

Crib Goch sunrise, a benefit of those early mornings  © Kate Worthington
Crib Goch sunrise, a benefit of those early mornings  © Kate Worthington

Lockdown Diaries - Keeping it Together in Nant Peris

It's a worrying time for any business or individual working in outdoor activities, says Kate Worthington....

rescue team  © jaggy bunnet
rescue team  © jaggy bunnet

Mountain Rescue Teams in 'Stay Off the Hills' Appeal

Now people within England are free to travel any distance for exercise, local authorities and mountain...

BMC guidelines for outdoor activities during COVID-19.  © BMC
BMC guidelines for outdoor activities during COVID-19.  © BMC

BMC Releases Practical Measures for Climbing & Walking during COVID-19

The BMC have released a list of practical measures and an infographic on how...

Starting up Clothesline on Aldery Cliff  © Samuel James-Louwerse
Starting up Clothesline on Aldery Cliff  © Samuel James-Louwerse

Opinion Climbing & Walking in England: Proceed with Caution

The UK Government's relaxation of lockdown guidelines, published on Monday, has been met with...

Alan James on the finishing crack of Mealy Bugs (VS) at Ravensdale.  © Nick Brown
Alan James on the finishing crack of Mealy Bugs (VS) at Ravensdale.  © Nick Brown

Can We Climb & Hillwalk? New Govt Advice is Partial Green Light

Social distancing is easier in some parts of London than others...  © Rosie Robson
Social distancing is easier in some parts of London than others...  © Rosie Robson

Lockdown Diaries - Springtime in London

On Sgurr Alasdair  © Murray Wilkie
On Sgurr Alasdair  © Murray Wilkie

Scrambling Films for When You Can't go Scrambling

When all this is over, the mountains will still be there  © Keri Wallace
When all this is over, the mountains will still be there  © Keri Wallace

Lockdown Diaries - Childcare is More Exhausting Than Running


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Grangers steps up its fight to protect the NHS during Covid-19  © Grangers

Product News Grangers steps up its fight to protect the NHS during Covid-19

Grangers, who have been protecting the world against the elements since 1937, with their cleaning and protection products, are delighted to announce that they have been making grounds in protection for NHS workers and other health care ...

Volunteers working on the Hardknott forest project  © Restoring Hardknott Forest Project
Volunteers working on the Hardknott forest project  © Restoring Hardknott Forest Project

Restoring Hardknott Forest

Hardknott Forest is a 600 hectare conifer plantation in the upper reaches of the Duddon valley in the Lake District. It was planted in the 1930s after strong local opposition. Now, over 70 years later, the forest plantations are reaching maturity. After...

EB T Shirt Design  © Spring PR
EB T Shirt Design  © Spring PR

Coronavirus and the Outdoor Industry:  Brands doing Good

As we enter week seven of lockdown and wait with bated breath for the announcement this week (7 May) regarding plans to lift the lockdown, we wanted to take this chance to highlight how our clients have been 'doing good' and...

Joe Browns, Capel Curig  © Joe Browns/The Climbers Shop
Joe Browns, Capel Curig  © Joe Browns/The Climbers Shop

Joe Brown/The Climbers Shop: We're Back - Online Only For Now

In line with Government advice and after speaking with our staff team,  we are confident...

Support the Sherpas

Please support our campaign to raise funds for Nepal staff whose income has been wiped out due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Outside lockdown  © Outside
Outside lockdown  © Outside

An update from Outside

If you don't know Outside, we are an outdoor shop and cafe in the heart of the Peak District, just a stone's throw from...

Sustainability Report thumbnail  © Alpkit
Sustainability Report thumbnail  © Alpkit

Alpkit 2020 Sustainability Report

At its purest, Alpkit is a bunch of designers who share their love of the outdoors and playing outside. There was a...


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

3RD ROCK is looking for an experienced copywriter

3RD ROCK is a sustainable activewear brand bringing innovation to active, fun-filled lives. We aspire to make you look great, feel amazing, whilst...

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

Field Guide - Antarctica, British Antarctic Survey

The British Antarctic Survey is offering a unique opportunity as Field Guide in Antarctica. What is the role about? Field Guides will assist...

C# Developer - Spring/Summer 2020 in Chamonix  © benbellamy1987
C# Developer - Spring/Summer 2020 in Chamonix  © benbellamy1987

C# Developer - Spring/Summer 2020 in Chamonix

C# developers in Chamonix, France 28 hours per week Approximately 6 months: April to September 2020 ... but dates are flexible for the right...

Sell Through Support Rep North England & Scotland  © Equip Outdoor Technologies
Sell Through Support Rep North England & Scotland  © Equip Outdoor Technologies

Sell Through Support Rep North England and Scotland, Equip Outdoor Technologies

Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd specialise in the design and marketing of...

Mile End Climbing Wall  © UKC Gear
Mile End Climbing Wall  © UKC Gear

Operations Manager - Mile End Climbing Wall

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at Mile End Climbing Wall in the role of a full-time Operations Manager.

3rd Rock logo 3x2  © 3RD ROCK
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...

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...

JOBS: BMC Partnerships and Events Co-ordinator  © BMC Office
JOBS: BMC Partnerships and Events Co-ordinator  © BMC Office

BMC Partnerships and Events Co-ordinator

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

3rd Rock logo 3x2  © 3RD ROCK
3rd Rock logo 3x2  © 3RD ROCK

Marketing Manager in Derbyshire, 3RD ROCK

Sales Office Administrator   © Equip Outdoor Technologies
Sales Office Administrator   © Equip Outdoor Technologies

Sales Office Administrator, Equip Outdoor Technologies (Rab and Lowe Alpine), Alfreton



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