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Pre dawn on Snowdon  © Chris Near

Conwy Lad, Age 8, Completes Welsh 3000-ers

Eight-year-old Griff Near has become one of the youngest people to climb the 15 highest mountains in Wales in under 24 hours. He's also one of the youngest we've ever interviewed!

Summit of Kebnekaise  © Matt Smith

Sweden's Highest Mountain Shrinks Due to Global Warming

Sweden's official high point has had to be revised, after ice loss on the south summit of Kebnekaise. A survey this summer found that the mountain's ice-bound south summit has shrunk to 1.2 metres lower than the rocky north summit, which at 2096.8...

Heather in Bloom  © Dave Heaton
Heather in Bloom  © Dave Heaton

Heather Landscapes Under Threat from Climate Change, say National Trust

The autumn spectacle of heather in bloom is muted this year due to climate change, say the National Trust, as the impact of last year's hot weather and increased pest activity has turned acres of heather from its usual...

Boardman Tasker 2019 Shortlist  © UKC News
Boardman Tasker 2019 Shortlist  © UKC News

2019 Boardman Tasker Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the 2019 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature has been announced. 32 entries were submitted this year from Great Britain, Canada, Italy, New Zealand and the USA.

There'll be a choir on Haystacks  © Another Way
There'll be a choir on Haystacks  © Another Way

Environmental Event to Put 600 People on 100+ Lakeland fells

On Saturday 31st August a mass Wainwright record attempt will see around 600 people climbing 107 fells...

Queueing for the summit of Giewont  © sam_owen41
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...

Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse  © Garry Robertson
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...

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',...

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

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

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

Honister Zip Wire Approved

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


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Crack climbing in Mongolia  © Alex Gorham

Maddy Cope: Climbing the unknown in Mongolia

Mammut UK athlete and climber, Madeleine Cope, has just returned from a three-week trip to Mongolia – not the first place you think of as a climbing location!

Discover the four pillars that make up Hanwag's production philosophy

Hanwag knows that the right footwear can make or break any adventure in the great outdoors and for this reason it has followed the same production philosophy ever since it was first founded in 1921. With almost a...

Header  © Kendal Mountain Literature Festival
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...

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...

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...


Commercial Studio Photographer  © Equip Outdoor Technologies

Commercial Studio Photographer

Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd specialises in the design and supply of technical outdoor clothing, packs and equipment under two leading brands - Rab and Lowe Alpine. We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced studio photographer to...

JOBS: Head of Development, Rab
JOBS: Head of Development, Rab

Head of Development, Rab

Combining years of experience with the latest technologies and fabrics, we are proud to create groundbreaking products that revolutionise the way people dress in the mountains. Always embracing innovation our clothing and equipment shows a deep understanding of the...

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

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

Arctic Adventures Iceland Winter 2020 vacancies.  © GlacierGuides
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...

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...

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

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

Who says Outdoor retail is struggling?

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

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



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