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A busy February day at Stanage  © Alan James

Consultation on the Future of Stanage

A public consultation is currently gathering views on the future management of the North Lees Estate, which contains a large section of Stanage Edge. The BMC is responding to this consultation and is encouraging individual climbers and walkers who are passionate about this landscape to do likewise.

Penmeanach - a brilliant bothy by the sea  © Geoff Allan

Penmeanach Bothy to Close Thanks to "Irresponsible People"

Penmeanach bothy on the Ardnish peninsula near Arisaig will be closed as a public shelter from this autumn. It seems the bothy has become a victim of its own popularity among anti-social visitors.  

Jacques Balmat shows Horace Bénédict de Saussure their route up Mont Blanc.  © Natalie Berry
Jacques Balmat shows Horace Bénédict de Saussure their route up Mont Blanc.  © Natalie Berry

President Macron visits Chamonix in Climate and Mont Blanc Talks

French President Emmanuel Macron spent this Thursday in Chamonix and St Gervais discussing the impact of climate change and overcrowding on Mont Blanc and its Massif, proclaiming 2020 to be a "decisive" year for environmental...

Ramblers path mapping montage  © Charles Francis
Ramblers path mapping montage  © Charles Francis

Walkers Urged to Help Save Lost Footpaths

The Ramblers are calling for 'citizen geographers' to help find and map every 'missing' path across England and Wales, in a race to protect thousands of miles of historic rights of way before a deadline in 2026.

WITH montage  © Girls on Hills
WITH montage  © Girls on Hills

Women's Network Aims to Improve Female Access to the Outdoors

A new research network has been launched, with the aim of overcoming attitudes that discourage women...

A model of the Nene Park climbing wall project.  © UKC News
A model of the Nene Park climbing wall project.  © UKC News

"Olympic" Climbing Wall bid in Country Park Opposed

A proposal to build an Olympic-standard climbing wall as part of a £2 million project in Peterborough's Nene...

Snowdon sunset  © Sean Kelly
Snowdon sunset  © Sean Kelly

Newsflash Damian Hall Breaks Winter Paddy Buckley Record

On Wednesday 29th January Damian Hall successfully completed a Winter Paddy Buckley Round in a time of 21:20:30,...

Kilian Jornet and Tom Erik  © Kilian Jornet
Kilian Jornet and Tom Erik  © Kilian Jornet

Video Kilian Jornet vs Base Jumper

Base Jumper Tom Erik Heimen and trail runner Kilian Jornet "race" up & down the iconic Romsdalshorn (1550m) in Norway.

There's going to be a lot of darkness in the next few months  © Dan Bailey
There's going to be a lot of darkness in the next few months  © Dan Bailey

Kevin Woods on the Winter Munros - Progress Report One Month In

Even when it wasn't white, it was always wet!  © Steve Ashworth
Even when it wasn't white, it was always wet!  © Steve Ashworth

The Montane Spine Race - Full Report

Montane Spine Race  © Montane Spine Race
Montane Spine Race  © Montane Spine Race

Newsflash John Kelly Wins The 2020 Montane Spine Race

Kevin putting in some winter training in November  © Dan Bailey
Kevin putting in some winter training in November  © Dan Bailey

Kevin Woods Takes on Winter Munro Round


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Lake District Fell Top Assessors in MHW Exposure 2 Gore-Tex Pro Jacket and Alpine Light backpack  © Mountain Hardwear

Mountain Hardwear puts Fell Top Assessors in gear for winter season

Outdoor performance apparel and equipment brand Mountain Hardwear is continuing to ensure a safe winter season for the Lake District Fell Top Assessors, by equipping the experienced team of three with its latest range of clothing and equipment for...

BF 1  © Alpkit
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...

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...

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...


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 technical outdoor clothing and equipment.  Our experienced and enthusiastic team develop innovative designs, manufactured to the highest...

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

Love working with people as much as the outdoor lifestyle? We're on the hunt for a new 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

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

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

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

JOBS: BMC Independent Director with IT background  © BMC Office
JOBS: BMC Independent Director with IT background  © BMC Office

BMC Independent Director with IT background

Ultralight Outdoor Gear logo  © Ultralight Outdoor Gear
Ultralight Outdoor Gear logo  © Ultralight Outdoor Gear

Customer Service and Administration Manager



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