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Enjoying the solitude on the Five Passes walk  © James Johnston

New Zealand - British Hiker's Lockdown Surprise

A British hiker emerged from five days alone in the mountains of New Zealand to find that the country had unexpectedly shut down in his absence.

It's amazing how much you might find when you start looking  © #SoftAndStrong

Climbers and Walkers Urged to Donate 'Backpack Bogroll'

In this time of crisis Britain's hill-goers have been called on to dig deep, by donating spare toilet roll stashes from their packs in aid of a nation caught short.

Wild Scotland  © Wild Scotland
Wild Scotland  © Wild Scotland

Video Lockdown - Free Films from the Hills to Keep You Sane

One week into lockdown and the UKC/UKH staff are starting to climb the walls. We're taking solace in the fact that the hills will be there when we emerge. Meanwhile there's an abundance of online films to help us plan our next adventure....

Snowdon   © shaun walby
Snowdon   © shaun walby

Coronavirus - Welsh National Parks Close Footpaths and Car Parks

In response to scenes of weekend crowds on Snowdon and other Welsh mountains, and the announcement of a nationwide lockdown, National Park Authorities in Snowdonia and the Brecon Beacons have today closed access points and...

Outdoor exercise: We all need to keep it local, and make it easy and low-risk  © Dan Bailey
Outdoor exercise: We all need to keep it local, and make it easy and low-risk  © Dan Bailey

Coronavirus: Stay Local, Urge Outdoor Bodies, and Avoid Climbing or Hillwalking

After crowds were seen swamping coastal and remote rural communities at the...

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 - People Urged to Keep Away from the Hills

Despite government advice to limit travel in order to limit the spread of coronavirus, visitors are...

Does this count as avoiding unnecessary contact?   © Dan Bailey
Does this count as avoiding unnecessary contact?   © Dan Bailey

COVID 19 - What Does it Mean for the Outdoors?

In light of yesterday's hardening of the Government position on Coronavirus, now seems a good time to ask - what's...

Taxing all day, and precarious at times...  © John Fleetwood
Taxing all day, and precarious at times...  © John Fleetwood

Winter Glen Coe Round for John Fleetwood

On Friday 13th March, mountain runner John Fleetwood completed a rare winter round of the Glen Coe skyline. The ultra...

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

Ramblers Scotland Appoints First Female President

Paul about to summit Helm Crag (summit number 88 of 214)  © Pete Aylward/inov-8.com
Paul about to summit Helm Crag (summit number 88 of 214)  © Pete Aylward/inov-8.com

Video Paul Tierney - Running the Wainwrights - 7pm Premiere

A busy February day at Stanage  © Alan James
A busy February day at Stanage  © Alan James

Consultation on the Future of Stanage

Penmeanach - a brilliant bothy by the sea  © Geoff Allan
Penmeanach - a brilliant bothy by the sea  © Geoff Allan

Penmeanach Bothy to Close Thanks to "Irresponsible People"


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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 Stanage Edge. Owned and run by two generations of the Turnbull family, we've been a hub for climbers, walkers and ou...

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 time when we had a lot of free time. We worked, saved and got ourselves kitted out. These passing years taught us something – that we...

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

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...

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,...

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...


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 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

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



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