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A pandemic is not the best time to add to the crowding problem on Snowdon's summit  © Mark Reeves

Responsible Access in Post-Lockdown Snowdonia

Wales will soon start re-opening to outdoor activities, but fear in local communities persists, and it will not be business as usual. What can climbers and walkers do to ensure they're not part of the problem? Snowdonia resident Mark Reeves looks at the issues all visitors will need to consider.   

Of Fells and Hills  © Salomon

Video Hand Picked ShAFF Walking and Running Films

In the absence of 2020's Sheffield Adventure Film Festival, Matt Heason has collated some of his favourite walking and running films from the festival's back catalogue. This list includes some of ultra running's top talents, along with ...

A glorious evening on Crib Goch  © Luca Celano
A glorious evening on Crib Goch  © Luca Celano

Lockdown Lifting in Scotland and Wales - What We Know

With the expected easing of travel limits in both Scotland and Wales, hillwalking and climbing should soon be back on the agenda for all of us. Here's the current state of play.

K2 and the Invisible Footmen  © Cultures of Resistance Films
K2 and the Invisible Footmen  © Cultures of Resistance Films

Video K2 and the Invisible Footmen

For many climbers, K2 is an even greater prize than Everest, with limited routes, a steeper ascent, and a harder push to its summit. Nicknamed the 'Savage Mountain,' K2's peak juts unprotected into the atmosphere, regularly exposing climbers and porters to...

Dragon's Back 2017  © Berghaus Dragon's Back Race/Ourea Events
Dragon's Back 2017  © Berghaus Dragon's Back Race/Ourea Events

Fri Night Vid Conquering the Dragon - The 2017 Berghaus Dragon's Back Race

Our Friday Night Video this week is the 2017 film of the Berghaus Dragon's Back...

Mammoth Lakes, USA.  © Rob Greenwood
Mammoth Lakes, USA.  © Rob Greenwood

US Senate passes Great American Outdoors Act Public Lands Bill

The US Senate has this week approved a major new bill concerning land conservation - The...

Mountain hare. Getting this close requires a very slow approach, often at a crawl. Be patient!  © James Roddie
Mountain hare. Getting this close requires a very slow approach, often at a crawl. Be patient!  © James Roddie

Mountain Hares Gain Protected Status in Scotland

The Scottish Parliament yesterday voted to give mountain hares special protection. Gamekeepers on grouse moors...

Called to the Mountains: Kirsty Pallas, Mountain Rescue volunteer  © BMC TV
Called to the Mountains: Kirsty Pallas, Mountain Rescue volunteer  © BMC TV

Fri Night Vid Called to the Mountains: Kirsty Pallas, Mountain Rescue Volunteer

The mountains of Western Scotland can be imposing to some, but to others, their remote...

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

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

Returning to Welsh Hills and Mountains - A Message from MRTs

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

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


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Grangers Wear and Care Survey  © Grangers

Product News Grangers Wear and Care Survey

Grangers have been championing environmentally-responsible aftercare since 1937. Innovation and sustainability are at the heart of everything we do. On 8th of June (World Oceans Day) we launched our 2020 Eco Pledge, which includes chang...

30-Week Instructor Training 2020/21

Want to get qualified as a mountain-based leader, instructor or coach? Then maybe consider our 30-week training scheme

The Climbers Shop - Re-opening

We are so excited to be re-opening our doors to you again! Ambleside is now open for Click & Collect plus appointment service, Monday to Friday.

Outside 3x2  © Outside
Outside 3x2  © Outside

Getting ready to open Outside: Monday 15th June 11 am

Since the pandemic closed Outside's doors, we've been genuinely overwhelmed by the support...

Equip CEO Matt Gowar visiting a factory in Myanmar.   © Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd.
Equip CEO Matt Gowar visiting a factory in Myanmar.   © Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd.

Product News Rab and Lowe Alpine join Fair Wear Foundation

British outdoor brands Rab and Lowe Alpine, owned by Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd., are...

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

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...


Customer Service Team Leader  © UltralightOG

Customer Service Team Leader: Ultralight Outdoor Gear, Teeside

Position: Customer Service and Administration Team Leader Location: Teesside Permanent: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week   Join a company that's...

JOBS: C# Developer - Q3/Q4 2020 in Chamonix  © benbellamy1987
JOBS: C# Developer - Q3/Q4 2020 in Chamonix  © benbellamy1987

C# Developer - Q3/Q4 2020 in Chamonix

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

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

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...

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

Marketing Assistant, Alpkit, Nottingham  © Alpkit
Marketing Assistant, Alpkit, Nottingham  © Alpkit

Marketing Assistant, Alpkit, Nottingham

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



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