Backpacking & Wild Camping


Duo go flatlining in the Cairngorms

On Monday 30 August, a pair of Scottish walkers completed a route following what's thought to be the longest straight line in Britain without crossing a road.

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Dalwhinnie rail crossing row rumbles on

A dispute over the locking of a level crossing that has been used for decades by walkers and cyclists to access the Ben Alder hills has attracted lots of attention in recent days, after Network Rail closed the route to public access late July, ...

Bothies Reopen in Scotland and Wales

After their long closure over the pandemic, all huts maintained by the Mountain Bothies Association will again be available to the public. The re-opening of bothies in Wales and Scotland to 'responsibe use' on 9th August follows that of the English bothies...

Fri Night Vid Summit camp in Fisherfield

In this film Murray Wilkie, of Youtube channel Scotland's Mountains, takes us on a big overnight walk in Fisherfield, generally recognised as one of the wildest and most rugged mountain regions in the northwest.

Video Respect the Wild - Van Life

As part of their Respect the Wild campaign, the BMC have released a new video about responsible Van Life with pro climber Robbie...

Fri Night Vid Lonely wild camp at a remote mountain loch

Tucked away in an obscure corner between Glen Shee and Glen Tilt, the hills of the West Mounth include some...

Fri Night Vid How to enjoy a fun wild camp

Ramblers Scotland has launched a new short film featuring Scottish TikTok star Jarad Rowan. Targeted at a younger...

Paul Davies Appointed as BMC CEO

The new CEO of the British Mountaineering Council has been announced today as Paul Davies, who has held the role of...

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Product News Lakshmi Alpine Academy

The opportunities are seemingly endless - whether you want to coach people in climbing techniques in the Peak District for No Boundaries, lead a trip across Svalbard for Exped Adventure, or take a client to Afghanistan with Mercury.

Product News Plas y Brenin interview - 65 year anniversary

Ruth Hall, CEO of Plas y Brenin, the National Outdoor Centre, talks about the centre's proud 65 year history and its exciting plans for the future.

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

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...

Joe Browns & The Climbers Shop - Our Heritage & Joining Forces Online

We have come together online; our website and newsletter have joined forces....

KMF announces the launch of the all new Kendal Mountain Literature Festival

We are delighted to announce that we will be launching the all new Kendal...

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