Backpacking & Wild Camping


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 of the more remote and hard-to-get-at Munros. Murray Wilkie enjoys the solitude of a wild camp and bagging mission, pre-midges. 

Latest News

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 audience, its aim is to encourage responsible wild camping in a non-preachy way.

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 interim CEO since Dave Turnbull stepped down.

Earth Day and the Outdoors - How You Can Help

Today is Earth Day, an annual event to show support for environmental protection. The 2021 Earth Day is centred around restoration. As the UK government announces plans to enshrine in law the world's most ambitious climate change target, with...

Video Respect the Wild - Tips for Responsible Wild Camping and Vanning

The BMC have released a new set of codes and a video as part of their Respect the Rock...

Backpacking Films for when you Can't go Backpacking

If you've been stuck at home through yet another lockdown, the thought of striding free on a multi-day...

International Women's Day Call for Pitches - Women Writers Welcomed!

On International Women's Day, we'd like to encourage more women to pitch writing...

International Mountain Day - Photo Special

To mark International Mountain Day we're sharing some of our favourite recent images submitted by site users to the...

Press Releases

These are announcements direct from brands

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 the Lake District Fell Top Assessors and the walkers and climbers they protect, continuing its three year partnership by equipping...

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...

Rab - The Mountain People

This August Rab are proud to introduce ‘The Mountain People’. Highlighting what we are most passionate about, we would like...

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