Backpacking & Wild Camping


Where Roads End

"There is a magic that lies in the remote mountains of northern Scotland" says film maker and bikepacking evangelist Markus Stitz. In this short film he follows a route of his own making based loosely on the popular North Coast 500, adapted for gravel bikes and including long off-road sections.

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Fri Night Vid A hilariously horrible summit camp

A winter summit camp on Blencathra goes very wrong when a weather front brings high wind, and a dramatic rise in temperature turns the frozen pitch into a river. With the tent collapsing from above, and water rising from below, what will Al and...

Women's Day 2022 Call for Pitches - Women Writers Welcomed!

On International Women's Day, we'd like to encourage more women to pitch writing ideas to and Our Women's Day call-out last year proved popular and resulted in a variety of commissions across both...

Dogs prompt Owner's Rescue on Braithwaite How

The story of a remarkable mountain rescue operation triggered by two Labrador dogs has been doing the rounds in the mainstream news and on social media since the incident occurred on Braithwaite How in the Lake District in late October. 

President Biden to Reverse Trump's US National Monument Reductions

President Biden is expected to

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...

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...

Bothies Reopen in Scotland and Wales

After their long closure over the pandemic, all huts maintained by the Mountain Bothies Association will again be...

Press Releases

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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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