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The problem... Loch Venachar in the Trossachs  © LLTNPA

Scottish Mountain Body 'Calls Time' on Anti Social Camping

Mountaineering Scotland has called for action to be taken against the growing issue of 'dirty camping', which sees irresponsible campers leaving rubbish, fire damage, toilet waste and even tents in their wake.


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Crossing Home - A Skier's Journey  © Arc'teryx/Jordan Manley

Fri Night Vid Crossing Home - A 3 week expedition in British Columbia

This week's Friday Night Video follows a three week expedition across the wilderness of British Columbia. Filmmaker Jordan Manley, Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots boat bushwack, ski and packraft across the spine of the Coast mountains. From the inte...

Extreme Basecamp scenes  © KMF
Extreme Basecamp scenes  © KMF

Kendal Mountain Festival 2018: Report

The Kendal Mountain Festival has finished for another year. Its trademark blend of films, talks, events, stalls and banter proved a big hit, with thousands of visitors over the weekend

Murray Wilkie film  © Murray Wilkie
Murray Wilkie film  © Murray Wilkie

Film - A Perfect way to Say Goodbye

"Before my Mum passed in April of this year she wrote me a letter" says mountain filmmaker Murray Wilkie. "I wanted to read it on top of a mountain..."

route cards thumbnail  © UKH News
route cards thumbnail  © UKH News

UKH Route Cards Back On Track

With the support of new sponsor Sprayway, UKH Route Cards are back to full functionality. We think it's been worth the wait.

Garbh Choire montage  © Neil Reid
Garbh Choire montage  © Neil Reid

Garbh Choire Refuge, Braeriach, is Rebuilt

The Garbh Choire Refuge was recently renovated. The tiny emergency shelter in a remote corrie of Braeriach had been...

At the Menai Strait  © Zoe Penfold
At the Menai Strait  © Zoe Penfold

Zoe Penfold - Walking the 870-mile Welsh Coast on £1 Per Day

27-year-old outdoor instructor Zoe Penfold is walking the Welsh coast on an ultra-tight budget to...

Will montage  © Will Copestake
Will montage  © Will Copestake

2017 - Landmarks of the Mountain Year

From record-breaking runs and epic walks, to a controversial camping ban, there's been plenty of hill news in 2017. Here are...


Press Releases

These are annoucements direct from brands

Fell Top Assessors l-r Jon Bennett, Graham Uney and Zac Poulton  © Mountain Hardwear

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 the experienced team ...

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 to have the Scarpa Pro Shop status. We want to offer an amazing range of technical outdoor footwear that can be put through its...

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

We have come together online; our website and newsletter have joined forces. Our separate Joe Brown and The Climbers Shop websites have merged so that we can offer a single, simple site that is easy to shop...

Introducing the Kendal Mountain Literature Festival  © KMF
Introducing the Kendal Mountain Literature Festival  © KMF

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  © Rab
Rab - The Mountain People  © Rab

Rab - The Mountain People

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

Kendal Film Passes On Sale  © KMF
Kendal Film Passes On Sale  © KMF

Kendal Mountain Festival 2017 Film Passes NOW ON SALE

Film is the beating heart of Kendal Mountain Festival, and this year we are bringing you even more...

Mountain Equipment Photo comp 1  © Mountain Equipment
Mountain Equipment Photo comp 1  © Mountain Equipment

Mountain Equipment Announce #MEclimbing Competition 2017 - Get Involved

#MEclimbing Competition. It’s back. Our Summer-long climbing competition returns...


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