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John and Moss - The Cape Wrath Trail  © Hounds of Howgate

Hiking the Cape Wrath Trail

John and his trusty companion Moss embark on the Cape Wrath Trail, starting from Fort William and ending up in the far north of Scotland at Cape Wrath. The route is approximately 230 miles long, unmarked and you have the Scottish weather with which to contend.


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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 loo...

Of Fells and Hills  © Salomon
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 people simply...

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.

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...

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

With Scotland now in Phase 1 of the journey out of lockdown, the presumption against climbing and...

BMC guidelines for outdoor activities during COVID-19.  © BMC
BMC guidelines for outdoor activities during COVID-19.  © BMC

BMC Releases Practical Measures for Climbing & Walking during COVID-19

The BMC have released a list of practical measures and an infographic on how...

Starting up Clothesline on Aldery Cliff  © Samuel James-Louwerse
Starting up Clothesline on Aldery Cliff  © Samuel James-Louwerse

Opinion Climbing & Walking in England: Proceed with Caution

The UK Government's relaxation of lockdown guidelines, published on Monday, has been met with...


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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

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

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....

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...


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