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Navigating off the hill in darkness. Headtorches are an essential piece of kit.   © Paul Diffley

Take a torch to the hills this weekend

Mountaineering Scotland is urging hill goers to prepare for the clocks going back this weekend. They are asking every person in the hills to pack a headtorch - and a spare - as British summertime comes to an end.


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Buachaille Etive Mor, one of the great highlights of the West Highland Way  © Dan Bailey

West Highland Way Turns 40

Today, 6th October, is the 40th anniversary of the founding of thye West Highland Way. Scotland's original officially designated long distance trail, the 154km route has become hugely popular over the last four decades, attracting walkers from ...

Local lockdown Wales montage  © Nick Livesey
Local lockdown Wales montage  © Nick Livesey

Local Lockdowns Affect North Wales Crags and Hills

Local lockdowns start in the counties of Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham from 6pm on Thursday October 1st. As well as affecting residents, this will make large areas of North Wales out of bounds to incoming climbers and...

The jest suit could radically reduce the time it takes for a paramedic to reach a casualty  © GNAAS
The jest suit could radically reduce the time it takes for a paramedic to reach a casualty  © GNAAS

Jet Suit Paramedic Trialled in Lake District

A test flight in the Lake District has demonstrated potential for the use of jet suits for paramedics in a mountain rescue setting, a new approach that could supplement ground-based mountain rescue teams, air ambulance and rescue helicopters. Is...

Good things come in small packages, on Benchoona, Connemara  © Dan Bailey
Good things come in small packages, on Benchoona, Connemara  © Dan Bailey

New 500m Hill List For Ireland

Twenty years in the making, the list of all Ireland's 500m 'Dodds' is finally complete. The lists's co-authors Myrddyn Phillips...

LAMRT light event montage  © Tom McNally Photography
LAMRT light event montage  © Tom McNally Photography

Langdale Skyline Lit up by Rescue Team

Lakeland's most recognisable skyline was lit up spectacularly on Wednesday night to celebrate the 50th anniversary of...

Gunnerside Gill, Swaledale  © Lankyman
Gunnerside Gill, Swaledale  © Lankyman

Missing Walker, 80, Turns Up After 3 Days

Eighty-year-old Harry Harvey was reported missing on Sunday afternoon in the Gunnerside area of Swaledale, in the...

Donnie Campbell on Ben Hope - his final Munro  © Donnie Campbell Collection
Donnie Campbell on Ben Hope - his final Munro  © Donnie Campbell Collection

Donnie Campbell Breaks Munro Round Record

Donnie Campbell has completed a full Munro round in a record time of 31 days, 23 hours and 2 minutes, knocking about...


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U27 Membership  © BMC

Product News Support the BMC for £1 / month

The BMC has launched a brand-new digital-only membership for the U27s. This new membership not only supports the great work of the BMC, but it's also packed full of personal benefits. 

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

Discover the four pillars that make up Hanwag's production philosophy

Hanwag knows that the right footwear can make or break any adventure in the great outdoors and for this reason it has followed the same production philosophy ever since it was first founded in 1921. With almost a...

Safety Academy Treatment  © Ortovox
Safety Academy Treatment  © Ortovox

Ortovox Safety Academy: Alpine First Aid

Ortovox Safety Academy: Alpine First Aid - What to do in an emergency situation in the mountains

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...

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...

Tempest Hero  © Osprey
Tempest Hero  © Osprey

Osprey: Celebrating 25 Years of Women's Fit

The innovation of comfort and performance should never be met with a 'one size fits all' approach. It's for...


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