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Upgrading the path clearly involved a lot of hard work  © Chris Puddephatt

Quinag Paths Get Upgrade

Work has recently been finished on the popular path up Quinag, in the north west Highlands, with the completion of a new surface on the steep section leading to the summit of Sail Garbh.


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Lucy hopes she'll be the first female president of many  © Kirstie Smith

2020 - Landmarks of the Mountain Year

Thanks to Coronavirus, this has been the darkest ever year in the history of British hillgoing, but there have also been rays of light. Deprived of the usual urban pastimes, thousands of people discovered the joy of the outdoors and walking for...

Having a sunset play on the North ridge of Tryfan after a successful day on Grooved Arete.   © Jake Webb
Having a sunset play on the North ridge of Tryfan after a successful day on Grooved Arete.   © Jake Webb

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 galleries.

Hamish MacInnes with one of his early mountain rescue dogs.  © BBC Scotland
Hamish MacInnes with one of his early mountain rescue dogs.  © BBC Scotland

Newsflash Hamish MacInnes dies aged 90

Scottish climber, inventor and mountain safety pioneer Hamish MacInnes has died aged 90 at his Highland home in Glencoe.

Are our green spaces really for everyone?  © The Ramblers
Are our green spaces really for everyone?  © The Ramblers

Outdoor Use Increases in UK, While Investment and Access Lag

Across the UK, the number of people using green spaces has increased during the pandemic, but...

Breathtaking K2 - One of the films in the Mountaineering Collection  © Adrian Ballinger
Breathtaking K2 - One of the films in the Mountaineering Collection  © Adrian Ballinger

Top Picks for Kendal Mountain Festival 2020

This year's extraordinary version of Kendal Mountain Festival begins today and the team have done an incredible job...

Betsy, her owners, and Mountain Rescue Team members, at the conclusion of a successful rescue  © Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team
Betsy, her owners, and Mountain Rescue Team members, at the conclusion of a successful rescue  © Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team

Lost Dog Betsy Found After Three Nights on Cadair Idris

A small dog lost on a Welsh mountain at the weekend was found yesterday after three nights out in...

If you live in one of Scotland's higher tier areas, avoid walking or climbing in a lower tier area such as the highlands  © Dan Bailey
If you live in one of Scotland's higher tier areas, avoid walking or climbing in a lower tier area such as the highlands  © Dan Bailey

COVID Rules Across UK - What They Mean for Walkers and Climbers

As measures to curb the spread of the virus have diverged across the nations of the UK, the big...


Press Releases

These are announcements direct from brands

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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