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Ten Best Bothies for Beginners

Fancy your first bothy night, but unsure which to pick? Here Geoff Allan, author of The Scottish Bothy Bible, offers a selection of the most beginner-friendly bothies.

NEWS: Major Updates to UKC/UKH Skills Page

We have made several major updates to the skills page in the hope that articles, videos and series will be easy to find, searchable and ergonomic. If you're looking for a...

PHOTOGRAPHY: 2017 Marmot Photography Awards

UKClimbing and UKHillwalking are proud to announce the shortlist for this year's Marmot Photography Awards.
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For sick days: 8-day BMC Alpine and Ski insurance is only £58*

This winter, we're giving everyone 15% off single-trip European BMC Alpine & Ski travel insurance. That means you get an 8-day policy for just £58.

Don't forget, all BMC Travel Insurance comes with £10 million emergency medical cover

*Policy details: Offer valid until 31 March 2018 on all single-trip Alpine & Ski policies in Europe. £58 for 8-day alpine single-trip European insurance up to age 69.

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Knock yourself out. We’ve got you covered

All of our policies come with:

  • 24-hour emergency assistance helpline
  • £10 million emergency medical cover
  • £100,000 search, rescue and recovery cover
  • £10,000 personal accident cover
  • No age loading until you're 70

And we've got the best prices

At first glance, when shopping around for your insurance we could appear more expensive. But when we upgrade their level of cover to our standard level of cover, they don’t look so competitive. Below compares an 8-day European Alpine & Ski policy*

You’ll need to be a BMC member, but you can join us by Direct Debit for just £15.72 for a whole year. 

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COMPETITION: Win 1 Of 2 Pairs Of Julbo Superflow Goggles

What makes Julbo's Superflow system so special? The simple, proprietary hinging system moves the lens away from the goggle to clear any fog within seconds. By pushing the...

Photo of the Week
Broadford bay and the Cuillin hills from Sgurr na Coinnich
Howard Crumpton

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Congratulations to THE.WALRUS for being voted Gallery of the Week by UKH users.

There were 184 new photos added added to the Photo Galleries this week

Events Diary
View the Events Diary for Competitions, lectures and even club meets. Here's some for the next 7 days: