The world's greatest backpacking event

The world's greatest backpacking event

Here's a quick guide to our epic hiking event, the Great Outdoors Challenge

The TGO guide to scrambling

The TGO guide to scrambling

All you need to get started with this thrilling outdoor pursuit and some extra advice for those looking to take their grasp of it to a new level

Which ones are on your bucket list?

Which ones are on your bucket list?

11 classic long-distance walks

Re-gram: Where the wild things camp

Re-gram: Where the wild things camp

A selection of amazing photographs taken by keen campers who have pitched their tents in stunning locations across the UK

September in the hills

September in the hills

Ideas for making the most of warmer weeks

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  • Review: Berghaus Ramche Hyper

    Review: Berghaus Ramche Hyper

    29th September 2016

    5 out of 5

    This down jacket, available in men’s and women’s versions, received a Recommended Buy stamp when tested by our expert gear reviewer Judy Armstrong

  • Review: Arc’Teryx Cerium LT Hoody

    Review: Arc’Teryx Cerium LT Hoody

    29th September 2016

    5 out of 5

    This down jacket, available in men's and women's versions, received a Best Buy award when tested by our expert gear reviewer Judy Armstrong

  • Avalanche awareness

    Avalanche awareness

    26th September 2016

    If you are heading into snowy hills, particularly in Scotland, it’s vital to understand avalanche safety

  • Staying safe in the hills

    Staying safe in the hills

    26th September 2016

    Make sure you're going into the hills with the right knowledge, preparation and equipment

  • Tales from the TGO Challenge

    Tales from the TGO Challenge

    26th September 2016

    You only need to read some of the accounts from the 2016 Challengers to understand the uniqueness of this long-distance walk

  • Reader’s Photos ‘Gold’

    Reader’s Photos ‘Gold’

    23rd September 2016

    Each month in The Great Outdoors magazine we showcase stunning photographs captured by our readers. Our theme for October was 'Gold'