Campaigner of the Year 2018: interview with Chris Packham

Campaigner of the Year 2018: interview with Chris Packham

The winner of the Campaigner of the Year category in The Great Outdoors Awards 2018 is broadcaster and naturalist Chris Packham.

Competition: win a Fjällräven rucksack and a visit to Suilven with Edie filmmakers

Competition: win a Fjällräven rucksack and a visit to Suilven with Edie filmmakers

Edie: “A love letter to Scotland, to the weather and heather, the mountains and waves.” Win great prizes by taking part in our competition.

Digital feature: Europe's Last Great Wilderness – backpacking Sarek

Digital feature: Europe's Last Great Wilderness – backpacking Sarek

“With no tourist infrastructure and almost no paths or signs, Sarek is to Swedes what Alaska is to Americans – a raw, untamed land where dreams of outdoor adventures await.”

Skills: 7 top tips for staying warm in winter

Skills: 7 top tips for staying warm in winter

The Cairngorms see some of the lowest temperatures in the British Isles. We invited Phil Sanderson from Glenmore Lodge to offer some tips on coping with very low temperatures on the hill.

Gear guide: new brands

Gear guide: new brands

Gear Editor Chris Townsend introduces 17 outdoor equipment companies that have launched in recent years – and takes a look at some of their best kit.

Review: Final Ascent, a life portrait of Hamish MacInnes

Review: Final Ascent, a life portrait of Hamish MacInnes

Alex Roddie reviews a magnificent and poignant tribute to one of the most significant mountaineers and innovators of the last few decades.

Book review: Northwest by Alex Nail

Book review: Northwest by Alex Nail

Northwest by Alex Nail may be a landscape photography book, says David Lintern, but it’s a thoroughly modern one: “Alex has a mountaineer’s ethic at the heart of his photography”.

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