5th March 2021
22nd January 2021
Mapped route: Sgor Iutharn and Geal-Charn via the Lancet Edge
Alex Roddie discovers a striking Alpine-style arête in the Ben Alder area
9th December 2020
The winners of The Great Outdoors Reader Awards 2020
Thank you to everyone who voted this year – the most ever. We can now reveal the results…
22nd October 2020
Shortlists announced for The Great Outdoors Reader Awards 2020 – vote now!
This year we received more nominations than ever for our annual Reader Awards, and we’re delighted to reveal the shortlists. Time to vote! Public nominations have now closed. We’ve been sorting through your nominations and…
12th October 2020
Nominations are now open for The Great Outdoors Awards 2020
It’s that time of year again! The Great Outdoors Awards 2020 launch this week. Now’s your chance to get involved.
24th February 2020
Review: MSR Lightning Ascent snowshoes (2018)
Alex Roddie reviews capable snowshoes for the Scottish mountains
24th February 2020
Review: Grivel Air Tech Light New Classic crampons
Alex Roddie reviews a superb pair of lightweight crampons – the best you can get for Scottish winter backpacking?
30th October 2019
Shortlists announced for The Great Outdoors Reader Awards 2019 – vote now!
We received a huge number of exciting nominations for the public-voted categories of this year’s Awards. Here are the shortlists – now’s your chance to have a say in who wins.
8th October 2019
Review: Mountains of the Moon: Lunar Nights on Scotland’s High Peaks by Alan Rowan
Alex Roddie reviews another cracking book about nocturnal adventures in Scotland’s mountains by ‘Moonwalker’ Alan Rowan.
30th September 2019
Review: The Pyrenean Haute Route by Tom Martens (Cicerone Press)
Alex Roddie reviews the revised 2019 edition of the classic HRP guidebook from Cicerone Press.
26th September 2019
Concerns over ‘must-download’ mountain app what3words
what3words is being hailed by emergency services across the UK, but Mountain Rescue is ‘wary’ of reliance on such technology – and there are questions regarding the sustainability of its business model.