26th April 2019
When mobile connectivity is unreliable or non-existent, satellite communication comes into its own.
Live weather and conditions information is now available directly from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa). As part of the AdventureSmart initiative to provide clear information to help hill walkers and mountain users, this project should help you plan your…
In creating a modern photo-rich guidebook to Skye’s peaks, Tom Prentice gained an intimate knowledge of the island’s many nooks and crannies. We caught up with him to discuss how The Cuillin & Other Skye Mountains came together and Skye’s…
Author and outdoor instructor Kevin Walker looks at how to stay safe in thunderstorms
Chiara Bullen asks if there’s enough education on how to deal with sanitary products on the mountains, and explores what alternative options are out there. It was a grey and gritty day when my group of friends and I began…
Sandy Paterson from Glenmore Lodge explains how gaining scrambling skills can open up opportunities for greater adventure in the mountains.
Fancy a challenge? Like the idea of trekking for 240+ miles through the West Highlands in winter? A winter Cape Wrath Trail could be for you. Here’s our two-part guide to planning the trip of a lifetime.
"I veered off my original intended path and began to follow the flags. The relentless fog hadn’t lifted all night, so visibility was non-existent – but I could recognise the lay of the land beneath me and was confident that I was retracing fells I had done many times"
As spring approaches and lighter days come back into our lives, it’s an opportunity to stay outdoors for longer.
“Lowering myself from ledge to ledge I muttered ‘One wrong move here, Ed, and you’re a goner.’ I found myself on a small ledge with no way out: one side an overhang, the other a gully with a big drop, wet and dark.”