26th April 2019
SPOT: an essential lifeline when you venture into the wild
When mobile connectivity is unreliable or non-existent, satellite communication comes into its own.
20th August 2021
Snowdonia’s Rhinogydd Traverse is one of the wildest and most challenging multi-day hikes in Wales. James Forrest takes us through the kit he used.
18th August 2021
Keeping kids happy while giving them a dose of outdoor magic isn't always easy. David Lintern takes us through his top tips...
8th July 2021
Expert tentmakers Hilleberg and TGO gear editor Chris Townsend share their top 10 tips for a better backpacking experience.
14th May 2021
Five hikers tell us how they confronted their first-time jitters and discovered the joys of sleeping in the wilds.
30th April 2021
Good food helps you walk further, feel better and recover more quickly. Plas y Brenin instructor Iona Pawson explains the basics of nutrition in the mountains.
22nd April 2021
From toilet fears to finding the right pitch, James Forrest gives his answers to the questions beginner wild campers ask us the most.
11th March 2021
2nd December 2020
The Great Outdoors speaks to Zac Poulton of the Lake District National Park Authority’s fell top assessors team about what it’s like to have ‘the best job in the world’ – and how hillwalkers can…
18th November 2020
Looking to take on a hillwalking challenge, increase your winter walking stamina or just feel a little bit less knackered at the end of a long hike? James Forrest, fresh from completing a record-breaking self-supported…
11th November 2020
‘Fastpacking’ is a step up from ultralight backpacking, combining a lightweight approach with extra speed. Jenny Tough explains how to pack for fastpacking – with a little help from British gear brand Montane.
3rd November 2020
Cloud inversions are among the most magical weather phenomena that a hillwalker can experience – and autumn brings your best chance of seeing one. We asked MWIS forecaster Garry Nicholson to share his inversion bagging…