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Aug 2018

thumbIn his series of essays on environmental ethics, Tomas Frydrych wrestles with big questions all outdoor folk could ask...

Jul 2018

thumbDoes every cold or tired caller deserve the help of mountain rescue? Judy Whiteside, Editor of Mountain Rescue Magazine, examines...

Jun 2018

thumbAs outdoor brand marketers look for compelling images, is the core content of climbing achievements being cheapened? Zofia Reych...

May 2018

thumbIn this series of environmental opinion pieces, Tomas Frydrych wrestles with some big questions. This time he examines the...

May 2018

thumbWriter, journalist and former Vice President of the BMC, Ed Douglas, reflects on the changing faces of climbing, mountaineering...

May 2018

thumbPenny Orr analyses the climbing community's response to a recent incident on social media - a case of cyber bullying which was...

Apr 2018

thumbThe cold winter has delighted walkersĀ & climbers, but also put pressure on our crumbling roads. Some of the worst potholes can...

Apr 2018

thumbUKClimbing and Rockfax Director Alan James makes the case for omitting specific route length information from route descriptions...

Feb 2018

thumbIn a new series of environmental opinion pieces Tomas Frydrych takes on some big questions, starting with the vexed issue of...

Dec 2017

thumbA proposal to build a zip wire attraction in the heart of the Lake District is proving controversial. Conservation charity...

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Aug 2018

thumbIn his series of essays on environmental ethics, Tomas Frydrych wrestles with big questions all outdoor folk could ask...

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May 2018

thumbIn this series of environmental opinion pieces, Tomas Frydrych wrestles with some big questions. This time he examines the...

Aug 2018

thumbIn his series of essays on environmental ethics, Tomas Frydrych wrestles with big questions all outdoor folk could ask...

May 2018

thumbPenny Orr analyses the climbing community's response to a recent incident on social media - a case of cyber bullying which was...

May 2018

thumbWriter, journalist and former Vice President of the BMC, Ed Douglas, reflects on the changing faces of climbing, mountaineering...

Jun 2017

thumbDavid Lintern puts new rules against wild camping in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park to the test... by breaking them....

Jul 2018

thumbDoes every cold or tired caller deserve the help of mountain rescue? Judy Whiteside, Editor of Mountain Rescue Magazine, examines...

Apr 2017

thumbEllen Barber comments on US teenage climbing prodigy Ashima Shiraishi's recently announced sponsorship deal with Coca-Cola, which...

Apr 2014

thumbAn antique axe believed to have belonged to George Mallory sold today at auction for a six figure sum. Alex Roddie explains why...

Sep 2017

thumbIt's taking over hillsides and swamping crag access routes... and then there are the ticks. Bracken is hard to kill; so what...