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Skills How to Prolong Your Phone's Battery Life Outdoors

Climbers and hillwalkers will be familiar with the outdoor equivalent of range anxiety - the fear that your phone battery will run out before journey's end. These tips and tricks from Rachel Koktava should help you keep your phone going for longer. 


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How to Rope Solo - with Pete Whittaker

10 Tips on Staying Warm in Winter by Andy Kirkpatrick


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Food Five Calorie-packed Home-made Hill Bakes

In terms of cost, nutrition, and taste, home-baked hill treats are leagues ahead of mass produced cereal bars and rubbery malt loaf, insists Fliss Freeborn. Try these easy recipes and we're sure you'll agree. 

Winter 12 Tips and Tricks to Stay Warm Outdoors in Winter

Whether you're winter climbing, walking, or indulging in the ultimate masochism of a sub-zero camp, having all the right gear is only half the battle. From cuddling a hot bottle of juice all night, to changing your baselayer on a windy hillside,...

Winter How to Navigate off Ben Nevis in Winter

Whether you're a walker or a climber, the descent from Ben Nevis can present a serious navigational test in winter, and over the years there have been many accidents. In this article, Sean Kelly offers a detailed guide to this potentially hazardous...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Packing for Winter Hillwalking

Rachael Crewesmith talks through what she would pack for a day of winter hillwalking.

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Winter Gloves Explained

Rachael Crewesmith runs through the features to look out for on winter gloves and explains the differences between a general purpose...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Different Types of Glove

Rachael Crewesmith and Rob Greenwood talk us through the overwhelming number of gloves on the market; from power stretch, wool,...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Multi-Day Packs

Rachael Crewesmith talks through what to look for in a multi-day pack where you will be carrying overnight kit, a range of food, clothes, and...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab When To Use A Larger Pack

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UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Mid-Layers Explained

Montane Alpine Preparation Racking up for an Alpine Scramble


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