nchanting and exciting, there's no mistaking why winter is the favourite time to head to the hills for many of us, but behind the beauty of snow-capped hills and mountains lies a heightened risk and the greater potential for dangerous conditions. As the summits of UK's mountain areas are in the grip of winter, we thought we'd share some of our top winter hill walking tips.
Blogger and film maker Terry Abraham unveils his latest 'Life of a Mountain' documentary, sharing his love of Blencathra and a glimpse behind the scenes ahead of its nationwide release later this year. Tickets and info here.
We understand that planning and realising a walk with a family can become more like a military operation than a pleasant activity - so we have selected five walks that take the hassle out of walking with your family!
The Lake District National Park Authority estimates that they receive about 16 million visitors each year, attracting walkers from all over the world. The walks in this list will directr you away from the crowds leaving you to enjoy the scenery and tranquillity.
Our latest edition of the Mountain Adventure Guide is free and full of informative articles to help you get outdoors and make the days count.
Want to spice up your hill walks? We cover the basics of scrambling, dip into some of the finer details and answer some of the questions you may have.
EB Adventure Racer Ali Morris took on the iconic National 3 Peaks Challenge with a bit of a difference. Check out his race report here...
On Wednesday 29th June in association with Craghoppers we are delighted to welcome best selling author, explorer and photographer Levison Wood to our Covent Garden store for a talk and Q&A. Tickets & Info here!
Fancy a walk on the wild side? These ridge walks are a great way to add an element of scrambling to your next walk in the hills!
Whether it's the National 3 Peaks, the Pennine Way or the South West Coastal Path, tackling any long distance walk is a major challenge even for experienced hikers. But just a few simple exercises can ensure you're able to walk in comfort for longer.
Looking for a new challenge? Outdoor expert Pete takes us through 5 spectacular alternatives to the National 3 Peaks!
Summer hill walking can come with its own share of risks including hyperthermia, heatstroke and dehydration, so we asked our one of our mountaineering experts, Chris, for some key tips to help ensure your summer adventures stay cool.
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