Britain’s mountains have probably never been climbed by so many people. And the vast majority of those people are walkers. Here’s why the BMC’s new name applies to them too.
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Getting into long-distance walks: top tips from Chris Townsend
Thinking of tackling your first long-distance walk this summer? We say, go for it! To help you along, here are three week-long route ideas for beginners, offering a mix of nature, history, solitude and challenge, plus Chris Townsend's top tips on getting the most out of the adventure.
ACCESS & CONSERVATION
Could corporate sponsorship turn our national parks into outdoor Disneylands?
A new company set up to persuade big business to support national parks has been criticised over fears it could lead to ‘Disneyfication’. Should we be worried? In the first of three articles exploring the future of our national parks, Carey Davies takes a look.
YOUTH & EQUITY
Getting #WomenOutdoors in Yorkshire
The Yorkshire area has an abundance of opportunities to get outdoors and get involved in #WomenOutdoors Week. From indoor climbing for beginners, to independent walks, there's something that appeals to everyone.