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Mountain noob to solo hiker: an adventure in the Lake District

Mountain noob to solo hiker: an adventure in the Lake District

Before joining UBES three years ago, the only map I knew how to use was Google Maps. I’d been up...

The Fallen Angle: lessons from a climb gone wrong

Back in October 2016, I was what most UBESters would have thought of as “one of the experienced ones”. I...

Better late than never: Joining UBES in TB2

Better late than never: Joining UBES in TB2

The Portland climbing trip last year was my first entry into UBES, so a year on with that trip coming...

The UBES Guide to Austria: Part 2

The UBES Guide to Austria: Part 2

Grüß Gott liebe UBESters and welcome back to the UBES Guide to Austria. I hear even needing ice axes and...

Not just maps: a guide to the UBESter’s bookcase

Not just maps: a guide to the UBESter’s bookcase

As an arts and humanities student in UBES and thus as a member of a distinct minority, I have quickly...

How to do a lake bag- A Beginner’s Guide

How to do a lake bag- A Beginner’s Guide

The phrase ‘lake bag’ is a daunting thing- a phrase often heard being passed from mouth to mouth among the...

On the Bonnie, Bonnie Banks of Fort William

On the Bonnie, Bonnie Banks of Fort William

Come for the incredible mountains and beautiful walking and climbing, but stay for the great company, chilled evenings and fantastic...

The UBES Guide to Austria: Part 1

In which your UBES Foreign Correspondent in Austria finally bothers to introduce herself… Hello there UBESters! If you’re new this...

A PostGrad’s guide to all things Conville!

A PostGrad’s guide to all things Conville!

Want to get involved in all things Alpine? Sam Huguet, one of your wonderful postgrad officers gives you the low-down!...

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