English readers can now learn what led this outstanding alpinist to pursue a climbing career in a new translation of her French autobiography.
Campaign group Greenpeace recently turned its sights on the outdoor industry for its use of controversial chemicals used in many of the outdoor clothing brands we use.
Mountaineering news this winter has been dominated by two massive searches for people who went missing on Ben Nevis and in the Cairngorms.
This year has provided the usual tales of triumph, tragedy and downright oddness in the great outdoors.
A few metres in front of me, someone in a lion outfit punctures a basketball on a spike; then a man dressed as a magician swirls his cloak to reveal a drinks bottle.
This is the fifth edition of Westacott’s handbook, subtitled: Everything you need to know about walking in the British Isles.
With upwards of 20,000 copies sold of John and Anne Nuttall’s guide to The Mountains of England & Wales – Volume 1: Wales, which is published by Cicerone, the book can lay claim to being one of the most popular guides to hills in Britain.
Mention a Spanish holiday to most people and a vision of pale British flesh roasting on a beach on one of the costas is likely to spring to mind.
There are many reasons for taking a walk to the top of a hill. Solitude must be near the top of the list for many peakbaggers eager to escape the pres...
Today, we’re announcing a new mapping project we hope will revolutionise the way people enjoy their trips into the British countryside.
This guide describes a circular walk from Blairgowrie, the ‘berry capital’ of Scotland, in a 104km (64-mile) route through Perthshire and Angus that touches the southern edge of the Cairngorms national park before heading back south into Strathmore.
On Sunday 13 June 1932, a teetotal, vegetarian Keswick guest-house owner set out on a challenge that would set the standards for Lakeland fellrunning for decades.
One of the UK’s best known outdoor brands has completed a major refurbishment of its headquarters in the North-East of England.
This guide to the route around the coast of the Kingdom of Fife is comprehensive and well researched and its format should allow anyone tackling the long-distance walk to pack only the book to help them find their way.
Three amateur surveyors who use professional equipment to accurately measure the height of hills recently turned their attention to two munro tops that were close to the qualifying altitudes for the official tables.
“Are you concerned someone might die?” – “Of course,” comes the reply from Philip Hayday-Brown early in this film.
Cumbrian runner Adam Perry posted a hat-trick of wins in the gruelling Fellsman event with his victory in this year’s race, run in difficult conditions.
The Lake District National Park Authority has come under sustained attack from outdoor enthusiasts, politicians and campaigning bodies for its decision to put eight pieces of land on the market, including the well loved Stickle Tarn, in the shadow of Pavey Ark and its challenging Jack’s Rake scramble.