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Haglöfs sets up Arctic walkers' wi-fi link – only available when it rains

An outdoors brand has set up a wi-fi link for walkers in a remote part of Arctic Sweden. But the link, provided by on Haglöfs on Kungsleden trail,...

05 October 2016

Injured Great Langdale walker airlifted from fell

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring herself on the Great Langdale fells. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out short...

03 October 2016

We're giving away a Bridgedale Trekker Sock twin-pack to five lucky winners

Bridgedale’s best-selling WoolFusion Technology hillwalking sock ‘Trekker’ is celebrating its 21st birthday this autumn, showing that a great outdoor product really does stand the test of time.

02 October 2016

Hillside ceremony for Kinder team rescuer Ken Blakeman who died on callout

Friends and family of a rescuer who died on a callout joined members of his team on the slopes of the Peak District’s highest hill to remember him.

30 September 2016

North Pennines walker injured after falling 60ft into Hareshaw Linn gorge

A walker was rescued after falling 60ft into a gorge in the North Pennines. The woman slipped off the footpath leading into Hareshaw Linn from Bell...

29 September 2016

Columbia seeks pair to give up jobs for nine months' extreme outdoor gear testing

Are you willing to quit your job and spend the next nine months on a global quest to test outdoor gear in some of the world’s toughest conditions.

27 September 2016

Exhausted Yorkshire Dales caver rescued in five-hour operation on Leck Fell

A caver was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales pothole in a five-hour operation. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was helped by six other cav...

27 September 2016

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after Harter Fell slip

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself when she slipped. The 62-year-old was coming down Harter Fell towards N...

25 September 2016

Historic former Highland youth hostel Carbisdale Castle sold to investment firm

A historic castle that was used as a youth hostel for more than 65 years has been sold to an investment company.

23 September 2016

National Trust for Scotland shake-up puts 90 jobs at risk

The conservation charity that owns some of Scotland’s most popular mountain areas will cut staff numbers in a drive to save costs.

04 October 2016

Climber Kieran Shaw dies after fall on Aonach Mòr

A man has died after falling on a Lochaber mountain. Kieran Shaw was on a route near the East Gully on Aonach Mòr on Sunday when he fell. Locha...

03 October 2016

Calder Valley rescuers win bronze in Dolomites Rescue Race in Italy

A team of intrepid rescuers has returned from an international race with a bronze medal. The four, from the Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team we...

02 October 2016

WATCH dramatic rescue of Fairhead climber stuck in force-nine gale

A climber was rescued after getting stuck on a sea-cliff in a force-nine gale. Two Coastguard rescue teams, the Prestwick Coastguard helicopter and...

30 September 2016

Aberglaslyn kayaker's body recovered after search by two mountain rescue teams

A paddler has died after getting into difficulties on a Snowdonia river. The man’s body was recovered from the River Glaslyn after a search invol...

28 September 2016

Missing man found after North Pennines night search by 10 teams and seven dogs

A missing man was found after a major search in the North Pennines involving 10 mountain rescue teams, seven search dogs and a Coastguard helicopter.

27 September 2016

Hillbagger Jenny Hatfield becomes first woman to summit all 1,556 marilyns

A woman has become the first to complete one of the UK’s toughest hillwalking challenges. Jenny Hatfield summited Cruinn a’ Bheinn, north of Be...

26 September 2016

Ian Mercer, giant of national-park movement, dies aged 83

A leading figure in the outdoors movement has died after a career advancing the cause of national parks and public access, Ian Mercer was the first Dartmoor national park officer and the first chief executive of the Welsh Government’s advisory body, the Countryside Council for Wales.

24 September 2016

British Mountaineering Council ditches plans to call itself Climb Britain

The British Mountaineering Council has performed a u-turn on its decision earlier this year to rebrand itself Climb Britain.

23 September 2016

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