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Leave your mobiles and laptops behind and head for a Scots hostel Tech Detox

Visitors to picturesque Scottish youth hostels will have their mobile phones and laptops confiscated as part of a move to detox from technology.

Campaigners fear further cuts to national parks as Chancellor prepares Budget

Government cuts to national park funding over the past five years have led to the loss of hundreds of jobs and led to a major reductions in services to visitors and residents.

Police call in drone in continuing search for missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl

Police have used a drone in the search for a hillwalker who has been missing almost a month in the Highlands.

Mountain council helps fund website to reduce Three Peaks Challenge problems

A mountaineering body has provided cash for a website that aims to reduce problems caused by people tackling a popular walking challenge.

North York Moors authority creates new access route for Cleveland rescue team

A rescue team will be able to reach one of its incident hotspots more easily after it teamed up with a national park to create a route for its vehicles.

Injured Peak District climber among three callouts for Edale rescuers

A climber suffered back and face injuries when he fell from a Peak District crag. The 22-year-old man was climbing at Lawrence Field near Hathersag...

On test: Osprey Atmos 65AG rucksack

This big pack is remarkably comfortable, thanks to its innovative 'Anti-Gravity' design...

Police appeal to walkers after attempted Highlands gold heist near Tyndrum

Police are appealing to Highland walkers for information after an attempted gold heist failed. A gold mine in the shadow of munro Ben Lui was broke...

Injured Derwent Edge climber among five incidents for busy Edale rescuers

A climber was airlifted to hospital after falling from a Peak District crag. The man was climbing solo on Dovestone Tor on Derwent Edge when he fel...

Peak mountain bikers accuse council as Rushup Edge row continues

A mountain bikers’ group has accused a county council of misrepresenting its views over a controversial bridleway in the Peak District.

Pull on your boots and head for Asturias, Spain's walkers' green paradise

Asturias in northern Spain is a far cry from the crowded resort beaches, with soaring mountains and peaceful coastal walks.

Big prizes on offer as Vango asks campers to take the Pump it up Challenge

Can you beat the rest of the camping world and prove you're up for the tent brand's Pump it up Challenge?.

England's top landscapes equal Birmingham for econonmic worth

England’s top landscapes contribute as much to the economy as the city of Birmingham, a report has revealed.

Exhausted walker rescued from Black Sail youth hostel

A walker suffering from heat exhaustion was rescued from a remote Lake District hostel. The woman, from Kent, called for help from Black Sail youth...

On test: daysacks

We've been out on the hills in this mammoth test with 17 packs big enough to take your gear for a day's walking, to see how they compare.

£6m boost will help repair of mountain paths in Scotland's national parks

Some of the worst eroded paths in Scotland’s national parks will be repaired and upgraded in a £6m scheme announced today.

Bridgedale's summer sock range is designed to keep walkers' feet cool and happy

Northern Ireland brand Bridgedale has a range of socks to keep your feet cool and comfortable as the mercury rises.

Ordnance Survey to offer digital downloads with its paper maps

Britain’s official mapping agency is to offer digital downloads with its paper maps. Although sales of Ordnance Survey paper maps rose for the fi...

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