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Santa's little help: our guide to Christmas stocking fillers for the outdoors fan

Looking for a gift for the outdoors enthusiast in your life? Look no further...

Relief for Tryfan pair as they are told mountain rescue is free

Two men from eastern Europe who had to be brought to safety from a Snowdonia mountain were relieved when they were told there would be no charge for the rescue.

Mountaineers tell Nicola Sturgeon: stop windfarms on wild lands

Mountaineers have called on Scotland’s new First Minister to show some leadership and reject two windfarm proposals in Sutherland.

Cross on top of Ireland's highest mountain Carrauntoohil cut down

A large metal cross that stood at the summit of Ireland’s highest mountain has been cut down. The 5m (16ft) structure was erected on top of 1,038...

New Sandstone Way mountain bike trail planned for Northumberland

A new mountain biking route is planned for next year in Northumberland. The Sandstone Way is a 193km (120-mile) trail linking Berwick-upon-Tweed an...

New pylon threat to Lake District as plans revealed to bury lines elsewhere

Campaigners have welcomed an announcement that overhead power lines may be buried in some of England and Wales’s national parks.

Outdoor fans urged to support charity in 'David and Goliath' windfarm fight

Mountaineers are urging outdoor fans to back a conservation charity battling a windfarm proposal in what it says is a David and Goliath fight.

Footpath repair work begins on Skye munro Blàbheinn

Work has begun on restoring a popular path on the Isle of Skye. Helicopter airlifts were used to take materials to the site on Blàbheinn, where a ...

Next stage of England Coast Path in Cumbria includes Wainwright route

Plans have been revealed for the latest stretch of England’s coastline to be opened up to walkers. The 55km (34-mile) length of Cumbrian shore in...

Nick Clegg confirms £5m boost will see Coast Path finished by 2020

The Deputy Prime Minister has confirmed plans to speed up the setting up of the coastal path around the whole of England.

Minister drops in on Fell Care Day as 18 rubber ducks removed from lake

Volunteer paddlers pulled 18 rubber ducks, along with watering cans and a tyre from a Cumbrian lake during a clean-up.

British Mountaineering Council pledges: we'll do more for hillwalkers

Many of the BMC's hillwalking members have complained it doesn't represent them well. It's determined to change that...

Now in the shops: MSR WindBoiler stove offering superfast cook times

The Seattle brand that has made some of the best known lightweight stoves introduces a personal system that claims a super-fast boiling time.

Council halts work on Chapel Gate as mountain bikers secure meeting

Mountain bikers outraged at what they see as the taming of a classic Peak District route have managed to halt work on the track.

Owner appeals for news of Jasper after dog goes missing on Scafell Pike

A walker is appealing to fellow outdoor enthusiasts for sightings of his collie dog which went missing on the slopes of England’s highest mountain.

On test: Berghaus Light Trek Hydroshell Jacket

Will Berghaus's new Hydroshell membrane convince the outdoor world there's more to waterproofing than Gore-Tex?.

Yorkshire Subterranean Society cavers celebrate club's 50 years

A caving club is celebrating its 50th anniversary by opening a new training area at its Yorkshire Dales base.

Perth and Kinross Council accused of failing to protect Glen Lyon access

Mountaineers have accused a Scottish council of failing in its duty to uphold the right to roam on a Glen Lyon estate.


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