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Cautious welcome as one fifth of Scotland declared 'wild land'

Ramblers, mountaineers and conservationists welcomed the Scottish Government’s new policy that designates almost a fifth of the nation as wild land.

Two injured Lake District climbers rescued after separate falls

Two climbers were airlifted to hospital after suffering injuries in separate falls in the Lake District.

Ramblers boss urges Scots to walk from sofa to summit

The boss of the Ramblers in Scotland said people should be encouraged to walk from sofa to summit. Dave Morris today welcomed the launch of the Sco...

Mountaineers' dismay at Government Stronelairg windfarm approval

Mountaineers and conservationists have condemned the Scottish Government’s decision to give the go-ahead to a major windfarm in the Monadhliath Mountains.

Lowe Alpine clothing production to end again as Rab range extended

Lowe Alpine's owners announce the end of production of its clothing range, just three years after it resumed.

Mountaineers say windfarm would affect 'extraordinary' Glen Affric

Mountaineers have voiced their opposition to a windfarm development in the Highlands they said would make an extraordinary landscape ordinary.

On test: Leatherman Juice CS4 and Micra multi-tools

Quality at a price for these multi-tools that might get you out of a fix in the great outdoors...

Twitter and Facebook groups aim to raise cash to buy Blencathra

A social media campaign to crowdsource the purchase of one of Lakeland’s best loved mountains is gathering pace.

Mountaineers urge council to take action on Glen Lyon estate access

Mountaineers are urging a local authority to take action after more than 600 people reported problems walking on a Highland estate.

Man suffers multiple injuries in 200ft fall from Grasmoor scramble route

A man suffered multiple injuries in a 200ft fall while scrambling in the Lake District. The 23-year-old local man fell from Grasmoor today while ta...

On test: Montane Prism sleeping bag

Montane's new technical sleeping bag uses PrimaLoft Eco insulation that could just have been designed with the British weather in mind.

Outdoor bodies brief Westminster politicians ahead of general election

Outdoor representatives urged parliamentarians to support their cause in a ‘speed-briefing’ at Westminster.

Ramblers' footpath volunteers' work saves councils £1m

Volunteers from Britain’s biggest walking charity contributed almost £1m-worth of work fixing footpaths last year.

On test: Silva Visibility Jacket

We put to the test a bright yellow jacket from Silva aimed at runners and cyclists...

Outdoor fans urged to vote for Ben Nevis in National Lottery poll

Outdoor enthusiasts are being urged to vote for the UK’s highest mountain in an online poll being run by the National Lottery.

Dartmoor bosses expect cash boost as 2,400 teens prepare for Ten Tors

National park bosses are hoping for a cash boost as thousands of young people prepare for a weekend challenge event.

'Mountaineer's mountain' Blencathra up for sale, with £2.1m price tag

Alfred Wainwright called it a ‘mountaineer’s mountain; one of the grandest objects in Lakeland’.

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook urges public to reignite Kinder Trespassers' zeal

A leading outdoors campaigner said the zeal of the Kinder Scout trespassers must be reignited to protect the countryside from Government attacks on green spaces.

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