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'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.

On test: Silva Trail Runner II USB headtorch

Silva's powerful 140 lumen headtorch recharges via a USB cable but will it last the night?...

On test: large day rucksacks

Nine packs compared, big enough for an overnight camp or packing that extra winter gear...

Wainwright Society hands over calendar cash to mountain rescue teams

Seven mountain rescue teams will benefit from sales of a calendar produced by aficionados of the late guidebook author Alfred Wainwright.

Ramblers press the case for access with giant map at Welsh Senedd

The Ramblers continued their campaign to open up the Welsh countryside to walkers by getting Assembly Members to walk all over the nation.

National parks welcome Government's u-turn on barn conversions

National park leaders have welcomed a coalition Government decision not to allow disused barns to be converted to houses.

Nevis Range bosses moot plans for chalet accommodation on Aonach Mòr

Bosses at one of Scotland’s ski resorts are looking at the possibility of building chalets and huts to accommodate outdoors enthusiasts.

Review: The West Yorkshire Moors by Christopher Goddard

A hand-drawn guidebook for walkers heading for the open access areas of the South Pennines claims to be 'more detailed than Wainwright'.

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.

Met Office launches new mountain weather forecasts for mobiles

A simplified mountain weather forecast website is now available for mobile users from the national weather forecasting agency.

Blàbheinn path restoration project wins £24,000 cash contest

Work will begin on restoring the path up a Hebridean mountain after success in a European competition secured £24,000 cash for the project.

Blàbheinn and Crinkle Crags path projects contest £24,000 awards

The John Muir Trust’s plans to repair the path to Blàbheinn on the Isle of Skye have been put forward by outdoor brand Berghaus as one of the nominees in the European Outdoor Conservation Association competition.

Fylingdales Moor walker injured during mountain rescue team's challenge

A walker tackling a challenge to raise funds for a mountain rescue team had to be rescued after injuring her leg on the walk.

Vango tent company taken over by directors in management buyout

The company behind Vango, one of the best known tent brands, has changed hands in a management buyout.

Lakeland forest paths will close on Saturday for Malcolm Wilson Rally

Outdoor enthusiasts looking for a peaceful outing in the Lake District are being warned to steer clear of three forests this weekend.

Changes afoot as Mountain Training launches novices' hillwalking courses

New enthusiasts will be offered skills courses in walking the hills from next month, and a new leadership award for lowland countryside will be launched.

Ramblers back Monadhliath group's opposition to Allt Duine windfarm

The Ramblers have backed a call from a Scottish outdoors luminary for a power company to abandon plans for a windfarm on the edge of the Cairngorms national park.

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