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Nant Rhys bothy will close next month for roof repairs

A bothy in mid-Wales will be out of bounds to outdoor fans next month. The Nant Rhys building will be closed to the public while major repairs are ...

Kelty TrailLogic: pack, tent, sleeping bag and mat all in one system

The innovative TrailLogic range integrates essential backpacking gear into a zipless lightweight rucksack.

Met Office revamps its mountain forecasts and links to avalanche service

Britain’s official weather forecasting service has revamped its online mountain pages. The Met Office said this is the result of an extensive con...

Second windfarm plan sparks mountaineers' fears for Ben Wyvis

Mountaineers fear a prominent munro is becoming a magnet for windfarm developers after a second company announced it was considering building 19 turbines, five months after a different firm withdrew plans for the same mountain.

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team marks base's 40th anniversary

One of Britain’s busiest mountain rescue teams will today mark 40 years since its headquarters were officially set up as a rescue post.

Kate Ashbrook's kissing gate opens access land to Chilterns walkers

A leading campaigner has put her money where her mouth is to provide a gate to help people walk on access land.

Mountain bike boss says council's Wigley Lane surfacing is 'vandalism'

A mountain bike company boss has described resurfacing work done on a popular cycling route as ‘vandalism’.

Hubba Hubba: MSR's best-selling lighweight tents get a facelift

Strange names, but serious tents for backpackers as MSR updates its Hubba lightweight range...

Four national parks get £17m as part of Government plans to boost cycling

Four English national parks will get a £16.8m boost to encourage cycling under measures announced by the UK Government.

New top-end brand's Tierra's clothing set to hit the shops

This Swedish company's high-end gear has been around for 30 years and is about to appear in Britain...

Ramblers' Westminster ice-cream van campaign aims to chime with MPs

The Ramblers brought a flavour of the seaside to Westminster to press home to MPs the economic benefit of establishing the England Coast Path.

Hydrogen-powered outdoors charger wins trade show Novel prize for Brunton

Innovative Hydrogen technology from Brunton caught the judges' eye at this week's trade show where next year's outdoors goodies were on show.

Pen y Pass hostel closes for six-month £1.3m refurbishment

A popular Snowdonia youth hostel has closed for a six-month modernisation costing £1.3m. The Pen y Pass hostel is due to reopen in March next year...

Mountain council calls for charter for Stanage Edge's future

Mountaineering representatives are calling on outdoor fans to help safeguard the future of a prime climbing crag.

Experts warn forcing children to summits can put them off walking

Mountain experts are warning parents forcing children up mountains in bad conditions could put them off walking for the rest of their lives.

Eight-hour rescue for two walkers stuck in Wasdale Screes gully

Two mountain rescue teams worked for almost eight hours to free a pair of walkers stuck on a Lake District hillside.

Woman airlifted after suffering multiple injuries in fall on Barf

A woman was seriously injured in a fall on a Lake District fell. The 74-year-old from Dalston tumbled about 6m (20ft) on Barf, overlooking Bassenth...

Bothy restrictions in place as deerstalking season gets underway

The charity that looks after mountain shelters has warned some of them have restrictions during the deerstalking season.


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