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Berghaus scheme offers outdoor fans chance to persuade buddies to walk

Seasoned walkers are being urged to get a friend on to their feet in the great outdoors with help from a top gear brand.

Lake District team upgrades Eskdale stepping stones to help walkers

National park workers have replaced stepping stones across a Lakeland river to make it easier for walkers to use.

Sports Direct snaps up troubled outdoor brand Gelert

Troubled outdoor company Gelert has been snapped up by expanding retail group Sports Direct International.

Woman suffers serious injuries in fall from Snowdon

A woman was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a fall on Wales’s highest mountain.

Stanza Stones Trail offers South Pennines walkers poetry in motion

A new walking trail promises poetry in motion in a traverse of South Pennines landscapes. The Stanza Stones Trial runs from Marsden on the edge of ...

Blea Tarn walker flown to hospital after ankle injury

A walker was airlifted from a Lakeland fell after slipping and injuring his ankle. The 84-year-old was with a group of friends in the Blea Tarn are...

Councillors 'fail Scotland' with Sallachy and Glencassley windfarm vote

Scottish mountaineers expressed dismay at the decision of councillors not to oppose the building of two windfarms in a national scenic area.

Cairn Gorm funicular operators seek permanent guided-walks go-ahead

Councillors will be asked to allow a trial scheme for funicular users to walk to the summit of Cairn Gorm to be made permanent.

Peak bosses seek public's views on Chapel Gate motor ban

National park bosses have agreed to hold a public consultation on plans to ban motors from a green lane.

Eight outdoors groups plead with Scots politicians to protect wild land

Eight leading bodies, including those representing outdoor enthusiasts, have called on the Scottish Government to increase protection for wild land.

Ramblers welcome decision not to merge two outdoors bodies

Britain’s largest walking charity welcomed the Government’s decision not to merge two environmental agencies.

English Coast Path faces Government axe, Ramblers say

The planned path around the coast of England is in danger of being axed, according to the country’s leading walking charity.

On test: Platypus Sprinter XT 35 rucksack

A host of clever little touches makes this well-thought-out pack a pleasure to use...

Stone pillars will guide Snowdon walkers to the right paths

A set of stone pillars will be installed on Wales’s highest mountain to keep walkers on the right track.

Forecasters warn of Thursday blizzards on Scottish mountains

It may be only a month from the summer solstice, but forecasters warned today that hillwalkers and climbers should prepare for severe winter conditions tomorrow.

Mountaineers' shock at Sallachy and Glencassley windfarm plans

Mountaineers have expressed their shock at the prospect of two new windfarms being built in one of Scotland’s national scenic areas.

Lakeland walker stretchered from Lord's Seat after leg injury

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. The 55-year-old woman slipped in boggy ground on Lord’s Seat near Whin...

Kenton Cool will tackle Three Peaks – Himalaya style

Record-breaking Everest summiteer Kenton Cool has announced plans to climb the Three Peaks – Himalaya style.


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