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Chumbawamba star will join Kinder Mass Trespass celebrations

A member of the band that notoriously doused John Prescott with water will join a male voice choir at celebrations to mark a seminal event in the battle for countryside access.

Mountaineers in a flap as Natural England bans all climbing at Ravensdale

The body representing mountaineers in England and Wales is at loggerheads with the Government’s official outdoors advisory body over a blanket climbing ban.

New bridge built for walkers on Wainwright's Coast to Coast route

Walkers can now set off on a long-distance route on a firmer footing with the opening of a new bridge.

England's councils urged to get the public walking after health changes

Local councils must recognise the value of walking to England’s health and promote ways to get people back on their feet.

Lowe Alpine to sponsor Great Lakeland 3Day mountain marathon

A Lakeland-based outdoors brand is backing a three-day mountain marathon in its own backyard. Kendal-based Lowe Alpine has signed up to support the...

Review: Mountaincraft and Leadership by Eric Langmuir

A new, fourth edition of 'Langmuir' is an updated version of the hillwalker's 'bible'...

Lifesystems updates its Mountain First Aid Kit for trekkers and hillgoers

An updated first aid kit is aimed at those heading off the beaten track and immediate professional help.

Mountain rescuers in action as winter weather forecast until after Easter

Severe winter weather is continuing to cause problems across swathes of northern England and the Midlands as numerous mountain rescue teams help stranded motorists and residents.

Dumbarton Rock climbing routes preserved during graffiti clean-up

Climbing routes on one of Scotland’s toughest crags has been preserved during a spruce-up to remove graffiti.

Penrith mountain rescuers start search for new £½m base

A mountain rescue team is looking for public support as it looks to raise more than £½m for a new base.

YHA's iPhone app allows mobile online hostel booking

Hostellers with Apple smartphones and tablets can now use an application to find and book accommodation.

John Muir Trust 'disappointed' at thumbs-up for Stronelairg turbines

A leading conservation charity expressed disappointment at councillors’ approval of plans for a windfarm in the Monadhliath Mountains.

New Keswick bridge puts walkers and cyclists on right track

Walkers and cyclists in the Lake District are back on the right track after the completion of a new bridge.

Missing walker Clive Dennier's car found in Knoydart

Police have found the car of a hillwalker who was reported missing on Monday. Northern Constabulary said Clive Dennier’s silver VW Polo was found...

Mountain rescuers warn Snowdon visitors to 'be realistic' as winter continues

Experts are warning that Snowdonia’s mountains are still full winter conditions and will stay that way over the Easter holiday.

Adam Watson gains Golden Eagle Award from outdoor guild

A veteran mountaineer and expert on the Cairngorms will be honoured by outdoor writers and photographers for his work.

Aquapac PackDivider drysacks keep gear sorted and dry

A new range of waterproof drysacks will reduce rummaging in rucksacks...

Ramblers welcome £40m Lottery boost to get people active

The Ramblers welcomed the announcement of a £40m boost to increasing physical activity announced by the Big Lottery Fund.


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