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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.

Jess the collie's radio message is plea to walkers to clean up after their dog

A four-legged expert is taking to the airwaves to encourage dog owners to clean up after their animals in the Scottish countryside.

Snowdonia walker rescued after major 12-hour night operation

Rescuers in Snowdonia were involved in a mammoth 12-hour overnight operation to find a stranded walker and bring him to safety.

Daniel Smith walks into record books as youngest to complete munro round

A nine-year-old boy walked into the record books this weekend as he summited two Perthshire mountains.

Mountaineers demand BBC puts record straight after Newsnight discussion

Mountaineers are demanding the BBC puts the record straight after a Newsnight discussion in which a freelance journalist called for access to Scotland’s mountains to be restricted.

Ten years on, Kate Ashbrook recalls victory in 'Hoogstraten path' case

The reopening of Framfield footpath number nine may not sound much like milestone in the struggle for walkers’ access.

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.

Hands off Cape Wrath, Ramblers tell Ministry of Defence

Britain’s biggest walkers’ charity is calling on the Ministry of Defence to abandon plans to extend its firing range at the country’s most north-westerly point.

Floating flags will aid Pennine Way walkers in Northumberland Cheviots

Parts of the northernmost section of Britain’s first national trail will be on a firmer footing after work to repair the route.

Edelrid Snipe climbing rope wins top ISPO award

German brand Edelrid scooped three awards at the recent ISPO trade show, including overall winner with its Snipe rope.

Mountain experts plead with hillgoers to plan for winter trips

Mountaineering experts are pleading with hillgoers to go prepared for winter after a series of tragic incidents over the past few weeks.

Mountain council welcomes planners' rejection of two Highland windfarms

Mountaineers have welcomed a council’s decision to reject plans for two large windfarms in the Highlands.

Gender-specific Osprey Xenith and Xena rucksacks aimed at distance trekkers

Osprey's new large-capacity packs are aimed at long-distance trekkers and come in different versions for women and men.


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