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Chance to meet Walking With The Wounded Everest team at Cotswold stores

Outdoor fans are being offered to meet the men who tackled the world’s highest mountain during three free events at branches of a specialist retailer.

Prince Harry backs wounded soldiers' South Pole bid

Prince Harry will support a gruelling trip by wounded and injured servicemen and women in a bid to reach the South Pole.

Sir Chris will abseil from London's The Shard for Outward Bound

Everest summiteer Sir Chris Bonington will be scaling the heights of western Europe’s tallest building when he joins fellow charity fundraisers in abseiling from its pinnacle.

Mont Blanc ultra race will feature in web broadcasts

Fans of ultrarunning will be able to watch one of the world’s toughest mountain races on web-tv. Sponsors The North Face will set up an online br...

Climbing taxman will tackle unclimbed route to mark anniversary

The mountaineer known as the climbing taxman will tackle a little known Himalayan peak to celebrate 30 years of expeditions to the greater ranges.

Ramblers boss pays tribute to Roger Payne, a champion of mountain rights

Roger Payne, who died yesterday in an avalanche on Mont Maudit, was a leading voice in campaigns to increase access to land in both the UK and elsewhere, a Ramblers boss said.

Rescuers will join wounded servicemen for Snowdon beacon event

Mountain rescuers will help a team of injured servicemen to the top of Wales’s highest mountain to light a jubilee beacon.

Bonita claims record with ascent of Everest's neighbour Lhotse

A woman who only took up climbing four years ago has become the first British female to climb the world’s fourth highest mountain.

Kenton Cool eyes Everest 60th anniversary after successful 10th summit

Resting in Kathmandu after his successful mission to take an Olympic gold medal to Everest's summit, Kenton Cool already has one eye on another Everest quest..

More goodies heading to the shops: new gear from the Outdoor Trade Show

In our second update on new outdoor gear exhibited at the recent Outdoor Trade Show, we look at gear from boots to tents; from stoves to poles..

Doug Scott will join Hebridean island's second mountain festival

Veteran mountaineer Doug Scott will be one of the star attractions at a Hebridean mountain festival. A challenge walk linking five of the island’...

Government asks for public's views on forests' future after panel report

The Government is asking for the public’s views on England’s forests and woodlands, almost two years after its controversial plan to sell off publicly owned woodland provoked huge opposition.

Memorial service will mark life of Everest team member Mike Westmacott

A memorial service will be held later this year for one of the members of the expedition that first successfully climbed Everest.

Sir Chris joins walkers in raising £2,000 with Morecambe Bay walk

Mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington helped raise £2,000 for a Lake District charity in a walk across Morecambe Bay’s sands.

Three British climbers among dead as Alpine avalanche kills nine

Three British mountaineers have been confirmed among nine dead in a major avalanche in the French Alps.

Plenty of space for camping as tent team sets altitude record

Perhaps it’s something in the air, but the team at Scottish outdoor brand Vango went stratospheric with their latest jaunt: space camping.

Bonington takes Olympic torch to Snowdon summit, by the easy route

He has made memorable ascents of some of the world’s most difficult mountain climbs, but today Sir Chris Bonington chose one of the easier routes up Wales’s highest peak with the Olympic torch.

Kenton Cool and Olympic medal reach Everest's summit

British climber Kenton Cool has reached the summit of Everest. The successful ascent of the world’s highest mountain marks the Gloucestershire cl...


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