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On test: trail and approach shoes reviewed

Which shoe is best for your trail walk or that approach to a crag? We put eight pairs to the test to find out...

Extra time for Mend our Mountains scheme as appeal extended by a week

A crowdfunding appeal to help repair mountain footpaths has gone into extra time. The British Mountaineering Council’s Mend our Mountains campaig...

Time is running out to pledge cash to Mend Our Mountains crowdfunder

Time is running out for outdoor fans to pledge their cash to help a crowdfunding effort to repair some of England and Wales’s most popular mountain paths.

Yorkshire Dales rescuers seek walkers and runners for long-distance challenge

Fancy a challenging trot across the Yorkshire Dales with the inner warm glow of knowing you’re helping a great bunch of volunteer rescuers.

Mountaineer Sir Hugh Munro in running for top Great Scot place

A mountaineering pioneer is in the running to top a poll of most important Scots. Sir Hugh Munro is up against big names such as Robert Burns and F...

Peak District marks Charlotte Brontë date with open weekend at North Lees Hall

A national park is preparing to mark a literary milestone by opening up a historic house. North Lees Hall in the Peak District will open its doors ...

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

Britain's highest mountain Ben Nevis gains a metre in height

The United Kingdom’s highest mountain just grew by a few inches. But a sudden tectonic upsurge hasn’t hit the Highlands of Scotland; rather, Be...

Coniston footpath and Highland rewilding schemes contend for €30,000 grant

Two British projects are in the running to win a major grant in a European competition. A scheme to repair a badly eroded path up the Old Man of Co...

Last chance for outdoor fans to enter weekend's Yorkshire Three Peaks walks

National park bosses have issued a final call for outdoor enthusiasts willing to put their heart and soles into a challenge event this weekend.

Calder Valley rescuers retrace route of ill fated blizzard worker to mark 50th year

A rescue team marked its 50th anniversary with a walk along the fateful moorland route taken by a reservoir keeper whose death led to the setting up of the group.

New Ullswater Way opens, offering 20-mile walking circuit of lake

A new walking route has opened in a corner of the Lake District hit hard by last year’s floods. The Ullswater Way offers a waymarked circular pat...

Emma Flaherty elected mountaineers' vice-president as women volunteers sought

A climber and PE trainer has been elected a vice-president of the British Mountaineering Council. Emma Flaherty joins Rupert Davies and Nick Kurth ...

New free grough map will use crowdsourced updates to help outdoor fans find their way

Today, we’re announcing a new mapping project we hope will revolutionise the way people enjoy their trips into the British countryside.

Workers walk hundreds of miles to complete Skye footpath repairs

Workers on a remote Hebridean site have walked hundreds of miles during a four-month project to repair a footpath.

Spirit of Kinder gathering will mark Mass Trespass anniversary

The British Mountaineering Council’s hillwalking advocate will be among those gathering to mark the anniversary of a historic event in the battle for access to England’s uplands.

Longest new stretch of new England Coast Path opens in Somerset

The longest new section of the England Coast Path officially opened to the public today. Natural England’s chairman Andrew Sells marked the openi...

Outdoor fans urged to help BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding path scheme

Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to help crowdfund repairs to some of England and Wales’s most used upland paths.


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