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Bridgedale foots the bill as it donates 10,000 pairs of socks to rescuers

UK sock manufacturer reveals it has given 10,000 pair of its socks to more than 2,000 mountain rescue volunteers.

Girl, 8, survives 50ft fall from rocks at Yorkshire beauty spot Otley Chevin

A young girl survived with minor injuries after falling 50ft (15m) from rocks at a West Yorkshire beauty spot.

Profits from Cicerone Nepal trekking book will help earthquake survivors

Profits from a new guidebook to trekking in Nepal will go to help charities in the Himalayan country dealing with the aftermath of the recent earthquakes.

Review: The Montane Spine Race Film

A compelling little film shot in extreme conditions of an extreme challenge will give you an insight into the grim reality of a January jaunt up the Pennine Way.

Ramblers urge Scots to Get Outdoors to mark 50th anniversary

A campaigning walking charity is hoping Scots will Get Outdoors to help the group celebrate its 50th birthday.

Open Spaces Society celebrates 150 years of access 'battle honours'

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has produced a list of more than 100 ‘battle honours’ as it prepares to mark its 150th anniversary.

Glen Coe Skyline runners warned of 'death risk' on course up Curved Ridge

Top mountain runners are among the entrants in a race over exposed mountain ridges in the Scottish Highlands.

Widow speaks out after coroner says neglect led to Army Brecon Beacons deaths

The widow of one of the three reservist servicemen who died during a special forces proving exercise in the Brecon Beacons has challenged the Ministry of Defence to change its procedures.

Head for heights needed as Iain Miller climbs Donegal sea stack Cnoc na Mara

If you don't have a head for heights, you may want to skip this vertiginous video from climber Iain Miller.

Ragtag rescuers return to TV screens as Mountain Goats comedy begins

A series following a group of mountain rescue volunteers returns to the television screen this week. But pray you never have to call out the cast o...

Walker seriously injured in 300ft fall from Blencathra

A walker was seriously injured in a fall from a Lake District fell. The 70-year-old, from Germany, was seen to fall by another walker who phoned po...

John Muir Trust urges council to object to Creag Riabhach windfarm in Sutherland

A conservation charity is urging councillors to reject a bid to build a 22-turbine windfarm on a remote hillside in Sutherland.

Scafell Pike litter blitz will take place after mountain of rubbish found

A television crew will film an upcoming effort to clear England’s highest mountain of rubbish, as part of a series on countrywide littering.

OutDoor trade show gold award for Keen's new Uneek hybrid sandal

'Irreverent thinking' from footwear brand Keen scoops top award for its Uneek sandal...

New crankmonkey charger for outdoor fans' gadgets is no wind-up

Powertraveller's hand-cranked charger can keep your electronic gadgets working in the great outdoors.

Cleveland rescue team to hold recruitment day in search for new members

A mountain rescue team is on the lookout for new members. Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team will hold a recruitment evening next Wednesday for potenti...

Mammut staff mark Matterhorn ascent's 150th anniversary with Peak climb

It's 150 years since the Matterhorn was first climbed, so what better way to mark the date than a climb of the imposing...

On test: walking shorts

We put 13 pairs of shorts to the test to help you make your choice of summer legwear...


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