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WIN a limited edition 21st anniversary twin-pack of Bridgedale Trekker socks

Bridgedale has teamed up with grough to give away a twinpack of its Trekker socks to five lucky winners to mark the Trekkers' 21st birthday.

Columbia seeks pair to give up jobs for nine months' extreme outdoor gear testing

Are you willing to quit your job and spend the next nine months on a global quest to test outdoor gear in some of the world’s toughest conditions.

Ian Mercer, giant of national-park movement, dies aged 83

A leading figure in the outdoors movement has died after a career advancing the cause of national parks and public access, Ian Mercer was the first Dartmoor national park officer and the first chief executive of the Welsh Government’s advisory body, the Countryside Council for Wales.

Every little helps: Tesco shoppers in vote for Nine Standards Rigg path work

Supermarket shoppers have the chance to bag some cash to help improve a notoriously boggy route across a Yorkshire Dales fell.

Teen stretchered from Brecon Beacons hill after losing consciousness

A teenager was rescued from a Brecon Beacons hillside after becoming unwell and losing consciousness.

Campaigners' delight as inspector rejects Lowther appeal against White Moss plans

Outdoor campaign groups have welcomed an inspector’s decision to refuse an appeal that would have allowed a ‘visitor hub’ to be built on common land in the Lake District.

Britain gains a new mountain as new model pushes Calf Top over the mark – by 6mm

Britain has a new mountain. Remodelling by Ordnance Survey has promoted a Yorkshire Dales hill to the mountain lists – b...

On test: lightweight tents reviewed

Grough spent the summer camping out in a quest for the best of small one- or two-person lightweight tents.

Review: The Pennine Way: the Path, the People, the Journey by Andrew McCloy

Not a guidebook to Britain's first long-distance footpath, more a journal with lots of colourful accounts of people and things you might encounter on the walk.

North Pennines walker injured after falling 60ft into Hareshaw Linn gorge

A walker was rescued after falling 60ft into a gorge in the North Pennines. The woman slipped off the footpath leading into Hareshaw Linn from Bell...

Hillbagger Jenny Hatfield becomes first woman to summit all 1,556 marilyns

A woman has become the first to complete one of the UK’s toughest hillwalking challenges. Jenny Hatfield summited Cruinn a’ Bheinn, north of Be...

Historic former Highland youth hostel Carbisdale Castle sold to investment firm

A historic castle that was used as a youth hostel for more than 65 years has been sold to an investment company.

sportscotland agrees funding to keep Mountain Weather Information Service running

An independent weather forecasting service at the centre of a storm over its future said its finances have been secured.

Mountain expert in torch reminder after walkers rescued at night from Arran ridge

A mountain expert has reminded hillgoers of the importance of packing a headtorch as summer turns to autumn.

Injured dog stretchered from The Cheviot during busy week for rescuers

An injured dog was among those rescued in a busy week for north-eastern mountain rescue teams. The labradoodle badly injured his leg while walking ...

Rohan shops repeat September discount for donors to Gift Your Gear

A scheme that collects unwanted outdoor gear for re-use by community groups is appealing for more donations.

North-east mountain rescuers deal with record number of incidents in August

Two mountain rescue teams covering the North Pennines and the North-East responded to a record number of calls during August.

Vanessa Griffiths appointed Ramblers' chief executive

A former conservation charity boss is to step in as chief executive of the country’s biggest walkers’ organisation.

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