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Civilian rescue helicopter crews clock up 500th rescue with Tryfan airlift

The UK’s civilian rescue helicopter service has reached a milestone with its 500th operation. The Coastguard’s Caernarfon-based aircraft rescue...

Shooting of Terry Abraham's biopic of mountaineer Alan Hinkes gets underway

Production of a biopic featuring the life of a record-breaking mountaineer is underway. Outdoors specialist Terry Abraham has begun filming his lat...

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.

Everest climber Doug Scott embarks on lecture tour for Nepal charity

The climber who was the first Briton to summit Everest is embarking on a lecture tour to raise cash for people in the remote valleys of Nepal.

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.

Vango unveils new innovations as the brand celebrates 50 years

Vango, probably Britain's best known tent brand, celebrates its 50th birthday this year. We took a trip north of the border for a view of its new gear...

On test: Hoka One One Tor Speed 2 WP boots reviewed

Striking design and super lightweight boots promise comfort as running brand Hoka One One takes another step into the outdoor market.

Montane unveils fruits of Gore collaboration with new range of waterproof gear

Montane is the first technical outdoor brand to gain a Gore licence for more than 10 years. Its new waterproofs use a range of Gore-Tex fabrics...

Disabled teen Natasha Lambert summits Cairn Gorm in Sea and Summit challenge

A young disabled woman completed the ascent of the UK’s sixth highest mountain to raise awareness of her charity.

Wanted: intrepid hillwalkers willing to tackle Striding Edge by torchlight

It’s a classic Lakeland ridge that’s on the to-do list of many hillwalkers. Striding Edge’s grade-one scramble leading to England’s third-h...

We're giving away a Bridgedale Trekker Sock twin-pack to five lucky winners

Bridgedale’s best-selling WoolFusion Technology hillwalking sock ‘Trekker’ is celebrating its 21st birthday this autumn, showing that a great outdoor product really does stand the test of time.

Páramo offers new Ostro fleece and windproof jacket combo for active outdoors users

A new fleece and windproof set, technical jeans and a new gaiter design are among kit revealed by Páramo for next year.

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...

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.

Mountain rescuer James Edwards died after fall on munro ascent to set up radio link

Rescuers have revealed details of the difficult operation to reach one of their members who died after falling on a remote mountain in north-west Scotland.

On test: Norrøna Falketind PrimaLoft 100 Vest reviewed

How did this very light and very packable vest that uses PrimaLoft's Silver Active Insulation perform on the hill?.

Two rescue teams called out as three injured teens airlifted from Kinder Scout

Three young walkers were airlifted from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting into difficulties.

On test: Teva Terra Float Universal sandals reviewed

A good pair of walking sandals makes a nice alternative to shoes or boots when the temperature rises.


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