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Peak clean-up volunteers will get chance to try weaselling

Outdoor fans will be able to try a little weaselling as a reward for their clean-up efforts in a national park.

Waterproof clothing and fluorocarbons: what you need to know about your beloved jacket

Chemicals used to help waterproof outdoor clothing have come under the microscope, and change is in the air.

PrimaLoft insulation features in new Norrøna Falketind vest for 'high-octane' activities

Using PrimaLoft Silver Insulation Active insulation has enabled this premium Norwegian brand to produce its lightest and most breathable vest.

Success for adventurer Alex Hibbert as he makes friends with 'world's grumpiest icecap'

A British adventurer has finally made friends with a notorious Icelandic icecap, three years after a near-death experience on the glacier.

On test: Keen Wanderer WP boot reviewed

How comfortable is Keen's newest product from its European factory, a boot that aims to feel more like a shoe?.

Campaigners celebrate as Worthing downs granted open access status

Campaigners have won a six-year battle for access to downland in a national park. Members of the Worthing Downlanders are celebrating after the are...

Spine Race finisher Javed Bhatti heads south to attempt double Pennine Way run

So what do you do when you’ve just completed the country’s most brutal race up the snowy spine of England.

Winter warning for walkers after two fall from Snowdon's Crib Goch ridge

National park bosses are urging walkers to be prepared when they head for the mountains after a recent spell of winter weather caught out visitors.

Fifty years on, Berghaus celebrates with HQ revamp and Extrem range relaunch

One of the UK's top outdoor brands is preparing for its golden anniversary with a major revamp of its headquarters and a new top-performing range.

Women's climbing gathering moves to Manchester with October date

A top gathering of women climbers will take place in Manchester later this year. The Women’s Climbing Symposium is in its sixth year and has esta...

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 .

New Berghaus Explorer Active GTX shoe goes on sale after 1,000-hour testing

The Sunderland-based brand's new lightweight shoe has hit the shops after extensive hill testing...

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.

On test: midlayers reviewed

We tested and reviewed 10 midlayer tops to see how well they performed at keeping you warm and comfortable on the hill.

On test: winter waterproof jackets reviewed

Ten waterproof jackets with a variety of different systems designed to keep you dry on the hill. Which works best?...

Gourmet Forestia outdoor meals launched, with option of self-heating bag

A little luxury on camp is no bad thing, and Forestia aims to be cut above the usual outdoor food...

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Rescuers warn walkers heading to Lakeland hills as floods and 100mph winds loom

Rescuers have warned walkers to think carefully before heading for the Lake District hills this weekend.

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