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Rescuers’ warning as runner collapses on Brecon Beacons SAS death route

Mountain rescuers warned hillgoers to make sure they have plenty of liquid with them after a fellrunner collapsed in the Brecon Beacons.

On test: Klean Kanteen Classic and Insulated Canteens

US brand Klean Kanteen enters the UK market with tough stainless steel drinks bottle and insulated flask.

On test: Silva Visibility Jacket

We put to the test a bright yellow jacket from Silva aimed at runners and cyclists...

Thousands of teens complete Ten Tors despite gales and freezing night

Thousands of participants in the Ten Tors challenge had to battle strong winds and sub-zero temperatures over the weekend.

On test: Dolomite Steinbock Approach HP GTX boots

Alpine style from the Italian brand in a boot aimed at scramblers who also like a long walk...

Three Peaks Race winners miss record-breakers' £1,000 bonus

Bonuses of £1,000 went unclaimed as high winds and boggy underfoot conditions prevented runners smashing records in the Three Peaks Race.

Easter hillwalkers warned: it's still winter on the mountains

Walkers heading for the hills over Easter are being warned by mountain experts to expect winter conditions on some routes.

23 Duke's Award youngsters among Beacons walkers rescued in foul weather

A group of 23 Duke of Edinburgh’s Award participants was among more than 30 walkers rescued in atrocious weather in the Brecon Beacons over the weekend.

On test: large day rucksacks

Nine packs compared, big enough for an overnight camp or packing that extra winter gear...

On test: Montane Prism sleeping bag

Montane's new technical sleeping bag uses PrimaLoft Eco insulation that could just have been designed with the British weather in mind.

On test: trail shoes

Whether it's a post-mountaineering trip to the pub or a summer hike along a trail, a good pair of approach shoes is a sound investment.

On test: Teva Original Universal and Teva Terra Fi 4 Sandals

It's sandal experts Teva's 30th birthday and they sent us two very different pairs to show how the sport sandal has evolved.

On test: Leatherman Juice CS4 and Micra multi-tools

Quality at a price for these multi-tools that might get you out of a fix in the great outdoors...

On test: baselayers

We've tested 17 different baselayers to see how they perform: tops, shorts and leggings...

Three Peaks Race offers £1,000 bonus to runners breaking 18-year record

A £500 bounty is on offer for a fellrunner who can beat an 18-year-old race record on its diamond jubilee event.

On test: Silva Trail Runner II USB headtorch

Silva's powerful 140 lumen headtorch recharges via a USB cable but will it last the night?...

Blàbheinn path restoration project wins £24,000 cash contest

Work will begin on restoring the path up a Hebridean mountain after success in a European competition secured £24,000 cash for the project.

Blàbheinn and Crinkle Crags path projects contest £24,000 awards

The John Muir Trust’s plans to repair the path to Blàbheinn on the Isle of Skye have been put forward by outdoor brand Berghaus as one of the nominees in the European Outdoor Conservation Association competition.


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