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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...

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.

One up, one down, as hill sleuths promote one munro top and demote another

The hill sleuths have been in the Highlands, to discover a four-inch deficit means one munro top gets deleted from the lists while another is promoted.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

Hill sleuths demote munro top as Knight's Peak falls six inches short

Three hill sleuths tackled their hardest mountaineering task ever to cut a peak down to size. Amateur surveyors Graham Jackson, John Barnard and My...

Hill sleuths' survey confirms Thack Moor as new 2,000ft mountain

Three amateur surveyors elevate a Cumbrian hill to 2,000ft mountain status...

Corbett survey by hill sleuths leads to separation of Highland twins

A survey by a pair of hill sleuths led to the separation of Highland twins. Two peaks above Glen Shiel that had previously been classified as a twi...

Hill-baggers' list celebrates 10 years of peak accuracy

What drives a walker to gird his or her loins and huff and puff up the mountains and hills of Great Britain.

Hill sleuths' journey into mist reveals Cnoc Coinnich measures up to corbett status

Two men with a mission to find the exact height of a mountain in the southern Highlands climb into the clouds and add a new corbett to the list.

Hill sleuths among 40 eccentrics celebrated as Dull Men of Great Britain

The trio of hill sleuths responsible for promoting and demoting several peaks from baggers’ records have joined a list of their own: dull men.

Hill sleuths go in search of truth about Welsh nuttall Moelwyn Mawr

Will a Snowdonia hill top's status survive scrutiny from a trio of mountain surveyors?...

Hill sleuths attempt to get to bottom of confusion on Snowdon's height

A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.

Hill sleuth unveils new English peakbaggers' ticklist: the Fours

A hillwalking fan and amateur surveyor is handing outdoor fans an early Christmas present: an online guide to a new set of peaks to tick off.

Hill sleuths plan to measure Knight's Peak in 'hardest ever' survey

A trio of amateur hills sleuths are planning their most adventurous surveying trip so far. The men, who use professional-standard technology to mea...

The outdoors world in 2012: our backward glance at the year past

Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.

In search of the top of a 'meaningless' Cairngorms top

It has been described as a meaningless hill. So why go in search of the true summit of this unloved munro top?...

Will new 4G broadband mean the end of reliable GPS navigation?

It has become essential to modern life and is responsible for European lorry drivers unexpectedly visiting English country lanes, and hapless motorists being ordered around by Victor Meldrew.


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