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Ramblers' footpath volunteers' work saves councils £1m

Volunteers from Britain’s biggest walking charity contributed almost £1m-worth of work fixing footpaths last year.

It's summer in Fort William, but still winter on Ben Nevis, experts warn

Walkers heading for Britain’s highest mountain are being warned to expect snow, despite the onset of summer.

Aberdeen rescuers plan summer of events to mark 50th anniversary

A mountain rescue team that grew out of a collection of hillwalking club members and Territorial Army volunteers is celebrating its golden anniversary.

Coleman adds new backpacking tents to range

Four models, each in two- and three-person versions, are added to Coleman's backpacking range...

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.

Organisers ready to surprise 1,000 runners as Lowe Alpine marathon nears

Organisers of a tough Highland event are promising surprises for up to 1,000 athletes at a secret location next month.

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.

Waterproofing brand Nikwax picks up Queen's Award for sustainability

Nikwax, the waterproofing brand, has received a top award for its ecological business practices...

Snowdon cyclists warned to stay off train tracks as bridleway ban starts

Mountain bikers have been warned to beware of trains on Wales’s highest mountain on the day a voluntary ban on using bridleways comes into force.

Order of St John provides new Land Rover for Assynt mountain rescuers

An ancient chivalric charity provided a replacement vehicle for a team of Highland mountain rescuers.

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: Silva Visibility Jacket

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

Missing woman Linda Good found safe in Scotland

Police said a Warwickshire woman who went missing has been found safe in Scotland. Linda Good left her Stratford-upon-Avon home about 7am to drive ...

Vango's Cheeky Little Campers campaign aims to get kids outdoors

One of the UK’s best known tent brands is helping to encourage children into the outdoors with a project involving 10 primary schools.

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw eyes Joss Naylor's Wainwrights record

A Cumbria-based ultrarunner is planning to smash a 27-year-old record for the ascent of all the Lake District’s Wainwrights.

Ramblers' review call as farmer cleared after walker Roger Freeman's death

A farmer has been acquitted of manslaughter following the death of a walker attacked by cattle on his land.

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...

On test: baselayers

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


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