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Fourth walker with ankle injury prompts Patterdale team callout

Walkers with ankle injuries continued to keep a Lake District mountain rescue team busy over the past few days, as members turned out for the fourth such callout yesterday.

Mountain expert warns walkers of dangers of dehydration

A mountain expert is warning hillwalkers and climbers to make sure they keep properly hydrated when they head out during summer.

Yorkshire Dales bosses urge Tour de France visitors to take extra care

National park bosses are urging visitors to keep their dogs under control as extra crowds converge on the area for the Tour de France.

Steve Birkinshaw passes halfway mark in his Wainwrights record bid

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw has passed the halfway point in his bid to break the record for summiting the Lake District’s Wainwright peaks.

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.

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 ...

On test: lightweight waterproof jackets

We compare seven waterproof jackets more suited to the warmer months when you want to keep pack weight to a minimum.

On test: Keela Kintyre jacket

This Keela jacket is a budget priced all-rounder for those content to stick to low-level routes...

Runner Steve Birkinshaw on track to beat Wainwrights record tonight

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw is on schedule to break the record late today for the fastest round of all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District.

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.

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.

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