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New headtorches and a brand new belay device unveiled for 2017 by Black Diamond

Two new headtorch models and an enhanced belay device are among goodies heading for the shops next year from Black Diamond.

On test: lightweight tents reviewed

Grough spent the summer camping out in a quest for the best of small one- or two-person lightweight tents.

Wasdale team's seven 'avoidable' callouts in 12 hours as rain lashes fells

Rescuers have again emphasised the need for hillgoers to be prepared after a team received seven callouts to England’s highest mountain in 12 hours.

Bridgedale makes the grade for Duke of Edinburgh's Award list for eighth year

UK-manufactured socks from Bridgedale make the recommended list again for thousands of DofE expeditioners.

Charity warns bothy stays by commercial groups could jeopardise continuing use

Increasing use of mountain bothies by commercial businesses could put them at risk, a charity said. The Mountain Bothies Association, which looks a...

BMC boss pleads with critics of new Climb Britain name: 'give it time'

The boss of the representative body for mountaineers in England and Wales has responded to the storm of criticism of the decision to change its name.

Lomond national park bosses launch anti-litter Respect Your Park campaign

Scotland’s first national park has launched a campaign to clamp down on littering and to educate visitors to care for the area.

Mountain expert urges caution for Highland Pokémon hunters

A mountain expert has warned gamers to beware if they go hunting virtual creatures in the Scottish Highlands.

Pennine Way walker rescued after breaking ankle 15 days into trail

A walker who spent 15 days on the Pennine Way had to be rescued almost within sight of his goal after injuring himself.

Mountain expert in torch reminder after walkers rescued at night from Arran ridge

A mountain expert has reminded hillgoers of the importance of packing a headtorch as summer turns to autumn.

PHD says its new Sleep Systems gear will help you get the right warmth with less weight

Combining down clothing with the right sleeping bag is the key to keeping warm with the least weight, says insulation specialist PHD.

On test: Norrøna Falketind PrimaLoft 100 Vest reviewed

How did this very light and very packable vest that uses PrimaLoft's Silver Active Insulation perform on the hill?.

Mend Our Mountains-funded work begins with Exmoor footpath restoration

Footpath repairs supported by a crowdfunding project have begun on Exmoor. A section of a route near Chains Combe in Exmoor national park is the fi...

Rescuers urge hillgoers to go prepared as Lakeland teams deal with 'avoidable' callouts

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District are appealing to hillgoers to make the right preparations for their trip on to the fells.

Two rescue teams called out as three injured teens airlifted from Kinder Scout

Three young walkers were airlifted from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting into difficulties.

Deeside walkers asked to be on lookout for missing man Robin Green

Walkers are being asked to be on the lookout for a missing man who may be in the Deeside area. It is thought Robin Green, 70, could be walking in t...

On test: Therm-a-Rest Evolite Plus sleep mattress reviewed

We slept on the job to find out how Therm-a-Rest's sleep mattress, combining foam and air pockets, plus extra insulation, shaped up.

North Yorkshire Police: wrong not to charge man who set illegal Mossdale bird traps

Police have said they made a mistake in only issuing a caution to a man who admitted setting three illegal traps for birds of prey in the Yorkshire Dales.

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