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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.

YHA relaxes rules to allow visitors to bring dogs in camping and cabin areas

A hostel provider has relaxed its rules, to allow dogs in its camping areas and cabins. YHA England and Wales said dogs are now welcome with visito...

On test: Keela Sherpa jacket reviewed

Even in the height of summer you might need some warmth on those summits. How did the Keela jacket, which uses PrimaLoft insulation, shape up?...

More than 100 jobs at risk as National Trust for Scotland consults on restructure

More than 100 jobs are at risk as Scotland’s biggest conservation charity looks at restructuring its departments and devolving decision making.

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.

Glenrothes Hillwalkers provide £500 boost to Assynt Mountain Rescue

A group of walkers provided a cash boost to a team of volunteer rescuers during a visit to the Highlands.

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook: Brexit threat to countryside 'deeply worrying'

A tireless fighter for access rights is worried the exit from the European Union will have serious effects on the great outdoors.

On test: Falke TK5 Invisible Socks reviewed

An 'invisible' technical model from sock experts Falke. Read how we found them...

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