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Search dog handlers boot up thanks to Bogs Footwear support

A deal to provide search dog handlers with insulated wellies will keep the volunteers' feet warm and dry.

Friends' grant will help trust maintain path on Ben Lomond

A donation from one conservation charity will help another one maintain a high-level path on one of Scotland’s most popular munros.

Dave Tighe's half marathon run will help rescuers who saved his life in Lakeland accident

A man who nearly lost his life in a paragliding crash in the Lake District is planning to run a half-marathon to raise cash for his rescuers.

Weekend searches fail to find missing kayaker Jason Chung Wai-Ho

A kayaker who was last seen launching his craft almost a week ago on the west coast of Scotland is still missing.

Snugpak's Cocoon hammock system 'works like a giant banana skin'

A hammock sleeping system that works like a big banana skin – innovation from sleeping bag experts Snugpak..

Mountain rescuers in action as Storm Frank sweeps across southern Scotland

Mountain rescue teams in southern Scotland were active helping residents as Storm Frank hit the area yesterday, causing floods in many towns and villages in the Borders and Dumfries and Galloway.

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.

Snugpak revamps its range of UK-made insulated Softie Jackets

UK manufacturer Snugpak's insulated Softie Jackets get a new look in a revamp of the range...

Litter-picking boss urges Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers to keep hills clean

An outdoors events organiser is urging walkers in the Yorkshire Dales to do their bit and pick up litter.

Tragedy and comedy as Cockermouth rescuers clock up second-busiest year

A Lake District mountain rescue team had its second-busiest on record in 2015, with 76 callouts recorded in the year.

On test: winter waterproof jackets reviewed

Ten waterproof jackets with a variety of different systems designed to keep you dry on the hill. Which works best?...

Keep it in the family: rescue team recruit Tess follows mum and dad into service

A mountain rescue team has a new recruit who followed her mum and dad into the service. Border collie Tess has become an operational member of the ...

Kayakers urged to take care as search continues for missing paddler Jason Chung Yai-Ho

Police are appealing to paddlers to be prepared before they take to the water. The plea from Police Scotland came after a major search for a missin...

Bergans of Norway kits out Lake District felltop assessors

The Lake District's felltop assessors have been kitted out with gear from Bergans of Norway to protect them on their daily trips up Helvellyn.

Royal Navy Sea King rescue crews go out on a high as final shift begins

Crews at the UK’s busiest search and rescue helicopter base have started their final shift. The men and women who fly the Royal Navy’s Sea King...

Duddon and Furness rescuers raise more than £2,000 for Storm Desmond flood victims

Members of a mountain rescue team who took part in the operation to help Cumbria during Storm Desmond have raised more than £2,000 for flood victims.

Derby rescue team receives £5,000 of kit to replace second-hand flood rescue gear

A mountain rescue team has received more than £5,000-worth of kit after being spotted using second-hand clothing during the recent Cumbria floods.

Fifty years on, Berghaus celebrates with HQ revamp and Extrem range relaunch

One of the UK's top outdoor brands is preparing for its golden anniversary with a major revamp of its headquarters and a new top-performing range.


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