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Kenton Cool makes record 12th Everest summit, joined by Brit Robert Richard Lucas

Mountaineer Kenton Cool has extended his British record with a 12th ascent of the world’s highest mountain.

Mountaineering council unveils paths and litter campaign at Kendal festival

The body that represents hillwalkers, climbers and mountaineers south of the border revealed it will launch a major campaign next year to help Britain’s upland paths.

Kenton Cool joins line-up as Buxton Adventure Festival goes monthly

An outdoors festival that previously took place over a weekend will now be extended to run monthly. Record-breaking Everest summiteer Kenton Cool i...

Nepal auction deadline nears for outdoor fans who want tea with Michael Palin

The deadline is fast approaching if you want to have tea with one of Britain’s best loved television explorers.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

Kendal Mountain Festival short films have chance of Channel 4 showing

Film-makers at one of Britain’s biggest outdoor festivals have the chance to gain even more exposure in a new tie-up with Channel 4.

Everest 'karma' as Bonington, Cool and Hinkes back climbing's Olympic bid

Three British Everest summiteers are throwing their weight behind the final push for climbing to gain a foothold in the Olympics.

Kenton Cool eyes up Three Peaks record after 11th Everest summit

Kenton Cool has reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain for the 11th time. He summited Everest at 2am local time today with his climbi...

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.

Mountaineer Kenton Cool abandons Himalayan climb to return to dying father

One of Britain’s top mountaineers has revealed how he had to abandon a Himalayan expedition when his father fell gravely ill.

Star line-up unveiled for this year's Kendal Mountain Festival

Organisers of one of Britain’s biggest outdoor festivals have lined up a constellation of adventure stars to keep visitors enthralled at the annual event.

Tea with Palin and walk with Bonington among goodies on offer in Nepal auction

Fancy a walk on the Lakeland fells with two of Britain’s most eminent mountaineers, with the added glow of knowing you’re helping people in dire need.

Kenton Cool's next challenge: world's three highest peaks in three months

Record-breaking British mountaineer Kenton Cool has announced his next big challenge: the Himalayan Trilogy.

Kenton Cool and Lakpa Rita's talks give Everest insight from 28 ascents

Two top mountaineers with 28 successful Everest summits between them will stage a series of three lectures in Britain next month.

Olympic bosses turn down climbing's bid for 2020 Games

Olympic bosses have thwarted climbers’ attempts to have their sport included in the games. The International Olympic Committee today turned down ...

Kenton Cool's 'truly epic' Everest Three Peaks set new record

Record-breaking Everest mountaineer Kenton Cool has posted a new first by summiting what he has termed the Ultimate Three Peaks.

Kenton Cool will tackle Three Peaks – Himalaya style

Record-breaking Everest summiteer Kenton Cool has announced plans to climb the Three Peaks – Himalaya style.

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