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Mountain bike boss says council's Wigley Lane surfacing is 'vandalism'

A mountain bike company boss has described resurfacing work done on a popular cycling route as ‘vandalism’.

Four national parks get £17m as part of Government plans to boost cycling

Four English national parks will get a £16.8m boost to encourage cycling under measures announced by the UK Government.

Ramblers and mountaineers urge Government action on England Coast Path

Two outdoor bodies have urged the coalition Government to pull its socks up and get on with the establishment of the coastal path round England.

Snowdon race organiser: 'Close mountain to walkers'

Organisers of a fell race want Wales’s highest mountain closed to walkers while the event takes place.

Ramblers work with Government to simplify footpath mapping process

Britain’s biggest walkers’ charity said it is working with the Government to simplify the process to get maps recorded on official maps.

Ramblers' advice to walkers after cattle attack

The Ramblers are advising walkers to take care in the countryside where there is livestock. A dog was killed and its owner injured when they were a...

On test: Salomon Eskape GTX hiking shoe and 1,000 Mile Ultra Performance Sock

With summer expected, some time, it's time to kick off those boots and slip on a pair of walking shoes.

Naked Rambler Stephen Gough fined for Hampshire nudity

The Naked Rambler has been fined by a court in Hampshire after he was found guilty of behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress.

Voluntary mountain biking ban comes into force on Snowdon

Mountain bikers and cyclists are being asked to observe a voluntary ban on Wales’s highest mountain from today.

Rescue team seeks challenge walkers to help raise cash to buy HQ

A mountain rescue team is looking for determined walkers to step out to help it raise cash to buy its new base.

Lancashire mill stones put Yorkshire Dales route on firmer footing

Walkers on a Yorkshire Dales hill will find themselves on firmer ground thanks to an import from a Lancashire mill.

Walker airlifted after falling 50ft at Ystradfellte waterfalls

A walker was airlifted from a south Wales beauty spot after falling 15m (50ft) into a ravine. Rescuers said he was fortunate that trees broke his f...

Scafell Pike charity walk organisers 'need to reflect' after pair rescued

Mountain rescuers described a call for help from a pair of charity walkers lost on England’s highest peak as avoidable.

Naked Rambler Stephen Gough jailed again for Asbo breach

Naked Rambler Stephen Gough has been jailed for 11 months for defying the latest judicial attempts to get him to cover up.

Stone pillars will guide Snowdon walkers to the right paths

A set of stone pillars will be installed on Wales’s highest mountain to keep walkers on the right track.

Rescuers use sirens and lights to guide lost Carlton Bank walkers

Rescuers guided a group of lost walkers to safety by sounding their vehicle sirens and turning on the blue flashing lights.

Outdoor bosses: 'Britain on Foot can add four years to people's lives'

Outdoor industry bosses today launched a campaign they said could add four years to people’s lives.

Peak District gathering will mark Kinder trespassers' spirit

Ramblers will gather tomorrow to keep alive the spirit of pioneers of access to the countryside. It is 81 years since a group of walkers took to th...


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