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Footpath repair work begins on Skye munro Blàbheinn

Work has begun on restoring a popular path on the Isle of Skye. Helicopter airlifts were used to take materials to the site on Blàbheinn, where a ...

Snowdon volunteers thanked for summer weekend work on mountain

A group of volunteers who spent summer weekends helping visitors to Wales’s highest mountain were thanked for their work.

Rohan supports Yorkshire Dales team help maintain Three Peaks paths

An outdoor brand is teaming up with a national park authority to help raise cash to maintain paths in its most popular area.

Author Mark Reid to lead 24-mile charity walk through Wensleydale

A guidebook author and Mountain Leader is reviving a challenge walk in the Yorkshire Dales to help raise cash for charity.

Mountain council: removing 'false' paths won't make Snowdon safer

Mountaineers say their views are being ignored by a national park trying to make Wales’s highest mountain ‘safe’.

Rockfall and second washed-away bridge block more Cairngorms routes

More problems for outdoor fans have been reported in the Highlands in the wake of the storms brought by the remnants of Hurricane Bertha.

Lottery fund provides £3m boost to repair Scots national park paths

Lottery players have helped fund a £3m-plus boost to paths in Scotland’s two national parks. The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced a grant to ...

Hill sleuth Myrddyn goes in search of the 'missing' Berwyn mountain

Amateur hill surveyor Myrddyn Phillips finally nails the height of a peak that was overlooked by OS until walkers stumbled across it 25 years ago.

Ramblers' footpath volunteers' work saves councils £1m

Volunteers from Britain’s biggest walking charity contributed almost £1m-worth of work fixing footpaths last year.

Lomond national park prepares for extension of ban on wild camping

A national park authority is to open consultations on plans that would restrict wild camping in many areas along the shores of lochs.

On test: walking poles

Walking poles can ease the strain when taking to the hills. We put seven models to the test...

Climber Andy Cave leads Peak celebrations to mark 10 years of access

Top climber Andy Cave led a walk on open access land to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the implementation of the ‘right to roam’.

Hypothermia a risk on Scotland's peaks in August, says mountain expert

A mountain expert is warning walkers they face cold conditions on Scotland’s high peaks, despite it still being August.

Review: Yorkshire's Three Peaks by Mike Appleton

Mike Appleton's book takes a leisurely literary stroll round the three fells more often tackled against the clock by thousands of walkers.

Four rescued from Tryfan after straying on to steep crags

A mountain rescuer warned that increasing numbers of walkers are going astray on a Snowdonia mountain after four people were led to safety from a rescue blackspot after getting stuck on steep ground.

'Sloppy drafting' of Government bill 'could see public spaces privatised'

Campaigners fear ‘sloppy drafting’ in a coalition Government bill could open the door to public land being sold off to private companies.

Ramblers boss urges Scots to walk from sofa to summit

The boss of the Ramblers in Scotland said people should be encouraged to walk from sofa to summit. Dave Morris today welcomed the launch of the Sco...

On test: trail shoes

Whether it's a post-mountaineering trip to the pub or a summer hike along a trail, a good pair of approach shoes is a sound investment.


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