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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.

On test: Teva Original Universal and Teva Terra Fi 4 Sandals

It's sandal experts Teva's 30th birthday and they sent us two very different pairs to show how the sport sandal has evolved.

Scafell Pike search teams find man's body in Piers Gill

Search teams looking for a missing walker on England’s highest mountain have found a man’s body. Police were alerted after Christopher Blowman,...

Ramblers' review call as farmer cleared after walker Roger Freeman's death

A farmer has been acquitted of manslaughter following the death of a walker attacked by cattle on his land.

Snowdon cyclists warned to stay off train tracks as bridleway ban starts

Mountain bikers have been warned to beware of trains on Wales’s highest mountain on the day a voluntary ban on using bridleways comes into force.

Three Peaks Race offers £1,000 bonus to runners breaking 18-year record

A £500 bounty is on offer for a fellrunner who can beat an 18-year-old race record on its diamond jubilee event.

'Feisty' footpath champion Pat Wilson dies, aged 97

A feisty footpath campaigner who asked for a pair of wirecutters as a Christmas present has died aged 97.

'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.

Outdoor fans urged to vote for Ben Nevis in National Lottery poll

Outdoor enthusiasts are being urged to vote for the UK’s highest mountain in an online poll being run by the National Lottery.

Twitter and Facebook groups aim to raise cash to buy Blencathra

A social media campaign to crowdsource the purchase of one of Lakeland’s best loved mountains is gathering pace.

On test: Dolomite Steinbock Approach HP GTX boots

Alpine style from the Italian brand in a boot aimed at scramblers who also like a long walk...

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook urges public to reignite Kinder Trespassers' zeal

A leading outdoors campaigner said the zeal of the Kinder Scout trespassers must be reignited to protect the countryside from Government attacks on green spaces.

Striding Edge walkers warned of helicopter stone drops for path repairs

Walkers tackling one of the Lake District’s most popular scrambling routes to England’s third-highest peak face disruption while path repairs take place.

Campaigning Kate Ashbrook marks 30 years with Open Spaces Society

A tireless campaigner for walkers’ rights today celebrated 30 years with Britain’s oldest national conservation body.

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