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Loch Lomond national park boss Fiona Logan steps down

The boss of a Scottish national park has announced she is stepping down. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs chief executive Fiona Logan is leaving the a...

Hill sleuths attempt to get to bottom of confusion on Snowdon's height

A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.

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’.

Sierra Designs brings its alternative view of outdoor gear to the UK

A maverick approach to backpacking clothing and gear is revealed with the arrival in Britain of this US company's range.

Ramblers 'overjoyed' as 2020 announced as England Coast Path end date

The country’s biggest walkers’ charity has welcomed the coalition Government’s announcement of a completion date for the England Coast Path.

RSPB welcomes Marks and Spencer stores' grouse sales suspension

One of the UK’s top retailers said it won’t stock red grouse in its stores this year. Marks & Spencer said it could not guarantee a responsible...

On test: lightweight waterproof jackets

We compare seven waterproof jackets more suited to the warmer months when you want to keep pack weight to a minimum.

Patterdale team aids three injured walkers in separate Lakeland incidents

A Lake District mountain rescue team was called out three times today to incidents involving injured walkers.

Ramblers welcome Government go-ahead for Isle of Wight coast path

Campaigners have welcomed the coalition Government’s announcement that it will create a coast path around the Isle of Wight.

Lake District winter fell-top assessor job up for grabs

As jobs go, it has to be one the country’s most bizarre. Each week’s work involves ascending almost the height of Everest, and braving snow, ra...

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.

Alan Hinkes joins national park head at reopening of Pen-y-Pass hostel

A record-breaking British mountaineer helped officially reopen a youth hostel more than 1,000ft up on a Snowdonia pass.

Grivel claims 'revolutionary' Twin Gate carabiner is faster and safer

A range of innovative Twin Gate carabiners is unveiled by Grivel, while sister company Scarpa reveals another Sock Fit boot with its Marmolada.

Win VIP tickets to Kendal Mountain Festival with Go Lakes lift-sharing scheme

If we said you could travel to the Lake District, Cumbria, make friends, cut costs and look after the area at the same time would you be interested.

Man arrested after climber falls to his death on Kettle Ness cliffs

A man has been arrested and released on bail after the death of a climber on sea cliffs in North Yorkshire.

Llanberis team founder John Ellis Roberts dies in climbing fall

One of the founders of a Snowdonia mountain rescue team has died in a climbing accident in the Llanberis Pass.

Mountain biker airlifted after collapsing on High Street fells

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after collapsing on the Lakeland fells. The 47-year-old, from Houston, Texas, was riding on the High Str...

Lost Coast to Coast walker found above Haweswater after four-hour search

A woman on the Coast to Coast Walk was rescued after a major search involving 50 mountain rescuers. The woman, from the Netherlands, got lost while...


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