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Surf brand Reef heads into outdoors territory with new Rover XT sandals and shoes

Think 'outside' rather than outdoors, says this surf brand as it aims at walkers on coast and in forest.

Border Ridge refuge hut 'saved hypothermic walker's life' say rescuers

Rescuers said the existence of a mountain refuge hut probably saved the life of a walker on the Border Ridge.

Outdoor groups' dismay as Scots minister approves more Lomond camping bans

Mountaineers’ and walkers’ organisations have reacted with dismay at the Scottish Government’s approval of a camping ban in parts of a national park.

Spine Race finisher Javed Bhatti heads south to attempt double Pennine Way run

So what do you do when you’ve just completed the country’s most brutal race up the snowy spine of England.

Government approves 70-mile section of England Coast Path along North Sea shore

The longest stretch of England’s coastal path so far proposed was given approval by the Government today.

Peak District rangers offer to help visitors walk off festive excess

National park rangers are encouraging people to walk off their festive excess with a series of events in the outdoors.

Mountain rescuers in action as Storm Frank sweeps across southern Scotland

Mountain rescue teams in southern Scotland were active helping residents as Storm Frank hit the area yesterday, causing floods in many towns and villages in the Borders and Dumfries and Galloway.

Border search team pair gear up for 109-mile Mountain Rescue Challenge

Imagine running a marathon. Not so tough, eh? Now imagine doing it in the middle of winter, carrying a pack over rough terrain in the mountains. A...

Fifty years on, Berghaus celebrates with HQ revamp and Extrem range relaunch

One of the UK's top outdoor brands is preparing for its golden anniversary with a major revamp of its headquarters and a new top-performing range.

National park bosses plead with walkers to stop building cairns

National park wardens are pleading with walkers to stop making cairns on the mountains. Snowdonia staff say footpaths and the fragile upland enviro...

On test: winter waterproof jackets reviewed

Ten waterproof jackets with a variety of different systems designed to keep you dry on the hill. Which works best?...

Take a torch, map and compass, say rescuers after Dartmoor walker gets lost

Rescuers pleaded with walkers to take the correct gear with them when they head for the Dartmoor hills.

Spine Race runners help hypothermic walker to safety on Border Ridge

A walker suffering from hypothermia in sub-zero temperatures was helped to safety by competitors in a gruelling long-distance race.

Royal Navy helicopter heroes plan final fly-past over mountain rescue scenes

Royal Navy search and rescue helicopter crew members will make a final fly-past of some of the scenes of their most daring operations this week.

Winter warning for walkers after two fall from Snowdon's Crib Goch ridge

National park bosses are urging walkers to be prepared when they head for the mountains after a recent spell of winter weather caught out visitors.

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.

Lake District car park charges waived as flood appeal fund tops £3 million

Charges at five car parks across the Lake District are being waived until after the New Year, to help attract visitors back to the area.

Patterdale team in action as Glenridding floods for second time in four days

A Lake District mountain rescue team was called out overnight to help residents in a nearby village which flooded for the second time four days.

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