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Mountaineers warn delay on hilltracks rules could prompt rush to build more

Mountaineers have warned that delays in implementing new rules on hilltracks in Scotland could lead to a rush by landowners to beat the deadline.

Mountaineers urge ministers to reject Talladh-a-Bheithe windfarm plans

Mountaineers are objecting to plans for a 24-turbine windfarm in the shadow of Highland peaks Ben Alder and Schiehallion.

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.

Lakeland forest paths will close on Saturday for Malcolm Wilson Rally

Outdoor enthusiasts looking for a peaceful outing in the Lake District are being warned to steer clear of three forests this weekend.

Scottish hilltracks are 'vandalism', campaign group says

Scotland’s hills are being subjected to environmental vandalism as tracks are gouged across the nation’s uplands, campaigners said.

On test: Asolo Reston WP boots

Innovative anatomical design makes for comfortable boots suited to less technical routes...

Walker Brian Couzins completes seven-year Peak District marathon

A determined rambler braved swarms of bees and animal traps to walk into the record books and complete an epic seven-year journey in the Peak District.

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.

Walkers urged to turn detective for Scottish hilltracks campaign

Outdoors campaigners are recruiting the public to turn detective and reveal examples of ugly tracks on the Scottish mountains.

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.

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.

Yorkshire Three Peaks trio call for rescue 'somewhere on 11-mile route'

Rescuers were called out to search for three walkers who got lost as darkness fell while attempting a challenge walk.

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

Shouts for help prompt Tryfan rescuers' callout

Mountain rescuers were called out twice to a Snowdonia mountain after climbers and scramblers got into difficulties.

Met Office: check updates as 80mph winds and minus 10 chill loom

Weather forecasters have issued updated warnings about the impending storm expected to hit southern Britain on Sunday night and into Monday morning.

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.

Eight outdoors groups plead with Scots politicians to protect wild land

Eight leading bodies, including those representing outdoor enthusiasts, have called on the Scottish Government to increase protection for wild land.

Blea Tarn walker flown to hospital after ankle injury

A walker was airlifted from a Lakeland fell after slipping and injuring his ankle. The 84-year-old was with a group of friends in the Blea Tarn are...

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