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Yorkshire Dales Grimwith disabilities event gets thumbs-up from walkers

A group of people with disabilities has given the thumbs up to a national park’s event which gave some of them their first taste of enjoying the great outdoors under their own steam.

Shooting of Terry Abraham's biopic of mountaineer Alan Hinkes gets underway

Production of a biopic featuring the life of a record-breaking mountaineer is underway. Outdoors specialist Terry Abraham has begun filming his lat...

Trust closes Steall footpath and warns rockfall repairs could take weeks

A charity has closed a Highland footpath after a huge rockfall brought large boulders down on to the route.

Lomond national park bosses launch anti-litter Respect Your Park campaign

Scotland’s first national park has launched a campaign to clamp down on littering and to educate visitors to care for the area.

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook: Brexit threat to countryside 'deeply worrying'

A tireless fighter for access rights is worried the exit from the European Union will have serious effects on the great outdoors.

Scots mountain council awards will mark volunteer's and young climber's efforts

The body representing hillwalkers and climbers north of the border is looking for heroes fit for two new awards.

Trailrunner and mountain biker Andy Brown takes up post with distributer Rosker

A keen trailrunner and mountain biker who grew up with a passion for hillwalking and rock-climbing has been appointed to a new post with a major outdoors distributer.

Waterproof clothing and fluorocarbons: what you need to know about your beloved jacket

Chemicals used to help waterproof outdoor clothing have come under the microscope, and change is in the air.

Top award goes to Frio wallet that keeps diabetic outdoor fans' insulin cool

A pouch that allows outdoor enthusiasts to keep vital medicine at the correct temperature has won the top accolade in an inaugural award.

Film of Leo Houlding's Mirror Wall ascent will be screened at Banff and Kendal

A film charting the ascent of an imposing Arctic big wall by a team led by British climber Leo Houlding has been chosen to headline the opening night of a major international festival.

Páramo offers new Ostro fleece and windproof jacket combo for active outdoors users

A new fleece and windproof set, technical jeans and a new gaiter design are among kit revealed by Páramo for next year.

On test: lightweight tents reviewed

Grough spent the summer camping out in a quest for the best of small one- or two-person lightweight tents.

White Cliffs of Dover latest stretch of shore to be added to England Coast Path

One of the country’s best known stretches of shoreline has been added to the England Coast Path. The White Cliffs of Dover are among 66 miles of ...

On test: trail and approach shoes reviewed

Which shoe is best for your trail walk or that approach to a crag? We put eight pairs to the test to find out...

On test: walking trousers reviewed

Ten pairs of walking trousers put to the test for comfort and performance...

New free grough map will use crowdsourced updates to help outdoor fans find their way

Today, we’re announcing a new mapping project we hope will revolutionise the way people enjoy their trips into the British countryside.

Cairngorms search for missing walker Jim Robertson will resume at weekend

Searches for a walker missing in the Cairngorms for more than two weeks will resume this weekend. Mountain rescue teams will be based in the area o...

Report says people with dementia benefit from walking and outdoor activities

Walking and outdoor activities should be encouraged for people who have dementia, a report published today said.


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