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JD Sports snaps up GO Outdoors for £112m

One of the UK’s fastest growing outdoors store chains has been snapped up by an established retailer.

Sir Chris Bonington's updated autobiography charts 60 years' mountaineering

One of Britain’s most renowned mountaineers has produced a revised autobiography, charting more than 60 years climbing and exploring.

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.

Berghaus wins top award for its refurbished Sunderland headquarters

One of the UK’s best known outdoor brands has received an award for its headquarters refurbishment.

Watch a sneak preview of upcoming film of Leo Houlding's Mirror Wall climb

Outdoor fans have been offered a sneak preview of a film following a top climber’s ascent of a remote big wall.

Berghaus sponsors next two Dragon's Back Races

A major outdoors brand has announced it will again sponsor a gruelling race down the length of Wales.

Mountain rescuers bag £¾m boost as JD Sports charity hands over carrier cash

Mountain rescuers in England and Wales are celebrating after bagging more than £200,000 from a charity linked to major outdoor retailers.

On test: walking trousers reviewed

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

Climbing elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington marries Loreto McNaught-Davis

Mountaineering legend Sir Chris Bonington has tied the knot with a long-time friend. The Everest summiteer married Loreto McNaught-Davis in a cerem...

Berghaus flags up its Get Out Game as Black Friday antidote for outdoors fans

A leading outdoors brand has announced an antidote for anyone flagging after the consumer excesses of the upcoming Black Friday.

Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders survive pee-bottle mix-up in first ascent of Sersank

Two seasoned mountaineers have described the travails of successfully summiting an unclimbed Himalayan peak, including a mix-up between drinking- and pee-bottles.

Book reunion prompts Sersank ascent by climbers Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders

A British mountaineering duo have posted a first ascent of a Himalayan peak after reuniting almost 30 years after last climbing together.

Friends of Blencathra 'will continue' as earl says mountain is no longer for sale

A community group said it is still actively pursuing the purchase of a Lake District mountain, despite its owner saying it is no longer for sale.

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...

Climber Leo Houlding completes 1,000-mile Greenland snowkiting venture

A renowned climber has successfully completed a new Arctic adventure – using kites. Leo Houlding, best known for his audacious climbing expeditio...

Trade body Outdoor Industries Association gives qualified support to remaining in EU

The umbrella body representing Britain’s outdoor industries has given its qualified support to the UK remaining in the European Union.

Climber Leo Houlding returns to Greenland for 1,000-mile kiting venture

A renowned British climber has returned to the Arctic wilderness of Greenland – to try his hand at snowkiting.

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.

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