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'Barefoot Aleks' completes record 3,800-mile run down the length of Europe

A man who took up running less than five years ago has completed a gruelling journey down the complete length of mainland Europe.

Gore-Tex expands range of brands using its new Shakedry material

Gore-Tex has announced more outdoor brands that will use its revloutionary Shakedry technology in 2017.

French retailer Decathlon signs British skier Graham Bell as ambassador

A French outdoors retailer has signed a British skier as its newest brand ambassador. Decathlon, which has almost 30 stores in the UK, revealed Gra...

PrimaLoft's new ThermoPlume insulation 'mimics natural down' in outdoor jackets

The US insulation company says its latest product is groundbreaking in allowing clothing firms to use traditional down-manufacturing techniques with synthetic filling.

Rescuers say £5 bivvy bag probably saved lives of stranded Cairn Gorm walkers

A rescue team leader said a couple who spent the night on a Highland mountain probably owe their lives to their plastic bivvy bag.

On test: winter gloves reviewed

How best to keep your hands warm when the temperature drops? We put a range of gloves to the test...

What happens after that 999 call? Mountain accident survivors tell their tales

Two men caught in separate serious incidents in the Lake District recall their traumas and what happened after the call for mountain rescue.

Kendal Mountain Festival: awards, earthquakes, mountaineers and mistakes

Kendal Mountain Festival has established itself as one of the premier gatherings of outdoor folk in the country.

Ringing Roger path repair work will start as Mend Our Mountains appeal smashes target

Work is about to begin on a badly eroded path on the Peak District’s highest hill after a crowdfunding appeal raised cash for repairs.

Tears, triumphs and terrors: Terry Abraham reveals his path to mountain film success

Film-maker Terry Abrahams reveals the rocky path to television fame, and admits to tears, penury and self-doubt before the success with his photogenic studies of Lakeland fells as they hit the screens.

On test: insulated jackets reviewed

Down or synthetic? Well, it's no longer that simple, as we found when we put 12 insulated jackets to the test in a British winter...

Voting opens in poll for outdoor fans to choose favourite gear

Outdoor enthusiasts can vote for their favourite new pieces of gear in an online poll. The list of more than 100 new products has been whittled dow...

Julia Bradbury boots up as Britain’s Best Walks returns to TV screens

Outdoors celebrity Julia Bradbury is lacing up her boots for another series revealing some of Britain’s best walking routes.

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We've search the outdoor world for goodies to fill the Christmas stockings of every outdoor fan...

Briton Mark Chase lands dream 'director of toughness' job testing Columbia gear

A Gloucester outdoors enthusiast has landed a dream job testing gear for a top brand in some of the world’s harshest environments.

Mountain expert urges hillgoers to plan for winter as temperatures drop

Shorter daylight hours, dropping temperatures and the arrival of snow on the hills mean one thing: it’s time to gear yourself up for winter.

On test: sleeping bags reviewed

Need a good night's sleep? We put a range of sleeping bags to the test......

New England Coast Path stretch opens part of Norfolk shore to walkers for first time

A stretch of the Norfolk coast is being opened to walkers for the first time. The latest section of the England Coast Path includes three new miles...

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