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Major Outdoor Trade Show merges with smaller event and moves to Manchester

Organisers of the UK’s largest trade show for the outdoors industry have announced it will merge with a smaller show and move to a new venue next year.

On test: 25 to 40 litre rucksacks reviewed

Which daysacks performed best in the great British countryside? We put 14 to the test to help you decide...

Rescue leader Nick Owen celebrates 25 years in charge of Elterwater Hostel

A mountain rescue stalwart is celebrating 25 years in charge of a Lake District hostel. Nick Owen’s volunteer duties as a member of Langdale Ambl...

Police plea to hill-goers to prepare properly after spate of rescues

Police and outdoors experts are urging walkers to plan their trips into the mountains properly after a spate of rescue callouts.

On test: waterproof jackets reviewed

Anyone venturing into the outdoors should have a good waterproof jacket with them. See how 13 different brands performed in our exhaustive test...

Scots Government acts as report finds link between grouse shooting and eagle losses

The Scottish Government will look at licensing grouse shooting after a report showed a strong link between the disappearances of golden eagles and shooting estates.

Watch as Iain Miller combines sea kayaking and caving on Donegal's Umphin Island

They are two unlikely combinations of outdoor activities, but Iain Miller has shown that you can enjoy caving and sea kayaking at the same time.

Outdoors brand Berghaus steps up its sustainability stance with new ethical measures

A target of ridding its clothing of PFC treatments by 2020 is among a number of measures the company is introducing.

Broadcaster Stuart Maconie is new president of the Ramblers

Britain’s largest walkers’ charity has a new president. Broadcaster and outdoors enthusiast Stuart Maconie was announced as the honorary head o...

In search of the holy grail in a snow globe with Montane's Icarus jacket and PrimaLoft ThermoPlume

Wind, rain and a giant snow globe: all in the mix as we try Montane's new insulated jackets that use PrimaLoft's innovative ThermoPlume material.

Outdoors Future Camp for upcoming trade leaders scrapped due to lack of interest

A planned event aimed at nurturing future leaders in the outdoors industry has been scrapped due to lack of interest.

Nikwax marks anniversary by announcing 40 years of carbon-neutral operations

Nick Brown, founder of the waterproofing brand, says by the end of the year, all 40 years of its carbon production will be offset.

Duddon and Furness rescuers prepare for mammoth charity stretcher carry

Two mountain rescuers will tackle a mammoth stretcher-carry spanning their team’s patch. Will Reed and Tom Fairchild, who are both members of the...

Polartec looks to colder days as it unveils its new PowerFill insulation

It's the height of summer, so thoughts turn to... insulated clothing. Polartec is looking to colder days with the introduction of its new PowerFill ...

Columbia agrees to kit out 2,000 national park staff over next five years

Outdoors brand Columbia will kit out up to 2,000 national park staff with clothing in a five-year partnership.

Adventurer Paul Rose reveals his 'beautiful secret' Yorkshire Wolds Way in BBC show

A man who has tackled adrenalin-fuelled polar expeditions revels in the slow pace of a walk along one of England’s least visited national trails.

Regulator rules Mountain Warehouse 'waterproof' boot description was misleading

A High Street outdoors retailer has been told it can’t use an advertisement that claimed one of its boot models was waterproof.

New George Fisher woolly webcams will give Lakeland walkers fellside views

A leading Lake District retailer will offer a new view of the fells, thanks to its innovative woolly webcams.

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