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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.

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...

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.

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...

Lowe Alpine Ascent Superlight pack tops Outdoor Industry Awards

A new rucksack from Lowe Alpine beat competition from nine other gear entries to top the annual awards.

Ben Dolphin elected as new Ramblers Scotland president

A journalist, countryside ranger and blogger has been appointed head of the Ramblers in Scotland. Ben Dolphin was elected to the post of president ...

'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.

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.

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.

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.

Bonington and Hinkes among top names announced for Keswick Mountain Festival

A roster of top names awaits festival-goers at a summer Lake District event. Among speakers at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival are elder st...

Outdoor industry announces September camping meet for future leaders

The UK outdoor industry will stage a camping weekend aimed at future leaders in the business. The Outdoors Future Camp will take place in Sheffield...

Mountaineering council confirms no-confidence vote will go ahead

The governing committee of the representative body for mountaineers in England and Wales will face a vote of no confidence at its annual meeting.

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.

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