Expeditions to the world’s ninth highest mountain have been suspended after 11 climbers were shot dead by a group dressed as security forces.
Three British Everest summiteers are throwing their weight behind the final push for climbing to gain a foothold in the Olympics.
An Olympic runner turned climber is backing the bid to have climbing included in the 2020 Games. Dame Kelly Holmes, a double gold medal winner, has...
The body representing mountaineers in England and Wales is at loggerheads with the Government’s official outdoors advisory body over a blanket climbing ban.
Mountaineering experts are pleading with hillgoers to go prepared for winter after a series of tragic incidents over the past few weeks.
A campaign to get people on their feet in the outdoors will get official funding. Sport England has agreed a sum of £76,000 for the Britain on Foo...
The British Mountaineering Council is looking to recruit a new member of staff to promote its hillwalking work.
The British Mountaineering Council said it will draw up a landscape charter to guide its representatives on how to deal with developments in the few remaining wild places in England and Wales.
Britain’s two representative bodies for mountaineers have united in their opposition to the building of windfarms on Scotland’s highest mountains.
Olympic bosses have thwarted climbers’ attempts to have their sport included in the games. The International Olympic Committee today turned down ...
Outdoor industry bosses today launched a campaign they said could add four years to people’s lives.
Two-thirds of the British Mountaineering Council’s members say they are first and foremost hillwalkers, despite the public perception the organisation caters mainly for climbers.
Mountain experts are reminding Easter holidaymakers that Scotland’s hills are still in full winter condition.
Westminster politicians will hear about the value of the outdoor industry next week. The Outdoor Industries Association, the trade body for compani...
The Outdoors Show is a chance for enthusiasts to get up close to some luminaries and see some of the goodies available for their trips into the hills and countryside of Britain and further afield.
Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.
The boss of the trade body for Britain’s outdoor sector called on the whole industry to get behind its drive to get the country on its feet.
Outdoor industry representatives will next month launch a campaign to get the country on its feet. Britain on Foot is the brainchild of Andrew Dent...