Record-breaking Everest summiteer Kenton Cool has announced plans to climb the Three Peaks – Himalaya style.
The rumblings over the rancour and violence at the base of Everest continued today as a climber gave an alternative view of the bust-up between Sherpas and three European climbers.
Everest’s upper reaches are known as the death zone, but angry scenes further down the mountain at the weekend turned its slopes into the death-threat zone.
The British climber who has made it to the top of the world’s highest mountain more times than any of his countrymen is preparing to extend his record.
Jon Gay became the first to smash the 24-hour record for a winter Ramsay Round, a 60-mile mountain course with more than 8,000m of climbing .
Adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been fined for speeding at nearly 100mph on one of the Highlands’ major roads.
The head of one of Europe’s top outdoors brands has resigned as its chief executive. Marco Bramani has stepped down from the post at Vibram, make...
Controversial plans to build a zip-wire on a Lake District mountainside have been thrown out again by national park planners.
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.
A British climber caught in the violence on Everest said he and his companions owe their lives to a Sherpa and western mountaineer who stood up to a mob threatening them with death.
The team that said it was attacked by a group of Sherpas while making its way up Everest is abandoning its expedition.
Record-breaking British mountaineer Kenton Cool has had the traditional blessing for his upcoming attempt on Everest.
Lightweight clothing specialist Montane will sponsor one of Britain’s leading climbers. The Northumberland-based brand has teamed up with Andy Ki...
Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has abandoned his plans to tackle a winter crossing of the Antarctic continent.
A woman has raised more than £3,000 for a mountain rescue team by trekking to Everest Base Camp. Catrin Patterson’s Himalayan venture will help ...
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.
One of England’s remotest youth hostels will get a £¼m facelift for its 80th birthday. The Black Sail hostel at the head of Ennerdale can only ...
Next year’s Outdoors Show will feature memorabilia from Everest expeditions as part of an exhibition marking the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of the world’s highest mountain.