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Celebrities line up to condemn Government forest sell-off

Two Everest summiteers, the Poet Laureate and the Archbishop of Canterbury are among leading public figures who have condemned the Government’s proposed sell-off of large tracts of English forests.

Industry body backs new outdoor exhibition at Birmingham

The industry body behind Britain’s outdoor manufacturers and retailers has thrown its weight behind a new three-day show to be held in Birmingham.

Fiennes faces driving charge after crash

Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes faces a careless driving charge following a collision that happened in March this year.

Cool aims for new record with Everest charity attempt

Seven-times Everest summiteer Kenton Cool aims this spring to extend his record with a further attempt on the world’s highest mountain.

Tragedy and triumph: the outdoor world in 2009

As the decade which seems to have become known as the noughties packed its bags and prepared for the trip into history, its final days had a familiar ring: winter catching out climbers and walkers, with tragic consequences..

Fiennes interview is highlight of TV Everest evening

He conquered Everest at the third attempt, scaled the north face of the Eiger despite suffering from vertigo and having had a double heart bypass, and he bears a grudge about being bullied at Eton.

Kate joins Sir Ran in magazine's list of country greats

The woman once described as the ‘high priestess of the countryside’ is again listed among strange bedfellows in the latest rollcall of leading figures in Britain’s countryside.

Third time lucky as Fiennes summits Everest

Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has made it to the top of Everest at his third attempt. He entered the record books just before 1am this morning as th...

Fiennes honours Wainwright walker Tom, six

The six-year-old boy who conquered all the Lake District’s Wainwright summits was honoured today by explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

2010 in retrospect: join us in a look back at the outdoors year

As the year draws to a close, we take a look back at the events that have shaped the events in 2010. From tragedy to triumph, heartbreak to ecstasy, t...

Fiennes fined after post-marathon car smash

Eccentric explorer and Everest summiteer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been fined £1,000 after crashing his car after taking part in the High Peak Marathon earlier this year.

Cool eighth summit helps Bonita to Everest record

A novice mountaineer this morning became the youngest British woman to reach the highest point on earth.

Fiennes injured in car crash after High Peak Marathon run

Eccentric Everest summiteer Sir Ranulph Fiennes was hospitalised yesterday when he crashed his car after taking part in a night-time mountain marathon.

Retailer in search for Geordie outdoors hero

A walking and climbing gear retailer is on the hunt for the most adventurous outdoors Geordie. GO Outdoors wants to hear nominations for an award, ...

Kenton's Yorkshire return for Cool lecture

The man who managed to get eccentric explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes up the north face of the Eiger will give an insight into his life this week.

Stuart's British Isles Challenge kicks off from Scilly

The charity challenger who aims to cover the length of the British Isles using only muscle power starts his quest tomorrow.

Scilly to Unst: Stuart's 1,400-mile charity trek across Britain

A long-distance runner is preparing for the ultimate challenge: the length of the whole British Isles using only muscle power.

2008: take a trip with us through the highs and lows of the year

In the slovenly hiatus between Santa’s return north and the alcoholic debauchery of the New Year, journalists traditionally have a problem: how to fill the space on their various publications when, well, not much happens..


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