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On test: MSR Trailshot water filter reviewed

This handy little device will get rid of some of the nasties that lurk in streams. But how easy was this pocket filter to use?...

Climber Sir Chris Bonington: 'Mountain rescue has almost become a sport'

Mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington has ruffled a few feathers after he was quoted in a national newspaper saying mountain rescue has almost become a ‘sport’ and an ‘industry’.

Adventurer Zac Poulton joins Lake District felltop assessors team for winter

A top adventurer and Everest summiteer has joined the team that will provide safety information for winter hillwalkers in the Lake District.

National Trust for Scotland drops Glencoe trademark threat to Hilltrek firm

The National Trust for Scotland has admitted it was wrong to pursue a small outdoors gear manufacturer over the Glencoe trademark.

Fresh Sharp Edge warning after walker rescued from 'precarious position'

A walker was rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a notorious Lake District accident blackspot.

Andy Berry and Cat Slater triumph in challenging Lakes Sky Ultra conditions

Britons claimed victory in the tough Lakes Sky Ultra Race, which attracted an international field. Andrew Berry finished first in the event, with C...

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...

Cheviots and Lakeland walkers rescued after succumbing to heat

Two walkers taking part in a charity event in the Cheviots were rescued after suffering heat exhaustion.

On test: Fjällräven Abisko trekking tights reviewed

Offering the freedom of movement with the robustness usually found in trekking trousers, how did these new Fjällräven tights perform on the hill?.

Film review: Alan Hinkes – the First Briton to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains, by Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham's lastest work turns the lens on the often light-hearted approach of the record-breaking British mountaineer who has nonethless stared death in the face.

On test: three-season walking boots reviewed

We've spent the past few months pounding the trails to see how these walking boots performed. Which of the 13 pairs in our review will suit you?...

Adventurer James Forrest claims nuttalls record with six-month summit-bagging walk

An adventurous walker is claiming a record for summiting all England and Wales’s mountains. James Forrest has ascended 446 peaks in six months, c...

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...

National Trust for Scotland accused of 'bullying' outdoor firm Hilltrek over Glencoe name

A leading Scottish landscape charity stands accused of heavy-handed behaviour after it ordered a small outdoors gear company to stop using the name Glencoe for one of its jackets.

On test: Sidas foot care products reviewed

Sidas has introduced a range of foot-care products to help prevent and treat problems on the hoof. How did they shape up?...

Records tumble as runners race head to head on Lakeland Billy Bland Challenge

A team of runners has beaten a series of records on a historic Lake District Challenge. Two sets of fellrunners and ultrarunners went head to head ...

Cairngorm team braves 'extremely dangerous' conditions to rescue climber

Rescuers had to brave conditions described as extremely dangerous to reach a climber injured in a rockfall in the Cairngorms.

On test: Columbia Trient Outdry Shoe reviewed

Columbia's shoe is designed for the mountains and ultrarunners. How did it perform on the trail?...

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