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Berghaus Dragon's Back Race: tough day for field as runners ruled out of event

The man in charge of the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race has admitted some of his decisions have not been popular with some competitors in the race.

Campaigners pledge to resist MoD's 'privatisation' of Cumbria common land

The Ministry of Defence stands accused of a land privatisation in the Cumbrian North Pennines. Campaigners said the ministry’s plans to deregiste...

Campaigners win 14-year footpath battle with elite Harrow School

Footpath campaigners are claiming victory in a 14-year access battle with a top public school. A government planning inspector ruled against Harrow...

James Blake appointed new YHA boss with pledge on £30m East End 'super hostel'

The new boss of a youth hostelling charity has pledged to prioritise the delivery of a £30m ‘super hostel’ in the East End of London.

Free OMM entry and £1,750-worth of gear on offer in Lifesystems competition

Outdoor brand Lifesystems is offering the chance to win a free entry to a mountain marathon, along with all the recommended gear to take part.

PHD's Expedition Double Suit 'biggest down suit innovation for 45 years'

Cutting edge design is aimed at mountaineers heading into the death zone...

Walkers urged to vote for £8,000 Scafell Pike footpath repair boost in online poll

A scheme to improve paths on England’s highest mountain is in the running for an £8,000 boost. But the Fix the Fells bid will only secure the ca...

Scafell Pike couple who spent 14 hours on fells 'owe their lives to bivvy bag'

A couple who spent the night sheltering on the Lake District mountains may owe their lives to the plastic bivvy bag they used, rescuers said.

On test: insulated jackets reviewed

Down or synthetic? Well, it's no longer that simple, as we found when we put 12 insulated jackets to the test in a British winter...

More than 200 ultrarunners ready to start gruelling Berghaus Dragon's Back Race

More than 200 runners from 24 different nations are preparing to start one of Britain’s most gruelling races.

Runner Chris Perry adds to family triumphs with victory in The Fellsman

An ultrarunner confirmed a family dynasty with a win in one of the toughest events on the calendar. Chris Perry followed in his brother Adam’s fo...

Three Peaks Race runners face snow again in pursuit of Dales event's records

Runners in the Three Peaks Race face the prospect of snow-covered fells for the second year in succession.

On test: walking gaiters reviewed

Gaiters provide extra protection for the legs and feet in wintry or muddy conditions. But which pair is right for you?...

New Montane drone service offers outdoor fans delivery straight to the hilltop

No need to wait in for your gear to be delivered: head for the hills and in only 40 minutes Montane's drone will get your order to you.

On test: Primus Micron Trail Stove reviewed

The new lightweight stove from Primus is small enough to slip into a jacket pocket, but how did it perform on the trail?.

Don't get in a flap: Fjällräven adds snug trekking tights to its Abisko range

The Swedish brand's new snug reinforced tights are aimed at walkers rather than trail-runners...

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.

North Wales mountain rescuers receive body cameras for use at fatal incidents

Mountain rescuers are to be equipped with body-mounted video cameras for use at fatal incidents. Three of the cameras have been supplied by North W...

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