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Climbing legend Joe Brown dies, aged 89

Renowned rock-climber and mountaineer Joe Brown has died, aged 89. Among Brown’s achievements in a long climbing career were the joint first asce...

Ultrarunner airlifted from Lakeland fell plans runs to raise cash for air ambulance

An ultrarunner who was airlifted from a Lake District fell after suffering multiple seizures has vowed to raise cash for the air ambulance service that rescued her.

Six new routes posted as Scottish international winter climbing meet hailed a success

Organisers of a revived winter climbing event hailed the meeting a success, with six entirely new routes completed.

John Kelly takes Spine Race victory by a margin of more than 30 miles

Runner John Kelly has scored a resounding victory in the Montane Spine Race. The USA athlete had an unassailable lead as he approached the finish a...

Six days, six hours, four minutes: how Paul Tierney broke the Wainwrights running record

An astonishing challenge that ran on chips, banter and very little sleep, but definitely no smashed avocado.

Grough's great big guide to Christmas gift ideas for the outdoor fan

We've scoured the outdoor world for suggestions for innovative festive presents for the mad-keen outdoor enthusiast in your life..

Original Mountain Marathon runners brave armpit-deep mud in Clyde Muirshiel event

Mud was the keyword for competitors in this year’s Original Mountain Marathon, with runners tackling the boggy slopes of the Clyde Muirshiel regional park at the weekend.

On test: 40-70 litre rucksacks reviewed

We've been lugging big loads over the hills in the past few months in the quest for the best large rucksack; find out which one topped the pack....

On test: Leatherman Free P2 multitool reviewed

A top quality multitool with some innovative designs elements, but it comes at a price...

Widespread calls for public to avoid trips to countryside over Easter weekend

A concerted effort is underway to dissuade the public from breaking government coronavirus guidelines on visiting the countryside over the Easter weekend.

Mountain council: 'hillwalking and climbing on hold' as Covid-19 closures gather pace

The British Mountaineering Council has said hillwalking and climbing should be put on hold during the present coronavirus crisis.

On test: walkers' ice-axes reviewed

An ice-axe is essential for anyone heading for the wintry mountains in the UK; we put three to the test.

Polartec lightweight Power Air: a waste-free wardrobe

Polartec's new Lightweight Power Air continues the move to reducing waste and cutting microfibres in the environment.

On test: walking trousers reviewed

We've been legging it across the hills and countryside to put 16 pairs of technical walking trousers to the test; which suits you best?.

Winter comes to Lakeland as three felltop assessors gear up for a new season

The Lake District's felltop assessors will begin their daily ascents of Helvellyn this week; we spoke to 'new boy' Wes Hunter to get his thoughts on his new 'dream job'.

Leo Houlding to lead expedition to free-climb Amazonian 'lost world' Roraima

Climber and explorer Leo Houlding will brave venomous snakes, mud and mosquitos in a trek to summit a South American ‘lost world’.

Hill-goers should prepare for winter this weekend, say mountain experts

Mountain experts are warning hillgoers to prepare for winter, despite it still only being October. With clocks going back and the first snows of th...

On test: lightweight backpacking tents reviewed

We've been tramping the Lakeland fells to test seven lightweight tents on our treks - but which performs best?.

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