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On test: waterproof jackets reviewed

We've been out in all weathers to put 14 waterproof jackets to the test; here's what we think...

On test: Rab Skyline mountain-running clothing reviewed

We headed to the hills to put Rab's range of mountain-running gear to the test: two jackets, a vest and shorts.

Runner Sabrina Verjee 'feeling strong' in Wainwrights record attempt

Ultrarunner Sabrina Verjee is making good progress in her bid to complete a round of the Wainwright fells in record time.

YHA to begin limited re-opening of English youth hostels in July

Youth hostels in England will begin a limited re-opening in mid-July as Covid-19 restrictions are eased.

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.

Runner Damian Hall on track to beat Pennine Way record

Endurance runner Damian Hall is on track to set a new fastest known time for running the Pennine Way.

Another record falls as John Kelly posts fastest time for running Pennine Way

Another endurance record has fallen with ultrarunner John Kelly posting a new fastest time for running the Pennine Way.

Runner Sabrina Verjeee hits the Lakeland fells in Wainwrights record attempt

Ultrarunner Sabrina Verjee is attempting a continuous round of all 214 Wainwright summits in the Lake District.

Mountaineers say hillgoers frustrated as Scottish travel rules remain unchanged

The body representing hillwalkers and mountaineers has expressed frustration at the Scottish Government’s continued restrictions on travelling for exercise.

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?.


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