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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.

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.

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?.

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’.

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