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Inexperienced walkers rescued after getting stuck in Borrowdale gully

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck in a steep Lake District gully. The pair called for help after they found they could neither go up nor...

On test: daysacks

We've been out on the hills in this mammoth test with 17 packs big enough to take your gear for a day's walking, to see how they compare.

Experts warn holiday walkers of dangers of Ben Nevis winter conditions

Mountain experts are warning bank holiday walkers that conditions on Britain’s highest peak are still challenging.

Ordnance Survey increases sales of paper maps after decade of decline

Sales of conventional paper maps produced by Britain’s official mapping agency increased last year, bucking the trend in the past decade which saw people opting for digital versions.

Howgills revealed as venue for Marmot Dark Mountains winter marathon

Organisers of a gruelling overnight winter mountain marathon have revealed it will be held in the Howgills early next year.

Missing swimmer and three walkers in difficulty keep Keswick rescuers busy

A walker was rescued after being taken ill while walking on the slopes of Blencathra. The 18-year-old student was with a youth group yesterday in R...

On test: Montane Prism sleeping bag

Montane's new technical sleeping bag uses PrimaLoft Eco insulation that could just have been designed with the British weather in mind.

Review: The John Muir Way guidebook

This handy guide provides route descriptions and a wealth of facts for the new John Muir Way, a coast-to-coast route in Scotland.

Review: The West Yorkshire Moors by Christopher Goddard

A hand-drawn guidebook for walkers heading for the open access areas of the South Pennines claims to be 'more detailed than Wainwright'.

Big prizes on offer as Vango asks campers to take the Pump it up Challenge

Can you beat the rest of the camping world and prove you're up for the tent brand's Pump it up Challenge?.

Ordnance Survey to offer digital downloads with its paper maps

Britain’s official mapping agency is to offer digital downloads with its paper maps. Although sales of Ordnance Survey paper maps rose for the fi...

In search of solitude: hillwalking pair reveal the Remotest Hills of Wales

For those who want to escape the madding crowds, Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams have researched Wales's remotest mountains, though some results may come as a surprise.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

On test: Berghaus Light Trek Hydroshell Jacket

Will Berghaus's new Hydroshell membrane convince the outdoor world there's more to waterproofing than Gore-Tex?.

Climbing team hoping for surprise finds in survey of Ben Nevis North Face

Climbers are hoping for some surprise finds in the most detailed botanical survey of cliffs on Britain’s highest mountain.

Two Chee Dale walkers in night rescue after getting stuck on steep ground

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground in a Derbyshire dale. Buxton Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 10.40pm yesterday ...

On test: large day rucksacks

Nine packs compared, big enough for an overnight camp or packing that extra winter gear...

New avalanche booklet launched for winter mountaineers and walkers

An avalanche guide for walkers and mountaineers heading for Britain’s mountains has been launched. The leaflet, Be Avalanche Aware!, has tips for...

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