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Film review: Alan Hinkes – the First Briton to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains, by Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham's lastest work turns the lens on the often light-hearted approach of the record-breaking British mountaineer who has nonethless stared death in the face.

In search of the holy grail in a snow globe with Montane's Icarus jacket and PrimaLoft ThermoPlume

Wind, rain and a giant snow globe: all in the mix as we try Montane's new insulated jackets that use PrimaLoft's innovative ThermoPlume material.

Motor groups chip in to help resurfacing of historic Dales Cam High Road

Part of a historic road across the Yorkshire Dales fells has been resurfaced with financial help from two user groups.

Fjallraven unveils its new Bergtagen collection for autumn-winter 2017

Designed for life above the tree line… For autumn-winter 2017, Fjallraven’s product range ventures above the treeline with the launch of its new Bergtagen collection, a system of highly functional mountaineering garments built on equal parts of tradition and innovation.

Lakeland rescuers' frustration at avoidable callouts as 76 walkers 'unaccounted for'

A mountain rescue team has vented its frustration after members were called away from their dinners only to find the 999 caller was tucking into a meal and glass of red wine at the pub.

Iconic Swedish brand Primus celebrates 125 years

Back in 1892 FW Lindqvist and JV Svenson created the world’s first soot-free kerosene stove in their small blacksmith workshop in central Stockholm and aptly called it Primus (meaning first).

Yorkshire Dales authority grant helps fell rescuers kit out new members

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales will be better kitted out thanks to a grant from the national park authority.

Tagged hen harrier Calluna in 'suspicious disappearance' over Cairngorms grouse moor

The National Trust for Scotland has called for political action after the disappearance of a hen harrier raised on one of its Highland estates.

On test: 25 to 40 litre rucksacks reviewed

Which daysacks performed best in the great British countryside? We put 14 to the test to help you decide...

The death of mountaineering? One climber's view of the recent British Mountaineering Council turmoil

Last April saw an attempt to remove the board of the BMC. Alpine Club member Phil Bartlett ponders whether he witnessed the demise of the activity ...

On test: three-season walking boots reviewed

We've spent the past few months pounding the trails to see how these walking boots performed. Which of the 13 pairs in our review will suit you?...

Mountaineers object to plans for Kings House Hotel extension at head of Glen Coe

Outdoor groups have objected to plans for a large three-storey extension to the Kings House Hotel at the head of Glen Coe.

Lake District walkers rescued after cannabis man gets high on Scafell range

A walker had to be rescued after getting high while on the Lake District fells. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team responded to the call for help from a ...

Experts will emphasise mountain activities’ importance at Holyrood reception

Mountain experts will gather at the Scottish Parliament to impress on politicians the contribution of hillwalking and mountaineering to the nation’s economy and wellbeing.

On test: Primus PrimeTech Stove Set reviewed

Just add gas: this nifty set provides all you need to get cooking on the trail. But how did it perform?...

'Learn to navigate' advice after rescuers sent to wrong Lakeland mountain to aid walkers

A Lake District rescue team extolled the advantages of being able to navigate after it was sent to the wrong mountain to aid two walkers with dogs.

Rescuers appeal to Kinder Scout walkers to be on lookout for missing defibrillator

A rescue team in the Peak District is asking outdoor enthusiasts to be on the lookout for an expensive piece of its equipment that has gone missing.

'Are we in trouble'? Wayward Scout group rescued from Cairngorms bothy

A group of Scouts was airlifted from a remote bothy after being reported missing in the Cairngorms. The Inverness Coastguard helicopter located the...

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