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On test: two- to three-season walking boots reviewed

Twelve pairs of walking boots put to the test through extensive hoofing across the hills, but which scored best?.

Wander Woman Phoebe Smith confirmed as Long Distance Walkers' president

Members of the Long Distance Walkers Association have confirmed adventurer and writer Phoebe Smith as their president.

Kathmandu's Gore-Tex wedding dress takes away the worry from outdoor brides' big day

Brides heading for the great outdoors for their ceremony can keep dry with the New Zealand brand's all-terrain designer wedding dress.

Outdoor fans invited to bag a munro in memory of Sir Hugh

Outdoor fans are being invited to take part in a munrobagging challenge with a difference, to mark the centenary of the death of the man who gave his name to the 3,000ft mountains.

Holme Valley rescuers launch £60,000 appeal after control vehicle written off

A rescue team has launched a fundraising drive to replace its control vehicle, which was damaged beyond repair in an accident.

Lakeland bosses urge dog walkers to clean up and control pets as lambing looms

National park bosses in the Lake District are urging dog owners to act responsibly as the lambing season approaches.

On test: Danner Mountain 600 Weatherized insulated boot reviewed

PrimaLoft insulation in Danner's heritage-styled boots adds warmth to winter walks...

Pen-y-ghent walker rescued after slip on ice leads to ankle injury

A walker was rescued after slipping on ice and injuring himself on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks. The 40-year-old man was descending from Pen-y-...

Polartec Power Air: keeps you warm and sheds five times fewer microfibres

Polartec's new fabric maintains insulating performance while cutting the number of microplastics heading to the world's oceans.

Keswick rescuers called out three times in eight hours to aid Lakeland walkers

A Lakeland rescue team was called out three times in one day to help walkers. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was first alerted about 11.10am on Wedne...

On test: headtorches reviewed

We've been out on the dark hills to shed some light on the best headtorches for use by outdoor enthusiasts.

Mountaineering council prepares to launch litter-busting H2O campaign

Hillwalkers and climbers will be asked to take part in a major campaign to clean up the country’s mountains.

Wainwright Society plans to publish out-of-print Pennine Journey book

Fans of the late writer Alfred Wainwright will soon be able to read his first work, which has been out of print for some time.

Baden-Powell Scouts raise cash for rescue team with ascent of The Cheviot

A group of young people raised cash for mountain rescuers with a sponsored ascent of the highest hill in the team’s area.

'Tolkeinesque' Dragon's Back photo comes top in national parks 70th anniversary contest

A ‘Tolkein-esque’ view of a Peak District hill has been judged top photo in a competition marking the 70th anniversary of the foundation of national parks in England and Wales.

Mountain rescuers in eight-hour operation after glider crashes on The Cheviot

Mountain rescuers were called out after a glider crashed on The Cheviot on the Scotland-England border.

Jim Mann and Carol Morgan head Montane Spine Challenger runners as night falls

More than 100 runners are currently battling gale force winds and driving rain as night falls on the Montane Spine Challenger race.

Happy New Year from grough!

Happy New Year to everyone from the grough team. We hope you've had lots of fun in the great outdoors in the past year...

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