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Mountain rescuers' new leaflet urges hillgoers to plan ahead to avoid callouts

Rescue organisations in England and Wales have released their latest version of a leaflet aimed at increasing safety for outdoor enthusiasts.

On test: Osprey Katari 7 backpack reviewed

A slim lighweight pack designed with bikers and runners in mind...

National park workers improve boggy Yorkshire Dales Coast to Coast Walk stretch

National park rangers and volunteers are working on improving a section of the Coast to Coast Walk through the Yorkshire Dales.

Aficionados republish Wainwright's first book, A Pennine Journey

A new edition of a seminal work by the author and illustrator Alfred Wainwright has been published by the society formed to promote study of his work.

Cotswold Outdoor owners plan store closures as creditors approve rescue plan

Creditors of the troubled owners of retailer Cotswold Outdoor have approved a company voluntary arrangement.

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.

Police launch Bothy Watch as walkers' safety put at risk by revellers

Police in the South of Scotland have launched a Bothy Watch scheme after reports the free shelters are being misused.

Designer's pitch to festival-goers: don't ditch the tent; turn it into a rucksack

A Dundee University graduate is hoping his novel recycling idea will reduce the waste of abandoned tents at music festivals.

Aviemore police appeal for sightings of missing walker Andrew Moorhouse

Police have appealed to walkers for sightings of a man who has gone missing in the Cairngorms. Andrew Moorhouse is reported to have gone walking al...

Lakeland walker stretchered from Esk Hause after thigh injury

An injured walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell in a 4½-hour operation. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 8.30pm on Th...

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.

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