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Lomond national park camping restrictions come into force at lochside sites

Camping bylaws are now in force, bosses at the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park have warned.

'Risk to life' as Met Office issues rare red weather warning for Scotland

The Met Office has issued a rare red weather warning for parts of Scotland. The red alert means risk to life is likely with snow falling to depths ...

Experts’ warning to outdoor fans as exploding headtorch sparks Glenmore Lodge blaze

Mountain experts are warning outdoor enthusiasts to be vigilant after an exploding headtorch battery sparked a fire at Glenmore Lodge.

Flip! Experts warn new clothing trend could be fatal attraction for your compass

Mountain experts have identified a new hazard for hillgoers, after analysis of a recent rescue in the Highlands.

Teams searching Lochnagar for missing walker find body

Teams searching for a missing walker in the Cairngorms have found a body. Police Scotland said the discovery was made on Lochnagar about noon on Su...

Lakeland rescuers offer winter gear advice after two incidents

Two Lake District rescue teams have advised walkers they need to carry ice-axes and crampons when heading to the area’s high fells.

Temperature probes installed on Helvellyn headwall to aid winter climbers

A temperature monitoring system has been set up on England’s third highest mountain to help protect rare plant life on winter climbing routes.

Polartec unveils ingenious new Power Fill insulation fabric at ISPO trade show

At this year’s ISPO in Germany, Polartec is proud to announce Power Fill - the latest in fabric innovation, an ingenious discovery that’s resulted in an incredibly warm, one-of-a-kind, fill insulation.

On test: Montane Icarus insulated jacket reviewed

Montane's jacket is the first in the UK to use PrimaLoft's innovative synthetic ThermoPlume insulation.

Red alert for snow and wind issued for south-west England and south Wales

A second red weather warning has been issued by the Met Office. The red alert, which means there is a danger to life, covers parts of south-west En...

Rescuers' winter advice after man suffers serious injuries in Crinkle Crags fall

A man suffered serious injuries after falling more than 300ft on a Lake District fell. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out about...

North Yorkshire Police launch 'Operation Owl' to crack down on raptor persecution

Police in the county with the worst record in England for raptor persecution are stepping up their fight to catch criminals responsible for killing birds of prey.

'Remarkably lucky' runner trampled by cows in Cumbria thanks air ambulance crew

A trail runner has told of his ‘remarkably lucky’ survival after he was trampled by cows. Michael Conroy Harris was with his dog at Garrigill i...

We join Lake District felltop assessor Zac Poulton to brush up our winter skills

Fancy brushing up your winter mountain skills with an expert? We took to the hill with one of the Lake District's felltop assessors...

Jim Mann sets the pace as Spine Race runners face worsening weather

Runners in the Montane Spine Race, dubbed Britain’s most brutal race, face worsening conditions as the race enters its second day.

Campaigners hopeful for national parks after Gove signals farm subsidy shift

A charity that campaigns for national parks has given a cautious welcome to ministerial plans to overhaul farm subsidies after Brexit.

On test: midlayer jackets reviewed

Vital as part of a layering system to keep you warm in the great outdoors, we put a range of midlayers to the test.

Forty volunteers in eight-hour rescue of badly injured Lake District climber

Forty volunteer team members battled for more than eight hours to rescue a badly injured mountaineer from a Lake District mountainside.

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