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North Wales rescuers produce seven-point plan to keep hillgoers out of trouble

Rescuers in north Wales have produced a seven-point plan for hill-goers to follow to keep out of trouble as they await an influx of extra visitors over the bank holiday weekend.

Runner Pavel Paloncý takes second shot at beating Pennine Way record

Ultrarunner Pavel Paloncý is attempting to break a 29-year-old record for the fastest completion of the Pennine Way.

Top climber Alan Hinkes helps keep up injured Lake District walker's spirits

A Lake District walker who had the misfortune to injure himself had the good fortune to be kept company by one of Britain’s top mountaineers while he waited for help.

On test: Pacsafe Dry 15L Anti-theft Portable Safe reviewed

This little pack will guard against both criminals and the weather...

Hillwalkers urged to ditch the extra clothing and take more water during heatwave

A mountain expert has advised hillgoers to ditch their usual protective clothing and pack extra water when heading for Scotland’s mountains.

On test: softshell jackets reviewed

A softshell bridges that gap between a full-on hardshell waterproof and a midlayer top. We put seven to the test; here are the results...

Donations help keep Central Beacons rescuers on the road after blaze at base

Help from the police and a specialist equipment company is helping to keep volunteer rescuers on the road after a devastating fire at their base last year.

Perfect end to Carol Morgan's holiday with women's win in Cape Wrath Ultra Race

It’s not everybody’s idea of a summer holiday: running during eight days through the Scottish Highlands, and climbing more than 36,000ft over some of the most remote terrain in the country.

Scotland's outdoor fans urged to take care to avoid starting wildfires

Scotland’s outdoor advisory body has warned parts of the countryside will continue to be vulnerable to wildfires this week.

On test: technical t-shirts reviewed

We took to the hills to test eight t-shirts to see how they performed when the temperature rose...

On test: Montane Halogen 25 rucksack reviewed

A daysack that punches above its weight with lots of well-thought-out features...

On test: MSR Elixir 1 tent reviewed

MSR describes its new Elixir 1 as the brand's 'most livable' one-person tent. So we lived in it to see... just for a few days...

Sky lanterns launch abandoned over Peak District wildfire concerns

Plans to release thousands of sky lanterns on the edge of the Peak District have been abandoned because of the fire risk.

Thinking of heading up Tryfan? Read this first

Tryfan's rocky ridges and easy access make it a popular target for walkers, but it's easy to get into difficulties.

Dartmoor bosses 'delighted' at successful action against illegal off-roader

National park bosses have welcomed the successful prosecution of a driver caught off-roading in Dartmoor.

Mountaineering Scotland student safety project extended for two years

A pioneering project that aims to help students gain mountaineering skills is being extended for another two years.

On test: LifeSaver Liberty Bottle reviewed

Worried about what's in your water? This neat bottle will even filter out viruses when in the great outdoors...

Experts offer advice to hillwalkers with dogs for four-legged friends' wellbeing

Experts are offering advice to hillwalkers who take their dogs on to Scotland’s mountains. Mountaineering Scotland has set up online information ...

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