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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 ...

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.

National Trust for Scotland breaks with tradition as TV's Neil Oliver set to be president

Television presenter and archaeologist Neil Oliver is expected to take up the role of president of the National Trust for Scotland.

Coastguard praises 'unsung heroes' as footage of Glen Affic rescue released

Coastguard rescuers have praised ‘unsung heroes’ who helped a woman who fell 100ft on a munro in Glen Affric.

Hillwalking luminary Hamish Brown will receive mountain culture award

A major figure in Scottish hillwalking will receive recognition of his life’s work at a mountain festival next month.

Nordic children's outdoors brand Reima takes over Finnish Baby Box company

Reima, new to the UK, is expanding its range with the acquisition of specialist newborn outfitters Finnish Baby Box.

Kendal countdown begins as organisers promise biggest mountain festival yet

Organisers of one of the country’s top outdoors social gatherings say this year’s event will be the largest and most varied in its history.

Sir Chris Bonington's updated autobiography charts 60 years' mountaineering

One of Britain’s most renowned mountaineers has produced a revised autobiography, charting more than 60 years climbing and exploring.

Berghaus wins top award for its refurbished Sunderland headquarters

One of the UK’s best known outdoor brands has received an award for its headquarters refurbishment.

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?...

National Trust for Scotland members confirm TV's Neil Oliver as new president

National Trust for Scotland members have confirmed Neil Oliver as the charity’s new president. About 100 members approved the appointment at the ...

Calder Valley pair will attempt Matterhorn ascent to aid team's radio upgrade

Two rescue team members are swapping their home Pennine terrain for a daunting climb in the Pennine Alps.

Fancy being the new face of Berghaus? Get your selfie sticks out

Do you have the face that could launch a thousand outdoor trips? Leading outdoor brand Berghaus is on the lookout for members of the public to mode...

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Attenborough turns the lens on mountains for BBC's Planet Earth II

A veteran broadcaster turns his attention to the world’s mountains this weekend in the second programme of a natural-history series.

Review: Chris Bonington Mountaineer

A new edition of Sir Chris Bonington's autobiography charts a remarkable 63-year-long life of mountaineering and adventure by one of Britain's elder statesmen of the mountains.

Film of Leo Houlding's Mirror Wall ascent will be screened at Banff and Kendal

A film charting the ascent of an imposing Arctic big wall by a team led by British climber Leo Houlding has been chosen to headline the opening night of a major international festival.

Cave rescuers ask public to be on lookout for stolen safety gear

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales are asking fellow cavers and climbers to shop anyone who offers them knocked-off gear at knock-down prices.

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