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Adventurer Leo Houlding and team complete 1,000-mile Antarctic Spectre expedition

Climber and adventurer Leo Houlding and his team have completed their expedition across Antarctica. Houlding, along with Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon...

Leo Houlding and Antarctic team summit the Spectre by 'route of least resisitance'

Climber Leo Houlding has reached the summit of the Antarctic mountain he set out to ascend. But bad weather and delay getting to the Spectre meant ...

Film review: Bonington – Mountaineer

Brian Hall and Keith Partridge have produced a film biography of Sir Chris Bonington, a mountaineering elder statesman with his roots in the anarchic era of British climbing.

Adventurer Leo Houlding's upcoming Antarctic venture is 'most hardcore yet'

Adventurer Leo Houlding is about to set off on an Antarctic expedition that will include an attempt on unclimbed peaks, as well as hauling his gear 400km.

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.

Climber Leo Houlding and Spectre team send Christmas greetings from Antarctic

Climber and adventurer Leo Houlding has sent a festive message from the Antarctic as he and team members Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon spend their Christmas ski-kiting their route after ascending the Spectre in the Gothic Mountains.

Slow start for Leo Houlding's Spectre team pinned down by Antarctic storm

Climber and adventurer Leo Houlding’s Antarctic expedition has got off to a slow start, with the three-man team pinned down in their tents in a blizzard.

Kendal Mountain Festival: the land of white waterproofs and false moustaches

As another Kendal Mountain Festival winds up, ponder the need for false moustaches and white waterproof jackets.

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.

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