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North Pennines Walking Festival opens with Wainwright theme

A walking festival kicks off this weekend in the northern reaches of the Pennines, with a Wainwright theme linked to his first ever long-distance walk.

Hill sleuths plan to measure Knight's Peak in 'hardest ever' survey

A trio of amateur hills sleuths are planning their most adventurous surveying trip so far. The men, who use professional-standard technology to mea...

GO Outdoors challenges public to Walk Around the World in 80 Days

Britain’s biggest outdoor retailer is teaming up with industry bosses and mountain rescuers in challenging to the public to walk round the world.

Jimmy Savile's Glencoe cottage fetches double its asking price

The Glencoe cottage that was owned by the notorious sex offender Jimmy Savile was sold for more than double its expected price.

Warning to walkers after unexploded shells found on Peak District moor

Mountain rescuers warned walkers and runners after dangerous unexploded shells were found on moorland.

Faindouran Lodge bothy in Cairngorms out of use after chimney collapse

Walkers have been warned not to use a Highland shelter after a chimney collapse left it in a dangerous condition.

The outdoors world in 2012: our backward glance at the year past

Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.

Woodhead Mountain Rescue delves into history after series of bomb finds

Mountain rescue team members have turned history sleuths following a number of callouts to mysterious finds on the moors in its area.

Corbett survey by hill sleuths leads to separation of Highland twins

A survey by a pair of hill sleuths led to the separation of Highland twins. Two peaks above Glen Shiel that had previously been classified as a twi...

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team marks base's 40th anniversary

One of Britain’s busiest mountain rescue teams will today mark 40 years since its headquarters were officially set up as a rescue post.

Coventry GO Outdoors event kicks off 80-day round the world challenge

Experts will be on hand at a West Midlands outdoor store on Friday to advise walkers on the right gear to keep themselves safe.

Two teams in rescue of walker lost on Moel yr Hydd

A walker was rescued in an operation involving two teams after getting lost on a Snowdonia mountain. Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team was called ou...

Jimmy Savile's old Glencoe house Allt na Reigh goes under the hammer

The Highland house owned by the disgraced late television celebrity Jimmy Savile goes on sale today. Allt na Reigh in Glencoe is up for auction thi...

Hill sleuths' survey confirms Thack Moor as new 2,000ft mountain

Three amateur surveyors elevate a Cumbrian hill to 2,000ft mountain status...

Girly glamour, cloth maps and Kenton Cool's onesie on view at Outdoors Show

The Outdoors Show is a chance for enthusiasts to get up close to some luminaries and see some of the goodies available for their trips into the hills and countryside of Britain and further afield.

Your guide to the ideal Christmas presents for the outdoor fan in your life

We've lots of suggestions for Christmas stocking-fillers for the outdoor enthusiast in our look at festive gear and clothing.

Outdoor fans can now feature on their own OS map cover

Outdoor fans ordering a custom map from Britain’s official mapping agency can now feature on its cover.

New rights of way secured in Lake District agreements with National Trust

More than a dozen new rights of way have been set up in the Lake District thanks to agreements between the national park authority and landowners.

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