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On test: waterproof jackets reviewed

Anyone venturing into the outdoors should have a good waterproof jacket with them. See how 13 different brands performed in our exhaustive test...

Rescuers warn of Priest's Hole cave dangers after lost walker brought to safety

Rescuers warned that only competent hillwalkers should attempt to reach a Lake District cave popularised by a television programme.

On test: Fjällräven Abisko trekking tights reviewed

Offering the freedom of movement with the robustness usually found in trekking trousers, how did these new Fjällräven tights perform on the hill?.

Adventurer Paul Rose reveals his 'beautiful secret' Yorkshire Wolds Way in BBC show

A man who has tackled adrenalin-fuelled polar expeditions revels in the slow pace of a walk along one of England’s least visited national trails.

Review: There is no Map in Hell, by Steve Birkinshaw

Joss Naylor's record for running all 214 stood for 28 years until Steve Birkinshaw smashed it by 12 hours.

Moorland hotspot rescues among 16 incidents for busy North Dartmoor team

A rescue team has had a busy first quarter of the year, with 16 callouts in 13 weeks. Five of North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team’s moorland in...

Lowe Alpine Ascent Superlight pack tops Outdoor Industry Awards

A new rucksack from Lowe Alpine beat competition from nine other gear entries to top the annual awards.

British Mountaineering Council board faces no-confidence motion

The board of the British Mountaineering Council is facing a potential vote of no confidence at the organisation’s annual meeting in April.

Four young Scafell Pike charity walkers spark 'avoidable' rescue in wild weather

A Lake District mountain rescue team has described how its members brought four young women to safety in severe weather from England’s highest mountain.

Ordnance Survey study reveals most hillgoers unprepared for emergencies

A study by Britain’s national mapping agency has revealed many hillgoers are clueless about what to do if things went wrong.

Cheviots and Lakeland walkers rescued after succumbing to heat

Two walkers taking part in a charity event in the Cheviots were rescued after suffering heat exhaustion.

Final warning issued to Jim Mann as Berghaus Dragon's Back Race nears climax

One of the lead runners in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race is in the ‘last chance saloon’ after being handed his second official warning for deviating from the course.

Highland police issue plea after rescues of 'woefully unprepared' walkers

Police in Scotland are pleading with hillwalkers to be fully prepared before setting out, after three separate incidents involving rescue teams over the weekend.

Outdoors brand Berghaus steps up its sustainability stance with new ethical measures

A target of ridding its clothing of PFC treatments by 2020 is among a number of measures the company is introducing.

Team pleads with hillwalkers to go properly equipped after Coniston Fells rescue

Mountain rescuers have pleaded with hillgoers to be properly equipped, after two walkers had to be led to safety from the Lake District fells.

Mountaineering council confirms no-confidence vote will go ahead

The governing committee of the representative body for mountaineers in England and Wales will face a vote of no confidence at its annual meeting.

Controversial camping bylaws set to come into force in Lomond national park

A controversial camping permit scheme comes in to force in a Scottish national park this week. Anyone wanting to pitch their tent in certain areas ...

Two Pen-y-ghent walkers and dogs rescued after getting lost in dark

Two walkers were rescued, along with their dogs, after getting lost in the dark during a journey on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

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