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Columbia agrees to kit out 2,000 national park staff over next five years

Outdoors brand Columbia will kit out up to 2,000 national park staff with clothing in a five-year partnership.

Campaigners win 14-year footpath battle with elite Harrow School

Footpath campaigners are claiming victory in a 14-year access battle with a top public school. A government planning inspector ruled against Harrow...

Suilven path repairs start with pledge to 'treat mountain with respect'

Work on repairing a badly eroded path has begun on Suilven, one of Assynt’s most popular mountains.

Peak District Derwent Valley Easter road closure 'will benefit walkers and cyclists'

Peak District national park bosses are reminding visitors that one of its popular routes will be closed to motor traffic over the Easter weekend.

Spring is sprung, but hillgoers warned not to get carried away – on a stretcher

Mountain experts are warning Scottish hillgoers not to get carried away – on a stretcher. Walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts taking to the upl...

Plans unveiled for new England Coast Path stretches in North-East and Lincolnshire

The Government’s official outdoors body has published the latest plans for two stretches of the England Coast Path.

Walkers urged to vote for £8,000 Scafell Pike footpath repair boost in online poll

A scheme to improve paths on England’s highest mountain is in the running for an £8,000 boost. But the Fix the Fells bid will only secure the ca...

Search for Borrowdale camper David Brown called off as new evidence found

A search for a man missing in the Lake District was called off after police found evidence he might have left the area.

On test: insulated jackets reviewed

Down or synthetic? Well, it's no longer that simple, as we found when we put 12 insulated jackets to the test in a British winter...

Walkers planning Three Peaks Challenge need to prepare carefully, say experts

Anyone planning to tackle the national Three Peaks Challenge needs to prepare carefully, experts said.

BMC president Rehan Siddiqui drops bomshell decision on members at annual meeting

Plas y Brenin basked in spring sunshine as BMC members gathered but a storm was brewing as the executive faced a no-confidence vote.

Blue-light callout interrupts training as Calder Valley rescuers hone their skills

We join the men and women of a West Yorkshire rescue team as a real-life incident means training has to be put on hold.

Yorkshire Dales authority takes on Cumbrian rights of way after enlargement

A national park authority has agreed to take on responsibility for an extra 300 miles of rights of way, following the park's enlargement last August.

Police appeal to Rhinogs walkers for information in helicopter crash probe

Police are appealing for anyone who was on the Rhinog mountains in Snowdonia and who might have seen an ill fated helicopter to contact them.

Campaigners fear North Yorkshire path plans put routes at risk

Campaigners fear rights of way in England’s biggest county could be lost under an authority’s plans to categorise public paths.

Scafell Pike couple who spent 14 hours on fells 'owe their lives to bivvy bag'

A couple who spent the night sheltering on the Lake District mountains may owe their lives to the plastic bivvy bag they used, rescuers said.

Walkers invited to take to hills to discover mysteries of the Celtic Rainforest

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered the chance to explore a rainforest – without leaving Britain.

Spine Race runners head into the night as Dominic Layfield wins Challenger event

The event dubbed Britain’s most brutal race got underway on Sunday morning with runners having to contend with typical Pennine winter weather.

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