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Firefighters in operation to control major wildfire on Ilkley Moor

A major wildfire has devastated a large area of Ilkley Moor in West Yorkshire. At the height of the blaze, about 70 firefighters were at the scene ...

Outdoor fans invited to bag a munro in memory of Sir Hugh

Outdoor fans are being invited to take part in a munrobagging challenge with a difference, to mark the centenary of the death of the man who gave his name to the 3,000ft mountains.

On test: Teva Arrowood 2 Mid WP boots reviewed

Footwear you can use on the trail and in town: we head out in Teva's stylish versatile boots...

Stay off Snowdonia's mountains during severe weather say national park bosses

National park bosses in Snowdonia are urging mountaineers to stay off the area’s peaks. Mountain rescuers backed the national park authority’s ...

On test: AKU Superalp GTX boots reviewed

Designed for long-distance load-carrying treks, the AKU boots combine comfort with stability...

Fell care volunteers demolish 180 pieces of cake after day restoring landscape

The final Lake District fell care day of the year saw walls and fences restored and 180 pieces of cake demolished by volunteers and staff.

John Muir Trust plans toilets and extra parking at foot of Blàbheinn on Skye

A conservation charity has revealed plans to double the number of parking places and build two toilets at the foot of a popular munro on the Isle of Skye.

Major charity event will mark 80th anniversary of Wainwright's Pennine Journey

A major charity fundraising walkers’ event is planned to mark the 80th anniversary of a seminal long-distance journey undertaken by Alfred Wainwright.

Campaigners welcome cash-for-access plans in Gove's Agriculture Bill

A leading campaign group has welcomed the Westminster Government’s plans to link farm payments to improving access for walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

On test: headtorches reviewed

We've been out on the dark hills to shed some light on the best headtorches for use by outdoor enthusiasts.

On test: Danner Mountain 600 Weatherized insulated boot reviewed

PrimaLoft insulation in Danner's heritage-styled boots adds warmth to winter walks...

BMC and rescuers criticise 'unprecedented' Snowdonia 'closed mountains' message

The British Mountaineering Council has criticised a national park authority which urged hillgoers to stay away from its peaks.

John Muir Trust pays tribute after death of 'Mr Cairngorms' Adam Watson

The John Muir Trust has paid tribute to a mountain expert affectionately known as Mr Cairngorms, who died this week.

On test: Lowa Locarno GTX Lo shoe reviewed

We've been out and about to see if this understated Lowa shoe can double up as everyday urban footwear and good for trail walking.

Walkers warned to stay clear of Beachy Head cliffs after large cracks appear

The Coastguard is warning walkers to stay away from cliff edges at a South Downs beauty spot after a large crack appeared close to the footpath.

Lakeland ploggers find sleeping bag during Thirlmere clean-up

A group of ploggers discovered a sleeping bag, glasses case, jacket and baseball cap during their stroll during a Lake District event.

Old Lancashire station flagstones keep Yorkshire Dales walkers on track

Flagstones that once lined the platform at a Lancashire railway station are helping walkers keep on track in the Yorkshire Dales.

BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

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