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Campaigner Kate Ashbrook urges public to reignite Kinder Trespassers' zeal

A leading outdoors campaigner said the zeal of the Kinder Scout trespassers must be reignited to protect the countryside from Government attacks on green spaces.

Striding Edge walkers warned of helicopter stone drops for path repairs

Walkers tackling one of the Lake District’s most popular scrambling routes to England’s third-highest peak face disruption while path repairs take place.

Campaigning Kate Ashbrook marks 30 years with Open Spaces Society

A tireless campaigner for walkers’ rights today celebrated 30 years with Britain’s oldest national conservation body.

Ramblers press the case for access with giant map at Welsh Senedd

The Ramblers continued their campaign to open up the Welsh countryside to walkers by getting Assembly Members to walk all over the nation.

Review: The West Yorkshire Moors by Christopher Goddard

A hand-drawn guidebook for walkers heading for the open access areas of the South Pennines claims to be 'more detailed than Wainwright'.

Rescuers' warnings as 'lucky' Snowdon walker falls 150ft through cornice

A man who fell more than 150 feet from Wales’s highest mountain was very lucky not to have fallen further, rescuers said.

Ramblers: Deregulation Bill will help save England's lost paths

Britain’s largest walkers’ charity says new legislation may help save historic rights of way from oblivion.

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

Champion award for Open Spaces Caerphilly campaigner Maggie Thomas

A keen walker and access campaigner has won an award for her work defending paths and open spaces. Maggie Thomas, Caerphilly local correspondent fo...

Three Peaks Race offers £1,000 bonus to runners breaking 18-year record

A £500 bounty is on offer for a fellrunner who can beat an 18-year-old race record on its diamond jubilee event.

'Feisty' footpath champion Pat Wilson dies, aged 97

A feisty footpath campaigner who asked for a pair of wirecutters as a Christmas present has died aged 97.

Blàbheinn path restoration project wins £24,000 cash contest

Work will begin on restoring the path up a Hebridean mountain after success in a European competition secured £24,000 cash for the project.

Lakeland forest paths will close on Saturday for Malcolm Wilson Rally

Outdoor enthusiasts looking for a peaceful outing in the Lake District are being warned to steer clear of three forests this weekend.

On test: Teva Riva Peak Mid eVent boot

Teva updates its top-of-the-range boot to offer good value for a leather model...

Snowdon walker airlifted after being injured in avalanche

A walker was airlifted to hospital after being caught in an avalanche on Wales’s highest mountain. The man was struck by the avalanche on the Pyg...

Campaigner says new law won't allow landowners to bar walkers

A leading campaigner on access and rights of way has described press reports of impending challenges to rights of way as misleading and muddled.

New chair of Government outdoors body Natural England 'blocked footpath'

The man charged with promoting access to the countryside in England stands accused of unblocking a right of way on his farm only being grilled by MPs about footpaths on his land.

Ramblers reveal 100,000 path problems as cuts stop public walking

Cuts in funding for England’s local authorities are stopping people going for a walk, the Ramblers warned.

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