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Comment: council takes wrong approach to Peak District rights of way

A local authority calls its Peak District rights of way work 'improvements'. An avid mountain biker begs to differ...

Pen-y-ghent from Foxup

For anyone fancying a longer walk up Pen-y-ghent, this 10-mile stroll from the end of Littondale provides a different approach to one of Yorkshire's Three Peaks.

Updated brasher Hillwalker II GTX boots revealed

brasher's value leather boot gets an update for 2013...

On test: Mammut T Aenergy GTX boots

Good performance from lightweight boots with a sole based on a scaly anteater!...

Mountain bike boss says council's Wigley Lane surfacing is 'vandalism'

A mountain bike company boss has described resurfacing work done on a popular cycling route as ‘vandalism’.

Four national parks get £17m as part of Government plans to boost cycling

Four English national parks will get a £16.8m boost to encourage cycling under measures announced by the UK Government.

Ramblers and mountaineers urge Government action on England Coast Path

Two outdoor bodies have urged the coalition Government to pull its socks up and get on with the establishment of the coastal path round England.

Snowdon race organiser: 'Close mountain to walkers'

Organisers of a fell race want Wales’s highest mountain closed to walkers while the event takes place.

Ramblers work with Government to simplify footpath mapping process

Britain’s biggest walkers’ charity said it is working with the Government to simplify the process to get maps recorded on official maps.

Bottled vole among rubbish found in Real Three Peaks mountain clean-up

Oddball discoveries on Britain’s honeypot high mountains have included an octopus, a piano and the infamous maroon Vauxhall Frontera on Snowdon’s summit.

Walker Brian Couzins completes seven-year Peak District marathon

A determined rambler braved swarms of bees and animal traps to walk into the record books and complete an epic seven-year journey in the Peak District.

Alan Hinkes urges outdoors fans to join Borrowdale fell care day

A record-breaking mountaineer has thrown his weight behind a volunteering day in the Lake District. Alan Hinkes, the only Briton to have climbed al...

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers give thumbs-up to diverted route

Walkers tackling the arduous Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge have given the thumbs-up to a new section of the route.

Rescue team seeks challenge walkers to help raise cash to buy HQ

A mountain rescue team is looking for determined walkers to step out to help it raise cash to buy its new base.

Lancashire mill stones put Yorkshire Dales route on firmer footing

Walkers on a Yorkshire Dales hill will find themselves on firmer ground thanks to an import from a Lancashire mill.

Walker airlifted after falling 50ft at Ystradfellte waterfalls

A walker was airlifted from a south Wales beauty spot after falling 15m (50ft) into a ravine. Rescuers said he was fortunate that trees broke his f...

Scafell Pike charity walk organisers 'need to reflect' after pair rescued

Mountain rescuers described a call for help from a pair of charity walkers lost on England’s highest peak as avoidable.

Naked Rambler Stephen Gough jailed again for Asbo breach

Naked Rambler Stephen Gough has been jailed for 11 months for defying the latest judicial attempts to get him to cover up.


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