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On test: three- to four-season walking boots

Is it possible to buy a pair of boots that will keep your feet happy all year round, even with a few winter ventures.

Footpath group praised as Kate Ashbrook urges members to register greens

A leading campaigner praised members of a 120-year-old footpath group which, she said, is the hammer of the North.

Steall path in Glen Nevis closed after landslip

A popular path in the shadow of Britain’s highest mountain has been closed following a landslip. Heavy rain in the past few days has caused the c...

Lomond national park prepares for extension of ban on wild camping

A national park authority is to open consultations on plans that would restrict wild camping in many areas along the shores of lochs.

On test: walking poles

Walking poles can ease the strain when taking to the hills. We put seven models to the test...

Climber Andy Cave leads Peak celebrations to mark 10 years of access

Top climber Andy Cave led a walk on open access land to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the implementation of the ‘right to roam’.

Hypothermia a risk on Scotland's peaks in August, says mountain expert

A mountain expert is warning walkers they face cold conditions on Scotland’s high peaks, despite it still being August.

Review: Yorkshire's Three Peaks by Mike Appleton

Mike Appleton's book takes a leisurely literary stroll round the three fells more often tackled against the clock by thousands of walkers.

Four rescued from Tryfan after straying on to steep crags

A mountain rescuer warned that increasing numbers of walkers are going astray on a Snowdonia mountain after four people were led to safety from a rescue blackspot after getting stuck on steep ground.

Minister drops in on Fell Care Day as 18 rubber ducks removed from lake

Volunteer paddlers pulled 18 rubber ducks, along with watering cans and a tyre from a Cumbrian lake during a clean-up.

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers raise cash to maintain paths they used

Workers who completed a challenge walk raised cash to help maintain the route they used. Staff from Cottages4you and Hoseasons successfully walked ...

Footpath repair work begins on Skye munro Blàbheinn

Work has begun on restoring a popular path on the Isle of Skye. Helicopter airlifts were used to take materials to the site on Blàbheinn, where a ...

Snowdon volunteers thanked for summer weekend work on mountain

A group of volunteers who spent summer weekends helping visitors to Wales’s highest mountain were thanked for their work.

Rohan supports Yorkshire Dales team help maintain Three Peaks paths

An outdoor brand is teaming up with a national park authority to help raise cash to maintain paths in its most popular area.

Author Mark Reid to lead 24-mile charity walk through Wensleydale

A guidebook author and Mountain Leader is reviving a challenge walk in the Yorkshire Dales to help raise cash for charity.

Mountain council: removing 'false' paths won't make Snowdon safer

Mountaineers say their views are being ignored by a national park trying to make Wales’s highest mountain ‘safe’.

Rockfall and second washed-away bridge block more Cairngorms routes

More problems for outdoor fans have been reported in the Highlands in the wake of the storms brought by the remnants of Hurricane Bertha.

Lottery fund provides £3m boost to repair Scots national park paths

Lottery players have helped fund a £3m-plus boost to paths in Scotland’s two national parks. The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced a grant to ...

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