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Bob Gore, inventor of Gore-Tex, dies aged 83

The inventor of Gore-Tex, the waterproof material used in thousands of outdoor garments, has died. Bob Gore passed away peacefully on Thursday, age...

Police call off search for missing climber Owain Bristow

Police in Scotland say they have ended the search for a climber missing for more than two weeks. Owain Bristow was last seen rock-climbing on sea c...

Snowdonia bosses introduce pre-booking for Pen-y-pass weekend car park users

Visitors wanting to use the Pen-y-pass car park in Snowdonia at weekends will have to pre-book a place.

Bearded vulture's Peak District visit underlines wildlife importance, says chief

The boss of the Peak District national park said the interest caused by the visit of a rare vulture to the area is testament to the importance of wildlife to the park.

Emergency parking measures introduced around Snowdon after weekend chaos

One of the most popular car parks for walkers setting off to ascend Wales’s highest mountain will be closed at weekends.

Yorkshire Three Peaks path on Ingleborough to close for repairs

A section of the Yorkshire Three Peaks route will be closed for up to six months while the steep path is repaired.

Berghaus co-founder Gordon Davison dies, aged 85

The co-founder of the Berghaus brand of outdoor gear has died. Gordon Davison had suffered a heart attack and passed away surrounded by his family ...

Lake District police go on patrol to catch campers breaking lockdown rules

Police in the Lake District have been carrying out patrols where visitors are suspected of camping. Under current government rules, overnight stays...

Peak District rescuers plead with public to plan properly as callouts rise 360 per cent

Volunteer rescuers in the Peak District have appealed to those heading to the countryside to plan and prepare for their outings, after the number of callouts more than tripled.

Walker Harry Harvey, safe after three nights on Dales fells: I had kit and training

The 80-year-old walker who was found safe and well after spending three nights on the Yorkshire Dales fells said he had had three good nights wild camping.

Three cautioned for shore camping as Lakeland police increase patrols

Three Lake District campers found on the shore of Derwent Water were cautioned for breaking bylaws. Cumbria Constabulary said its officers have bee...

On test: waterproof jackets reviewed

We've been out in all weathers to put 14 waterproof jackets to the test; here's what we think...

Runner Damian Hall smashes Pennine Way record by more than three hours

Athlete Damian Hall has broken the record for running the length of the Pennine Way. He arrived in Edale in Derbyshire on Friday shortly after 7.30...

Runner Damian Hall plans attempt on Pennine Way record set a week before

Less than a week after John Kelly set a new record for running the Pennine Way, another athlete is lining up to post a fastest known time for the route.

Another record falls as John Kelly posts fastest time for running Pennine Way

Another endurance record has fallen with ultrarunner John Kelly posting a new fastest time for running the Pennine Way.

Retailer GO Outdoors expects surge in camping when lockdown ends

Britain’s biggest outdoors retailer said it is expecting a surge in customers’ interest in camping.

Online box office to open for new National Outdoor Expo to be staged in 2021

Organisers of a new outdoors show say they will open its box office on Thursday with a Facebook event.

Yorkshire Dales visitors can 'clear their heads' but Cumbria not ready for large influx

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales said the area would be a place where key workers and members of households could come to exercise over the coming bank holiday weekend.

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