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New Gore-Tex C-Knit fabric launches with promise of comfort and breathability

Gore-Tex unveils its new fabric aimed at making life more comfortable and a little less noisy for walkers.

Meet Fraser the Rucksack, a new pack from Lakeland brand Millican

A new pack using Bionic Cotton has been unveiled by Lake District brand Millican, inspired by a man who lived in a Borrowdale cave.

Police appeal after seriously injured cyclist found on Buttertubs Pass

Police are appealing for information after a seriously injured cyclist was found on a Yorkshire Dales pass.

Hill sleuths among 40 eccentrics celebrated as Dull Men of Great Britain

The trio of hill sleuths responsible for promoting and demoting several peaks from baggers’ records have joined a list of their own: dull men.

Plea to charities after eight Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued in dark

A rescue team has urged charity challenge organisers to take greater care of those taking part, after a group of eight walkers had to be brought to safety.

On test: hydration systems

Keeping up your fluid intake while undertaking outdoor activities is vital. We compared different systems designed to help you stay hydrated...

Rain and gales lash runners in first Lakes Sky Ultra race

Organisers of a gruelling Lakeland mountain race were forced to divert runners from the most difficult section of the route after high winds and heavy rain lashed the fells.

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

Holme Valley team seeks South Pennines walkers for Rescue Ramble

A mountain rescue team is searching for walkers willing to hit the hills to help it fund its activities.

Appeal to Buttertubs Run drivers for sightings of cyclist Patrick McDonough

Police have repeated their appeal for sightings of a cyclist who died after being found on a high Yorkshire Dales pass.

Review: Fife Coastal Path by Sandra Bardwell and Jacquetta Megarry

This comprehensive little book will guide walkers undertaking the route around the ancient kingdom of Fife.

Borrowdale walker dies despite passers-by resuscitation attempts

A walker has died on a Lake District fell despite efforts by passers-by to save him. The man was found at the top of Grains Gill near Glaramara on ...

Residents and businesses to have say on Snowdon's future

Residents and businesses around Wales’s highest mountain are to be asked their views on how to manage the peak.

Review: The Walker’s Handbook by Hugh Westacott

A comprehensive handbook on all aspects of walking, brought up-to-date in this recent edition...

Casualties could be at risk after vandals damage vital Woodhead rescuers' gear

Vandals have damaged a vital piece of equipment belonging to a mountain rescue team. A radio repeater used by the Woodhead team has been vandalised...

Arc’teryx opens London store with selfie contest to win Canadian ski trip

Arc’teryx wants outdoor fans to put themselves in the picture as it opens a new London shop...

'Bring your cowbells' say organisers of gnarly, hardcore Lakes Sky Ultra race

Runners in a new skyrunning event in the Lake District are being promised it will be ‘gnarly, hardcore and awesome’.

Free audio files will guide walkers in Peak District and South Pennines

Walkers heading out to the Peak District and South Pennines can now take their own personal guide. Four audio trails can be downloaded to provide a...

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