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Major search by 60 rescuers fails to find missing Steall walker Eric Cyl

A major search involving more than 60 rescuers at the weekend failed to find missing walker Eric Cyl.

Rescuers appeal for sightings of missing walker Eric Cyl as more details released

Rescuers have issued a more detailed description of the missing hillwalker Eric Cyl, who was reported overdue from a walk in Lochaber.

Search for missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl to resume in morning

A search for a walker missing in Lochaber was called off overnight and is expected to resume on Monday morning.

On test: walking poles

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

On test: large day rucksacks

Nine packs compared, big enough for an overnight camp or packing that extra winter gear...

Snowdonia walkers airlifted to hospital after lightning strike

Two walkers were airlifted to hospital after a lightning strike on a Snowdonia mountain. The men were close to the 905m (2,969ft) summit of Aran Fa...

On test: MSR TR-3 Surelock Poles

MSR's walking poles offer easy adjustment on the move for different terrain...

Birch wood frame adds to Fjӓllrӓven Kajka pack's green credentials

Fjӓllrӓven has replaced metal with wood to lower this backpacking rucksack's carbon footprint...

sugru: the colourful little bit of kit that could get you out of a fix

A silicone rubber repair material that sticks to most outdoor gear and has many more uses...

On test: Osprey Atmos 65AG rucksack

This big pack is remarkably comfortable, thanks to its innovative 'Anti-Gravity' design...

Second day's search fails to find missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl

Rescuers and police have renewed appeals for sightings of an experienced hillwalker missing in the Highlands Eric Cyl was reported missing about 8.20pm on Saturday after going walking in the Ring of Steall in Lochaber.

National park workers and volunteers repair flood-hit Wensleydale footpath

A flood-hit footpath in the Yorkshire Dales has been repaired to make the going easier for walkers. The route along the River Ure between Askrigg a...

Sierra Designs brings its alternative view of outdoor gear to the UK

A maverick approach to backpacking clothing and gear is revealed with the arrival in Britain of this US company's range.

Dog reunited with fallen walker after wintry night on Lake District mountain

Mountain rescuers helped reunite a walker with his lost dog after the man survived a 500ft fall on a Lake District mountain.

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...

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.

Blencathra walker survives 130ft fall with minor injuries

A walker escaped with minor injuries after falling 130ft (40m) down a Lake District Mountain. His companion had to be rescued after getting stuck o...

Zamberlan's Crosser shoe is aimed at speed hikers

Speed hiking: it's big in Europe and this new Zamberlan shoe is aimed at enthusiasts...


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