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Ordnance Survey to offer digital downloads with its paper maps

Britain’s official mapping agency is to offer digital downloads with its paper maps. Although sales of Ordnance Survey paper maps rose for the fi...

Hillwalkers warned: relying on gadgets could put your life at risk

Over-reliance on electronic gadgets could put hillwalkers’ lives at risk, experts warned. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland said technology ...

In search of solitude: hillwalking pair reveal the Remotest Hills of Wales

For those who want to escape the madding crowds, Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams have researched Wales's remotest mountains, though some results may come as a surprise.

Galloway rescue team backs young adventurers' Five Peaks cancer challenge

A Scottish mountain rescue team is supporting two young adventurers in their quest to raise cash for cancer research.

Lake District rescuers join training exercise with privatised helicopters

Volunteer mountain rescuers from the Lake District had their first look at the new privatised search and rescue helicopters that will support them from spring.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Don't forget your torch, say rescuers, after walker benighted at Alcock Tarn

Mountain rescuers have pleaded with walkers to pack a torch when they head for the hills. The plea follows an incident in which 18 members of the L...

Hill sleuths attempt to get to bottom of confusion on Snowdon's height

A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.

GPS pressure leads Ordnance Survey to ponder map co-ordinates change

Britain’s national mapping agency is considering abandoning a system of co-ordinates on its maps first devised more than 180 years ago.

Powertravaller's portable power is ideal Father's Day gift for outdoor guys

Two power sources from Powertraveller mean outdoor fans' gadgets won't need to run out of juice while away from the mains.

Praise from Army brigadier for 2,000 teens who tackled Ten Tors Challenge

Almost 2,000 young people completed a gruelling test of their trekking endurance and navigation across Dartmoor.

Retailer George Fisher to start drone delivery of airborne snacks to hillwalkers

A Lake District outdoor retailer is offering hillgoers a novel way to top up their energy levels with an airborne food delivery service.

How I cheated death after a fall on an icy Lake District mountainside

Paul Besley broke his skull, leg, ankle and shoulder when he fell while winter walking. Here's how he survived and how you could if the worst happened...

Rescuer describes severe conditions as he joins The Spine frontrunner

A mountain rescue team member has described the horrendous conditions as he accompanied the frontrunner in Britain’s most brutal race.

On test: Sherpa Adventure Gear Nangpala insulated jacket

This new insulated jacket uses PrimaLoft's innovative hybrid down and synthetic blend for its insulation.

On test: softshell jackets

A softshell jacket will breathe much better than a conventional waterproof when heading up the hill, and most will cope with a shower or two.

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued after pulled muscle halts progress

A group of walkers attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks was rescued after one of them was unable to carry on after suffering an injury.

On test: lightweight waterproof jackets

We compare seven waterproof jackets more suited to the warmer months when you want to keep pack weight to a minimum.

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