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Berghaus Dragon's Back Race: tough day for field as runners ruled out of event

The man in charge of the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race has admitted some of his decisions have not been popular with some competitors in the race.

'World's toughest mountain race' underway as Dragon's Back runners head south

The event dubbed the world’s toughest mountain race got underway in north Wales today, with runners heading south from Conwy Castle in a five-day event.

After 35 years it’s not just nostalgia giving you that warm and fuzzy feeling

In 1981 Polartec’s R&D team thought they were inventing a fabric. Instead they created a category – synthetic fleece...

Watch as Iain Miller combines sea kayaking and caving on Donegal's Umphin Island

They are two unlikely combinations of outdoor activities, but Iain Miller has shown that you can enjoy caving and sea kayaking at the same time.

Adventurer Paul Rose reveals his 'beautiful secret' Yorkshire Wolds Way in BBC show

A man who has tackled adrenalin-fuelled polar expeditions revels in the slow pace of a walk along one of England’s least visited national trails.

Runner Chris Perry adds to family triumphs with victory in The Fellsman

An ultrarunner confirmed a family dynasty with a win in one of the toughest events on the calendar. Chris Perry followed in his brother Adam’s fo...

BMC seeks two volunteers to join its governance review

The British Mountaineering Council is seeking two volunteers to join a review of the way it is governed.

Runner Nicky Spinks smashes Joss Naylor Challenge record on 50th birthday

A record-breaking ultrarunner celebrated her 50th birthday by smashing another record. Nicky Spinks ran the 50 or so miles of the Joss Naylor Lakel...

On test: walking gaiters reviewed

Gaiters provide extra protection for the legs and feet in wintry or muddy conditions. But which pair is right for you?...

New Abyssinia bothy opens to outdoor users in Glen Kinglas

A new mountain shelter with an African slant has opened for outdoor enthusiasts in a popular walking area in the Scottish Highlands.

Two teams in rescue of injured Lakeland walker on Hay Stacks

Two Lake District rescue teams combined to aid an injured walker on a fell. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.30am on Friday...

Great North Air Ambulance Service reaches 15-year milestone

An air ambulance service that regularly rescues stricken outdoor enthusiasts is celebrating a milestone in its history.

On test: MSR Hubba Hubba NX two-person tent reviewed

It's the Seattle brand's bestselling two-person tent. How does the curiously named Hubba Hubba NX fare in the British countryside?...

Four callouts and one award for Edale rescuers in busy bank holiday weekend

The May Day bank holiday weekend proved busy for one Peak District rescue team, with four callouts and an award to collect.

'Mission accomplished' as Victoria Wilkinson breaks women's Three Peaks record

Fellrunner Victoria Wilkinson has broken the women’s record for the gruelling Three Peaks Race, set nine years ago.

Three Peaks Race runners face snow again in pursuit of Dales event's records

Runners in the Three Peaks Race face the prospect of snow-covered fells for the second year in succession.

BMC president Rehan Siddiqui drops bomshell decision on members at annual meeting

Plas y Brenin basked in spring sunshine as BMC members gathered but a storm was brewing as the executive faced a no-confidence vote.

Suilven path repairs start with pledge to 'treat mountain with respect'

Work on repairing a badly eroded path has begun on Suilven, one of Assynt’s most popular mountains.

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