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Review: Annandale Way, by Roger Turnbull and Jacquetta Megarry

A turn-by-turn guide to this gentle trail through Scotland's border country takes the walker from source to sea.

Heart problems end Ron Hill's record half-century running streak

The man whose name became synonymous with fellrunning gear has had to give up a record-breaking running streak.

On test: insulated jackets reviewed

Down or synthetic? Well, it's no longer that simple, as we found when we put 12 insulated jackets to the test in a British winter...

Want to feel a bit chirpier? How about a Yumpa energy bar, with added crickets

It was hardly a bushtucker trial, but we put two energy bars containing crickets to the test to see if we felt like hopping round the hills after eating them.

Mountaineers urge rethink on phone mast plans in 'James Bond' glen

Mountaineers are objecting to plans to build a mobile phone mast in the glen that featured in the James Bond film Skyfall.

Tom Hollins wins Spine Race after overtaking two front runners

Tom Hollins has won the Montane Spine Race, dubbed Britain’s most brutal ultrarunning event. The Yorkshire anaesthetist stretched his lead over t...

Paloncý and Roselló Solé maintain Spine Race lead despite short-cut time penalty

The two leading runners in the gruelling Montane Spine Race were each given a 30-minute penalty for inadvertently taking a short cut.

Spine Race runners head into the night as Dominic Layfield wins Challenger event

The event dubbed Britain’s most brutal race got underway on Sunday morning with runners having to contend with typical Pennine winter weather.

Rescuers praise 'two wise men' who sat out night on Tryfan climb

Mountain rescuers in Snowdonia have praised ‘two wise men’ who volunteered to sit out the night on a mountain rather than call out team members.

Alpkit pleads for outdoor fans to be on lookout after jackets stolen from HQ

An outdoors gear company is asking enthusiasts to be on the lookout for some of its clothing after a break-in at its headquarters.

Gore-Tex expands range of brands using its new Shakedry material

Gore-Tex has announced more outdoor brands that will use its revloutionary Shakedry technology in 2017.

National Trust for Scotland mourns 'infuriating and wonderful' ex-MP Tam Dalyell

A major conservation charity has paid tribute to a former MP who has died. The National Trust for Scotland said it was greatly saddened by the pass...

Park authority begins work widening part of High Peak Trail

A stretch of off-road trail in the Peak District will be widened and improved. Work will begin on Monday on a section of the High Peak Trail in Der...

Carol Morgan smashes record by 43 hours to take women's title in Spine Race

Carol Morgan has reached the finishing point of the gruelling Montane Spine Race to take the women’s title and the event record.

Three front runners neck-and-neck as Spine Race enters final hours

The race dubbed Britain’s most brutal was heading for a close finish as the three leading competitors entered the final few hours within minutes of each other.

PrimaLoft's new ThermoPlume insulation 'mimics natural down' in outdoor jackets

The US insulation company says its latest product is groundbreaking in allowing clothing firms to use traditional down-manufacturing techniques with synthetic filling.

The Spine runners gear up for weekend start of UK's 'most brutal race'

As large areas of Britain are gripped by the year’s first true taste of winter, hardy athletes are gearing up to tackle the event dubbed the country’s most brutal race.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

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