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Doug Scott will tell tales of Everest ascent and The Ogre epic on Scottish lecture tour

Britain’s joint first Everest summiteer will embark on the Scottish leg of his lecture tour in May.

From Ben Nevis to Annapurna: Cicerone celebrates 50 years of publishing

One of the best known publishers in the outdoor world is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Kendal-based Cicerone was founded by two marri...

Sheepish Borrowdale casualty rescued after getting stuck on Goat Crag

Mountain rescuers were called to aid a sheepish casualty stuck on Goat Crag in the Lake District. A farmer requested the help of Keswick Mountain R...

Climber Shauna Coxsey puts injury behind her with sights on Olympic glory

A hand injury kept climber Shauna Coxsey out of competition this year, but the bouldering star has her sights set on Olympic glory.

Grough's great big Christmas gift guide to goodies for the outdoor fan

We've taken a peep inside Santa's North Pole headquarters to bring you suggestions for seasonal gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

Climber Mick Fowler looks forward to a return to Himalaya after his most taxing year

Just when he thought he had put his cancer behind him, it returned; but now the mountaineer is looking forward finally to his planned Himalaya trip.

Judges choose seven winners from 600 entries in Kendal festival photo contest

Judges have chosen the winning images in Kendal Mountain Festival’s photography competition. The panel whittled down more than 600 entries to dec...

Kendal prepares for Britain's biggest outdoors festival with star-studded line-up

Kendal is gearing up for the annual influx of thousands of visitors to Britain’s biggest mountain festival.

Lake District planners give go-ahead to 1km-long zipwire at Honister

Planners in the Lake District have given the green light to a zipwire despite officers recommending the application be refused.

Survey finds 99 per cent of women say outdoor adventure aids mental wellbeing

The results of a major survey released to mark International Women’s Day demonstrate the benefits of outdoor activities on women’s mental wellbeing.

PrimaLoft unveils first outdoor brands to use its innovative biodegradable insulation

Insulation manufacturer PrimaLoft has announced five outdoor brands that will begin using its innovative biodegradable material.

Polartec Power Air: keeps you warm and sheds five times fewer microfibres

Polartec's new fabric maintains insulating performance while cutting the number of microplastics heading to the world's oceans.

Expert groups urge hillgoers in Scotland to plan properly for winter ventures

Experts are urging hillgoers in Scotland to prepare for their trips to the mountains, as winter takes hold in the Highlands.

Kendal Mountain Festival attracted 16,000 visitors to 'biggest event yet'

Organisers of the Kendal Mountain Festival said this year’s event was the biggest ever, with about 16,000 visitors attending.

Kendal Mountain Festival: big names mingle with big crowds as event grows

Another successful year for the Cumbrian town's festival as the stars descend for four days of outdoor-oriented entertainment.

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team celebrates 50 years of 'helping others in need'

One of Britain’s busiest mountain rescue teams will celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend. The Llanberis team, whose patch includes Snowdon...

On test: camp foods reviewed

We've slaved over a hot camp stove to evaluate 15 different prepared foods: breakfasts, main meals and desserts, to find the top outdoor cuisine.

Mountain Equipment brand founder Peter Hutchinson dies, aged 81

Pioneer of outdoor gear and founder of the Mountain Equipment brand Peter Hutchinson has died, aged 81.

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