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Kílian Jornet and Tove Alexandersson clinch skyrunning titles with Steall wins

Catalan runner Kilian Jornet and Swede Tove Alexandersson stamped their authority on the world skyrunning championships with victories in the Salomon Ring of Steall Race on Saturday.

BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

On test: technical t-shirts reviewed

We took to the hills to test eight t-shirts to see how they performed when the temperature rose...

Three Nikwax athletes tackle 7,000km challenge to inspire you to do more outdoors

A team of three international athletes is currently heading north as part of an outdoors brand’s efforts to inspire people to get active in the countryside.

Julia Bradbury and Sam Thompson join walkers to light up Peak District ridge

Hundreds of walkers joined television celebrity Julia Bradbury in illuminating the Peak District hills.

New Mend Our Mountains campaign gets underway with Peak District walk

A group of walkers took to the Peak District hills to help kick off an ambitious appeal to raise £1m to improve some of Britain’s most popular paths.

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring ankle on Styhead path

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. The 55-year-old was walking with a group of friends on the Sty Head path abo...

Two callouts in half hour for Calder Valley rescuers in West Yorkshire

A walker was rescued from a South Pennines hillside after she injured herself when she slipped on black ice.

On test: midlayer jackets reviewed

Vital as part of a layering system to keep you warm in the great outdoors, we put a range of midlayers to the test.

Campaigners welcome cash-for-access plans in Gove's Agriculture Bill

A leading campaign group has welcomed the Westminster Government’s plans to link farm payments to improving access for walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

Campaigners prepare to battle Ministry of Defence over Cumbrian commons

Campaigners are preparing to go into battle against military bosses over large tracts of common land in the north Pennines.

Mend Our Mountains on track as appeal reaches a third of £1m target

The British Mountaineering Council said its appeal to raise a million pounds for path improvements on British hills is on track to meet its target.

Hector brings stormy end to Three Peaks Yacht Race after days of flat calm

A race that tests both sailing and mountain running ability had a tempestuous end as Storm Hector curtailed the final ascent of Ben Nevis.

Hypothermic cyclist among those helped as Calder Valley team goes on snow patrol

A hypothermic mountain biker and a coach-load of stranded passengers on a high Pennine road were among numerous people helped by a rescue team over the weekend.

Flip! Experts warn new clothing trend could be fatal attraction for your compass

Mountain experts have identified a new hazard for hillgoers, after analysis of a recent rescue in the Highlands.

Adventurer Leo Houlding and team complete 1,000-mile Antarctic Spectre expedition

Climber and adventurer Leo Houlding and his team have completed their expedition across Antarctica. Houlding, along with Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon...

Campaigners call on councils to fulfil duty to signpost 'secret' paths

Campaigners are calling on councils to fulfil their legal responsibility and end what they call the ‘scandal’ of hidden paths.

Climber Leo Houlding and Spectre team send Christmas greetings from Antarctic

Climber and adventurer Leo Houlding has sent a festive message from the Antarctic as he and team members Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon spend their Christmas ski-kiting their route after ascending the Spectre in the Gothic Mountains.

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