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Outdoors brand Berghaus steps up its sustainability stance with new ethical measures

A target of ridding its clothing of PFC treatments by 2020 is among a number of measures the company is introducing.

Broadcaster Stuart Maconie is new president of the Ramblers

Britain’s largest walkers’ charity has a new president. Broadcaster and outdoors enthusiast Stuart Maconie was announced as the honorary head o...

Lowe Alpine Ascent Superlight pack tops Outdoor Industry Awards

A new rucksack from Lowe Alpine beat competition from nine other gear entries to top the annual awards.

Ben Dolphin elected as new Ramblers Scotland president

A journalist, countryside ranger and blogger has been appointed head of the Ramblers in Scotland. Ben Dolphin was elected to the post of president ...

'Barefoot Aleks' completes record 3,800-mile run down the length of Europe

A man who took up running less than five years ago has completed a gruelling journey down the complete length of mainland Europe.

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...

Voting opens in poll for outdoor fans to choose favourite gear

Outdoor enthusiasts can vote for their favourite new pieces of gear in an online poll. The list of more than 100 new products has been whittled dow...

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We've search the outdoor world for goodies to fill the Christmas stockings of every outdoor fan...

Briton Mark Chase lands dream 'director of toughness' job testing Columbia gear

A Gloucester outdoors enthusiast has landed a dream job testing gear for a top brand in some of the world’s harshest environments.

Regulator rules Mountain Warehouse 'waterproof' boot description was misleading

A High Street outdoors retailer has been told it can’t use an advertisement that claimed one of its boot models was waterproof.

Bonington and Hinkes among top names announced for Keswick Mountain Festival

A roster of top names awaits festival-goers at a summer Lake District event. Among speakers at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival are elder st...

Outdoor industry announces September camping meet for future leaders

The UK outdoor industry will stage a camping weekend aimed at future leaders in the business. The Outdoors Future Camp will take place in Sheffield...

Mountaineering council confirms no-confidence vote will go ahead

The governing committee of the representative body for mountaineers in England and Wales will face a vote of no confidence at its annual meeting.

Tears, triumphs and terrors: Terry Abraham reveals his path to mountain film success

Film-maker Terry Abrahams reveals the rocky path to television fame, and admits to tears, penury and self-doubt before the success with his photogenic studies of Lakeland fells as they hit the screens.

French retailer Decathlon signs British skier Graham Bell as ambassador

A French outdoors retailer has signed a British skier as its newest brand ambassador. Decathlon, which has almost 30 stores in the UK, revealed Gra...

Julia Bradbury boots up as Britain’s Best Walks returns to TV screens

Outdoors celebrity Julia Bradbury is lacing up her boots for another series revealing some of Britain’s best walking routes.

On test: winter gloves reviewed

How best to keep your hands warm when the temperature drops? We put a range of gloves to the test...

What happens after that 999 call? Mountain accident survivors tell their tales

Two men caught in separate serious incidents in the Lake District recall their traumas and what happened after the call for mountain rescue.

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