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Peak District gains loo with a view to highlight need for accesible facilities

Walkers could be forgiven for feeling a little flushed when reaching the top of a Peak District hill to find a loo with a view.

Backcountry ski club plans to build mountain hut on Aonach Mòr in Lochaber

A backcountry skiing club has announced ambitious plans to build a mountain hut on the slopes of the UK’s eighth highest peak in Lochaber.

Lost family with two children winched from Snowdonia mountain in darkness

A family with two young children was winched from a Snowdonia mountain in darkness after they got lost.

Tearful BMC president Rehan Siddiqui resigns despite defeating no-confidence call

The chair of the British Mountaineering Council has resigned, despite defeating a vote of no confidence in his executive.

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...

Lomond national park bosses launch anti-litter Respect Your Park campaign

Scotland’s first national park has launched a campaign to clamp down on littering and to educate visitors to care for the area.

Christmas gift ideas for the outdoor enthusiast

Looking for inspiration for a gift for that outdoors fanatic? We've scoured the retail universe for stocking fillers to put on your wish list for Sant...

Loch Lomond bosses push for camping ban ahead of national park board meeting

National park bosses are recommending the approval of controversial plans to extend the ban on camping along loch shores.

Camping pods may figure in £60,000 upgrade to North Lees site near Stanage

National park bosses have voted to improve a popular campsite used by climbers and walkers. The North Lees site will have a £60,000 upgrade to bri...

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

We donned our headtorch and delved deep into Santa's cavern to find some top gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

Film review: Alan Hinkes – the First Briton to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains, by Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham's lastest work turns the lens on the often light-hearted approach of the record-breaking British mountaineer who has nonethless stared death in the face.

Review: There is no Map in Hell, by Steve Birkinshaw

Joss Naylor's record for running all 214 stood for 28 years until Steve Birkinshaw smashed it by 12 hours.

PHD's Expedition Double Suit 'biggest down suit innovation for 45 years'

Cutting edge design is aimed at mountaineers heading into the death zone...

Charity warns bothy stays by commercial groups could jeopardise continuing use

Increasing use of mountain bothies by commercial businesses could put them at risk, a charity said. The Mountain Bothies Association, which looks a...

Outdoor groups' dismay as Scots minister approves more Lomond camping bans

Mountaineers’ and walkers’ organisations have reacted with dismay at the Scottish Government’s approval of a camping ban in parts of a national park.

Queen's Highland stable among 100 bothies available to outdoor fans

Did you know you can stay in one of the Queen’s properties, free of charge? It’s hardly palatial, but the Gelder Shiel Stable on the Balmoral E...

Into the hot seat: new boss Gordon Watson's vision for the Lomond national park

Gordon Watson has taken over at the head of the Loch Lomond authority at a time when it is mired in controversy over plans to ban wild camping.

Holme Valley rescue team completes purchase of fire station base

A mountain rescue team has achieved its aim of buying its own headquarters for the first time in its history.

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