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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.

National Trust plans new ladder for Bowder Stone in Borrowdale

Conservation charity the National Trust is seeking permission to build a new ladder up the Bowder Stone in the Lake District.

Thinking of heading up Tryfan? Read this first

Tryfan's rocky ridges and easy access make it a popular target for walkers, but it's easy to get into difficulties.

Friends of Lake District urge outdoor fans to join Great Cumbrian Litter Pick

A charity is urging members of the public to join it in an effort to clean up the countryside. Friends of the Lake District will stage its Great Cu...

On test: Danner Mountain 600 boots reviewed

These heritage-styled boots from US brand Danner are no urban loafers...

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.

Adventurer Leo Houlding's upcoming Antarctic venture is 'most hardcore yet'

Adventurer Leo Houlding is about to set off on an Antarctic expedition that will include an attempt on unclimbed peaks, as well as hauling his gear 400km.

Experts' warning to hillgoers after two rockfall strikes in two days in Cairngorms

Mountain experts issued a warning to hillwalkers and climbers after two incidents in the Cairngorms in which people were injured by rockfalls.

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.

On test: walking poles reviewed

Trekking poles are now widely used by walkers and runners, but which of our seven pairs were poles apart from the rest in the test?.

Chris Packham evokes Kinder Scout trespass spirit in uniting outdoors campaigners

Television presenter Chris Packham revealed he views himself as an ‘umbrella’ as he evoked the spirit of the Kinder Scout mass trespassers for his environmental campaigns.

Awards for Janet Davis, Mick Nield and Nicky Spinks in Queen's Birthday Honours

A retired worker for walking charity the Ramblers has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, along with a top fellrunner and a long-serving mountain rescuer.

Outdoors gear company Alpkit shortlisted for award as expansion continues

An outdoor gear company founded 14 years ago in the East Midlands has been shortlisted in awards run by an international foundation.

National Trust and actor Caroline Quentin latest opponents of Thirlmere zipwires

Leading conservation charity the National Trust has said it will object to the planned zipwire at Thirlmere.

Dismantle current governing structure of BMC, review body says

The governing structure of the troubled British Mountaineering Council should be dismantled and a new one put in its place, a QC-led review body says.

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.

Don't get in a flap: Fjällräven adds snug trekking tights to its Abisko range

The Swedish brand's new snug reinforced tights are aimed at walkers rather than trail-runners...

Winter arrives as Scottish avalanche service begins for Highland hillgoers

A vital winter service for hillgoers in Scotland resumes on Friday. Reports for six mountain areas will begin on the Scottish Avalanche Information...

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