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New Montane drone service offers outdoor fans delivery straight to the hilltop

No need to wait in for your gear to be delivered: head for the hills and in only 40 minutes Montane's drone will get your order to you.

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...

The Spine runners gear up for weekend start of UK's 'most brutal race'

As large areas of Britain are gripped by the year’s first true taste of winter, hardy athletes are gearing up to tackle the event dubbed the country’s most brutal race.

Lake District mountain assessors start new winter season with added safety hints

Two of the Lake District’s busiest walkers begin their winter season again today. The national park’s felltop assessors will make the ascent of...

Lost Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers had no map and only one torch

A group of challenge walkers who got lost attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks had only one headtorch between the four of them.

Mountain expert urges caution for Highland Pokémon hunters

A mountain expert has warned gamers to beware if they go hunting virtual creatures in the Scottish Highlands.

New free grough map will use crowdsourced updates to help outdoor fans find their way

Today, we’re announcing a new mapping project we hope will revolutionise the way people enjoy their trips into the British countryside.

Britain's highest mountain Ben Nevis gains a metre in height

The United Kingdom’s highest mountain just grew by a few inches. But a sudden tectonic upsurge hasn’t hit the Highlands of Scotland; rather, Be...

Dave Tighe's half marathon run will help rescuers who saved his life in Lakeland accident

A man who nearly lost his life in a paragliding crash in the Lake District is planning to run a half-marathon to raise cash for his rescuers.

Family of tragic kayaker Dominic Jackson in push to boost locator beacon use

The family of a kayaker whose body was found on the Caithness coast after a major search has launched a campaign to encourage the use of personal locator beacons.

Three front runners neck-and-neck as Spine Race enters final hours

The race dubbed Britain’s most brutal was heading for a close finish as the three leading competitors entered the final few hours within minutes of each other.

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...

Hill sleuths celebrate 'birthday' with news of three new hill classifications

There were winners and losers in the nuttalls stakes as a pair of dedicated hill measurers marked their outfit's tenth birthday with scrutiny of three English peaks.

Britain gains a new mountain as new model pushes Calf Top over the mark – by 6mm

Britain has a new mountain. Remodelling by Ordnance Survey has promoted a Yorkshire Dales hill to the mountain lists – b...

Is using your GPS gadget on the mountains a threat to your life?

Could your incredibly accurate little GPS receiver be a threat to your life? That’s a question posed by a mountain expert who said the increasing...

Should you buy a satellite emergency device before heading for the hills?

Outdoor enthusiasts can now buy satellite devices to alert authorities if they get into trouble. Mountain expert Heather Morning looks at whether you ...

Top award goes to Frio wallet that keeps diabetic outdoor fans' insulin cool

A pouch that allows outdoor enthusiasts to keep vital medicine at the correct temperature has won the top accolade in an inaugural award.

Birthday boy Javed Bhatti on course to complete remarkable Pennine Way double

Ultrarunner Javed Bhatti is on course to complete a remarkable winter double run of the Pennine Way this weekend.

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