Mountain safety reminder as winter returns

Mountain safety reminder as winter returns

Following the tragic news of fatalities resulting from an avalanche on Ben Nevis this week, mountain safety experts have issued a reminder to walkers, climbers and backcountry skiers that their enthusiasm should always be tempered by close attention to avalanche and weather forecasts.

UK's first ever disabled inclusive off road race to set Guinness World Record

UK's first ever disabled inclusive off road race to set Guinness World Record

Chris Nicholson, who has pushed his way to the top of Snowdon in his wheelchair, has joined event organisers OMM to setup the first ever able bodied & disabled inclusive trail race in the UK at Cannock Chase on the 6th May.

History vs hydro power in Glen Etive

History vs hydro power in Glen Etive

Many outdoor enthusiasts were dismayed to hear of the recent approval of seven hydro-electricity schemes in Glen Etive. With Highland Council due to meet soon to reconsider three of the schemes, Richard Baynes takes a look at the arguments

Research confirms that time outdoors improves women's mental wellbeing

Research confirms that time outdoors improves women's mental wellbeing

A fascinating new piece of research released today, on International Women’s Day, reveals the huge positive impact of adventurous activity outdoors on the lives of women in the UK and around the world.

Repair work begins on Whernside

Repair work begins on Whernside

Path repair work got underway on Yorkshire’s highest peak this week, funded through money raised in the BMC’s Mend our Mountains: Make one Million appeal.

Snowdon Photo by Amateur Photographer Wins Ordnance Survey Competition for New Map Cover

Snowdon Photo by Amateur Photographer Wins Ordnance Survey Competition for New Map Cover

A dramatic image of Snowdon taken by an amateur photographer from Cheltenham has been selected as the new cover for Ordnance Survey’s best-selling paper map.

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