School’s out: The crisis facing outdoor education

School’s out: The crisis facing outdoor education

Coronavirus restrictions have pushed outdoor centres across the UK to the brink of closure – and independent outdoor instructors are feeling the knock-on effects. Campaigners fear long-term implications for jobs, outdoor education and mountain safety.

Rocketing up: are jet packs the future of mountain rescue?

Rocketing up: are jet packs the future of mountain rescue?

In a recent test flight in the Lake District, a pilot wearing an Iron Man-style jet suit reached a simulated casualty high in the hills. But will mountain rescuers really be swapping boots for rockets in the future?

Full circle: meet the man who walked Britain’s perimeter in the name of art

Full circle: meet the man who walked Britain’s perimeter in the name of art

Photographer Quintin Lake has completed a five-year challenge to walk the full 10,000 kilometre perimeter of mainland Britain. He talked to TGO about how he fell head over heels for Scotland – and why all long-distance walkers should have a barbed wire cover in their pack.

Top 10 Walks with a Kick

Top 10 Walks with a Kick

Where do you go when you want a walk with a side-helping of adrenaline? The team at TGO share their favourite thrilling hills, scrambles and trails

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