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  • Top 10 walks with extraordinary stone structures

    Top 10 walks with extraordinary stone structures

    25th November 2019

    We can’t promise portals to other worlds or time-traveling adventures, but these walks will make you feel like you’re on your very own fantastic journey.   With over one-thousand standing stone structures across the U.K, it’s a pity that Stonehenge is the…

  • 8 surprising ways climate change could affect our mountains

    8 surprising ways climate change could affect our mountains

    25th November 2019

    Climate change is already visibly changing the Alps – but what impact will it have on Britain’s hills and mountains?  The Matterhorn is crumbling. That’s the assessment of scientists from ETH university in Zurich, who have installed movement sensors at 13,000ft to assess the impact of…

  • Excitement builds for Britain’s biggest outdoor festival

    Excitement builds for Britain’s biggest outdoor festival

    13th November 2019

    Kicking off tomorrow, Kendal Mountain Festival boasts a more diverse range of films and speakers this year as part of an aim to showcase people under-represented in the outdoors. The highlights include ​a talk by Dierdre Wolownick​, who became the…

  • What was the best gear of 2019?

    What was the best gear of 2019?

    12th November 2019

    The Great Outdoors Gear Awards 2019 shortlist has been revealed. Are you eager to know what the top performing outdoors clothing and equipment was in 2019? Want to know the best kit to take you out on the hills in…

  • Britain’s Top Ten Autumnal Woodland Walks 

    Britain’s Top Ten Autumnal Woodland Walks 

    25th October 2019

    Woodland strolls are the perfect way to unwind at the best of times, but during the vibrant autumn months the bursts of orange and red really make them something special. Chiara Bullen shares her favourite woodland walks at this time…

  • Britain’s Mountain Black Spots 

    Britain’s Mountain Black Spots 

    25th October 2019

    Where are you statistically most likely to have an accident in the British hills and mountains? Sarah Stirling talks to Mountain Rescue teams in Scotland, Wales and the Lake District to find out which accident ‘black spots’ they repeatedly return to – and why they aren’t always the most…