A long-distance route passing through diverse countryside has been granted great trail status in a ceremony in Argyll.

The Cowal Way joins 27 other routes that have gained the Scotland’s Great Trails accolade

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More than a thousand UK hopefuls apply to be Columbia's 'director of toughness'

More than 1,000 adventurous outdoor enthusiasts applied for an arduous job with a top brand. Columbia said its process for applications for the pos...

Yorkshire Dales Grimwith disabilities event gets thumbs-up from walkers

A group of people with disabilities has given the thumbs up to a national park’s event which gave some of them their first taste of enjoying the great outdoors under their own steam.

Chris Townsend and Terry Abraham among recipients of outdoor guild's annual awards

A seasoned journalist and campaigner, and an acclaimed film-maker were among those honoured by a body representing outdoor writers and photographers.

Man falls 500ft to his death as Lakeland walkers head for night at Priest's Hole

A man has died after falling almost 500ft on a Lake District mountain while heading for a cave made popular by a television programme earlier this year.

Prepare for higher prices, Mountain Warehouse warns, after sterling's collapse

A High Street outdoor retailer has warned prices will have to rise following the slump in the value of the pound after the UK voted to leave the European Union.

Mountain biker with injured leg fourth callout for Calder Valley rescue team

An injured mountain biker was rescued after suffering a suspected broken leg in remote woods in the South Pennines.

Northumberland pair Pete Roberts and Carl Hamilton share rescue skills in Iceland

Two seasoned mountain rescuers are heading to Iceland to share their knowledge with international colleagues.

Outdoor fans can learn Tristan Gooley's natural navigation tips at Friends' lecture

Outdoor enthusiasts can learn some of the secrets of ‘natural navigation’ at an event organised by a Cumbrian conservation charity.

Police name Fraser Campbell as climber who died in Ben Nevis North Face fall

Police have named the climber who died in a fall on the North Face of Ben Nevis at the weekend. Fraser Campbell was near the top of the Long Climb ...


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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...

On test: Teva Arrowood Lux shoes reviewed

Bridging the gap between technical and everyday, these new shoes from sandal experts Teva provide comfort and performance.

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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