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There are always things going on in the outdoors community. If you like to stay up to date, then this is the place. Posting news articles related to the outdoors, this page will let you know what is happening whether its news about Mountain Rescue, Environmental Issues, new gear developments and pretty much anything else you would want to keep in the loop with.

Outdoor News

Festival Of The Fells – Ambleside

Festival Of The Fells – Ambleside

Ambleside is set to host the first ‘Festival of The Fells.’ Featuring activities such as; walking, swimming, and scrambling in the Lake District’s beloved town. …

Greg Boswell Becomes Leki Ambassador

Greg Boswell Becomes Leki Ambassador

Greg Boswell is a promising Scottish climber, and was in the press recently for having survived an attack by a grizzly bear when climbing with …

This Week’s Biggest Outdoor News – 24/1/16

This Week’s Biggest Outdoor News – 24/1/16

Javed Bhatti completes a Pennine Way Double – Ultra runner of Lichfield Running club, Javed Bhatti has completed a back to back run of the …

August Competition – Jack Wolfskin EDS Dynamic 38

August Competition – Jack Wolfskin EDS Dynamic 38

Now is your chance to win in our August Competition! You can snag yourself a Jack Wolfskin EDS Dynamic 38 Rucksack. All you have to …

Ueli Steck 82 Summit Challenge. Challenge Complete.

Ueli Steck 82 Summit Challenge. Challenge Complete.

Enigmatic Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck has completed what he set out to do only a little over 60 days ago; climbed all peaks in Western …

‘Missing’ Backpacker Found Safe And Well

‘Missing’ Backpacker Found Safe And Well

Stephen Russell had been reported missing on the 9th of June after last being seen in Portree at his home on the Isle of Skye. …

Terry Abraham To Start Selling Landscape Photography Prints

Terry Abraham To Start Selling Landscape Photography Prints

Well known amongst outdoorsy people for his recent successes in film, Terrybnd has announced that he will soon start to sell prints of his photography …

Mountain Rescue Attend Fatality on Striding Edge, Helvellyn

Mountain Rescue Attend Fatality on Striding Edge, Helvellyn

A man has died after falling from Striding Edge on Saturday 20th June while walking with his so, suffering head injuries that proved to be …

BBC Panorama: Disaster On Everest (Nepal Earthquake Documentary)

BBC Panorama: Disaster On Everest (Nepal Earthquake Documentary)

The BBC are set to air a documentary about the Nepal earthquakes, during which; one of their reporters was half way up Mount Everest. Tom Martienssen …

BMC Acts To Help With ‘Three Peaks’ Problems

BMC Acts To Help With ‘Three Peaks’ Problems

The British Mountaineering Council has acted to help address problems caused by the Three Peaks Challenge. The BMC has donated £3000, through its charity, to …

 

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Gear News

Jack Wolfskin Autumn/Winter 16 Preview

Jack Wolfskin Autumn/Winter 16 Preview

Jack Wolfskin have recently relocated their Southern Showroom and Training Centre to a brand new site in Towcester, an 80 Acre site within Pury Hill …

Alpkit Brukit Mini – PROTOTYPE EXCLUSIVE

Alpkit Brukit Mini – PROTOTYPE EXCLUSIVE

So every backpacker and wild camper in the country will, by now, know about the Alpkit Brukit. If not, you can have a look at …

Rab Nebula Insulated Jacket – NEW

Rab Nebula Insulated Jacket – NEW

This week a – New for Autumn Winter 15/16 – product arrived for review. The Rab Nebula synthetic, insulated jacket. As experts in down insulated …

Alpkit – More New And Interesting Things On The Way?

Alpkit – More New And Interesting Things On The Way?

So there has been a bit of Alpkit content on here recently, with the upcoming tests of their new Merino baselayers and the Carbon walking …

NEW! Alpkit Baselayers

NEW! Alpkit Baselayers

Alpkit have added both merino and synthetic baselayers to their arsenal of awesome looking, well priced stock in both men’s and women’s variations. The 100% …

Keen Uneek Wins Industry Award

Keen Uneek Wins Industry Award

Upon first look, you might wonder about the Keen Uneek sandal. As a long time boot only hiker, they do appear to be a little …

Grisport Crusader Boots (Review Coming Soon)

Grisport Crusader Boots (Review Coming Soon)

A short while ago, I was contacted by Grisport in reference to their range of hiking and trekking boots. In all honesty; it was a …

MSR And Thermarest (Cascade Designs) Announce New Products

MSR And Thermarest (Cascade Designs) Announce New Products

Last week, the leading outdoor trade show in Europe took place in Friedrichshafen. The show is generally a big opportunity for outdoor brands and manufacturers to …

Alpkit Carbonlite Ultra – First Look Coming Soon

Alpkit Carbonlite Ultra – First Look Coming Soon

At the end of spring/beginning of summer, Alpkit finally released some much anticipated extra products. Re-releasing their down sleeping bags along with some new tents …

Police Use A Drone To Search For Missing Walker

Police Use A Drone To Search For Missing Walker

After an influx of vloggers and outdoorsy folk using drones such as the DJI Phantom to record their pursuits from otherwise inaccessible viewpoints, it was …

 
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