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Get a Vango rucksack with 13 issues of Trail magazine

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LFTO News Team, 10 April 2014 00:00

Take out a 13 issue subscription to Trail magazine for £46 (when paying by direct debit in the UK) and get a Vango Boulder 45 rucksack worth £42.50. The 45...

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Win his 'n' hers Lowe Alpine jackets!

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LFTO News Team, 16 September 2013 00:00

In conjunction with Lowe Alpine, we're giving away a pair of their Taiga waterproof jackets - one for him and one for her! To be in with a chance of...

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Marmot and Adventure Peaks open Ambleside Store

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LFTO News Team, 22 August 2013 15:00

This month saw outdoor manufacturer Marmot soft-open its first UK partnership store in Ambleside, in collaboration with Adventure Peaks, the technical outdoor retailer and expedition company. Situated in the heart of...

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South Downs Society Festival of Green Travel Walks

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LFTO News Team, 15 August 2013 12:22

Love the South Downs? Leave the car at home and come explore with the South Downs Society’s Festival of Green Travel Walks. The South Downs Society invites you to join...

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Win a complete camping kit with the RSPB and Blacks!

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LFTO News Team, 02 July 2013 14:00

The RSPB and Blacks have joined forces to give away a complete camping kit worth over £400 – ideal for those looking to join the Big Wild Sleepout! The prize...

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New Norfolk Trail

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LFTO News Team, 05 February 2013 16:08

A new Norfolk Trail is set to boost business and create a new continuous path from Great Yarmouth to King’s Lynn. Countryside leaders and landowners have welcomed Norfolk County Council’s plans...

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Water-proof your fleece?!

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LFTO News Team, 05 February 2013 13:39

Nikwax has launched a reformulated version of its Polar Proof product to revolutionise the fleece market. Easy to use in a washing machine at home, Polar Proof will make any...

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Win Merrell Chameleon 5 boots!

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LFTO News Team, 01 February 2013 00:00

The Merrell Chameleon boot has been helping people enjoy the outdoors for more than 10 years. The NEW Chameleon 5 builds on this heritage to be Merrell's most responsive, protective...

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Explore Everest from your armchair

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LFTO News Team, 19 January 2013 00:00

Ever fancied a tour Everest but don't have the time, money or abilities to do the real thing? Fear not - even armchair explorers can now get up close and...

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Improved access on Kinder Scout

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LFTO News Team, 15 January 2013 14:48

Works to renew some 2000 metres of well-loved paths at four major access points to Kinder Scout in the Peak District National Park have been completed in time for the...

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Montane launches new inspirational website

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LFTO News Team, 08 January 2013 14:20

To usher in the New Year, Montane is pleased to unveil a brand new website. Redesigned to showcase more of the inspirational photography and achievements stemming from Montane’s sponsored athlete...

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Rosker’s Hothands to warm Ranulph Fiennes

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LFTO News Team, 05 December 2012 11:54

Rosker’s Hothands are to sponsor Ranulph Fiennes’ next expedition to cross Antarctica in winter. Entitled “The Coldest Journey” the expedition will see veteran polar explorer, Sir Ranulph Fiennes take on one...

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Cotswold Outdoor extends exclusive Ayacucho range

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LFTO News Team, 22 November 2012 09:47

From breathable waterproofs, to insulating fleeces, everything in the new Ayacucho range, exclusive to Cotswold Outdoor in the UK, is designed to provide technical reliability with a lifestyle feel. So...

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Don’t Get Ticked Off This Summer

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LFTO News Team, 24 July 2012 13:15

Along with the joys of sunshine and outdoor living the summer months bring with them a whole host of unwelcome creepy crawlies and flying pests determined to put an end...

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Outdoors eating app from the DofE's Award

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LFTO News Team, 20 June 2012 12:30

Outdoor experts and youth charity, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), has joined forces with Masterchef winner Mat Follas to launch a mobile application for iPhone with recipes for cooking...

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The 'Win the Lot' winner with the lot they won

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LFTO News Team, 25 May 2012 10:54

Do you remember our 'Win the Lot' Christmas competition? Back in November last year we gave you the opportunity to win a whole load of gear worth £4000. Unsurprisingly the...

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Should Alfred Wainwright's original works stay in Cumbria?

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LFTO News Team, 04 February 2010 11:52

The private papers of author and fellwalker Alfred Wainwright are on sale for £100,000. Cumbria County Council wants to buy the works, which include photographs, drawings and slides, to make them available...

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Who fancies walking 84km and bivvying for two nights?

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LFTO News Team, 28 January 2010 10:59

There's still time to take part in this winter challenge. The 84km Bivvy Challenge gives you the chance to walk, run or cycle as far as you think you can manage in...

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Fancy becoming an outdoor pursuits leader in the States?

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LFTO News Team, 08 December 2009 15:18

Summer camps in America are on the look-out for British outdoors enthusiasts to lead activities this summer. Summer Camp USA says it has received lots of requests from its camps...

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Gear Deals of the Week - Compare with Claire

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LFTO News Team, 18 November 2009 10:34

Several deals have more than 50% off the original price this week. See what stores across the UK have to offer. Trail gear tester is here to tell us which...

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Gear Deals of the Week - Compare with Claire

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LFTO News Team, 11 November 2009 16:53

There's up to 50% off top products this week. Take a look at the bargains top stores from across Britain are offering. Trail gear tester is here to tell us...

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Is your gear fit for winter?

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LFTO News Team, 19 October 2009 17:08

Experts are on hand to give you a 'Gear MOT' this weekend. Langdale / Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team are setting up their own 'check-point' in the Lake District on Saturday....

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Hiker with injured thumb is denied helicopter rescue!

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LFTO News Team, 21 August 2009 12:45

But that's just what he asked for after the unspectacular accident! The 50-year-old man from Texas, USA, was climbing the 991m Mount Crescent, in New Hampshire, when he fell, injuring his...

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See Wainwright's pictures in colour!

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LFTO News Team, 18 August 2009 12:28

Artist and keen hill walker Andy Beck has been following the same footsteps of writer Alfred Wainwright. Over three years he has visited the exact spots where AW drew each...

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Why mountains are higher at The Equator

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LFTO News Team, 13 August 2009 13:58

According to New Scientist, researchers can now reveal why the highest mountains tend to be closer to the equator. It's to do with erosion above the snow line caused by...

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