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Take a look at Downhill – a new comedy about walking the Coast to Coast

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Country Walking, 23 April 2014 00:00

Ever wondered how NOT to do the Coast to Coast walk? Wonder no more, because a new British indie film wants to show you… Downhill is the story of four childhood...

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Chopper in high-level action

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LFTO, 17 April 2014 14:15

Helicopter stone drops are needed to repair one of the Lake District’s most iconic routes. Work on the path from Striding Edge to Helvellyn’s 950m summit depends on a chopper...

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How to look after your waterproof jacket

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Country Walking, 17 April 2014 09:46

The new issue of Country Walking contains a complete buyer's guide to waterproof jackets. To go with it, here is our definitive guide to washing and re-proofing a waterproof, in...

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Win a Mountain Hardwear Optic Vue 2.5 tent

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Trail magazine, 17 April 2014 00:00

For a panoramic camping experience, this new tent from Mountain Hardwear might just make your year... When camping in the hills, how much of the attraction is the view? We’d...

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Coigach - Assynt Living Landscape partners warn of the danger of fires

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LFTO, 16 April 2014 10:17

Fires in the countryside can be devastating to wildlife and vegetation and can threaten livelihoods. Whilst fire can be carefully used as a management tool by landmanagers, or be part...

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Easter warning for hill climbers

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LFTO, 15 April 2014 17:24

Hill walkers are being urged not to get caught out by weather or late, icy snow patches in the hills With the Easter weekend approaching, many will be planning trips...

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A Cuillin Mountain Rescue operation

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Ben Weeks, 12 April 2014 00:00

We were attempting a full traverse of the Cuillin Ridge. Accompanied by expert Skye guide Tony Hanly, my brother and I had set off from Glen Brittle with high expectations....

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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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Slide share to combat tick disease ignorance

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LFTO, 07 April 2014 10:18

Research showing the majority of outdoor enthusiasts and activity holidaymakers heading to Europe don’t take any precautions against ticks carrying a dangerous virus, has prompted the Tick Alert campaign to...

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The North Face: How to win this Spring

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LFTO, 07 April 2014 10:02

By sharing your extra hours this spring, you can take part in two exciting The North Face contests: 1. The North Face Explorer photo contest offers everyone the chance to...

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Ueli Steck wins Piolets d’Or 2014 award

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Trail magazine, 04 April 2014 16:21

Record breaking speed climber Ueli Steck has made headlines yet again by winning the prestigious Piolets d’Or 2014 award for his recent ascent of Annapurna. The 37-year-old ‘Swiss Machine’ raced...

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April 1st outdoor-story round-up

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LFTO, 01 April 2014 10:00

April 1st is always a fun day in the world of outdoor industry press releases. Here are some of our favourite "news stories" from this year's most foolish of days:...

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Shock revelation: Snowdon railway built on wrong mountain

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Trail magazine, 01 April 2014 00:00

The discovery of planning documents dating back to the mid 19th Century has revealed that Snowdon’s controversial railway was never intended to be built on Wales’ highest peak. During renovation...

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Bavaria

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LFTO, 31 March 2014 15:00

With ‘”big city” flair and idyllic countryside, the fascination of the Middle Ages and the beauty of the Alps, Bavaria offers a range of attractions that makes it Germany’s most...

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Experience the Cornish Coast with HF Holidays

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LFTO, 31 March 2014 09:31

Award winning HF holidays is the market leader of walking and activity holidays. Enjoy famous long distance trails in Britain and Europe. You'll walk with a small group and knowledgeable...

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Five great walking weekends for spring!

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Country Walking magazine, 28 March 2014 14:43

The new issue of Country Walking Magazine (click HERE to find out more about that) features 10 fantastic walking weekend ideas for spring and a few for summer too!  To...

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New underground ‘Climb the Mine’ experience to open in the Lake District

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LFTO, 20 March 2014 00:00

Fancy an adrenaline filled adventure deep inside the heart of a Lake District mountain, carved out of the landscape 450 million years ago? A brand new subterranean climbing experience complete...

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The world’s first digital pack fitting tool

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Tara McGivern, 19 March 2014 16:25

Osprey has just made ordering online much more convenient. These days many of us prefer to do our shopping on the go, online, in our lunch hour; but, some items...

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The Unclimbed Peak Expedition – Talk and Film

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LFTO, 19 March 2014 09:37

In November 2013, the Expedition Wise Team entered a region of Nepal called the Nar Phu Valley, also known as the Lost Valleys, an area only recently opened to climbers....

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New glacier appears in The Lake District!

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LFTO, 19 March 2014 09:14

It’s well over ten thousand years ago since glaciers covered any part of England, but it looks as if one may have returned to the fells of the Lake District...

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Events Listing

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LFTO News Team, 19 March 2014 00:00

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Trail Poll: What's in your emergency pack?

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Trail magazine, 19 March 2014 00:00

Certain things will always be in your rucksack: waterproofs, water, food - the essentials. But have you given consideration to the sort of equipment you might need if things on...

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Management buyout at AMG Group

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LFTO, 13 March 2014 12:51

Scotland based AMG Group Ltd, owner of Vango, one of Europe’s leading camping, footwear and outdoor equipment brands, has today announced that after ownership by the Moodie family for almost...

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Defender of the Realm

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Country Walking, 13 March 2014 12:07

From next month, avid walker Dame Fiona Reynolds joins Stuart Maconie as a regular columnist in Country Walking. A former Director General of the National Trust and director for the...

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Walking Festivals 2014

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Country walking, 13 March 2014 11:04

Walking festivals are a fantastic way to meet new people, learn about the landscape from local experts and gain confidence to explore more difficult terrain. We've rounded up all of...

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