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This Girl Can… be a Lowland Leader

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LFTO, 27 January 2015 11:36

When you’ve just started your final year at school, there’s quite a lot going on; preparing to send off a UCAS form, studying and revising as much as possible, working...

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Britain's Mountain Challenges: Free routes

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Trail magazine, 27 January 2015 09:58

What are the greatest experiences you can have in the hills? The undisputed, irrefutable, stone-cold classics that every hillwalker and scrambler has to experience in their mountain career? The BMC...

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Llanberis Mountain Film Festival

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LFTO, 22 January 2015 00:00

After a four-year absence, the Llanberis Mountain Film Festival is returning to the outdoor calendar. It's back from 6th to 8th March 2015 with three days of movies, skills workshops, family...

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Britain's Mountain Challenges: Striding Edge

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Trail magazine, 22 January 2015 00:00

Trail magazine and the British Mountaineering Council present Britain's Mountain Challenges: Striding Edge In this video we're looking at Striding Edge: one of the finest ridges in the whole of...

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Walk leaders wanted!

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LFTO, 13 January 2015 17:00

The first South Lincolnshire Walking Festival is looking for volunteers to lead its walks. This is your chance to guide other walkers around your favourite trails in North and South...

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How far can you walk in 2015?

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Mark Sutcliffe, 30 December 2014 14:43

A small army of readers took part in our #walk1000miles program last year. For some, it was a life-changing experience. Why not join them this year? It’s wonderfully simple really....

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Sigg flask subscription gift with Trail magazine

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Trail magazine, 30 December 2014 00:00

A subscription to Trail magazine starts at just £47 and for this you get 13 issues a year delivered direct to your door. Plus, you'll usually receive the mag long...

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Britain's Mountain Challenges: Crib Goch

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Trail magazine, 22 December 2014 00:00

Trail magazine and the British Mountaineering Council present Britain's Mountain Challenges: Crib Goch In this video we're looking at one of the most dramatic ways up Snowdon – the knife-edge...

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Teenagers get stuck in to help Three Peaks

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LFTO, 16 December 2014 16:30

Teenagers have been lending a helping hand to make things easier for people walking the Three Peaks in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The young people faced everything from sunshine...

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James Bond to be filmed in the Austrian Tirol

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LFTO, 16 December 2014 14:09

007, the most famous secret agent in the world, will start filming the 24th Bond film, Spectre, in the Austrian Tirol. Daniel Craig, will play Bond for the 4th time,...

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UK Landscape Photographer of the Year

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Trail magazine, 10 December 2014 13:28

Britain is home to some of the most diverse, dramatic and beautiful landscapes on Earth. So when a copy of Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014 arrived in the LFTO office...

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The best films of Kendal Mountain Festival

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Trail magazine, 10 December 2014 11:59

11 Mountain Movies of the Year Here are the winning films from the 2014 Kendal Mountain Festival… Best short filmWhere Walking Took Me People's ChoiceAs the Crow Flies Grand PrizeValley...

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Banff Mountain Film Festival: UK & Ireland Tour 2015 dates announced

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LFTO, 09 December 2014 13:54

Get ready for a face full of snow, sweat, and high altitude endurance at the 2015 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showing at 55 theatres across the UK and...

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"Christmas time, the Priest's Hole and wine..."

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Trail magazine, 04 December 2014 16:23

Trail magazine is in the Priest's Hole. It's dark, it's cold, and even if there was TV, there'd be nothing worth watching. But it is nearly Christmas, and by our...

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Trail magazine review: Black Diamond Hot Forge Hoody

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Trail magazine, 04 December 2014 16:17

Black Diamond's Hot Forge jacket contains PrimaLoft Gold Insulation Down Blend, an "ultimate hybrid" of 30% PrimaLoft ultra-fine fibers and 70% water-repellent goose down. But does that make it any...

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Inaugural Film Tour Rocks Britain

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LFTO, 02 December 2014 09:30

The Brit Rock Film Tour DVD is released today and director Alastair Lee is already planning a 2015 tour following an enthusiastic reaction from audiences across the UK. The tour...

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Walk your way through Christmas Dinner

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Country Walking magazine, 01 December 2014 11:10

Here’s your guide to some of our best festive food on a cook’s tour of the culinary capitals of the British Isles! 1. SWEET CHESTNUTSThe sweet chestnut was introduced to...

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Trail Photo Extra: Tenerife

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Trail magazine, 22 November 2014 00:00

The January 2015 issue of Trail magazine includes an article on climbing Mount Teide on Tenerife - Spains highest mountain and the world's third tallest volcano! Below you'll find links...

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Would you buy a £3,000 rucksack?

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LFTO, 20 November 2014 17:14

Outdoor gear often gets accused of being a bit on the pricey side, but never mind your top-dollar stuff from Arc'teryx and Canada Goose – Louis Vuitton has gone and...

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What the Pluck? Patagonia's traceable down

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LFTO, 11 November 2014 15:08

Patagonia have the highest assurance of animal welfare in the apparel industry. Period. No other company goes to the lengths Patagonia does. In 2002 Patagonia reintroduced down into the product line...

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Pylon Threat to the Lake District

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LFTO, 10 November 2014 10:42

Landscape charity Friends of the Lake District is urging the National Grid to avoid damage to the Lake District by choosing an offshore route for its new powerlines. Friends of the...

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Berghaus appoints corporate sustainability officer

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LFTO, 10 November 2014 10:16

Berghaus has increased its focus on social responsibility and sustainability issues with a new appointment.  Elaine Gardiner has joined the company in the role of corporate sustainability officer and will...

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Library of mountaineering books up for auction

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LFTO, 07 November 2014 13:11

A man from Bootle, West Cumbria, who spent his life climbing mountains and collecting mountaineering books is putting the bulk of his library up for auction on Thursday 20 November....

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Petzl vs Zombies

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LFTO, 07 November 2014 00:00

If you happen across a zombie apocalypse this weekend, don't worry – Petzl have got it sorted for you. Yes, the usually fairly straight-laced purveyors of head-torches, harnesses, helmets, ice-axes...

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UK Mountain Photo of the Year Top 10

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Trail magazine, 29 October 2014 00:00

Ross Campbell's atmospheric image of a winter wild camp at the foot of Ben Lui has won Trail's 'UK Mountain Photo of the Year' award. Amazingly the photograph was taken...

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