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Summit shelter in peak condition

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LFTO, 28 August 2014 15:55

A summit shelter built by the first Lake District volunteers 60 years ago has been given a facelift. The refuge on 950m Helvellyn has provided sanctuary to countless walkers and...

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Get a Brunton Pulse when you sign up to Trail!

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Trail magazine, 28 August 2014 12:52

Take out a 13 issue subscription to Trail via Great Magazines and you'll receive a Brunton Pulse portable charger worth £30 as a welcome gift! Brunton specialises in portable power,...

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Walking Festivals 2014

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Country walking, 19 August 2014 15:30

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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European Outdoor Film Tour

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LFTO, 19 August 2014 15:00

The European Outdoor Film Tour (E.O.F.T.) will be back in the UK for the third year running this autumn with even more shows and venues.  The tour kicks off in...

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Dales High Way featured in new OS maps

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LFTO, 19 August 2014 11:18

A new 90 mile long distance walk, which starts in the World Heritage village of Saltaire and finishes in the market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, has been added to the latest...

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Save up to £100 on selected European breaks with HF Holidays – the award winning experts

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LFTO, 15 August 2014 10:40

With summer starting to fade in the UK, now’s a great time to consider your next break. Why not join HF Holidays on an autumn holiday in some of the...

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Trail meets the new Keen Durand hiking shoe

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LFTO, 15 August 2014 10:19

At the ISPO trade show in Munich, Trail got its first introduction to the new light-hiking boot from Keen. To be honest, we're suckers for anything Keen has to show...

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How to look after your leather boots

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Country Walking magazine, 14 August 2014 09:40

The new issue of Country Walking contains a complete buyer's guide to leather walking boots for men and women.  To go with it, here is our definitive guide to washing...

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Enjoy 2 years of Country Walking magazine for the price of 1

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Country Walking magazine, 14 August 2014 00:00

That's 26 issues for the price of 13! Or, to look at it another way... ...130 new walking ideas, ...200 expert gear reviews, ...and 700 pocket-sized route cards ...all from...

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Fire awareness campaign lights up Peak District moors

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LFTO, 12 August 2014 12:55

The UK’s first real-time fire risk map has been launched by the Moors for the Future Partnership as part of a campaign to prevent wildfires destroying rare Peak District habitats....

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AMRT call for former Team members to get in touch

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LFTO, 12 August 2014 12:30

As part of Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team’s 50th celebrations, they are trying to contact former Team Members.  They would like to invite them to join the team at an evening...

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Bodmin Moor walking App - A walk with a difference…

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LFTO, 05 August 2014 09:16

Minions Lament is a walk experience with a difference, written, recorded and produced for Bodmin Moor with a soundtrack composed by award winning Graham Fitkin. Cornwall based Audiotor has released...

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Sir Chris Bonington, icon of climbing, turns 80

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LFTO, 05 August 2014 00:00

Details have been announced of plans to mark the 80th birthday of Sir Chris Bonington, the UK’s most famous mountaineer and a global climbing icon.  Bonington turns 80 on 6...

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Hanwag Alpine Experience 2014

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LFTO, 29 July 2014 15:59

Bavarian boot-maker Hanwag has opened applications for its exclusive Alpine Experience 2014 event which will take place between the 14th and 17th of September. Offering outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to...

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Iconic Black Sail Youth Hostel officially re-opened

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LFTO, 29 July 2014 15:46

The world famous and much-loved Youth Hostel, YHA Black Sail was declared officially re-open by YHA Ambassador and mountaineer Alan Hinkes OBE on 16 July 2014, following its £325,000 refurbishment....

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10 years of record-breaking tents

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LFTO, 29 July 2014 15:39

Outdoor specialist Terra Nova Equipment is marking its 10th year in the Guinness World Record books for producing the lightest tent in the world. The firm is celebrating by launching...

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Therm-a-Rest's new mattress wins 2014 OutDoor Industry Award

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LFTO, 17 July 2014 10:54

Therm-a-Rest, the Seattle-based leader in premium outdoor comfort, has won a 2014 OutDoor Industry Award for the EvoLite—a two-season sleeping pad that blends award-winning NeoAir comfort with the convenience of...

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Berghaus celebrates three OutDoor Industry Awards

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LFTO, 17 July 2014 09:39

Three product developments from the latest Berghaus range have been recognised in the 2014 OutDoor Industry Awards, presented during the annual trade show in Friedrichshafen.  The HyperTherm Race Smock picked...

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Terra Nova to launch trekking poles for 2015

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LFTO, 16 July 2014 15:53

Outdoor specialist Terra Nova is broadening its product range in 2015 with the addition of lightweight high-quality trekking poles. In keeping the company's design expertise in developing lightweight product, the...

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Join us for an Autumn walking break in The Lakes

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Country Walking magazine, 11 July 2014 16:58

Join us in the Lake District from October 3rd for two days of exploring the fells and forests of Coniston. Admire the autumn colours of the lakeside woodland or climb the...

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MSR debuts minimalist FlyLite Tent

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LFTO, 10 July 2014 11:45

Multi-day backpackers want minimalist shelters with full-weather protection. For 2015, MSR answers the call with the new FlyLite tent, a two-person tent built for ounce-counters. At 1 lb. 9 oz....

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Exclusive dispatches from OutDoor 2014

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LFTO, 10 July 2014 10:19

The OutDoor show in Friedrichshafen, Germany, is Europe's leading trade fair for outdoor gear. All the brands and manufacturers are there, and so are our spies from Trail, Country Walking...

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Exclusive dispatches from OutDoor 2014

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LFTO, 10 July 2014 10:19

The OutDoor show in Friedrichshafen, Germany, is Europe's leading trade fair for outdoor gear. All the brands and manufacturers are there, and so are our spies from Trail, Country Walking...

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Exclusive dispatches from OutDoor 2014

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LFTO, 10 July 2014 10:19

The OutDoor show in Friedrichshafen, Germany, is Europe's leading trade fair for outdoor gear. All the brands and manufacturers are there, and so are our spies from Trail, Country Walking...

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Here's your chance to help Britain's best-loved trail

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LFTO, 02 July 2014 16:49

The South West Coast Path Association has already lined up over £500,000 of repair work and improvement projects to undertake this year; all they need to do now is raise...

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