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UK Mountain Photo of the Year 2015: choose the winner!

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Trail magazine, 04 September 2015 00:00

All the entries are in, our judges have scrutinised every image, and the final shortlist has been chopped down to 22 photos. Now it’s over to YOU to pick the...

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Win a pair of Brooks PureGrit 4 trail running shoes!

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Trail Running Magazine, 01 September 2015 14:31

Designed with legendary ultrarunner Scott Jurek, Brooks new PureGrit 4 trail running shoe is specially adapted to provide lightweight connection to the ground while protecting your feet from the hazards...

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TV’s Chris Packham to evoke ‘Spirit of John Muir’

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LFTO, 25 August 2015 09:52

Outspoken naturalist and TV presenter Chris Packham will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural Spirit of John Muir event at the Royal Geographical Society in Kensington Gore on Wednesday...

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Cleveland Way National Trail

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LFTO, 25 August 2015 09:25

Soon, people worldwide will be able to take a virtual tour of the many remote and beautiful spots along one of the region’s long distance trails by viewing 360° Street...

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Glencoe and Ben Lomond "in the frame"

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LFTO, 24 August 2015 12:45

The National Trust for Scotland is framing two of its biggest and best known landscapes to launch this year’s Footpath Fund Appeal. Classic views of Glencoe and Ben Lomond –...

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How important is eco-waterproofing to you?

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LFTO, 17 August 2015 15:48

A PhD student at Leeds university is conducting some research into one of the most important factors facing waterproof clothing manufacturers today: balancing performance and durability with environmental responsibility. As...

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Win a pair of Keen European Made Liberty Ridge, Durand Mid or Durand Polar boots!

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LFTO, 14 August 2015 11:21

Check out LFTO's exclusive 'first look' video as our experts at Trail magazine preview KEEN's stunning new premium performance mountain boot, the Liberty Ridge. Designed specifically for technical ascents and...

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Terra Nova creates the world's lightest 2-person freestanding tent!

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LFTO, 13 August 2015 16:32

Guinness World Record holding outdoor gear specialist Terra Nova Equipment is continuing to lead the way in cutting edge technology for outdoor adventurers. New for this season is the ultimate...

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Hi-Tec launch new European walking footwear in association with the National Trust

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LFTO, 13 August 2015 11:32

Hi-Tec will be launching new waterproof walking style, the V-Lite Helvellyn in AW15. The walking footwear will be in association with the National Trust and will follow the success of...

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Save 41% on a year of Trail!

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Trail magazine, 13 August 2015 00:00

Enjoy a year of Trail and save over £23! Get 13 issues from just £34 – that’s a saving of 41%! You’ll benefit from: - Having each copy delivered directly to...

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Britain's Mountain Challenges

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Trail magazine, 13 August 2015 00:00

A joint venture between Trail magazine and the British Mountaineering Council, and sponsored by Marmot and Zamberlan, Britain's Mountain Challenges is a series of 9 short videos looking at the most...

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Arc'teryx opens first European flagship store in London

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LFTO, 11 August 2015 13:27

Arc'teryx, the technical leader in outdoor performance apparel and equipment, is set to open its first European flagship store in the St James’s area in London Piccadilly this summer. Opening...

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A Mountain to Climb: Nepal Earthquake Appeal Fundraising evening

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LFTO, 10 August 2015 12:53

Six months on from the devastating earthquake, the Himalayan communities in Nepal still need our help to re-build. Sheffield-based charities, PHASE Worldwide and Sherpa Aid UK, have teamed up to...

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Leo Houlding and team complete first ascent of route on the Mirror Wall

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LFTO, 10 August 2015 12:31

Leo Houlding has led a team of five to complete a first ascent on the north west face of the Mirror Wall in remote Greenland.  Climbing with Joe Mohle, Matt...

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UNEEK 8mm Cord Scoops Gold Award at OutDoor 2015

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LFTO, 10 August 2015 12:20

KEEN Footwear are delighted to announce the exciting accolade of scooping a much coveted ‘Gold Award’ at the OutDoor Industry awards at the OutDoor Trade Fair in Friedrichshafen for their...

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Alpkit Big Shakeout festival 2015

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LFTO, 10 August 2015 12:09

The fifth Alpkit Big Shakeout outdoor festival will be held at Thornbridge Outdoors activity centre near Bakewell in the heart of the Peak District, 25 – 27 September. Providing a...

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Leo Houlding begins attempt on Arctic ‘Dawn Wall’

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LFTO, 16 July 2015 16:43

British climber and adventurer Leo Houlding will today start an attempt to make a first ascent on an enormous big wall in Arctic Greenland.  After a dramatic helicopter drop off,...

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The Night The Matterhorn Bled

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Trail magazine, 14 July 2015 12:23

It’s a vision that prompts mixed emotions, an image of beauty side by side with terror. And rightly so; for this astonishing photo of the Matterhorn’s Hörnli Ridge lit with...

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Navigation Master: Taking a bearing

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Trail magazine, 13 July 2015 14:29

Being able to walk to a point in the landscape that you can’t see is a key navigational skill and the main purpose of taking a bearing. Here's how to...

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Walking Festivals 2015

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Country Walking magazine, 13 July 2015 12:30

The UK boasts a thriving walking festival scene, and 2015 promises a great line-up of events up and down the country. Walking festivals are a great opportunity to get outdoors...

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YHA Boggle Hole re-opens after £1.2millon refurbishment

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LFTO, 01 July 2015 16:58

Style and quirkiness abound at the hidden gem that is YHA Boggle Hole, an iconic and much-loved Youth Hostel in Whitby, North Yorkshire, following an enormous £1.2m refurbishment which has...

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NW Highlands Geopark announces the first dedicated climbing festival in the UK

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LFTO, 01 July 2015 16:51

This September 18th-20th will see the birth of the first dedicated climbing festival in the UK. Organised by the North West Highlands Geopark the event has been created for climbers, by...

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Grants open more of National Park for wheelchair users

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LFTO, 01 July 2015 15:21

Wheelchair users wanting to explore the breath-taking scenery of the Yorkshire Dales now have even more information and support at their fingertips to help them plan their trip. Two £5,000...

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Celebs join forces with Everest heroes in once-in-a-lifetime charity auction for Nepal

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LFTO, 24 June 2015 16:37

Famous faces, big name brands and world-renowned mountaineers are donating their time and expertise as well as personal treasures to help raise funds for the earthquake relief effort in Nepal....

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Country Walking Poll: Which is the best part of Britain for walkers to escape the summer crowds?

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Country Walking magaine, 23 June 2015 11:00

             

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