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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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Country Walking Poll: How many miles do you think you will walk in 2015?

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Country Walking magazine, 16 December 2014 15:30

             

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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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A year of Trail for £25

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Trail magazine, 01 December 2014 00:00

It's Christmas in just a short while:Time to make your loved ones smile!Buying Trail for a year'sGuaranteed to raise cheers(And at this price will save you a pile). Get 13...

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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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Win your ultimate Christmas!

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LFTO Team, 27 October 2014 00:00

With so much outdoor gear available these days it’s tough to know what to buy, and even harder to find the cash you need to fill your ultimate adventure wardrobe....

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YDNP sites among country’s top 100

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LFTO, 23 October 2014 14:42

Two natural features of the Yorkshire Dales National Park have been ranked among the top 100 geological sites in the UK and Ireland. Malham Cove and Gaping Gill have been...

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Matchless mountain job

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LFTO, 23 October 2014 14:35

The search is on for one of the country’s most bizarre and high-level life-saving jobs. As Britain braces itself for the onslaught of winter, a Lake District fell top assessor...

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Just for fun quiz: name that brand!

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LFTO, 23 October 2014 13:11

In this day and age, an awful lot of works goes in to choosing, designing and publicising brand logos. Outdoor gear is no exception. It's normal to find the latest...

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13 issues of Country Walking from £25

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Country Walking magazine, 09 October 2014 17:50

The festivities are just around the corner and if you're looking for an imaginative gift idea that lasts a whole year, why not treat your loved ones with a subscription...

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Free 'Street to Summit' gear guide!

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Country Walking magazine, 08 October 2014 17:01

Imagine setting out on a weekend break where the same clothes, shoes and accessories will see you right for all your walks and for everything else you do around them. This...

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