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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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Trail Poll: Erection problems

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Trail magazine, 28 May 2014 00:00

If you're anything like us, you're probably a slick and well-practiced tent-pitching machine. If you're anything like us, other campers watch you in awe of your ninja-like skills with a peg,...

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New PHD Ultralights - just for Summer 2014

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LFTO, 20 May 2014 16:15

A long-sleeved down shirt at 140gm? A down sleeping bag at 260gm? That's not fantasy, it's what PHD are offering in their Summer Lightning collection! Peter Hutchinson Designs have created...

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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. It...

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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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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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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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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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UK Mountain Photo of the Year 2014 - Enter Now!

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Trail magazine, 13 March 2014 00:00

Think you've got what it takes to scoop Trail's 'UK Mountain Photo of the Year' award? Then show us the world through your lens. Scroll down or click here to...

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Study for a career in the outdoors!

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LFTO, 06 March 2014 11:08

The outdoor adventure industry in Scotland is growing fast and there are fantastic opportunities for young people to have a fulfilling career in the industry. West Highland College UHI has...

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Premier Inn launches Great British Stories to inspire Brits to head outdoors

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LFTO, 03 March 2014 16:33

Premier Inn has launched its Great British Stories campaign in a bid to inspire the people of Britain to head for the hills, sea or lakes and explore the great...

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Outside Opinion: An acceptable risk?

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Ben Weeks, 22 January 2014 14:37

Earlier this month photographer Dan Arkle took a bit of a bashing from the outdoor community and the wider public in general for a stunt branded “stupid and irresponsible”. In...

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UK’s greatest mountain Revealed!

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Trail magazine, 21 January 2014 13:49

It isn’t even the highest mountain in its own country, never mind the entire UK; but according to you lot Tryfan is head and shoulders above the rest. Ben Nevis...

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The Trail 'just for fun' online quiz - March 2014 issue

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Trail magazine, 20 January 2014 00:00

Welcome to the Trail 'just for fun' online quiz! There's no glory, no admiration and no prizes to be won. It is, as the name suggests, just for fun. But...

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The Big Gear Survey

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Trail, 20 December 2013 15:52

Trail wants to hear from you! We're asking readers to take part in our Big Gear Survey so we can find out a little bit more about you. To be...

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Quechua launch mountain-proof smartphone

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LFTO Team, 09 December 2013 15:33

Designed to withstand use in the mountains - discover the first mountainproof smartphone. Starting with the aim of assisting users wherever they are in the mountains, Quechua sought to expand...

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Ordnance Survey slashes digital outdoor map prices by over 90%

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LFTO Team, 13 November 2013 16:37

Memory-Map can confirm that on 8th November 2013 Ordnance Survey, the UK Government map agency, slashed costs of the digital editions of their most popular OS Explorer maps by over...

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Win your ultimate Christmas!

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LFTO Team, 08 November 2013 10:22

Have you ever fumbled through endless piles of socks, selection boxes and stocking-fillers on Christmas morning and wondered why you never seem to get what you actually want? Well, you...

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Where have your Keens been?

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LFTO Team, 16 October 2013 12:00

Back in the spring Trail and Keen ran a competition where they gave away 50 pairs of sandals. Entrants were asked to describe what exciting outdoor adventures they would wear...

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Three Peaks Yorkshire phone app launched

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LFTO Team, 10 October 2013 15:09

Walkers wanting to visit the iconic Three Peaks in the Yorkshire Dales National Park now have some new technology to help them plan their trip. Whether they want to attempt...

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Improve your pics with Panasonic

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LFTO Team, 07 October 2013 11:50

The Panasonic Lumix FZ200 is a light, sophisticated, long-zoom camera that's easy to use but produces fantastic images. Of course, you still need some idea as to what you're doing...

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Win his 'n' hers Lowe Alpine jackets!

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LFTO News Team, 16 September 2013 00:00

In conjunction with Lowe Alpine, we're giving away a pair of their Taiga waterproof jackets - one for him and one for her! To be in with a chance of...

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Marmot and Adventure Peaks open Ambleside Store

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LFTO News Team, 22 August 2013 15:00

This month saw outdoor manufacturer Marmot soft-open its first UK partnership store in Ambleside, in collaboration with Adventure Peaks, the technical outdoor retailer and expedition company. Situated in the heart of...

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South Downs Society Festival of Green Travel Walks

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LFTO News Team, 15 August 2013 12:22

Love the South Downs? Leave the car at home and come explore with the South Downs Society’s Festival of Green Travel Walks. The South Downs Society invites you to join...

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