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Just for fun quiz: name that logo!

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LFTO, 06 May 2015 16:24

Our last logo quiz was so popular, we've decided to create another one! As before, we've chosen 20 different logos belonging to outdoor brands - some clothing, some footwear, some...

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Capturing the Yorkshire Dales on camera

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LFTO, 26 March 2015 12:41

A photography competition has been launched to find some of the very best images that showcase the landscape, wildlife and communities of the Yorkshire Dales. Local charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium...

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Who should walkers vote for?

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Country Walking magazine, 26 March 2015 00:00

You may have gathered there’s an election due soon. But who should get the walker’s vote? Country Walking has posed a series of outdoor-related questions to each of the main...

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Walk the Pennine Way in a Day

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LFTO, 06 March 2015 16:02

The Pennine Way, Britain’s oldest and best-known National Trail, is 50 years old on the 24th April. To celebrate this landmark birthday National Trails are inviting everyone to join in...

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Country Walking Poll: Should HS2 go ahead?

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Country Walking magaine, 13 February 2015 11:25

             

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trail tests the Keen Durand hiking shoe

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Trail magazine, 11 September 2014 15:58

We're fans of Keen at Trail, so we couldn't wait to get out feet in a pair of their Portland Oregon built Durand Mid WP boots, particularly as Keen were...

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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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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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Celebrate Britain’s beauty with the Landscape Photographer of the Year competition

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LFTO, 24 June 2014 09:46

Photographing a glorious UK landscape while out walking this summer could earn you £10,000! The landscapes of the United Kingdom are a constant source of inspiration and joy to walkers...

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Arc'teryx footwear: first pics!

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Trail magazine, 13 June 2014 15:01

Freshly dispatched from our man in the Alps are these pictures of two new models of footwear set to be release by top-end Canadian brand Arc'teryx in 2015. First impressions...

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Meet the future of Gore-Tex

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Ben Weeks, 10 June 2014 00:00

Have a look at this intriguing video, in which Gore-Tex product development expert Marc Peikert explains Gore-Tex Surround, a brand-new innovation which the company will introduce to walking shoes next...

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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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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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