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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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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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The Mountain Inquisition - Brian Blessed uncut!

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Trail Magazine, 14 August 2013 14:36

A normal Mountain Inquisition in Trail magazine will occupy less than a page and will include nearly all the information the interviewee has supplied. Not in the case of the...

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Win a complete camping kit with the RSPB and Blacks!

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LFTO News Team, 02 July 2013 14:00

The RSPB and Blacks have joined forces to give away a complete camping kit worth over £400 – ideal for those looking to join the Big Wild Sleepout! The prize...

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Up close and personal with an Everest 1953 boot!

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Nick Hallissey, 09 May 2013 12:32

Sixty years on, and still looking good: here’s a close look at the actual boots worn by John Hunt, leader of the successful 1953 expedition which put Edmund Hillary and...

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New Norfolk Trail

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LFTO News Team, 05 February 2013 16:08

A new Norfolk Trail is set to boost business and create a new continuous path from Great Yarmouth to King’s Lynn. Countryside leaders and landowners have welcomed Norfolk County Council’s plans...

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Water-proof your fleece?!

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LFTO News Team, 05 February 2013 13:39

Nikwax has launched a reformulated version of its Polar Proof product to revolutionise the fleece market. Easy to use in a washing machine at home, Polar Proof will make any...

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Win Merrell Chameleon 5 boots!

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LFTO News Team, 01 February 2013 00:00

The Merrell Chameleon boot has been helping people enjoy the outdoors for more than 10 years. The NEW Chameleon 5 builds on this heritage to be Merrell's most responsive, protective...

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Explore Everest from your armchair

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LFTO News Team, 19 January 2013 00:00

Ever fancied a tour Everest but don't have the time, money or abilities to do the real thing? Fear not - even armchair explorers can now get up close and...

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Improved access on Kinder Scout

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LFTO News Team, 15 January 2013 14:48

Works to renew some 2000 metres of well-loved paths at four major access points to Kinder Scout in the Peak District National Park have been completed in time for the...

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Montane launches new inspirational website

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LFTO News Team, 08 January 2013 14:20

To usher in the New Year, Montane is pleased to unveil a brand new website. Redesigned to showcase more of the inspirational photography and achievements stemming from Montane’s sponsored athlete...

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The New Garmin Oregon Series

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LFTO News Team, 07 January 2013 00:00

January 7th 2013. Garmin the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the all new Oregon 600/650 series a rugged touchscreen handheld navigator, which guides precisely via high end GPS...

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Rosker’s Hothands to warm Ranulph Fiennes

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LFTO News Team, 05 December 2012 11:54

Rosker’s Hothands are to sponsor Ranulph Fiennes’ next expedition to cross Antarctica in winter. Entitled “The Coldest Journey” the expedition will see veteran polar explorer, Sir Ranulph Fiennes take on one...

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