Keswick Mountain Festival celebrates 10th anniversary with biggest ever event
The organisers of Keswick Mountain Festival are celebrating after this year’s event proved to be the biggest yet. The 10th anniversary festival attracted a record number of visitors, providing a vital boost to the Cumbrian economy at the start of...
National Lottery casts future for historic copper mine
The future of two of the country’s most significant historic copper mines in Coniston, Cumbria, is secure, thanks to a £450,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Reaching back over 400 years, Coniston Copper Mines and Penny Rigg Mill...
£100,000 target reached for Mend Our Mountains campaign
A campaign to fund eight urgent upland repair projects on some of Britain’s most iconic peaks has become the most successful crowdfunding appeal for mountain paths ever, reaching its target of £100,000. Thanks to more than 2500 pledges to the Mend...
Iconic walking route saved by crowdfunding campaign
A crowdfunding appeal to raise money to repair a damaged stretch of Alfred Wainwright’s iconic Coast-to-Coast walking route has been a success. Lead by the team at The North Pennines AONB Partnership, in collaboration with the Friends of the North...
Join the Base Camp Festival
Base Camp Festival is the UK’s leading adventure festival, organised by adventurers for adventurous people! A spin-off to the hugely successful Explorers Connect – the largest adventure hub in Britain – Base Camp Festival is the brainchild of expedition leader,...
KEEN's 'Respect the Mountains' come to Snowdonia
The UIAA Respect the Mountains series, partnered by KEEN, will take place throughout the summer of 2016, with nine events held across eight countries in some of Europe’s most popular and beautiful mountain tourist destinations - from the lush green...
Are you an outdoor bore?
Are you boring
Lake District unites to declare: ‘I’ve herd’ about World Heritage bid
This year’s Keswick Mountain Festival (Friday May 20) will mark the start of a rally call to all who love the region to unite in their support for the Lake District World Heritage bid by declaring ‘I’ve herd’. ‘I’ve herd’...
Ultimate Weekend Escapes – with a twist of adventure
Looking to get away on an overseas trip that's full of adventure but find yourself limited by time? Not to worry - our friends over at KE Adventure Travel offer an array of short breaks to a variety of destinations....
New Robens Lite tents
Award-winning technical tent manufacturer, Robens, has introduced two new two-person tents to its Lite range, providing each occupant the luxury and versatility of their own porch and entrance – features much appreciated when trekking in wilder conditions. The 2.72kg Merlin...