When it comes to selecting an insulated jacket it makes sense to have a look how insulation it works and with just a basic grasp of the essential principles you'll be able to make sense of the bewildering array of fill powers and fillings that face you.

In an age where children spend more time roaming their screens than the outside – over 50 per cent of parents say their children have no outdoor skills, according to new research from Vauxhall Motors.

Autumn, when the light begins to fade earlier and a chill starts to fill the air. Not only the lowering of the temperature but that chilling feeling that summer is gone and all you’re left with is the memories of dusty trails, evening rides and the need for sun cream.

It was the run-up to Sheffield Adventure Film Festival and I was going through the annual struggle of how to fit everything in one vehicle for a week of mixing meetings with getting outdoors and culminating in another ShAFF kit sale when Vauxhall approached us with a review offer.

In a candid climbing video, international rock climber Pete Whittaker has spoken out on the importance of nature and outdoor spaces, and the need to protect them from fracking.

With the end of the ambitious £150,000 Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding drive approaching, Sir Chris Bonington has described National Parks as an “essential part of who we are” and called for us all to take responsibility for looking after them.

Tickets are now on sale for 22nd Kendal Mountain Festival, the largest gathering of the outdoor community in the UK celebrating the mountains, wilderness, and their cultures. This year’s speaker programme is packed with tales of adventure shared by some of the world’s most fascinating and entertaining athletes and explorers.

Hundreds of young people from a school in eastern England are enjoying new experiences in the outdoors thanks to the award of an #itsgreatoutthere grant.

Thursday, 11 October 2018 08:31

OTS and KORS join forces for 2019

Following the move to Event City , Manchester, and the co-operation with ROKS in 2018, the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) is pleased to announce that for 2019 Kendal Outdoor Retail Show (KORS) will also be joining OTS, making one unified trade show in the UK,  back in Manchester, from the 9th to the 11th July.

The international Reel Rock Film Tour is returning to the UK this November, bringing a brand-new collection of cutting-edge climbing films to venues around the country. 

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