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Keswick Mountain Festival organisers have thrown down the gauntlet to mountain runners with the announcement of a new 50km ultramarathon.

The mountain race will take in Borrowdale, Buttermere and Newlands and is a new addition to next year’s festival

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Rob Woodall bags first marilyn round with 1,556th ascent on St Kilda stack

A walker from the flatlands of Cambridgeshire has become the first man to complete a round of all 1,556 marilyn hills.

Five rescue teams share £20,000 gift as North Yorkshire Police says thanks

Five mountain rescue teams received a surprise cash gift at a gathering organised to thank them for their efforts.

Footpath repair work begins on Skye munro Blàbheinn

Work has begun on restoring a popular path on the Isle of Skye. Helicopter airlifts were used to take materials to the site on Blàbheinn, where a ...

Walker from Amersham Ramblers dies in 50ft Dorset cliff fall

A walker has died after falling 50ft down a cliff while on a Ramblers’ trip on the south coast of England.

Yorkshire Subterranean Society cavers celebrate club's 50 years

A caving club is celebrating its 50th anniversary by opening a new training area at its Yorkshire Dales base.

Fellow walkers help man from Plover Hill after slip leads to broken ankle

A walker was helped from a Yorkshire Dales fell by his companions after he slipped and broke his ankle.

Next stage of England Coast Path in Cumbria includes Wainwright route

Plans have been revealed for the latest stretch of England’s coastline to be opened up to walkers. The 55km (34-mile) length of Cumbrian shore in...

Perth and Kinross Council accused of failing to protect Glen Lyon access

Mountaineers have accused a Scottish council of failing in its duty to uphold the right to roam on a Glen Lyon estate.

Success for Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden with first climb on Hagshu

Two British climbers have posted a first ascent of a route in the Indian Himalaya. Mick Fowler contacted his sponsors Berghaus briefly on a dodgy c...

Hill sleuths attempt to get to bottom of confusion on Snowdon's height

A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.

Superfeet's Fit Pods will allow in-store custom footbed production

Superfeet's new green machines will measure your feet and heat-mould a pair of custom footbeds...

Pen-y-ghent from Foxup

For anyone fancying a longer walk up Pen-y-ghent, this 10-mile stroll from the end of Littondale provides a different approach to one of Yorkshire's Three Peaks.

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