A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.
Every year, thousands of outdoor enthusiasts head for the UK’s uplands for the thrills to be had from hillwalking, climbing, mountain biking, skiing and all those other activities that provide an adrenaline rush and the escape from the humdrum modern life for a few hours.
This history of the north Wales team, written by Mountain Rescue magazine editor Judy Whiteside, was produced to mark the 50th anniversary of the Bryn Poeth-based volunteers.
A trio of hill sleuths were disappointed when, after extensive measurements of a Yorkshire Dales peak found it just failed to measure up to the 2,000ft mark – a generally accepted height for a mountain.
The most popular list of mountains in Scotland are the munros and munro-bagging, that is climbing all the mountains within the list, has become a goal for many hillwalkers.
It’s an odd concept; the life of a mountain. After all, it’s just a lump of rock and vegetation. How can a Lakeland hill have a life? This, Ter...
Today, we’re announcing a new mapping project we hope will revolutionise the way people enjoy their trips into the British countryside.
This guide describes a circular walk from Blairgowrie, the ‘berry capital’ of Scotland, in a 104km (64-mile) route through Perthshire and Angus that touches the southern edge of the Cairngorms national park before heading back south into Strathmore.
On Sunday 13 June 1932, a teetotal, vegetarian Keswick guest-house owner set out on a challenge that would set the standards for Lakeland fellrunning for decades.
As thoughts turn to turkey and mince pies with the approach of Christmas, spare a thought for the man who will be pulling on his boots on Christmas Day to make the ascent of England’s third highest mountain, no matter what the weather.
A pair of hill sleuths who set up G&J Surveys, which made a hobby of measuring the heights of hills and mountains, are celebrating the outfit's tenth birthday.
Sir Chris’s remarkable life of adventure is brought up-to-date in this new edition of an autobiography first published in 1989.
McCloy sets the scene for his trip up the spine of England at its beginning at Edale: grey, leaden skies that turn to rain.
One of the country’s top outdoors campaigners said the effects of the UK’s exit from the European Union are deeply worrying.
Anyone with their finger on the pulse of modern climbing will be familiar with the name of Catherine Destivelle and will no doubt be aware of the numerous first ascents she has achieved.
Campaign group Greenpeace recently turned its sights on the outdoor industry for its use of controversial chemicals used in many of the outdoor clothing brands we use.
Mountaineering news this winter has been dominated by two massive searches for people who went missing on Ben Nevis and in the Cairngorms.
This year has provided the usual tales of triumph, tragedy and downright oddness in the great outdoors.