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Britain's Olympic climbers face 12-month wait to learn their funding fate

Britain’s top climbers will have to wait another year to find out how much funding they will receive in their quest for medals at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

09 December 2016

Hypothermic Pokémon hunter rescued after Linacre Wood tumble

A Pokémon hunter had to be rescued after injuring herself in a fall in woods during her search for the virtual creatures.

08 December 2016

Fundraiser Brian Stallwood marks 60th birthday with 60 runs up Pen-y-ghent

A fellrunner has set himelf a gruelling challenge as he approaches a milestone in his life. Brian Stallwood is tackling 60 consecutive daily asecnt...

06 December 2016

Calder Valley rescuers 'in shock' after surprise £60,000 grant

A volunteer rescue team said its members are in shock after getting a surprise donation. The £60,000 grant to Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team...

03 December 2016

Briton Mark Chase lands dream 'director of toughness' job testing Columbia gear

A Gloucester outdoors enthusiast has landed a dream job testing gear for a top brand in some of the world’s harshest environments.

02 December 2016

Lake District mountain assessors start new winter season with added safety hints

Two of the Lake District’s busiest walkers begin their winter season again today. The national park’s felltop assessors will make the ascent of...

01 December 2016

JD Sports snaps up GO Outdoors for £112m

One of the UK’s fastest growing outdoors store chains has been snapped up by an established retailer.

28 November 2016

Body of man found at foot of Malham Cove in Yorkshire Dales

The body of a man was found at the foot of a Yorkshire Dales crag. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out on Saturday night by N...

28 November 2016

'Lucky' lost walkers rescued as avalanches hit Skiddaw

A group of young people lost on a Lake District mountain were lucky to escape an avalanche. Since the three were rescued near snow debris on Skidda...

24 November 2016

Friends of Blencathra plan to repay donations after failure to buy mountain

A campaigning charity that was set up to buy a Lake District mountain for the public will return all donations, it said.

08 December 2016

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

Christmas is fast approaching, and the search for last-minute prezzies for the outdoor person in your life can be fraught.

07 December 2016

Campaigners call for better protection for England's national parks

England’s national parks are at risk of unwarranted development because of a piecemeal approach to planning, a report says.

05 December 2016

On test: winter gloves reviewed

Gloves are an essential piece of kit for anyone venturing out on to the hills in winter, or even taking a stroll in the countryside during the cooler seasons.

03 December 2016

Crib Goch rescue takes Llanberis team's 2016 tally over 200 mark for first time

A group of volunteer rescuers has clocked up a record number of missions this year – the first such team to respond to 200 incidents.

01 December 2016

What happens after that 999 call? Mountain accident survivors tell their tales

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.

29 November 2016

Great Gable walker airlifted after slip on snow leads to 300ft tumble

A man was airlifted from a Lake District fell after tumbling 300ft down the mountainside. The walker slipped on hard snow on Great Gable and fell a...

28 November 2016

Injured Lake District walker rescued after falling on Arthur's Pike

A walker was rescued after injuring her ankle in a fall on a Lake District fell. The woman, from Penrith, was walking up to Arthur’s Pike, overlo...

26 November 2016

Autumn statement leaves £900,000 hole in Great North Air Ambulance appeal

A charity that runs an air ambulance in northern England faces having to find almost £1m for a new base after a blow revealed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his autumn statement.

23 November 2016

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