A compelling little film shot in extreme conditions of an extreme challenge will give you an insight into the grim reality of a January jaunt up the Pennine Way.
Cumbrian runner Adam Perry posted a hat-trick of wins in the gruelling Fellsman event with his victory in this year’s race, run in difficult conditions.
The Lake District National Park Authority has come under sustained attack from outdoor enthusiasts, politicians and campaigning bodies for its decision to put eight pieces of land on the market, including the well loved Stickle Tarn, in the shadow of Pavey Ark and its challenging Jack’s Rake scramble.
The man in the hot seat at Scotland’s first national park has told grough why he thinks the controversial proposals to ban camping on many of its loch shores are vital to conserve the environment of the park.
The year just ending was eventful as ever, with triumph, tragedy and the odd bit of comedy as outdoors fans took to the UK countryside and further afield.
The organisation that represents mountaineers, climbers and hillwalkers in England and Wales says it is determined to do more to represent the walking section of its membership.
Yorkshire’s Three Peaks – the Inside Story of the Dales by Mike Appleton Mike Appleton’s book charts a chatty tour round the 24 miles of the Yorkshire Three Peaks route, not in the familiar 12-hour dash, but in a leisurely stroll completed over a period of months, talking to the people who live and work in the area and who visit this popular corner of the national park.
Scotland’s newest long-distance trail is due to open on 21 April. First Minister Alex Salmond will attend the official event to mark the creation of...
The South Pennines are sandwiched between two national parks, the Peak District to the South and the Yorkshire Dales to the North, and could be viewed as the poor relation in this Pennine triumvirate.
Mention a Spanish holiday to most people and a vision of pale British flesh roasting on a beach on one of the costas is likely to spring to mind.
There are many reasons for taking a walk to the top of a hill. Solitude must be near the top of the list for many peakbaggers eager to escape the pres...
On Valentine’s Day 2012 Paul Besley went for a winter’s walk on Dow Crag in the Coniston Fells. Heading back to the valley he found his way obs...
He’s in charge of England’s biggest national park; he’s a big fan of the outdoors and adventurous activities; and he’s no stranger to conflict.
The elder statesman of British mountaineering clocked up 80 years in August. Sir Chris Bonington celebrated his eight decades on this earth by repe...
Have you ever wondered why Scotland and England’s highest mountains are blessed by two summit heights on Ordnance Survey maps.
More than 25 years ago a party of 20 people from the Retired People’s Club were walking on the Berwyn Mountains in northern Mid Wales.
Big changes are afoot in the world of mountain training. As the organisation that oversees mountaineering qualifications in the UK enters its 50th ...
This year turned out to be as eventful as ever, with the triumphs of Kenton Cool's amazing Everest Three Peaks and other super-fit athletes' record-breaking feats countered by deaths and injuries in the outdoors, our constant reminder that there is no escaping the risks we face whenever we pull on our boots and waterproofs.