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Ramblers urge Scots to Get Outdoors to mark 50th anniversary

A campaigning walking charity is hoping Scots will Get Outdoors to help the group celebrate its 50th birthday.

24 July 2015

Alpkit announces date for this year's Big Shakeout Peak District outdoor festival

An outdoor gear brand has announced it will hold its fifth festival in the Peak District in autumn. The Alpkit Big Shakeout will take place in Sept...

24 July 2015

Search for injured elderly walker called off after he makes way home

A search for an injured walker was called off after his relatives rang to say he had managed to reach home some time earlier.

22 July 2015

TV presenter Chris Packham backs new Rewilding Britain group

Television presenter and wildlife expert Chris Packham has thrown his weight behind a new campaign group that wants to see lynx, bison, beavers and even wolves reintroduced into Britain.

22 July 2015

Duddon Valley walker rescued after breaking leg

A walker was rescued after suffering a suspected broken leg on a Cumbrian fell. The man was walking on the path between Grassguards and Fickle Crag...

22 July 2015

Aira Force walker rescued after injuring leg

A walker was rescued after suffering a leg injury when she slipped at a Lake District beauty spot. The 48-year-old was at Aira Force today when the...

20 July 2015

Investment needed to help maintain wildlife havens, national parks say

Investment is needed if England’s national parks are to continue providing a haven for wildlife and rare plants, a body representing the parks’ authorities said.

20 July 2015

Lake District climber suffers spinal injuries in 30ft fall from Goat Crags

A climber was airlifted to hospital after suffering spinal injuries in a 30ft fall on a Lake District crag.

17 July 2015

Yorkshire Dales staff tackle Three Peaks in fundraiser for Three Peaks

Staff from a national park raised more than £3,000 for the upkeep of footpaths on a challenge route – by completing the walk itself.

16 July 2015

YHA offers budget hostelling deals to tempt families during school holidays

A hostelling charity is offering budget breaks for families during the summer holiday. YHA has 38 venues in areas ranging from Snowdonia, the Lake ...

24 July 2015

Lochaber rescuers abseil into Steall Gorge in search for missing dog

Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was in action today with another search in the Steall Gorge, where two walkers have gone missing recently.

23 July 2015

Praise for Beacons Duke of Edinburgh's Award group after girl collapses

Rescuers have praised a group on a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition after one of their team collapsed.

22 July 2015

Glen Coe Skyline runners warned of 'death risk' on course up Curved Ridge

Top mountain runners are among the entrants in a race over exposed mountain ridges in the Scottish Highlands.

16 July 2015

Leo Houlding faces race as illness and weather delay Mirror Wall climb

Leo Houlding and his team face a race against time to complete a challenging Arctic climb after bad weather and illness delayed the ascent.

20 July 2015

New searches fail to find missing walkers Tom Brown and Eric Cyl

Rescuers have this weekend continued the search for two missing walkers in the Highlands. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was helped by members of th...

19 July 2015

Open Spaces Society celebrates 150 years of access 'battle honours'

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has produced a list of more than 100 ‘battle honours’ as it prepares to mark its 150th anniversary.

18 July 2015

Two teams rescue dog stuck down north Wales mineshaft

Mountain rescuers came to the aid of a dog owner after her animal found itself in a hole. A woman and her teenage son were walking their jack russe...

17 July 2015

Cleveland rescue team to hold recruitment day in search for new members

A mountain rescue team is on the lookout for new members. Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team will hold a recruitment evening next Wednesday for potenti...

15 July 2015

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