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Cash from Yorkshire Three Peaks walk will help maintain area's footpaths

More than 50 walkers are expected to tackle a Yorkshire Dales challenge, to raise cash to maintain the route they are walking on.

04 June 2015

Clean-up organisation Respect the Mountains to fold after EU grant bid failure

A group that organises mountain clean-ups each year across Europe has announced it will fold in the autumn.

04 June 2015

Rescuers appeal for sightings of missing walker Eric Cyl as more details released

Rescuers have issued a more detailed description of the missing hillwalker Eric Cyl, who was reported overdue from a walk in Lochaber.

02 June 2015

Mountain bothies charity gains Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

The charity that cares for mountain shelters in the UK has received an honour from the Queen. The Mountain Bothies Association has gained the Queen...

02 June 2015

Second day's search fails to find missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl

Rescuers and police have renewed appeals for sightings of an experienced hillwalker missing in the Highlands Eric Cyl was reported missing about 8.20pm on Saturday after going walking in the Ring of Steall in Lochaber.

01 June 2015

Search for missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl to resume in morning

A search for a walker missing in Lochaber was called off overnight and is expected to resume on Monday morning.

31 May 2015

Peak District boss saddles up for vintage ride to raise cash for wheelchair bike

A national park boss is hoping members of the public will chip in to make her go the extra distance in her charity challenge.

30 May 2015

Cotswold Outdoor owners snap up Snow & Rock shop chain

The company that owns the Cotswold Outdoor stores has snapped up a rival retailer. AS Adventure Group announced today it had acquired the Snow &...

29 May 2015

Woman dies after falling from crags on Tryfan's North Ridge

A woman has died after falling from a mountain in Snowdonia. The 70-year-old walker was found at the base of crags on Tryfan after her partner made...

27 May 2015

Aberdeen rescue team's Glen Tanar sponsored walk will take place on Saturday

A mountain rescue team will hold its main sponsored fundraiser this weekend. Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team’s sponsored walk takes place on the Gl...

04 June 2015

Police appeal to walkers after attempted Highlands gold heist near Tyndrum

Police are appealing to Highland walkers for information after an attempted gold heist failed. A gold mine in the shadow of munro Ben Lui was broke...

03 June 2015

Climbers will return to Ben Nevis's North Face for second scientific survey

A team of climbers and scientists is hoping for better weather as it plans its second survey on the cliffs of Britain’s highest mountain.

02 June 2015

Hypothermic Yorkshire Three Peaks walker rescued near Hull Pot

A walker attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge had to be rescued when she got into difficulties.

01 June 2015

Rescuers aid teen who fell into Aira Force beck during visit by group of 100

Mountain rescuers have thanked two passers-by who came to the aid of a teenager who fell into a Lake District beck.

01 June 2015

Scafell walkers stuck near Broad Stand rescued in six-hour operation

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on crags on England’s second-highest mountain. The pair were brought to safety in a 6½-hour operati...

31 May 2015

Ex-Irish finance boss Simon Skinner appointed chief of National Trust of Scotland

The former boss of an Irish financial services company has been appointed chief at Scotland’s largest conservation charity.

29 May 2015

Injured walker rescued from slopes of Ingleborough

A walker was rescued from the slopes of one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks after injuring herself. The 54-year-old injured her leg while walking at S...

29 May 2015

Patterdale rescuers use smartphone system to find lost Thornthwaite Crag pair

Two walkers lost on a Lake District fell were found by rescuers using smartphone technology. The pair rang 999 after getting lost near Thornthwaite...

28 May 2015

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