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Outdoor fans urged to vote for Ben Nevis in National Lottery poll

Outdoor enthusiasts are being urged to vote for the UK’s highest mountain in an online poll being run by the National Lottery.

21 May 2014

Organisers ready to surprise 1,000 runners as Lowe Alpine marathon nears

Organisers of a tough Highland event are promising surprises for up to 1,000 athletes at a secret location next month.

20 May 2014

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw eyes Joss Naylor's Wainwrights record

A Cumbria-based ultrarunner is planning to smash a 27-year-old record for the ascent of all the Lake District’s Wainwrights.

19 May 2014

Man arrested after north Wales hoax mountain rescue call

A man was arrested in connection with a call for help for an injured walker in north Wales. Police said the 44-year-old was released on bail follow...

19 May 2014

Woman airlifted after 50ft fall on Carneddau climbing route

A woman was flown to hospital after falling 50ft while soloing a climbing route in Snowdonia. The 60-year-old, from north-east Wales, had just begu...

18 May 2014

Police confirm Piers Gill body was missing walker Christopher Blowman

Police have confirmed the body found near Scafell Pike was that of missing walker Christopher Malcolm Blowman.

17 May 2014

High Dodd walker flown to hospital after breaking ankle in slip

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after suffering a suspected broken ankle in a slip. The man was walking with his partner on High D...

15 May 2014

Walkers rescued from steep ground after getting lost on High Crag

Two walkers had to be rescued from a Lake District fell after they got lost and strayed on to steep ground.

14 May 2014

Darren and Mark Thorpe and Gavin Bradley named as kayakers who died

Police have named the two brothers and their cousin who died while kayaking on the River Tyne. The bodies of Darren Thorpe, 41 and Mark Thorpe, 39,...

14 May 2014

Vango's Cheeky Little Campers campaign aims to get kids outdoors

One of the UK’s best known tent brands is helping to encourage children into the outdoors with a project involving 10 primary schools.

20 May 2014

Walker flown to hospital after collapsing on Cumbria cycleway

A walker was airlifted to hospital after collapsing on a west Cumbria cycleway. The 67-year-old man from Egremont was walking on the former railway...

20 May 2014

Climber Johnny Dawes thanks team who 'saved his leg' after Stanage fall

One of Britain’s best known rock-climbers was reunited with rescuers who, he said, helped to save his leg after he suffered serious injuries in a fall earlier this year.

19 May 2014

Yorkshire Three Peaks walker rescued after getting lost in dark

Rescuers were called out to find a walker tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge after he got lost in the dark.

18 May 2014

Glaramara climber dies from head injuries after fall on Raven Crag

A climber has died after falling from a route in the Lake District. The man was leading the climb on Glaramara yesterday when he fell and suffered ...

18 May 2014

Kendal Mountain Festival beats Ashes Test to gain tourism gold

An outdoors festival that attracts more than 10,000 visitors has knocked a test-cricket event for six in a tourism contest.

15 May 2014

Scafell Pike search teams find man's body in Piers Gill

Search teams looking for a missing walker on England’s highest mountain have found a man’s body. Police were alerted after Christopher Blowman,...

15 May 2014

Walker airlifted after breaking ankle in Snowdonia fall

A walker was airlifted from a Snowdonia hillside after slipping and breaking his ankle. The man, from London, was walking with a friend on the path...

14 May 2014

Kris Manning returns as chair of lowland rescuers' organisation

A veteran search and rescue team member has returned to head the national organisation that represents volunteers in non-mountainous areas.

13 May 2014

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