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Film of Leo Houlding's Mirror Wall ascent will be screened at Banff and Kendal

A film charting the ascent of an imposing Arctic big wall by a team led by British climber Leo Houlding has been chosen to headline the opening night of a major international festival.

11 October 2016

Book reunion prompts Sersank ascent by climbers Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders

A British mountaineering duo have posted a first ascent of a Himalayan peak after reuniting almost 30 years after last climbing together.

10 October 2016

Injured Borrowdale climber and five stuck on Black Crag rescued in night operation

An injured climber was rescued and five others who were stuck were brought to safety in a night operation lasting almost four hours on a Borrowdale crag.

09 October 2016

Wanted: intrepid hillwalkers willing to tackle Striding Edge by torchlight

It’s a classic Lakeland ridge that’s on the to-do list of many hillwalkers. Striding Edge’s grade-one scramble leading to England’s third-h...

07 October 2016

Berghaus wins top award for its refurbished Sunderland headquarters

One of the UK’s best known outdoor brands has received an award for its headquarters refurbishment.

07 October 2016

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted from Whiteless Breast after fall

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself when she fell. The 60-year-old was coming down Whiteless Breast above B...

06 October 2016

Yorkshire Dales caver rescued after dislocating knee on hillside near Long Churn

A woman was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales hillside after injuring herself on a caving trip. The 21-year-old dislocated her knew near Long Churn Ca...

05 October 2016

National Trust for Scotland shake-up puts 90 jobs at risk

The conservation charity that owns some of Scotland’s most popular mountain areas will cut staff numbers in a drive to save costs.

04 October 2016

Climber Kieran Shaw dies after fall on Aonach Mòr

A man has died after falling on a Lochaber mountain. Kieran Shaw was on a route near the East Gully on Aonach Mòr on Sunday when he fell. Locha...

03 October 2016

Hebden Bridge police seek culprits after their off-road vehicle painted silver overnight

Police in a West Yorkshire town are searching for culprits responsible for a bizarre crime committed on one of their vehicles.

11 October 2016

Team in 'most difficult' rescue after Ben Nevis climber dies in North Face fall

A climber has died after falling from a route on Britain’s highest mountain. Rescuers put themselves at risk to bring his companion to safety and...

10 October 2016

Yorkshire Dales peregrine falcon discovered on Hebden Gill footpath had been shot

A dead peregrine falcon has been found by a walker in the Yorkshire Dales. The bird, which was discovered in Hebden Gill, east of Grassington, died...

08 October 2016

Ex-Keswick rescue team deputy leader Roy Henderson receives rare award

A former member of a Lake District rescue team received a rare award to mark almost 30 years of voluntary service.

07 October 2016

Walkers warned to stay away from Steall Gorge path as rockfall work starts

Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to stay away from a Highland footpath that was hit by a massive rockfall.

07 October 2016

Shooting of Terry Abraham's biopic of mountaineer Alan Hinkes gets underway

Production of a biopic featuring the life of a record-breaking mountaineer is underway. Outdoors specialist Terry Abraham has begun filming his lat...

06 October 2016

Haglöfs sets up Arctic walkers' wi-fi link – only available when it rains

An outdoors brand has set up a wi-fi link for walkers in a remote part of Arctic Sweden. But the link, provided by on Haglöfs on Kungsleden trail,...

05 October 2016

Injured Great Langdale walker airlifted from fell

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring herself on the Great Langdale fells. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out short...

03 October 2016

We're giving away a Bridgedale Trekker Sock twin-pack to five lucky winners

Bridgedale’s best-selling WoolFusion Technology hillwalking sock ‘Trekker’ is celebrating its 21st birthday this autumn, showing that a great outdoor product really does stand the test of time.

02 October 2016

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