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Next stage of England Coast Path in Cumbria includes Wainwright route

Plans have been revealed for the latest stretch of England’s coastline to be opened up to walkers. The 55km (34-mile) length of Cumbrian shore in...

15 October 2014

Success for Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden with first climb on Hagshu

Two British climbers have posted a first ascent of a route in the Indian Himalaya. Mick Fowler contacted his sponsors Berghaus briefly on a dodgy c...

13 October 2014

Second trek to Pasture Bottom for rescuers after walker's knee injury

Mountain rescuers ended up on a trek to Pasture Bottom for the second time in two days after a walker fell and twisted his knee.

12 October 2014

Collapsed Yorkshire Three Peaks walker airlifted from Ingleborough

A walker was airlifted from the slopes of one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks after collapsing. The 42-year-old man was tackling the 39km (24-mile) ch...

11 October 2014

Lomond team rescues stuck walker clinging to tree on Ben Venue

A walker was rescued from a ledge on a Trossachs mountain where he was clinging to a tree, after his calls for help were heard.

10 October 2014

Residents' concern over plans for zipwire in shadow of Helvellyn

Residents in a Lake District village say they are concerned at plans for a mile-long zipwire in the shadow of England’s third highest mountain.

08 October 2014

Walker rescued after breaking leg on shore of Buttermere

A walker was rescued after breaking her leg on a Lakeland path. The woman, in her 30s, was walking on the path around the shore of Buttermere today...

08 October 2014

Lomond national park prepares for extension of ban on wild camping

A national park authority is to open consultations on plans that would restrict wild camping in many areas along the shores of lochs.

06 October 2014

Injured climber airlifted after 50ft fall on Twistleton Scars in Yorkshire Dales

A climber was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself when he fell 50ft from a crag in the Yorkshire Dales.

05 October 2014

Perth and Kinross Council accused of failing to protect Glen Lyon access

Mountaineers have accused a Scottish council of failing in its duty to uphold the right to roam on a Glen Lyon estate.

14 October 2014

Walker with broken ankle airlifted from The Whangie

A walker was airlifted from a peak in the Kilpatrick Hills after suffering a broken ankle. Lomond Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.35pm ...

13 October 2014

Six dog handlers join rescue after Pasture Bottom slip leads to ankle injury

A group of search dog handlers training in the Lake District joined rescuers who went to the aid of a walker who injured her ankle.

11 October 2014

Peak District turns down turbine plans near ancient Minning Low burial site

Plans for a wind turbine near an ancient burial mound have been thrown out by national park planners.

10 October 2014

Wildlife case closed as police admit six dead birds were not buzzards

Police have closed their investigation into a reported wildlife crime in Aberdeenshire after tests showed six dead birds were not buzzards.

09 October 2014

Gathering of experts will put mountain charity challenges under spotlight

Charity challenge walks will come under the spotlight at a gathering organised by the British Mountaineering Council.

08 October 2014

John Muir Trust seeks to limit its costs in Stronelairg windfarm case

A conservation charity is attempting to limit its costs in a legal challenge to a major windfarm development.

07 October 2014

Praise for Tryfan walker who clambered down gully to help injured boyfriend

Rescuers praised a young woman who made her way down a slippery gully to raise the alarm after her boyfriend was seriously injured in a fall on a Snowdonia mountain.

05 October 2014

Watch The Ridge as Danny MacAskill tackles the Cuillin ridge by bike

It’s reckoned by many to be the most difficult scrambling ridge in the UK, and is approached with trepidation by many walkers.

03 October 2014

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