News

Mountaineering body backs £15 Stanage sticker scheme

The British Mountaineering Council has backed a scheme for members of the public to contribute to the upkeep of one of the Peak District’s top climbing venues.

03 April 2015

Walkers can look forward to single malt created at Lakes Distillery

A fitting end to many a Highland walk is a snifter of the local single malt from one of Scotland’s many distilleries.

03 April 2015

Two children among group of off-roaders rescued from freezing Bowland fell

Rescuers were called out in the early hours to rescue seven people from a Lancashire fell in sub-zero temperatures after their off-road vehicles got bogged down.

03 April 2015

New film set to raise profile of volunteer mountain rescuers

Mountain rescuers are set to raise their profile with the release of a film showing the work of volunteer team members.

02 April 2015

Search for missing Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox on hold until conditions improve

Police have said the search for the hillwalker missing on Ben Nevis has been suspended. Rescue teams looking for Kyle Knox faced horrendous conditi...

02 April 2015

Midnight Helvellyn walk and Blencathra starlight trip in Keswick festival schedule

A Lake District festival will offer walkers the chance to take a midnight hike up England’s third highest mountain.

01 April 2015

Retailer George Fisher to start drone delivery of airborne snacks to hillwalkers

A Lake District outdoor retailer is offering hillgoers a novel way to top up their energy levels with an airborne food delivery service.

01 April 2015

Coast to Coast walker, 70, seriously injured in Borrowdale fall

A walker was seriously injured when he fell while tackling the Coast to Coast route through the Lake District.

31 March 2015

Mountaineers say: let's make this the outdoor election

On the day Parliament is dissolved and the election campaign kicks off in earnest, Britain’s mountaineers are urging politicians to put the outdoors at the top of their agenda.

30 March 2015

Family of four rescued after getting stuck on Tryfan

A family of four was rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Snowdonia peak. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was called out yest...

03 April 2015

Three Black Mountain walkers rescued after spending night on hill

Three walkers were rescued from a Brecon Beacons hillside after getting lost overnight. Rescuers said the trio had no means of navigating in poor v...

03 April 2015

Ramblers: no need to hit the wintry hills as Scotland offers many low-level walks

The Ramblers in Scotland are urging walkers to hit the countryside, even though it may still be winter on the hills.

02 April 2015

New Campaign for National Parks boss Fiona Howie urges halt to cash cuts

The new head of a campaigning body said cuts to national parks’ budgets must stop. Fiona Howie said authorities in England and Wales should be gi...

02 April 2015

Huge search fails to find Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox as avalanche risk grows

Rescuers have failed to find a missing walker on Ben Nevis, despite a massive search in bad weather. Londoner Kyle Knox was reported missing on Tue...

01 April 2015

Search resumes for missing Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox

A search has resumed for a missing walker believed to be on Ben Nevis. The operation to find London man Kyle Knox was suspended overnight but resum...

01 April 2015

Scots and Welsh mountains are only for the experienced this Easter, experts warn

Experts in Scotland and Wales are warning of the dangers of ill-prepared walkers going on to the mountains this Easter.

31 March 2015

Rescuers warn of winter conditions on Helvellyn after man gets stuck

Rescuers have repeated a warning that England’s third highest mountain is still in the grip of winter conditions after they were called out to help a man stuck on a scrambling route.

30 March 2015

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after fall on Pike of Carrs

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after slipping and dislocating both knees. The Great North Air Ambulance joined members of Langdal...

30 March 2015

Pages

<< < > >>

Your account


 

Follow our updates


 

Pages

<< < > >>