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Climbing elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington marries Loreto McNaught-Davis

Mountaineering legend Sir Chris Bonington has tied the knot with a long-time friend. The Everest summiteer married Loreto McNaught-Davis in a cerem...

24 April 2016

Paralysed Jack Morgan summits Pen-y-ghent to raise cash for rescue team

A man who was paralysed from the chest down in a fall five years ago has made it to the top of one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

23 April 2016

Yorkshire Dales rescuers seek walkers and runners for long-distance challenge

Fancy a challenging trot across the Yorkshire Dales with the inner warm glow of knowing you’re helping a great bunch of volunteer rescuers.

22 April 2016

Four Skye walkers winched from Blàbheinn in night rescue operation

A group of walkers was winched from a ledge on a mountain on the Isle of Skye after getting into difficulties.

22 April 2016

Keswick mountain rescuers called to support firefighters tackling Borrowdale blaze

Firefighters called on the expertise of mountain rescuers to help them during a major blaze on Lake District fells.

21 April 2016

Lakeland walkers prompt Priest's Hole search after Secret Britain TV programme

Rescuers were called out to search for two walkers who had gone to investigate a cave that was recently featured on television.

20 April 2016

Emma Flaherty elected mountaineers' vice-president as women volunteers sought

A climber and PE trainer has been elected a vice-president of the British Mountaineering Council. Emma Flaherty joins Rupert Davies and Nick Kurth ...

20 April 2016

Mountaineers fear new National Trust charges will hit outdoor leader training

Mountaineers fear the introduction of fees for commercial use of land owned by one of the country’s biggest conservation charities could hit outdoor training.

19 April 2016

New Stanedge Pole put in place to mark Peak District anniversary

A Peak District landmark has been replaced in a ceremony marking the national park’s 65th anniversary.

18 April 2016

Jasmin Paris smashes women's Bob Graham Round record by more than two hours

A woman ultrarunner is reported to have smashed the female record for completing one of England’s toughest challenges.

23 April 2016

Peak clean-up volunteers will get chance to try weaselling

Outdoor fans will be able to try a little weaselling as a reward for their clean-up efforts in a national park.

22 April 2016

Women's climbing gathering moves to Manchester with October date

A top gathering of women climbers will take place in Manchester later this year. The Women’s Climbing Symposium is in its sixth year and has esta...

22 April 2016

Trailrunner and mountain biker Andy Brown takes up post with distributer Rosker

A keen trailrunner and mountain biker who grew up with a passion for hillwalking and rock-climbing has been appointed to a new post with a major outdoors distributer.

21 April 2016

Video from Doug Scott's charity marks first anniversary of Nepal earthquakes

A charity founded by Britain’s first Everest summiteer is marking the first anniversary of the Nepal earthquakes with the release of a video and report.

21 April 2016

Walker, 80, airlifted from Tryfan after fall from scrambling route

A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering cuts to the head in a fall. The 80-year-old was scrambling near the summit of Tryfan ...

20 April 2016

Snowdonia bosses consult experts over spelling change for Cadair Idris

National park bosses are in a quandary over what to call one the area’s best known mountains. Snowdonia National Park Authority is to seek advice...

19 April 2016

Climbers urged to check suspect Black Diamond gear after recall notice

A major gear manufacturer is warning climbers to stop using some of it models. Black Diamond has issued a voluntary recall on certain ascenders, vi...

19 April 2016

Happy birthday to the trig pillar, 80 years old today

A familiar friend to hillgoers is celebrating an 80th birthday today. Ordnance Survey’s first triangulation pillar went into use on 18 April 1936...

18 April 2016

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