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Rising climbing star Molly Thompson-Smith urges women to try the sport

A rising young star of the climbing world is urging other women to try the sport. Berghaus-sponsored athlete Molly Thompson-Smith chose Internation...

08 March 2016

Bothies association warns that storms have put Camasunary out of use

Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to pack their tents after a storm put a bothy out of use. The Camasunary Bothy on the Isle of Skye has been cl...

07 March 2016

Keep your dogs under control to protect wildlife, plead Peak District rangers

National park officers are urging walkers to keep their dogs under control during the breeding season for wildlife.

06 March 2016

More than 80 rescuers continue search for missing Cairngorms walker Jim Robertson

A major search is continuing for a walker who is missing in the Cairngorms. Police are appealing for any walkers and mountaineers who may have seen...

06 March 2016

Giant hillwalker greets visitors to Cairngorm Lodge youth hostel

A giant heavyweight hillwalker is greeting visitors to a Highland youth hostel. The Highland Wanderer, a 7ft tall steel figure, has been installed ...

05 March 2016

Trust seeks volunteers to help survey deserted Yorkshire Three Peaks hamlet

Archaeologists are looking for volunteers to delve into the secrets of a long-abandoned settlement in the shadow of the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

04 March 2016

Kirkby Stephen farmer airlifted to hospital after being crushed by cows

A farmer was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when he was crushed by cows. The Great North Air Ambulance was scrambled to Kir...

03 March 2016

Ministry of Defence censured over reservists' Brecon Beacons exercise deaths

The Ministry of Defence has received an official censure from the Health and Safety Executive following the deaths of three soldiers in the Brecon Beacons.

03 March 2016

Watch your step and don't walk off edge of cornice, mountain expert warns

A mountain expert warned hillwalkers and mountaineers to watch their step near corrie tops and their projecting snow ledges in poor visibility.

02 March 2016

Missing Cairngorms walker Jim Robertson's daughter in desperate plea for help

The daughter of a missing hillwalker has issued a desperate plea to walkers and mountaineers for sightings of her father.

07 March 2016

Success for adventurer Alex Hibbert as he makes friends with 'world's grumpiest icecap'

A British adventurer has finally made friends with a notorious Icelandic icecap, three years after a near-death experience on the glacier.

06 March 2016

Northumberland mountain search dogs practise their avalanche skills

Search dogs and handlers in the North Pennines have been practising their avalanche skills. The dogs of the Northumberland National Mountain Rescue...

06 March 2016

Police appeal for sightings of missing Cairngorms walker James Robertson

A search is underway for a missing walker in the Highlands. Police are appealing for sightings of James Robertson, who has not been seen since Mond...

05 March 2016

New 'insidious' enclosure moves threaten green spaces, campaigner Kate warns

The country faces a new enclosure movement that threatens England’s public spaces, a campaigner warned.

05 March 2016

Campaigners' survey asks: national parks, what do you think?

A campaigning charity wants to hear your views on the country’s national parks. An online survey has been launched to canvass the public’s opin...

03 March 2016

Cairngorm rescuers faced 'wild conditions' in overnight search for missing gamekeeper

Rescuers were faced with searching 200 sq km of the Cairngorms in blizzard conditions overnight after a gamekeeper was reported missing.

03 March 2016

Police helicopter joins search as injured man rescued from South Pennine moor

A walker was rescued from the South Pennine moors after injuring his leg. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out at 7.50pm on Tuesday ...

02 March 2016

Outdoor fans urged to help BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding path scheme

Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to help crowdfund repairs to some of England and Wales’s most used upland paths.

01 March 2016

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