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Hillwalker knocked unconsious and trapped by boulder after Snowdonia rockfall

A walker was injured when he was trapped under a rock dislodged by one of his companions on a Snowdonia mountainside.

20 June 2016

Campaigner warns partnership could lead to 'Disneyfication' of national parks

A leading campaigner warned against the ‘Disneyfication’ of Britain’s national parks cautioned that the setting up of a partnership could lead governments to cut budgets further.

18 June 2016

Fish-shop tales will feature in film-maker Richard Else's Alfred Wainwright lecture

A film-maker who helped bring acclaimed outdoor writer Alfred Wainwright to the television screen will speak at an event marking the 25th anniversary of the author’s death.

17 June 2016

North Yorkshire raptor persecution continues as another dead red kite found

North Yorkshire’s unenviable reputation for raptor persecution continued as police revealed another red kite has been shot.

15 June 2016

Curtis Atherton named as teen who died after High Force swimming incident

Police have named the 16-year-old who died after getting into difficulties swimming at a North Pennines beauty spot.

15 June 2016

Calder Valley rescue team opens its doors at event to mark 50th anniversary

A rescue team is throwing open its doors to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team’s open day will give the public ...

14 June 2016

Watch as climber Iain Miller tackles vertiginous Donegal sea stack without ropes

If you suffer from vertigo, you may want to look the other way. Climber Iain Miller has released this dizzying footage of a free solo climb of a se...

13 June 2016

Lakeland cyclist injured after falling in stream evading pursuing cow

A cyclist was injured when she fell into a stream while being chased by a cow. The incident happened at the River Derwent at Rosthwaite in the Lake...

13 June 2016

Climber Shauna Coxsey adds world bouldering title to MBE to top off 'incredible day'

A British climber topped an ‘incredible day’ by clinching a world title. Shauna Coxsey gained a silver medal in the Vail round of the boulderin...

12 June 2016

Injured Lake District walker airlifted to hospital after Red Pike fall

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after he suffered head and leg injuries in a fall.

19 June 2016

Yorkshire Dales walker rescued after injuring leg in stepping stones slip

A walker was stretchered from a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot after injuring herself when she fell on stepping stones.

18 June 2016

Minister's Backdale decision ends 17-year legal battle over Peak District quarrying

A national park site containing rare shark bone fossils will be preserved after the Government ruled against quarry developers.

16 June 2016

Berghaus sponsors next two Dragon's Back Races

A major outdoors brand has announced it will again sponsor a gruelling race down the length of Wales.

15 June 2016

Teen dies after getting into difficulties swimming at High Force

A teenager has died while swimming at a North Pennines beauty spot. The 16-year-old was in the pool below the High Force waterfall in upper Teesdal...

15 June 2016

Wasdale pub landlord Mark Corr plans to serve his ale on Scafell Pike summit

England’s highest mountain will be transformed into a temporary hostelry at the weekend. Pub landlord Mark Corr will lug a barrel containing 36 p...

14 June 2016

Last chance for outdoor fans to enter weekend's Yorkshire Three Peaks walks

National park bosses have issued a final call for outdoor enthusiasts willing to put their heart and soles into a challenge event this weekend.

13 June 2016

Lost sunburnt Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers had no water or food

Two walkers who set off on a 24-mile challenge walk with no food, drink, map or compass were found after getting lost on the route.

12 June 2016

MBE for climber Shauna Coxsey as outdoor luminaries recognised in Birthday Honours

A top climber, an actor who has attempted Everest three times, a former Ramblers president and rescue team volunteers are among those recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

11 June 2016

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