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Berghaus flags up its Get Out Game as Black Friday antidote for outdoors fans

A leading outdoors brand has announced an antidote for anyone flagging after the consumer excesses of the upcoming Black Friday.

15 November 2016

Ramblers' survey finds half of England and Wales footpaths have problems

Almost a tenth of footpaths in England and Wales are unusable, and more than a half present problems to walkers.

14 November 2016

Attenborough turns the lens on mountains for BBC's Planet Earth II

A veteran broadcaster turns his attention to the world’s mountains this weekend in the second programme of a natural-history series.

12 November 2016

'Friendly priest' rescued after getting stuck on Catstye Cam without crampons and axe

A man was rescued from an icy Lake District peak after getting stuck on steep snowy ground. The walker, described by rescuers as ‘a very friendly...

11 November 2016

Campaigners welcome new plans to bury Lake District power lines

Campaigners have welcomed an announcement that planned power lines through the Lake District will be buried underground.

10 November 2016

Pennine walker rescued after injuring herself in Hardcastle Crags fall

A walker was rescued after suffering a suspected broken leg in a fall in South Pennines woodland. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called o...

09 November 2016

Kendal countdown begins as organisers promise biggest mountain festival yet

Organisers of one of the country’s top outdoors social gatherings say this year’s event will be the largest and most varied in its history.

09 November 2016

Alan Hinkes and Terry Abraham join Fjällräven-backed Lake District campaign

An outdoors brand has enlisted two mountain luminaries to help promote Lake District businesses in their winter campaign.

08 November 2016

Four teams in seven-hour night search for lost Scafell Pike walkers

A group of walkers lost on the slopes of England’s highest mountain sparked a major seven-hour night-time search involving four mountain rescue teams.

06 November 2016

Keswick team rigs up rope system to rescue 'well built' stuck labrador Callie

Mountain rescuers were called into action to save a dog that got stuck after slipping down a landslide above a swollen Lake District river.

14 November 2016

More than 40 rescuers in six-hour battle to save man who fell 160ft from Sharp Edge

A man was seriously injured after falling 160ft from a Lake District ridge. More than 40 rescuers battled in bad weather to bring the 44-year-old m...

14 November 2016

Thirlmere island 'castaways' rescued after group's boat springs a leak

A group of adventurers had to be rescued from a Lake District island after their boat sprang a leak. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out sh...

12 November 2016

Trade body Britain on Foot campaign to merge with Ordnance Survey platform

A campaign by an outdoor industry trade body to persuade the British public to take up activities in the countryside will be merged into an online platform run by the official map agency.

10 November 2016

Ogwen rescuers' history book in running for The Great Outdoors award

A book charting the first 50 years of one of the country’s volunteer mountain rescue teams is in the running for an award.

10 November 2016

Inverness Coastguard helicopter crews clock up 500th rescue mission

Helicopter crews at a search and rescue base in Scotland have clocked up their 500th mission. Inverness Coastguard staff reached the milestone rece...

09 November 2016

Team in 'life and death' search to rescue Peak District walker lost in blizzard

A walker lost in a blizzard on the Pennine moors was rescued in a ‘life and death’ operation lasting six hours.

09 November 2016

Mountain rescuers provide a Wanderer's Guide to Winter

Mountain rescuers have teamed up with a major sponsor to create a guide to walking safely on the hills in winter.

08 November 2016

Walkers raise £1,500 for mountain rescue with night traverse of Striding Edge

A group of intrepid walkers took to a notorious Lake District ridge by night to raise cash for mountain rescue.

06 November 2016

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