Wanted: intrepid hillwalkers willing to tackle Striding Edge by torchlight

It’s a classic Lakeland ridge that’s on the to-do list of many hillwalkers. Striding Edge’s grade-one scramble leading to England’s third-h...

07 October 2016

Berghaus wins top award for its refurbished Sunderland headquarters

One of the UK’s best known outdoor brands has received an award for its headquarters refurbishment.

07 October 2016

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted from Whiteless Breast after fall

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself when she fell. The 60-year-old was coming down Whiteless Breast above B...

06 October 2016

Yorkshire Dales caver rescued after dislocating knee on hillside near Long Churn

A woman was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales hillside after injuring herself on a caving trip. The 21-year-old dislocated her knew near Long Churn Ca...

05 October 2016

National Trust for Scotland shake-up puts 90 jobs at risk

The conservation charity that owns some of Scotland’s most popular mountain areas will cut staff numbers in a drive to save costs.

04 October 2016

Climber Kieran Shaw dies after fall on Aonach Mòr

A man has died after falling on a Lochaber mountain. Kieran Shaw was on a route near the East Gully on Aonach Mòr on Sunday when he fell. Locha...

03 October 2016

Calder Valley rescuers win bronze in Dolomites Rescue Race in Italy

A team of intrepid rescuers has returned from an international race with a bronze medal. The four, from the Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team we...

02 October 2016

WATCH dramatic rescue of Fairhead climber stuck in force-nine gale

A climber was rescued after getting stuck on a sea-cliff in a force-nine gale. Two Coastguard rescue teams, the Prestwick Coastguard helicopter and...

30 September 2016

Aberglaslyn kayaker's body recovered after search by two mountain rescue teams

A paddler has died after getting into difficulties on a Snowdonia river. The man’s body was recovered from the River Glaslyn after a search invol...

28 September 2016

Ex-Keswick rescue team deputy leader Roy Henderson receives rare award

A former member of a Lake District rescue team received a rare award to mark almost 30 years of voluntary service.

07 October 2016

Walkers warned to stay away from Steall Gorge path as rockfall work starts

Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to stay away from a Highland footpath that was hit by a massive rockfall.

07 October 2016

Shooting of Terry Abraham's biopic of mountaineer Alan Hinkes gets underway

Production of a biopic featuring the life of a record-breaking mountaineer is underway. Outdoors specialist Terry Abraham has begun filming his lat...

06 October 2016

Haglöfs sets up Arctic walkers' wi-fi link – only available when it rains

An outdoors brand has set up a wi-fi link for walkers in a remote part of Arctic Sweden. But the link, provided by on Haglöfs on Kungsleden trail,...

05 October 2016

Injured Great Langdale walker airlifted from fell

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring herself on the Great Langdale fells. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out short...

03 October 2016

We're giving away a Bridgedale Trekker Sock twin-pack to five lucky winners

Bridgedale’s best-selling WoolFusion Technology hillwalking sock ‘Trekker’ is celebrating its 21st birthday this autumn, showing that a great outdoor product really does stand the test of time.

02 October 2016

Hillside ceremony for Kinder team rescuer Ken Blakeman who died on callout

Friends and family of a rescuer who died on a callout joined members of his team on the slopes of the Peak District’s highest hill to remember him.

30 September 2016

North Pennines walker injured after falling 60ft into Hareshaw Linn gorge

A walker was rescued after falling 60ft into a gorge in the North Pennines. The woman slipped off the footpath leading into Hareshaw Linn from Bell...

29 September 2016

Columbia seeks pair to give up jobs for nine months' extreme outdoor gear testing

Are you willing to quit your job and spend the next nine months on a global quest to test outdoor gear in some of the world’s toughest conditions.

27 September 2016


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