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

Exhausted Yorkshire Dales caver rescued in five-hour operation on Leck Fell

A caver was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales pothole in a five-hour operation. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was helped by six other cav...

27 September 2016

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after Harter Fell slip

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself when she slipped. The 62-year-old was coming down Harter Fell towards N...

25 September 2016

Historic former Highland youth hostel Carbisdale Castle sold to investment firm

A historic castle that was used as a youth hostel for more than 65 years has been sold to an investment company.

23 September 2016

Walker and mountain biker rescued in separate incidents near Cromford

A walker was rescued after injuring herself in a fall on a Derbyshire hillside. The 72-year-old was walking near Cromford on Wednesday evening when...

22 September 2016

Trust warns Steall footpath rockfall repairs will take at least a month

A popular Highland footpath that was hit by a massive rockfall will remain closed for at least a month, a charity said.

21 September 2016

Every little helps: Tesco shoppers in vote for Nine Standards Rigg path work

Supermarket shoppers have the chance to bag some cash to help improve a notoriously boggy route across a Yorkshire Dales fell.

20 September 2016

Nevis group seeks volunteers for three-day path work-party based at CIC Hut

A charity is on the lookout for volunteers to spend three days based in a historic mountain hut while carrying out path repairs.

18 September 2016

Parked vehicles prevent rescue team reaching injured Skiddaw fellrunner

A rescue team was delayed reaching an injured fellrunner because of badly parked vehicles. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.30p...

17 September 2016

Missing man found after North Pennines night search by 10 teams and seven dogs

A missing man was found after a major search in the North Pennines involving 10 mountain rescue teams, seven search dogs and a Coastguard helicopter.

27 September 2016

Hillbagger Jenny Hatfield becomes first woman to summit all 1,556 marilyns

A woman has become the first to complete one of the UK’s toughest hillwalking challenges. Jenny Hatfield summited Cruinn a’ Bheinn, north of Be...

26 September 2016

Ian Mercer, giant of national-park movement, dies aged 83

A leading figure in the outdoors movement has died after a career advancing the cause of national parks and public access, Ian Mercer was the first Dartmoor national park officer and the first chief executive of the Welsh Government’s advisory body, the Countryside Council for Wales.

24 September 2016

British Mountaineering Council ditches plans to call itself Climb Britain

The British Mountaineering Council has performed a u-turn on its decision earlier this year to rebrand itself Climb Britain.

23 September 2016

Bamford Edge climber injured in fall as protection ripped out

A climber was rescued after he was injured when his protection failed in a fall on a Peak District crag.

21 September 2016

Olympic long-distance runner Jo Pavey will speak at Women's Climbing Symposium

An Olympic long-distance runner will be the special guest at a gathering of women climbers next month.

20 September 2016

Search dog Rona finds lost Coast to Coast Walk couple in night rescue

A couple attempting the Coast to Coast Walk were rescued after getting lost in the dark on a Lake District fell.

19 September 2016

Seriously injured Lakeland mountain biker airlifted from Dodd after crash

Two helicopters were used in the rescue of a mountain biker who suffered serious injuries in a crash on a Lake District fell.

18 September 2016

Penrith Mountain Rescue Team seeks new volunteer members

A volunteer rescue team in Cumbria is looking for new recruits. Penrith Mountain Rescue Team covers a large area including the Lake District fells ...

17 September 2016


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