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MBEs for Lake District mountain rescuers and veteran mountaineer

Two long-serving mountain rescue volunteers and a veteran mountaineer have been recognised in the New Year Honours.

Edale Mountain Rescue Team in action as snow halts ambulance crews

Volunteers from a mountain rescue team spent the night helping ambulance crews as snow prevented them reaching patients.

West Midlands rescue team seeks crowd-funding for new members' gear

A search and rescue team has launched a crowd-funding campaign to buy gear for its members. West Midlands Search & Rescue covers Shropshire, Herefo...

Nevis Range wintersports centre celebrates 25th anniversary

A Highland outdoors resort that was conceived as a way of providing employment in a recession celebrates its 25th anniversary today.

Sheffield adventure festival-goers asked to donate to helipad appeal

Visitors to a film festival will be urged to help an appeal for a helicopter landing pad at a hospital that treats many injured climbers and walkers.

Council agrees to look at protestors' views after Rushup Edge meeting

Outdoor enthusiasts have won a battle to have their views heard over the controversial resurfacing of a Peak District bridleway.

Opponents urge Rannoch windfarm firm to drop plans after six-month delay

Campaigners are claiming victory in the latest stage of their fight against developers who want to build a windfarm in the Highlands.

Nick Clegg confirms £5m boost will see Coast Path finished by 2020

The Deputy Prime Minister has confirmed plans to speed up the setting up of the coastal path around the whole of England.

Minister drops in on Fell Care Day as 18 rubber ducks removed from lake

Volunteer paddlers pulled 18 rubber ducks, along with watering cans and a tyre from a Cumbrian lake during a clean-up.

Lakeland walker airlifted from High Rigg after slip on frozen turf

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring herself when she slipped on frozen grass.

On test: Sherpa Adventure Gear Nangpala insulated jacket

This new insulated jacket uses PrimaLoft's innovative hybrid down and synthetic blend for its insulation.

Rotary provides CPR machines to Lake District mountain rescuers

A community organisation has provided lifesaving equipment to mountain rescue teams in the Lake District.

Berghaus prizes on offer as Ramblers seek Scottish walkers' views

Walkers in Scotland are being encouraged to take part in a survey to have their say on the great outdoors.

Walkers could gain access to Cumbria and North Yorkshire commons

Campaigners say walkers will have the chance to open up previously closed stretches of land. The Open Spaces Society is urging outdoor enthusiasts ...

Coastguards stage sponsored walk as Norfolk strech of Coast Path opens

A new section of the England Coast Path opened today. Coastguards undertook a sponsored walk to celebrate new access rights along 41km (25 miles) o...

Santa's little help: our guide to Christmas stocking fillers for the outdoors fan

Looking for a gift for the outdoors enthusiast in your life? Look no further...

Relief for Tryfan pair as they are told mountain rescue is free

Two men from eastern Europe who had to be brought to safety from a Snowdonia mountain were relieved when they were told there would be no charge for the rescue.

Mountaineers tell Nicola Sturgeon: stop windfarms on wild lands

Mountaineers have called on Scotland’s new First Minister to show some leadership and reject two windfarm proposals in Sutherland.

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