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Perth and Kinross Council accused of failing to protect Glen Lyon access

Mountaineers have accused a Scottish council of failing in its duty to uphold the right to roam on a Glen Lyon estate.

Gathering of experts will put mountain charity challenges under spotlight

Charity challenge walks will come under the spotlight at a gathering organised by the British Mountaineering Council.

Lomond national park prepares for extension of ban on wild camping

A national park authority is to open consultations on plans that would restrict wild camping in many areas along the shores of lochs.

Snowdon volunteers thanked for summer weekend work on mountain

A group of volunteers who spent summer weekends helping visitors to Wales’s highest mountain were thanked for their work.

Climber Andy Cave leads Peak celebrations to mark 10 years of access

Top climber Andy Cave led a walk on open access land to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the implementation of the ‘right to roam’.

Warning as dislodged rock leads to 20ft fall for Tryfan scrambler

A mountain rescuer warned loose rocks are becoming more common on the hills, after a man was injured while scrambling on a Snowdonia peak.

Walker airlifted from Aberglaslyn Pass after dizzy spell leads to hip injury

A walker was airlifted to hospital after falling in Snowdonia. The woman, in her 50s, was walking on the Fisherman’s Path along the edge of Afon ...

Ramblers 'overjoyed' as 2020 announced as England Coast Path end date

The country’s biggest walkers’ charity has welcomed the coalition Government’s announcement of a completion date for the England Coast Path.

Mountaineers warn delay on hilltracks rules could prompt rush to build more

Mountaineers have warned that delays in implementing new rules on hilltracks in Scotland could lead to a rush by landowners to beat the deadline.

Hill sleuths attempt to get to bottom of confusion on Snowdon's height

A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.

Samsonite says Gregory will continue as separate brand after acquiring rucksack specialists

Luggage company says Gregory will continue as separate brand after its acquisition from Black Diamond.

Watch The Ridge as Danny MacAskill tackles the Cuillin ridge by bike

It’s reckoned by many to be the most difficult scrambling ridge in the UK, and is approached with trepidation by many walkers.

World's biggest potash mine planned next to Coast to Coast Walk route

A national park authority has received an application for the world’s biggest potash mine close to the route of Alfred Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk.

Pat Littlejohn and Mick Fowler appointed Mountaineering Council patrons

Two climbing veterans have been appointed patrons of the British Mountaineering Council. Pat Littlejohn and Mick Fowler join a select group that in...

Clare Balding meets Yorkshire Dales staff for Radio 4 Ramblings episode

Yorkshire Dales staff will feature in a BBC radio broadcast following a day spent with presenter Clare Balding.

Severely ill wild-camper among six callouts for busy Keswick rescue team

A man wild camping in the Lake District had to be airlifted to hospital after suffering severe abdominal pains.

Climbers' North Face survey prompts rethink on Ben Nevis's origins

A two-week survey carried out by mountaineers on the UK’s highest mountain may lead geologists to revise their theories on its origins.

Mick Fowler will lead attempt on first ascent of Hagshu North Face

A former Alpine Club president is planning to climb a taxing route never before successfully ascended in the Himalaya.


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