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Councillors 'fail Scotland' with Sallachy and Glencassley windfarm vote

Scottish mountaineers expressed dismay at the decision of councillors not to oppose the building of two windfarms in a national scenic area.

Cairn Gorm funicular operators seek permanent guided-walks go-ahead

Councillors will be asked to allow a trial scheme for funicular users to walk to the summit of Cairn Gorm to be made permanent.

Peak bosses seek public's views on Chapel Gate motor ban

National park bosses have agreed to hold a public consultation on plans to ban motors from a green lane.

Two helicopters help rescue Lakeland scrambler trapped by boulder

A woman was rescued from a Lake District fell after a dislodged boulder trapped and injured her leg. Two helicopters were used in the operation, wh...

Ramblers urge walking revolution as poll reveals nation of couch potatoes

A quarter of British adults walk for no more than an hour each week. The alarming figure that so many UK residents lead couch-potato lives led the ...

Re-used gear donations help disadvantaged get outdoors

Hundreds of people from disadvantaged backgrounds are enjoying the great outdoors in comfort thanks to donations of used gear.

Great Gable walker dies after collapsing at summit

A walker died after collapsing on a Lakeland fell despite efforts to resuscitate him. The 61-year-old suffered a suspected heart attack on the summ...

Runner Joe Symonds chases father's tally with second Three Peaks Race win

A fellrunner following in his father’s footsteps notched up his second successive win of the Three Peaks Race.

Walkers warned to keep dogs under control after lamb killed in attack

Walkers are being warned to keep their dogs under control after an attack where a lamb was killed and three others seriously wounded.

Mountaineers' shock at Sallachy and Glencassley windfarm plans

Mountaineers have expressed their shock at the prospect of two new windfarms being built in one of Scotland’s national scenic areas.

Lakeland walker stretchered from Lord's Seat after leg injury

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. The 55-year-old woman slipped in boggy ground on Lord’s Seat near Whin...

Kenton Cool will tackle Three Peaks – Himalaya style

Record-breaking Everest summiteer Kenton Cool has announced plans to climb the Three Peaks – Himalaya style.

Outdoor bosses: 'Britain on Foot can add four years to people's lives'

Outdoor industry bosses today launched a campaign they said could add four years to people’s lives.

Injured walker rescued after falling from Sharp Edge

A walker was rescued after falling from a Lake District accident blackspot. The 25-year-old solo walker was on Sharp Edge on Blencathra when he sli...

Voluntary mountain biking ban comes into force on Snowdon

Mountain bikers and cyclists are being asked to observe a voluntary ban on Wales’s highest mountain from today.

Kate Ashbrook warns Kinder meeting of plans for new criminal trespass law

A leading campaigner said walkers risked being made into criminals under a planned coalition Government law.

Peak District gathering will mark Kinder trespassers' spirit

Ramblers will gather tomorrow to keep alive the spirit of pioneers of access to the countryside. It is 81 years since a group of walkers took to th...

Pennine Way walkers airlifted after man suffers suspected stroke

A pair of walkers were airlifted from the Pennine Way near its northern-most reaches after one of the suffered a suspected mild stroke.


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