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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.

Osprey's new women's Kyte rucksack joins updated Aether and Aeriel

Two updated large backpacking rucksacks are augmented in the range by a women-specific version of the men's Kestrel.

Consider your skills before you go haring up the mountains, experts say

Mountain experts are appealing to walkers to wise up before they go haring up the hills this spring. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland said, j...

Carey Davies takes up hillwalking post at British Mountaineering Council

Two-thirds of the British Mountaineering Council’s members say they are first and foremost hillwalkers, despite the public perception the organisation caters mainly for climbers.

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.

Outdoor firms Pentland and Regatta gain Queen's enterprise awards

Two outdoor gear firms have been honoured in the Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The Pentland Group, which owns the Berghaus and brasher brands, wo...

Couple airlifted from Tryfan after getting stuck

A couple were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting stuck when they strayed on to a climbing route.

Zamberlan's Crosser shoe is aimed at speed hikers

Speed hiking: it's big in Europe and this new Zamberlan shoe is aimed at enthusiasts...


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