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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...

Penrith mountain rescuers start search for new £½m base

A mountain rescue team is looking for public support as it looks to raise more than £½m for a new base.

YHA's iPhone app allows mobile online hostel booking

Hostellers with Apple smartphones and tablets can now use an application to find and book accommodation.

John Muir Trust 'disappointed' at thumbs-up for Stronelairg turbines

A leading conservation charity expressed disappointment at councillors’ approval of plans for a windfarm in the Monadhliath Mountains.

New Keswick bridge puts walkers and cyclists on right track

Walkers and cyclists in the Lake District are back on the right track after the completion of a new bridge.

Missing walker Clive Dennier's car found in Knoydart

Police have found the car of a hillwalker who was reported missing on Monday. Northern Constabulary said Clive Dennier’s silver VW Polo was found...

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.

Chumbawamba star will join Kinder Mass Trespass celebrations

A member of the band that notoriously doused John Prescott with water will join a male voice choir at celebrations to mark a seminal event in the battle for countryside access.

Mountaineers in a flap as Natural England bans all climbing at Ravensdale

The body representing mountaineers in England and Wales is at loggerheads with the Government’s official outdoors advisory body over a blanket climbing ban.

New bridge built for walkers on Wainwright's Coast to Coast route

Walkers can now set off on a long-distance route on a firmer footing with the opening of a new bridge.

England's councils urged to get the public walking after health changes

Local councils must recognise the value of walking to England’s health and promote ways to get people back on their feet.

Lowe Alpine to sponsor Great Lakeland 3Day mountain marathon

A Lakeland-based outdoors brand is backing a three-day mountain marathon in its own backyard. Kendal-based Lowe Alpine has signed up to support the...

Review: Mountaincraft and Leadership by Eric Langmuir

A new, fourth edition of 'Langmuir' is an updated version of the hillwalker's 'bible'...


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