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Scores of 'high-risk' hillgoers get winter-skills training in student scheme

Scores of high-risk hillgoers have received practical winter mountain training to increase their safety.

Success for adventurer Alex Hibbert as he makes friends with 'world's grumpiest icecap'

A British adventurer has finally made friends with a notorious Icelandic icecap, three years after a near-death experience on the glacier.

Police appeal for sightings of missing Cairngorms walker James Robertson

A search is underway for a missing walker in the Highlands. Police are appealing for sightings of James Robertson, who has not been seen since Mond...

Outdoor fans urged to help BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding path scheme

Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to help crowdfund repairs to some of England and Wales’s most used upland paths.

Keswick rescuers called out to injured High Spy walker and man stuck on Helvellyn

A walker was airlifted to hospital after breaking her ankle on a Lake District fell. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Friday when the...

Job losses loom as Snowdonia national park faces £423,000 grant cut

A cut in the Government grant to a Welsh national park means it will have to make compulsory redundancies.

Helinox Chair One Mini means children can have same camp comfort as mum and dad

A kids-sized version of Helinox's Chair One means junior campers can sit in comfort too...

National park bosses plead with walkers to stop building cairns

National park wardens are pleading with walkers to stop making cairns on the mountains. Snowdonia staff say footpaths and the fragile upland enviro...

Campaigners celebrate as Worthing downs granted open access status

Campaigners have won a six-year battle for access to downland in a national park. Members of the Worthing Downlanders are celebrating after the are...

Man rescued after being found 'frozen but alive' after night on Helvellyn

A man was rescued after being found ‘frozen but alive’ by a walker after spending the night on England’s third-highest mountain.

Keep your dogs under control to protect wildlife, plead Peak District rangers

National park officers are urging walkers to keep their dogs under control during the breeding season for wildlife.

New 'insidious' enclosure moves threaten green spaces, campaigner Kate warns

The country faces a new enclosure movement that threatens England’s public spaces, a campaigner warned.

Star party will mark North York Moors Danby dark skies status

A star party will take place to celebrate the new dark skies status of a national park visitor centre.

John Muir Trust welcomes council officers' objection to Caplich windfarm

Conservationists have welcomed an authority’s decision to object to the construction of 20 wind turbines on Scottish wild land.

£5,000 charity grant will boost Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team's flood gear

A charity linked to a construction company has boosted a mountain rescue team’s funds. The £5,000 donation to the Woodhead team in South Yorkshi...

Moelwyn walker rescued after slip leads to ankle injury

Two teams went to the aid of a walker who injured her ankle on a north Wales mountain. Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Thursday aft...

Berghaus leads winter activities for school as part of #itsgreatoutthere campaign

A leading outdoors brand gave schoolchildren a taste of adventure as part of a Europe-wide scheme to encourage people into the countryside.

On test: winter waterproof jackets reviewed

Ten waterproof jackets with a variety of different systems designed to keep you dry on the hill. Which works best?...


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