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Camping pods may figure in £60,000 upgrade to North Lees site near Stanage

National park bosses have voted to improve a popular campsite used by climbers and walkers. The North Lees site will have a £60,000 upgrade to bri...

Film-maker Terry Abraham will deliver Wainwright memorial lecture

A film-maker who is currently the toast of the outdoor world will deliver a memorial lecture for the Wainwright Society.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

British Mountaineering Council pledges: we'll do more for hillwalkers

Many of the BMC's hillwalking members have complained it doesn't represent them well. It's determined to change that...

Council halts work on Chapel Gate as mountain bikers secure meeting

Mountain bikers outraged at what they see as the taming of a classic Peak District route have managed to halt work on the track.

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...

Mountain council: removing 'false' paths won't make Snowdon safer

Mountaineers say their views are being ignored by a national park trying to make Wales’s highest mountain ‘safe’.

Twitter and Facebook groups aim to raise cash to buy Blencathra

A social media campaign to crowdsource the purchase of one of Lakeland’s best loved mountains is gathering pace.

Mountaineers tell Welsh minister: give us access to sea cliffs

Access laws in Wales should be simplified, mountaineers told a minister. The British Mountaineering Council said a review of legislation by the Wel...

Experts warn Snowdon walkers: be prepared for winter conditions

Mountaineering experts are urging anyone heading for Wales’s highest mountain to be prepared. Snowdon was whipped by 100mph winds recently and al...

Terry Abraham's Scafell Pike film set for BBC screening

A film chronicling a year in the life of England’s highest mountain will be shown on national television.

Council agrees to look at protestors' views after Rushup Edge meeting

Outdoor enthusiasts have won a battle to have their views heard over the controversial resurfacing of a Peak District bridleway.

Opinion: Derbyshire council and those Rushup Edge bridleway works

When grough covered the recent furore over work carried out by Derbyshire County Council on bridleways and routes in the Peak District, we were taken to task over what some saw as giving a slanted view of the situation.

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.

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.

Outdoor bodies brief Westminster politicians ahead of general election

Outdoor representatives urged parliamentarians to support their cause in a ‘speed-briefing’ at Westminster.

North Wales slate quarry climbers warned after bolt failure

Climbers are being warned that bolts in north Wales quarries could be dangerous and likely to fail. The British Mountaineering Council said a surve...

Help us Open Wales, mountaineers urge outdoor fans

A mountaineering body is urging outdoors enthusiasts to join it in trying to persuade the Welsh Government to improve access to the countryside.


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