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Sir Chris Bonington backs bid to win cash for path work on 'magical' Suilven

Mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington is urging outdoor fans to vote for a ‘magical’ Highlands mountain in a bid for conservation cash.

Star line-up unveiled for this year's Kendal Mountain Festival

Organisers of one of Britain’s biggest outdoor festivals have lined up a constellation of adventure stars to keep visitors enthralled at the annual event.

Runners, walkers and cyclists smash records in weekend of Cumbrian challenges

Records fell and personal goals were scored during a weekend of varied challenges across the Lake District.

More than 200 climbers help raise £36,000 for Nepal with 'Everest' ascent

Climbers have scaled more than the height of Everest to raise cash for victims of the Nepal earthquakes.

Climber Doug Scott praises 'wonderful' £15,000 Keswick festival Nepal donations

A British climbing legend has praised organisers of fundraising events at a Lake District festival, which boosted an appeal for Nepal earthquake victims by almost £15,000.

Everest summiteer Doug Scott appeal for funds for charity to help Nepal victims

One of the first Britons to climb Everest has appealed directly to the outdoor community to help an appeal for earthquake victims in Nepal.

Tryfan walker clinging to Adam and Eve among nine ill prepared rescued walkers

Poorly equipped and ill prepared walkers kept mountain rescuers busy over the weekend in Snowdonia. One woman had to be rescued from Tryfan in high...

Climber Leo Houlding joins Monty Halls on TV journey of Discovery

Television viewers with access to the Discovery channel can tune in this evening to watch accomplished British climber Leo Houlding take a trip to some of the planet’s remotest areas to find Lost Worlds.

Bonington's Old Man of Hoy ascent to air on BBC's The One Show tonight

A television feature showing mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington’s climb of the Old Man of Hoy is due to air this evening.

Scott and Bonington will join inaugural Mountain Arts Festival at Rheged

Artists will gather in Cumbria for a festival devoted to mountains. The inaugural Mountain Arts Festival will be held at the Rheged Centre near Pen...

Nepal auction deadline nears for outdoor fans who want tea with Michael Palin

The deadline is fast approaching if you want to have tea with one of Britain’s best loved television explorers.

Tea with Palin and walk with Bonington among goodies on offer in Nepal auction

Fancy a walk on the Lakeland fells with two of Britain’s most eminent mountaineers, with the added glow of knowing you’re helping people in dire need.

Midnight walk up Blencathra by 150 people raises £5,000 for Nepal appeal

A midnight walk by 150 people up a Lake District mountain is likely to raise £5,000 for victims of the Nepal earthquakes.

Bonington and Scott lead new 'Everest attempt' to raise cash for Nepal victims

Two of Britain’s climbing elder statesmen will lead a new expedition to climb the height of Everest to help victims of the Nepal earthquakes.

Friends group says its offer for Blencathra has been accepted in principle

A community group said its offer has been accepted for a Lake District mountain that was put up for sale by its owner.

Berghaus Adventure List app encourages outdoor fans to share their adventures

Outdoor brand Berghaus want you to share your adventures with other fans on its new iPhone app...

New YouTube footage released of Sir Chris Bonington's Hoy ascent

Following on swiftly from his appearance on the BBC’s The One Show, climbing elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington features in another film about his ascent of the Old Man of Hoy.

Climbing buddies will join Sir Chris Bonington for look back at life

Climbing legend and elder statesman of mountaineering Sir Chris Bonington will look back at his life at a London gathering.


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