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Walker airlifted after breaking elbow during Peak District trip

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself in the Peak District. The 49-year-old man from Stoke-on-Trent was walking with his daught...

Jez Bragg leads strong field of contenders for this year's Dragon's Back race

Top ultrarunning athlete Jez Bragg has confirmed he will tackle this year’s Dragon’s Back race, one of the toughest on the calendar.

Lost Scafell Pike dog Sid reunited with owner after charity's appeal

A dog found on top of England’s highest mountain has been reunited with its owner. The dog, christened Scafell by the charity that took him in, i...

Rescuers warn of tricky Wainwright route after family gets stuck on Barf

Mountain rescuers are warning walkers of the difficulty of tackling a route described by Alfred Wainwright up a Lake District fell.

Adam Perry posts third Fellsman win as Jasmin Paris sets new women's record

Three wins a row for Adam Perry, who finished at the head of a field of more than 300 entrants in the gruelling 60-mile Yorkshire Dales challenge.

Bill Bailey's dog Tiger leads mountain rescuers in two-hour chase before capture

A dog belonging to a celebrity visitor to the Lake District led rescuers on a chase across the fells in an attempt to capture it.

Three Peaks Challengers urged to register on partnership website

Custodians of Britain’s three highest national peaks are encouraging challenge participants to use an online piece of kit to make their ascents safer and less damaging.

Rescued walker Jonathon Ward issues challenge to raise cash for air ambulance

A walker who was rescued after breaking his ankle on England’s highest mountain is urging outdoors enthusiasts to join him in a challenge to raise cash for the air ambulance that helped him.

Rescuers' winter warning after walker dies in 1,000ft fall from Ben Lomond

A walker has died after falling 1,000ft from a Scottish mountain. The man fell about 300m from the Ptarmigan ridge on Ben Lomond on Sunday after sl...

Friends of Lake District condemn decision to build 50m-high pylons in national park

Campaigners have condemned a decision to build power lines on pylons up to 50m (164ft) high through the Lake District national park.

Bridgedale's summer sock range is designed to keep walkers' feet cool and happy

Northern Ireland brand Bridgedale has a range of socks to keep your feet cool and comfortable as the mercury rises.

Do you recognise 'Scafell', dog found by walkers on England's highest mountain?

An animal charity is hoping hillwalkers can solve the mystery of a dog found on top of England’s highest mountain.

Part-time farmer Douglas Chalmers is new Friends of Lake District director

A conservation charity in Cumbria has a new director. Farmer Douglas Chalmers is the new head of the Friends of the Lake District, which represents...

Loch Lomond bosses push for camping ban ahead of national park board meeting

National park bosses are recommending the approval of controversial plans to extend the ban on camping along loch shores.

Four ex-winners will chase £500 bounty for record time in Three Peaks Race

Four former winners will be chasing a £500 bounty for smashing the race record in a gruelling ‘marathon with mountains’ at the weekend.

Pennine Way group announces it will disband in trail's jubilee year

A group that was instrumental in the establishment of Britain’s first national trail has announced it is to disband, in the year the route celebrates 50 years’ existence.

Lake District rescuers produce 40,000 safety leaflets to try to reduce callouts

Mountain rescue teams in the Lake District are hoping to cut the number of callouts with 40,000 safety leaflets which will be distributed to visitors to the national park.

Lost Lake District walkers safe after major search by more than 40 rescuers

A major search for missing walkers on the Lake District fells ended when the group managed to find its own way off the mountains.

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