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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.

Cicerone publishes new walkers' guides to Cumbria Way and high Lakeland fells

Two new books from the Cumbrian publisher detail walking routes on the Lakeland fells and a long distance trail crossing the national park.

Injured climber's calls heard by walkers as he crawled from Snowdonia crag

A climber was rescued after two walkers heard his cries for help as he crawled from a Snowdonia crag after falling.

March opening planned for new Portree youth hostel on Isle of Skye

A new youth hostel will open on a Hebridean island next month. The former Bayfield Backpackers building on the Isle of Skye, and the adjacent Bayvi...

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...

Skye death-fall leader Graham Paterson 'had no formal qualification'

The body that oversees mountaineering qualifications in the UK has revealed that the man who died on the Skye Cuillin two years ago while leading a novice had no formal qualification.

Cross on top of Ireland's highest mountain Carrauntoohil cut down

A large metal cross that stood at the summit of Ireland’s highest mountain has been cut down. The 5m (16ft) structure was erected on top of 1,038...

Police name Malham Cove death-fall walker as David Longbottom

Police have named the walker who fell to his death from Malham Cove earlier this week. David Longbottom was killed in the fall at the 80m (260ft) l...

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...

Rescuers' lives 'on the line' as three ill prepared walkers fall 650ft on Ben Nevis

Mountain rescuers put their lives on the line to rescue a group of inexperienced hillwalkers on Britain’s highest mountain after three of the men fell more than 600ft.

Pull on your boots and hit the trail to celebrate the Pennine Way's 50th anniversary

The UK’s oldest national trail hits its 50th birthday this year, and tourism bosses are urging walkers to celebrate the anniversary by pulling on their boots and visiting the route.

Lake District authority puts Langdale beauty spot Stickle Tarn up for sale

A prime piece of Lake District real estate has been put up for sale by the national park’s authority.

Campaigners object to United Utilities fence plan for fells above Thirlmere

Campaigners are fighting to stop a water company putting up a fence across open land in the Lake District.

Dales fellrunner rescued after slip leads to broken ankle

A fellrunner was rescued after suffering a suspected broken ankle in the Yorkshire Dales. The 38-year-old man slipped when he was crossing a clappe...

Teen group repairs Pen-y-ghent path then tackles sponsored walk

A group of teenagers helped repair a Yorkshire Dales hillside footpath – then tackled a sponsored walk up the fell to help future conservation work.

Lost dog Jasper and his owner Adam Nolan hand £63,000 to rescuers

The grateful owner of a dog who got lost on a Lake District mountain, sparking a huge social media campaign has handed over more than £50,000 to the rescue team which carried the animal from the fell.

Malham Cove walker dies in fall at 260ft crag

A walker has died after falling from the top of a limestone crag in the Yorkshire Dales. The 72-year-old was walking above Malham Cove when he fell...


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