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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.

Helvellyn felltop assessor Graham Uney prepares to start 'dream job'

An outdoors instructor is about to start what many view as a dream job – one that involves climbing the equivalent height of Everest in a week.

Change of plans for Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden on Hagshu first ascent

A pair of British climbers who were about to attempt a first ascent of a Himalayan mountain had a swift change of plans when they found another group of mountaineers already on the route.

Eiger North Face speed climber Ueli Steck joins Kendal festival trail-run

Fancy pitting yourself against the man who holds the world record for the fastest ascent of the imposing North Face of the Eiger.

Death-fall teen Andrew Lucas's family agrees payment from Brathay group

The family of a teenager who died after a fall from a mountain five years ago have settled their legal claim against the trust that organised the expedition.

Kenton Cool's next challenge: world's three highest peaks in three months

Record-breaking British mountaineer Kenton Cool has announced his next big challenge: the Himalayan Trilogy.

Sir Chris Bonington to repeat Old Man of Hoy climb, aged 80

One of the elder statesmen of British mountaineering is planning to repeat a historic climb – at the age of 80.

Sir Chris Bonington celebrates 80th birthday with plans for new climb

One of the elder statesmen of British mountaineering celebrates his 80th birthday tomorrow. Sir Chris Bonington is still climbing and hillwalking a...

Climber Alan Hinkes goes head-to-head with Beckham and Murray for award

Record-breaking mountaineer Alan Hinkes has joined an elite list including footballer David Beckham and tennis player Andy Murray.

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...

Wainwright-bagger Graham Uney clinches Lakes felltop assesor job

A man who has summited all the Wainwrights four times has clinched a top job in the Lake District. Graham Uney beat 100 applicants to get the post ...

Lake District winter fell-top assessor job up for grabs

As jobs go, it has to be one the country’s most bizarre. Each week’s work involves ascending almost the height of Everest, and braving snow, ra...

Mountaineers: don't put ladders on Everest's Hillary Step

Mountaineers are urging the Nepalese Government not to allow the installation of ladders and fixed ropes near the summit of Everest.

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...

Emotional repeat of Old Man of Hoy ascent for 80-year-old Chris Bonington

Climbing elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington said his repeat of a historic first climb was an emotional experience.

Mick Fowler will lead attempt on first ascent of Hagshu North Face

A former Alpine Club president is planning to climb a taxing route never before successfully ascended in the Himalaya.

Sherpa Adventure Gear helps children of guides killed in Everest avalanche

The families of 16 Sherpas killed on Everest last month are being helped by the Kathmandu company...

Hillwalkers can bid on eBay for chance to join felltop assessor on Helvellyn

Intrepid hillwalkers are being offered the chance to bid for a trip up England’s third-highest mountain in the company of lifesaving experts.


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