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Dartmoor authority pleads with visitors to act responsibly as winter arrives

National park bosses have pleaded with members of the public to act responsibly as winter conditions affect the area.

KT Tunstall and Cast announced as Keswick Mountain Festival bill-toppers

Liverpool Britpop favourites Cast and Scottish solo singer KT Tunstall will be the headline music acts at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival.

Young hero mountaineers 'half-carry' hypothermic Cairngorms walker to safety

Rescuers have praised as heroes two young mountaineers who helped carry a hypothermic walker from a wintry Highland peak after finding him on the hillside.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Britain's Olympic climbers face 12-month wait to learn their funding fate

Britain’s top climbers will have to wait another year to find out how much funding they will receive in their quest for medals at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Fundraiser Brian Stallwood marks 60th birthday with 60 runs up Pen-y-ghent

A fellrunner has set himelf a gruelling challenge as he approaches a milestone in his life. Brian Stallwood is tackling 60 consecutive daily asecnt...

Crib Goch rescue takes Llanberis team's 2016 tally over 200 mark for first time

A group of volunteer rescuers has clocked up a record number of missions this year – the first such team to respond to 200 incidents.

Autumn statement leaves £900,000 hole in Great North Air Ambulance appeal

A charity that runs an air ambulance in northern England faces having to find almost £1m for a new base after a blow revealed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his autumn statement.

Simon McCartney wins Boardman Tasker Award for his book The Bond

A work by British alpinist Simon McCartney was announced winner of a major award at the Kendal Mountain Festival.

Woman and son rescued after getting stuck in Great End gully

A woman and her son were rescued after getting into difficulties on the Scafell range. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 3.05pm on Mon...

Daughter leads tributes to Mark Bowling who died in Aonach Beag fall

The daughter of a man who died in a fall on a Lochaber munro said he was an experienced and passionate climber.

Three largest outdoors rescue organisations look to increase co-operation

Representatives of three outdoors rescue organisations are exploring ways to work more closely together.

Coast to Coast pair rescued after getting lost in dark using Google Maps

A couple were rescued from the Coast to Coast Walk route after getting lost in the dark. The pair were using Google Maps to navigate when they beca...

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We've search the outdoor world for goodies to fill the Christmas stockings of every outdoor fan...

Campaigners call for better protection for England's national parks

England’s national parks are at risk of unwarranted development because of a piecemeal approach to planning, a report says.

JD Sports snaps up GO Outdoors for £112m

One of the UK’s fastest growing outdoors store chains has been snapped up by an established retailer.

Kendal Mountain Festival: awards, earthquakes, mountaineers and mistakes

Kendal Mountain Festival has established itself as one of the premier gatherings of outdoor folk in the country.

Ogwen Valley rescuers celebrate as Risking Life and Limb book scoops award

A mountain rescue team is celebrating after a history of the organisation scooped top prize in an outdoors award.

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