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Duke of Edinburgh's Award leader Jez Prescott named as Beacons lightning victim

Police have named one of the men killed by lightning strikes on the Brecon Beacons on Sunday. Duke of Edinburgh’s Award leader Jez Prescott was o...

North Wales rescue teams treat youngsters to mountain adventure day

Mountain rescuers in north Wales treated disabled and disadvantaged youngsters to a day in the great outdoors.

Jim Mann and Jasmin Paris triumph in five-day Dragon's Back Race

Jim Mann has won the five-day Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race after leading from start to end. The Durham Fell Runners member arrived at the finish w...

Pavel Paloncy out of Dragon's Back Race after fall as one runner admits: 'I feared for my life'

One of the favourites in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back race has had to drop out after he was injured in a fall.

Friends of Lake District Morecambe Bay walk attracts 250 fundraisers

Walkers led by a royal guide helped boost a conservation charity’s funds by almost £5,000. The Queen’s Official Guide to the Sands Cedric Robi...

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.

North York Moors authority creates new access route for Cleveland rescue team

A rescue team will be able to reach one of its incident hotspots more easily after it teamed up with a national park to create a route for its vehicles.

On test: daysacks

We've been out on the hills in this mammoth test with 17 packs big enough to take your gear for a day's walking, to see how they compare.

Cash from Yorkshire Three Peaks walk will help maintain area's footpaths

More than 50 walkers are expected to tackle a Yorkshire Dales challenge, to raise cash to maintain the route they are walking on.

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.

Seatallan fellrunner who fell 230ft among four weekend Lake District rescues

A fellrunner was rescued after falling more than 200ft on a Lake District fell. The incident was one of four in the central fells that kept three m...

Stewart Armstrong named as Helvellyn walker who died in fall from Striding Edge

Police have named the man who died in a fall from Striding Edge on Helvellyn. Stewart Armstrong of County Durham died after falling on Saturday des...

Lyke Wake Walk club helps young North York Moors volunteers with donation

A group dedicated to promoting a long-distance challenge walk has chipped in to help a club of young volunteers in a national park.

Helvellyn walker dies after fall from Striding Edge, despite son's efforts to revive him

A man has died after falling from England’s third highest mountain. The walker was on Helvellyn with his son when he fell from Striding Edge on S...

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.

Adam Perry abandons attempt to run 78 Lakeland summits in 24 hours

Ultrarunner Adam Perry had to abandon his attempt to break an 18-year-old Lake District record. The Helm Hill Runners member was aiming to complete...

On test: Osprey Atmos 65AG rucksack

This big pack is remarkably comfortable, thanks to its innovative 'Anti-Gravity' design...

Aberdeen rescue team's Glen Tanar sponsored walk will take place on Saturday

A mountain rescue team will hold its main sponsored fundraiser this weekend. Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team’s sponsored walk takes place on the Gl...


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