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Peak District boss saddles up for vintage ride to raise cash for wheelchair bike

A national park boss is hoping members of the public will chip in to make her go the extra distance in her charity challenge.

Climbing expert Nick Carter will work to improve students' safety on winter hills

An expert climber has been appointed to ensure Scotland’s students stay safe on the winter mountains.

RAF crews and mountain rescuers mark end of service with meal on top of Tryfan

Members of a Snowdonia mountain rescue team shared a formal dinner with RAF colleagues – on top of a 3,000ft peak.

Scarborough mountain rescuers urge public to vote in bid for share of Jewson fund

A mountain rescue team is appealing to the public to support it in its bid to get cash to extend its base.

Peak District litter-pick organisers offer free lunch and outdoor activities

Litter pickers in Britain’s oldest park will be rewarded with a free lunch and outdoor activities. The Peak District Pick and Play takes places t...

Coast to Coast walker dies after 60ft fall from Ennerdale crag

A walker has died after falling from a crag while tackling a long-distance route. The woman from Bolton in Greater Manchester was undertaking the C...

Paraglider critically injured in crash on Tarn Crag, Great Langdale

A paraglider suffered life-threatening injuries when he crashed on a Lake District fell. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out abo...

Walker rescued from Glyder Fach after dislocating shoulder

A walker was rescued after slipping and dislocating his shoulder on a Snowdonia mountain. The man was walking on Glyder Fach with two colleagues ye...

Walkers prepare to celebrate Pennine Way's 50th anniversary this weekend

Walkers will gather this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Britain’s first long-distance national trail.

Ordnance Survey to offer digital downloads with its paper maps

Britain’s official mapping agency is to offer digital downloads with its paper maps. Although sales of Ordnance Survey paper maps rose for the fi...

Barbecue and outdoor activities on offer for Snowdonia clean-up

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered the chance to clean up the countryside in a national park and enjoy a range of activities.

Minister unveils 26ft An Ceann Mòr pyramid on Loch Lomond shores

A 26ft-high wooden pyramid designed by a team of young architects has been unveiled on the banks of Loch Lomond.

Berghaus is first British outdoor brand to adopt bluesign eco-mark

Top brand Berghaus scores a first as it adopts the bluesign system for some of its clothing...

Disabled boy Owain Terrell climbs Pen y Fan to raise £400 for mountain rescue team

A disabled boy climbed south Wales’s highest peak to raise cash for mountain rescuers. Owain Terrell was born with spina bifida, but made the asc...

Tech gadgets mean Britons are 'losing their way' when it comes to map reading

Britons are losing their way when it comes to map reading – because of their reliance on technology.

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.

Up to 20 climbers feared dead as quake triggers avalanche at Everest Base Camp

Up to 20 mountaineers are feared dead after a huge avalanche struck Everest Base Camp, triggered by a major earthquake in Nepal.

Helvellyn walker dies in 300ft fall from Striding Edge

A walker has died after falling more than 300ft on England’s third-highest mountain. The 75-year-old man fell about 100m from Striding Edge on He...


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