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Open Spaces Society celebrates 150 years of access 'battle honours'

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has produced a list of more than 100 ‘battle honours’ as it prepares to mark its 150th anniversary.

Glen Coe Skyline runners warned of 'death risk' on course up Curved Ridge

Top mountain runners are among the entrants in a race over exposed mountain ridges in the Scottish Highlands.

Widow speaks out after coroner says neglect led to Army Brecon Beacons deaths

The widow of one of the three reservist servicemen who died during a special forces proving exercise in the Brecon Beacons has challenged the Ministry of Defence to change its procedures.

Head for heights needed as Iain Miller climbs Donegal sea stack Cnoc na Mara

If you don't have a head for heights, you may want to skip this vertiginous video from climber Iain Miller.

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...

New crankmonkey charger for outdoor fans' gadgets is no wind-up

Powertraveller's hand-cranked charger can keep your electronic gadgets working in the great outdoors.

Cleveland rescue team to hold recruitment day in search for new members

A mountain rescue team is on the lookout for new members. Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team will hold a recruitment evening next Wednesday for potenti...

Mammut staff mark Matterhorn ascent's 150th anniversary with Peak climb

It's 150 years since the Matterhorn was first climbed, so what better way to mark the date than a climb of the imposing...

On test: walking shorts

We put 13 pairs of shorts to the test to help you make your choice of summer legwear...

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...

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