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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...

In search of solitude: hillwalking pair reveal the Remotest Hills of Wales

For those who want to escape the madding crowds, Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams have researched Wales's remotest mountains, though some results may come as a surprise.

Heads up as sock brand Bridgedale adds range of hats to its collection

Best known for its socks, UK brand Bridgedale now has a range to keep your head warm as well as your toes.

Three Black Mountain walkers rescued after spending night on hill

Three walkers were rescued from a Brecon Beacons hillside after getting lost overnight. Rescuers said the trio had no means of navigating in poor v...

New film set to raise profile of volunteer mountain rescuers

Mountain rescuers are set to raise their profile with the release of a film showing the work of volunteer team members.

Mountaineers say: let's make this the outdoor election

On the day Parliament is dissolved and the election campaign kicks off in earnest, Britain’s mountaineers are urging politicians to put the outdoors at the top of their agenda.

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.

Ogwen Valley rescuers light up Tryfan to celebrate 50th anniversary

A rescue team and its supporters lit up a Snowdonia mountain in a spectacular display to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Walker suffers head injury in 50ft fall on Glenridding Dodd

A woman was airlifted to hospital after injuring her head in a fall on a Lakeland fell. The 23-year-old fell about 15m (50ft) on loose ground while...

Mountaineering body backs £15 Stanage sticker scheme

The British Mountaineering Council has backed a scheme for members of the public to contribute to the upkeep of one of the Peak District’s top climbing venues.

Ramblers: no need to hit the wintry hills as Scotland offers many low-level walks

The Ramblers in Scotland are urging walkers to hit the countryside, even though it may still be winter on the hills.

New Campaign for National Parks boss Fiona Howie urges halt to cash cuts

The new head of a campaigning body said cuts to national parks’ budgets must stop. Fiona Howie said authorities in England and Wales should be gi...

Rescued walker Jonathon Ward issues challenge to raise cash for air ambulance

A walker who was rescued after breaking his ankle on England’s highest mountain is urging outdoors enthusiasts to join him in a challenge to raise cash for the air ambulance that helped him.

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