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Mend Our Mountains-funded work begins with Exmoor footpath restoration

Footpath repairs supported by a crowdfunding project have begun on Exmoor. A section of a route near Chains Combe in Exmoor national park is the fi...

Montane unveils fruits of Gore collaboration with new range of waterproof gear

Montane is the first technical outdoor brand to gain a Gore licence for more than 10 years. Its new waterproofs use a range of Gore-Tex fabrics...

Scarborough mountain rescuers add fourth vehicle and extend headquarters

A mountain rescue team’s extended headquarters were officially opened by a lord lieutenant during an open day.

Olympics bosses confirm sport climbing will be included in 2020 Tokyo games

Climbing will become an Olympic sport, the movement’s bosses have announced. A much anticipated announcement in Rio de Janeiro by the Internation...

BMC boss pleads with critics of new Climb Britain name: 'give it time'

The boss of the representative body for mountaineers in England and Wales has responded to the storm of criticism of the decision to change its name.

BMC and MCofS rebrand themselves as Climb Britain and Mountaineering Scotland

Two bodies that represent climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers throughout Britain have announced changes to their names.

Two Lake District walkers rescued in separate incidents after succumbing to heat

Two walkers were rescued from Lake District fells after getting into difficulties in the extremely hot weather.

Rescuers call in helicopter to airlift 'well above average' injured walker from Lakeland fell

Mountain rescuers called for airborne help after struggling to stretcher an injured walker from a Lake District fell.

Mountain biker seriously injured in high-speed Whinlatter Forest crash

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she came off her machine on a Lake District route.

Walkers invited to sign up for charity torchlit ascent of Ben Lomond

Hillwalkers are being invited to dig out their torches and pull on their boots for a fundraiser on Scotland’s most southerly munro.

Nevis team will dig to uncover mysteries of Dun Deardail vitrified Iron Age fort

Archaeologists will begin probing an Iron Age fortress within sight of Britain’s highest mountain next week.

Loch Venachar campers receive police warning for felling tree for firewood

A group of campers was given an official police warning after officers discovered they had chopped down a lochside tree for their fire.

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after injuring ankle on Hay Stacks

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after slipping and injuring herself. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly after...

Disabled teen Natasha Lambert summits Cairn Gorm in Sea and Summit challenge

A young disabled woman completed the ascent of the UK’s sixth highest mountain to raise awareness of her charity.

Lomond national park bosses launch anti-litter Respect Your Park campaign

Scotland’s first national park has launched a campaign to clamp down on littering and to educate visitors to care for the area.

Mountain expert urges caution for Highland Pokémon hunters

A mountain expert has warned gamers to beware if they go hunting virtual creatures in the Scottish Highlands.

John Muir Trust welcomes scaling back of cross-border power line plans

Campaigners have welcomed the scaling down of plans to build a chain of electricity pylons from western Scotland to Cumbria.

Kinder rescuers mourn after chairman Ken Blakeman dies during callout

Mountain rescuers are mourning one of their team members after he collapsed and died while on a callout.

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