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Scores of 'high-risk' hillgoers get winter-skills training in student scheme

Scores of high-risk hillgoers have received practical winter mountain training to increase their safety.

'Take a torch' plea by rescuers after walkers get lost on Scafell Pike

Rescuers reminded walkers to pack a torch when they head for the hills, after two walkers were led to safety after getting lost on the slopes of England’s highest mountain.

Injured Lakeland paraglider Dave Tighe meets rescuers who saved his life

A man who cheated death when he crashed into a Lake District fell while paragliding returned to Cumbria to meet his rescuers.

Arran footpath team praised for work during stormy winter on Skye route

A charity has praised contractors who have continued working through Atlantic storms to complete repairs to a footpath on a Scottish island.

On test: midlayers reviewed

We tested and reviewed 10 midlayer tops to see how well they performed at keeping you warm and comfortable on the hill.

Air ambulance crew battles Arctic weather to airlift injured Bow Fell walker

The crew of an air ambulance battled Arctic conditions to airlift an injured walker from a Lake District mountain.

Anatomy of a sock: Wigwam provides four reasons to choose its new Trailhead Pro

Sock brand Wigwam has deconstructed its new Trailhead Pro model to provide four good reasons why you should choose its technical footwear over a standard pair of socks.

Tragedy and comedy as Cockermouth rescuers clock up second-busiest year

A Lake District mountain rescue team had its second-busiest on record in 2015, with 76 callouts recorded in the year.

Campaigners celebrate as Worthing downs granted open access status

Campaigners have won a six-year battle for access to downland in a national park. Members of the Worthing Downlanders are celebrating after the are...

Rising climbing star Molly Thompson-Smith urges women to try the sport

A rising young star of the climbing world is urging other women to try the sport. Berghaus-sponsored athlete Molly Thompson-Smith chose Internation...

On test: Keen Wanderer WP boot reviewed

How comfortable is Keen's newest product from its European factory, a boot that aims to feel more like a shoe?.

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after breaking leg on Lingmoor Fell

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after breaking his leg in a fall. The 57-year-old Kendal man was walking on Lingmoor Fell today, S...

Families of Ben Nevis climbers Rachel Slater and Tim Newton 'still hopeful'

The families of two climbers missing on Ben Nevis said they are still hopeful the couple will be found.

Police renew appeal after 'fantastic' response over missing Ben Nevis climbers

Police have thanked members of the public for their ‘fantastic’ response to appeals for information on missing Ben Nevis climbers Rachel Slater and Tim Newton.

Falke's new invisible socks set to appear in shops this spring

The German brand has applied its technical know-how to the growing trend of invisible socks for low-cut footwear.

Mountain guides' plea to walkers to light up Cat Bells to raise Nepal earthquake cash

A group of mountain guides plans to light up a Lake District fell to raise cash for Nepal earthquake victims.

Actor Brian Blessed backs Peak District fundraising Walk in the Park event

A larger-than-life television personality and adventurer has thrown his weight behind a scheme to help care for trails in a national park.

On test: winter waterproof jackets reviewed

Ten waterproof jackets with a variety of different systems designed to keep you dry on the hill. Which works best?...


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