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Hill sleuths celebrate 'birthday' with news of three new hill classifications

There were winners and losers in the nuttalls stakes as a pair of dedicated hill measurers marked their outfit's tenth birthday with scrutiny of three English peaks.

Hill sleuths' journey into mist reveals Cnoc Coinnich measures up to corbett status

Two men with a mission to find the exact height of a mountain in the southern Highlands climb into the clouds and add a new corbett to the list.

Climber Tom Ballard joins Montane's sponsored athletes

An upcoming climber who achieved a remarkable Alpine round has joined outdoor brand Montane’s team of sponsored athletes.

Aira Force walker rescued after injuring leg

A walker was rescued after suffering a leg injury when she slipped at a Lake District beauty spot. The 48-year-old was at Aira Force today when the...

Peers and campaigners call on Lake District bosses to halt Stickle Tarn sell-off

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has joined the chorus of condemnation of national park bosses’ plans to sell off chunks of the Lake District.

Hill sleuths attempt to get to bottom of confusion on Snowdon's height

A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.

Pat Littlejohn and Mick Fowler appointed Mountaineering Council patrons

Two climbing veterans have been appointed patrons of the British Mountaineering Council. Pat Littlejohn and Mick Fowler join a select group that in...

Second rescue for Patterdale team as Aira Force walker carried from site

A rescue team called to help a man injured at a Lake District beauty spot had to deal with a second casualty who fell a short time later.

Lake District walker rescued after injury at Aira Force beauty spot

A walker was rescued after injuring himself at a Lakeland beauty spot. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 11.20am today after ambula...

Lakeland walker rescued after breaking ankle in slip at Aira Force

A walker was rescued after slipping and breaking her ankle at a Lake District beauty spot. The 54-year-old injured herself at Aira Force on Sunday...

Britain's highest mountain Ben Nevis gains a metre in height

The United Kingdom’s highest mountain just grew by a few inches. But a sudden tectonic upsurge hasn’t hit the Highlands of Scotland; rather, Be...

Mountain rescuers called out after man gets stuck under Aira Force bridge

A rescue team was called out to aid a man who had got stuck at a Lake District beauty spot. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 11.55...

Rescuers aid teen who fell into Aira Force beck during visit by group of 100

Mountain rescuers have thanked two passers-by who came to the aid of a teenager who fell into a Lake District beck.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Aira Force walker rescued after breaking ankle in fall

A walker was rescued after breaking her ankle in a fall at a Lake District beauty spot. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.30p...

Walker airlifted from Aira Force after injuring himself in fall

A walker was rescued after falling several metres at a Lake District beauty spot. The man fell from the top of a waterfall above Aira Force near Ul...

Bonington to join Parliamentary group for Dales two-peak walk

Everest summiteer Sir Chris Bonington will tackle two of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks in the company of MPs and peers to help boost an outdoors campaign.

Hill sleuths' survey confirms Thack Moor as new 2,000ft mountain

Three amateur surveyors elevate a Cumbrian hill to 2,000ft mountain status...

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