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Praise for Yorkshire Dales young rangers who repaired Malham Cove path

National park staff have praised a group of youngsters who helped repair a footpath and make it easier for wheelchair users and families to access a popular beauty spot.

Alan Hinkes urges outdoors fans to join Borrowdale fell care day

A record-breaking mountaineer has thrown his weight behind a volunteering day in the Lake District. Alan Hinkes, the only Briton to have climbed al...

Twistleton climber airlifted after breaking wrist in fall

A climber was airlifted after falling from a Yorkshire Dales crag and breaking his wrist. The 25-year-old was on the Handjam Crack route on Twistle...

Rescuers free Malham Cove walker wedged in limestone pavement

A walker had to be rescued after slipping and becoming wedged in a rock fissure in the Yorkshire Dales.

Mountaineers in a flap as Natural England bans all climbing at Ravensdale

The body representing mountaineers in England and Wales is at loggerheads with the Government’s official outdoors advisory body over a blanket climbing ban.

New free pack details Orton and Tebay walking and cycling routes

Many walkers will have a fleeting acquaintance of Orton in Cumbria. The village is on the route of Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk, and feels mo...

On test: brasher Hillmaster II GTX boots

We put the traditional British-designed brasher Hillmaster II GTX boots to the test in some traditional British weather.

New section of Yorkshire Three Peaks path now open

A new section of a challenge route has been opened, with the promise of keeping walkers’ feet drier.

Top climber Ondra and night mountain race on offer in Sicilian festival

Leading international rockclimber Adam Ondra will make an appearance at a climbing festival dubbed ‘down-to-earth and friendly’ by one of its main sponsors.

North Pennines Walking Festival opens with Wainwright theme

A walking festival kicks off this weekend in the northern reaches of the Pennines, with a Wainwright theme linked to his first ever long-distance walk.

On test: Mammut T Aenergy GTX boots

Good performance from lightweight boots with a sole based on a scaly anteater!...

Mountain bike boss says council's Wigley Lane surfacing is 'vandalism'

A mountain bike company boss has described resurfacing work done on a popular cycling route as ‘vandalism’.

Climber breaks thigh in 60ft fall from sea cliffs at Daddyhole Cove

A climber was rescued from a sea cliff after falling more than 60ft and breaking his thigh when his equipment failed to arrest a fall.

Hypothermic caver rescued from Gaping Gill in Yorkshire Dales

A caver was rescued from the Yorkshire Dales’ biggest pothole after spending up to three hours hanging on a rope.

Two injured walkers rescued in separate Yorkshire Dales incidents

A rescue team was called to two incidents involving injured walkers in the Yorkshire Dales. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was alerted ...

Forestry Commission: no need to close affected dieback woodland to walkers

Britain’s forestry experts say there is no need to close woodland to walkers and outdoor enthusiasts following outbreaks of the deadly ash dieback fungus.

Wash your boots and bike wheels to avoid ash dieback say Dales bosses

Outdoor enthusiasts visiting a national park are being urged to wash their boots and bike wheels after passing through woodland.

Injured walker stretchered from Cumbrian fell

A walker was stretchered from a Cumbrian fell today after injuring his leg. The man was walking alone on Farleton Knott in the South of the county ...


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