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Family pays tribute to Kevin Ryan, who died in 500ft fall from Priest's Hole cave

The family of the man who fell to his death on a Lake District mountain have revealed details of the incident.

Berghaus wins top award for its refurbished Sunderland headquarters

One of the UK’s best known outdoor brands has received an award for its headquarters refurbishment.

Páramo offers new Ostro fleece and windproof jacket combo for active outdoors users

A new fleece and windproof set, technical jeans and a new gaiter design are among kit revealed by Páramo for next year.

Lost Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers had no map and only one torch

A group of challenge walkers who got lost attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks had only one headtorch between the four of them.

Britain gains a new mountain as new model pushes Calf Top over the mark – by 6mm

Britain has a new mountain. Remodelling by Ordnance Survey has promoted a Yorkshire Dales hill to the mountain lists – b...

Wasdale team's seven 'avoidable' callouts in 12 hours as rain lashes fells

Rescuers have again emphasised the need for hillgoers to be prepared after a team received seven callouts to England’s highest mountain in 12 hours.

Team pleads with public to stay away from parts of Ben Nevis during survey

Climbers, mountaineers and walkers are being asked to avoid areas of Britain’s highest mountain while a survey takes place.

On test: Keela Sherpa jacket reviewed

Even in the height of summer you might need some warmth on those summits. How did the Keela jacket, which uses PrimaLoft insulation, shape up?...

Mountain Leader: 'I felt like Pied Piper' as numerous walkers get lost on Scafell Pike

A Mountain Leader said he felt like the Pied Piper as lost walkers tagged on to his guided group in the dark on England’s highest mountain.

Man falls 500ft to his death as Lakeland walkers head for night at Priest's Hole

A man has died after falling almost 500ft on a Lake District mountain while heading for a cave made popular by a television programme earlier this year.

Walkers warned to stay away from Steall Gorge path as rockfall work starts

Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to stay away from a Highland footpath that was hit by a massive rockfall.

Trust closes Steall footpath and warns rockfall repairs could take weeks

A charity has closed a Highland footpath after a huge rockfall brought large boulders down on to the route.

Forecast gloomy for Mountain Weather Information Service as funding disappears

The forecast is looking gloomy for a weather service that offers specialised reports for Britain’s hillgoers.

Vango unveils new innovations as the brand celebrates 50 years

Vango, probably Britain's best known tent brand, celebrates its 50th birthday this year. We took a trip north of the border for a view of its new gear...

Rescuers urge hillgoers to go prepared as Lakeland teams deal with 'avoidable' callouts

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District are appealing to hillgoers to make the right preparations for their trip on to the fells.

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.

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.

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook: Brexit threat to countryside 'deeply worrying'

A tireless fighter for access rights is worried the exit from the European Union will have serious effects on the great outdoors.


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