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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.

Is using your GPS gadget on the mountains a threat to your life?

Could your incredibly accurate little GPS receiver be a threat to your life? That’s a question posed by a mountain expert who said the increasing...

Lakeland fell Cat Bells lit up during event raising £11,000 for Nepal earthquake victims

An event that lit up one of the Lake District’s most popular fells raised more than £11,000 to help victims of last year’s Nepal earthquakes.

Second rescue on Blàbheinn as solo walker gets lost on Skye peak

Coastguard rescuers were called out to a Hebridean peak for the second time in a week after a walker got into difficulties.

Happy birthday to the trig pillar, 80 years old today

A familiar friend to hillgoers is celebrating an 80th birthday today. Ordnance Survey’s first triangulation pillar went into use on 18 April 1936...

Review: The Cateran Trail by Jacquetta Megarry

This handy guidebook provides pretty much all the detail you need to undertake this five-day walking trail through Perthshire and Angus.

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.

Lost sunburnt Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers had no water or food

Two walkers who set off on a 24-mile challenge walk with no food, drink, map or compass were found after getting lost on the route.

Climber Leo Houlding returns to Greenland for 1,000-mile kiting venture

A renowned British climber has returned to the Arctic wilderness of Greenland – to try his hand at snowkiting.

New Ullswater Way opens, offering 20-mile walking circuit of lake

A new walking route has opened in a corner of the Lake District hit hard by last year’s floods. The Ullswater Way offers a waymarked circular pat...

Snowdonia bosses consult experts over spelling change for Cadair Idris

National park bosses are in a quandary over what to call one the area’s best known mountains. Snowdonia National Park Authority is to seek advice...

New free grough map will use crowdsourced updates to help outdoor fans find their way

Today, we’re announcing a new mapping project we hope will revolutionise the way people enjoy their trips into the British countryside.

Here's a great half-price offer on grough route to mark our 10th birthday!

Grough is 10 years old! Our domain name was first registered in April 2006 and shortly after this we started posting stories and features on our on...

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