Search results

Campaigner Kate warns Welsh footpath plans could spread to England

A leading campaigner said she fears for the future of Welsh footpaths if Government proposals go ahead.

Pendle Hill, home of witches, among 13 sites given share of £31m lottery pot

A Lancashire hill shrouded in bewitching history is among 13 landscapes to benefit from lottery grants announced on Halloween.

Summer's over, so pack a torch, Snowdonia mountain experts warn walkers

Mountain experts are warning hillgoers to be prepared so they don’t get caught out in the dark. Rescue teams in Snowdonia face an increase in cal...

Pennine walkers urged to help log lifesaving sphagnum moss bogs

Scientists are asking outdoor enthusiasts to help them log an important lifesaving moorland plant. Sphagnum moss helped save lives during both Worl...

Review: Fife Coastal Path by Sandra Bardwell and Jacquetta Megarry

This comprehensive little book will guide walkers undertaking the route around the ancient kingdom of Fife.

Outdoor fans will need map and compass during Highland GPS jamming

Outdoor enthusiasts in the North-West of Scotland are being warned they will not be able to rely on GPS devices for two weeks this month.

Review: The Walker’s Handbook by Hugh Westacott

A comprehensive handbook on all aspects of walking, brought up-to-date in this recent edition...

Rescuers' warning to woodland walkers after pair get lost in Brechfa Forest

Rescuers have urged walkers to take care when going for trips in dense woodland after a couple got lost in a south Wales forest.

'Bleary-eyed' Llanberis rescue team has busiest month on record

Britain’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team has just clocked up its busiest ever month. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, whose area includes ...

Avon rescuers' high-tech vehicle enters service after fundraising effort

A rescue team’s new high-tech vehicle has gone into service after a major fundraising effort. Avon & Somerset Search and Rescue’s incident cont...

Adam Perry and Kim Collison take top honours in Original Mountain Marathon

A thunderstorm greeted competitors at the start of the Original Mountain Marathon in the Scottish Borders.

'We have only 10 years to save lost paths' says access expert Phil Wadey

An access expert has warned the clock is ticking for thousands of public highways. Phil Wadey, vice-chairman of the Open Spaces Society, warned the...

Meet Fraser the Rucksack, a new pack from Lakeland brand Millican

A new pack using Bionic Cotton has been unveiled by Lake District brand Millican, inspired by a man who lived in a Borrowdale cave.

Chesterfield police seek owner of rucksack and outdoor gear found in field

Police are appealing for the owner of a rucksack and outdoor gear that were found in a field to come forward.

Plea to charities after eight Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued in dark

A rescue team has urged charity challenge organisers to take greater care of those taking part, after a group of eight walkers had to be brought to safety.

Peak District exercise will test firefighters' and rangers' wildfire response

Firefighters and national park staff will take part in a major practice exercise in the Peak District.

One up, one down, as hill sleuths promote one munro top and demote another

The hill sleuths have been in the Highlands, to discover a four-inch deficit means one munro top gets deleted from the lists while another is promoted.

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

Pages

<< < > >>

Your account


 

Follow our updates


 

Pages

<< < > >>