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Snowdon walker airlifted after being injured in avalanche

A walker was airlifted to hospital after being caught in an avalanche on Wales’s highest mountain. The man was struck by the avalanche on the Pyg...

Campaigner says new law won't allow landowners to bar walkers

A leading campaigner on access and rights of way has described press reports of impending challenges to rights of way as misleading and muddled.

New chair of Government outdoors body Natural England 'blocked footpath'

The man charged with promoting access to the countryside in England stands accused of unblocking a right of way on his farm only being grilled by MPs about footpaths on his land.

Ramblers reveal 100,000 path problems as cuts stop public walking

Cuts in funding for England’s local authorities are stopping people going for a walk, the Ramblers warned.

Fix the Fells repair for Yewbarrow path thanks to £7,000 Friends grant

A badly eroded path up a prominent Lakeland fell has been repaired thanks to a grant from a conservation charity.

Comment: council takes wrong approach to Peak District rights of way

A local authority calls its Peak District rights of way work 'improvements'. An avid mountain biker begs to differ...

Pen-y-ghent from Foxup

For anyone fancying a longer walk up Pen-y-ghent, this 10-mile stroll from the end of Littondale provides a different approach to one of Yorkshire's Three Peaks.

Updated brasher Hillwalker II GTX boots revealed

brasher's value leather boot gets an update for 2013...

On test: Mammut T Aenergy GTX boots

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

Ramblers: Deregulation Bill will help save England's lost paths

Britain’s largest walkers’ charity says new legislation may help save historic rights of way from oblivion.

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

Champion award for Open Spaces Caerphilly campaigner Maggie Thomas

A keen walker and access campaigner has won an award for her work defending paths and open spaces. Maggie Thomas, Caerphilly local correspondent fo...

Shouts for help prompt Tryfan rescuers' callout

Mountain rescuers were called out twice to a Snowdonia mountain after climbers and scramblers got into difficulties.

Praise for 200 volunteers who joined Borrowdale fell care day

Organisers have praised more than 200 volunteers who helped repair paths, picked rubbish and repaired drystone walls in the Lake District.

Bottled vole among rubbish found in Real Three Peaks mountain clean-up

Oddball discoveries on Britain’s honeypot high mountains have included an octopus, a piano and the infamous maroon Vauxhall Frontera on Snowdon’s summit.

Walker Brian Couzins completes seven-year Peak District marathon

A determined rambler braved swarms of bees and animal traps to walk into the record books and complete an epic seven-year journey in the Peak District.

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...

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers give thumbs-up to diverted route

Walkers tackling the arduous Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge have given the thumbs-up to a new section of the route.


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