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Walkers could gain access to Cumbria and North Yorkshire commons

Campaigners say walkers will have the chance to open up previously closed stretches of land. The Open Spaces Society is urging outdoor enthusiasts ...

Coastguards stage sponsored walk as Norfolk strech of Coast Path opens

A new section of the England Coast Path opened today. Coastguards undertook a sponsored walk to celebrate new access rights along 41km (25 miles) o...

Santa's little help: our guide to Christmas stocking fillers for the outdoors fan

Looking for a gift for the outdoors enthusiast in your life? Look no further...

Helvellyn felltop assessor Graham Uney prepares to start 'dream job'

An outdoors instructor is about to start what many view as a dream job – one that involves climbing the equivalent height of Everest in a week.

Footpath group praised as Kate Ashbrook urges members to register greens

A leading campaigner praised members of a 120-year-old footpath group which, she said, is the hammer of the North.

On test: softshell jackets

A softshell jacket will breathe much better than a conventional waterproof when heading up the hill, and most will cope with a shower or two.

Berghaus appoints Elaine Gardiner to oversee corporate sustainability

A new face has joined outdoor brand Berghaus to help boost its corporate sustainability. The Sunderland-based outfit said Elaine Gardiner will help...

Steall Gorge route reopens after John Muir Trust carries out path repairs

A path in Glen Nevis has reopened after emergency repairs following a landslip. The footpath in the Steall Gorge was closed by owners John Muir Tru...

Loch Lomond national park boss Fiona Logan steps down

The boss of a Scottish national park has announced she is stepping down. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs chief executive Fiona Logan is leaving the a...

Council agrees to look at protestors' views after Rushup Edge meeting

Outdoor enthusiasts have won a battle to have their views heard over the controversial resurfacing of a Peak District bridleway.

Patterdale team's plea to motorists as drivers rescued from Kirkstone Pass

Mountain rescuers pleaded with motorists to drive within their capabilities after they were called out to help the occupants of two vehicles stuck in snow on a high Lake District pass.

Nick Clegg confirms £5m boost will see Coast Path finished by 2020

The Deputy Prime Minister has confirmed plans to speed up the setting up of the coastal path around the whole of England.

'Investigation may be needed' after man airlifted in 33rd Tryfan rescue

A mountain rescuer said there may need to be an investigation into why so many incidents happen on a Snowdonia mountain.

Council halts work on Chapel Gate as mountain bikers secure meeting

Mountain bikers outraged at what they see as the taming of a classic Peak District route have managed to halt work on the track.

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers raise cash to maintain paths they used

Workers who completed a challenge walk raised cash to help maintain the route they used. Staff from Cottages4you and Hoseasons successfully walked ...

Two injured runners airlifted to hospital during Ullswater event

Two adventure runners were airlifted to hospital after injuring themselves on the event near Ullswater.

Group finds injured Dales walker after two-hour wait in phone dead-zone

An injured walker on the Pennine Way was discovered by fellow hikers after sitting on the fell for two hours.

Lake District winter fell-top assessor job up for grabs

As jobs go, it has to be one the country’s most bizarre. Each week’s work involves ascending almost the height of Everest, and braving snow, ra...

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