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Campaigner Kate Ashbrook urges public to reignite Kinder Trespassers' zeal

A leading outdoors campaigner said the zeal of the Kinder Scout trespassers must be reignited to protect the countryside from Government attacks on green spaces.

Kirkby Stephen mountain rescuers offer hill skills course to walkers

Mountain rescue experts are offering walkers the chance to learn navigation and hill skills with them.

Bridgedale provides free socks for 450 Lakeland mountain rescuers

Hundreds of volunteer mountain rescuers in the Lake District will get free pairs of socks to celebrate a UK brand’s centenary.

Climber dies in fall from Ben Nevis

A climber has died after falling from a route on Ben Nevis. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was called out today after reports of the incident on the...

Blàbheinn and Crinkle Crags path projects contest £24,000 awards

The John Muir Trust’s plans to repair the path to Blàbheinn on the Isle of Skye have been put forward by outdoor brand Berghaus as one of the nominees in the European Outdoor Conservation Association competition.

Hillwalkers can bid on eBay for chance to join felltop assessor on Helvellyn

Intrepid hillwalkers are being offered the chance to bid for a trip up England’s third-highest mountain in the company of lifesaving experts.

Changes afoot as Mountain Training launches novices' hillwalking courses

New enthusiasts will be offered skills courses in walking the hills from next month, and a new leadership award for lowland countryside will be launched.

Lakeland walker stretchered from Small Water after breaking leg

A walker with a broken leg had to be stretchered from a Lake District fell after bad weather prevented rescue helicopters reaching the scene.

Littlebeck boardwalk eases the way for Wainwright Coast to Coast walkers

Walkers nearing the end of Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk will be able to keep their boots a little drier thanks to work improving the route.

Three stuck cavers rescued in two Yorkshire Dales incidents

Three cavers were rescued in two separate incidents over the weekend. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out about 6.45pm on Sat...

'Feisty' footpath champion Pat Wilson dies, aged 97

A feisty footpath campaigner who asked for a pair of wirecutters as a Christmas present has died aged 97.

Review: The John Muir Way guidebook

This handy guide provides route descriptions and a wealth of facts for the new John Muir Way, a coast-to-coast route in Scotland.

On test: large day rucksacks

Nine packs compared, big enough for an overnight camp or packing that extra winter gear...

Experienced mountain man dies in fall while walking on Carneddau

An experienced mountaineer fell to his death while walking with a group on a Snowdonia mountain. The 62-year-old from Somerset fell 30m (100ft) aft...

Lakeland forest paths will close on Saturday for Malcolm Wilson Rally

Outdoor enthusiasts looking for a peaceful outing in the Lake District are being warned to steer clear of three forests this weekend.

Review: The West Yorkshire Moors by Christopher Goddard

A hand-drawn guidebook for walkers heading for the open access areas of the South Pennines claims to be 'more detailed than Wainwright'.

Rescuers' warnings as 'lucky' Snowdon walker falls 150ft through cornice

A man who fell more than 150 feet from Wales’s highest mountain was very lucky not to have fallen further, rescuers said.

Walkers and climbers warned main Borrowdale road will close for six weeks

One of the main roads used by walkers and mountaineers heading for the Lake District’s central fells will be closed for six weeks for emergency repairs.


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