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Friends of Blencathra 'will continue' as earl says mountain is no longer for sale

A community group said it is still actively pursuing the purchase of a Lake District mountain, despite its owner saying it is no longer for sale.

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.

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.

Stuck Peak District couple send selfie to guide rescuers to them

A couple stuck on steep ground at a Peak District beauty spot guided rescuers by sending them a selfie showing their position.

Review: Life of a Mountain: Blencathra by Terry Abraham

Independent film-maker Terry Abraham's second movie in a Lake District trilogy is a visually stunning portrait of 'the people's mountain'.

Extra time for Mend our Mountains scheme as appeal extended by a week

A crowdfunding appeal to help repair mountain footpaths has gone into extra time. The British Mountaineering Council’s Mend our Mountains campaig...

Thousands of youngsters prepare to tackle Ten Tors challenge this weekend

Thousands of young people will take part in the annual Ten Tors challenge across Dartmoor this weekend.

Outdoor fans urged to don 'toorie' hats for Lomond Tom Weir event

Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to congregate in a national park this weekend to commemorate one of Scotland’s best loved mountain men.

Walker, 80, airlifted from Tryfan after fall from scrambling route

A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering cuts to the head in a fall. The 80-year-old was scrambling near the summit of Tryfan ...

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.

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook will open 'unique' Welcome Way linking three towns

An access champion will officially open a unique long-distance walking route at the weekend. Kate Ashbrook will walk part of the Welcome Way from t...

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...

Tweed rescue team uses defibrillator for first time to save mountain biker's life

Rescuers used a defibrillator acquired by their team to help save the life of a mountain biker suffering a heart attack.

Lakeland Dunmail Raise road set to re-open tomorrow, three weeks early

The main road through an English national park will open tomorrow, five months after severe floods washed part of it away.

On test: walking trousers reviewed

Ten pairs of walking trousers put to the test for comfort and performance...

New Lake District walkers' and cyclists' track opens at Dunmail Raise

A new track for cyclists and walkers was officially opened, linking the North and South of the Lake District.

Trailrunner and mountain biker Andy Brown takes up post with distributer Rosker

A keen trailrunner and mountain biker who grew up with a passion for hillwalking and rock-climbing has been appointed to a new post with a major outdoors distributer.

Review: Rock Queen by Catherine Destivelle

English readers can now learn what led this outstanding alpinist to pursue a climbing career in a new translation of her French autobiography.


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