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Review: The Pennine Way: the Path, the People, the Journey by Andrew McCloy

Not a guidebook to Britain's first long-distance footpath, more a journal with lots of colourful accounts of people and things you might encounter on the walk.

Wasdale team's seven 'avoidable' callouts in 12 hours as rain lashes fells

Rescuers have again emphasised the need for hillgoers to be prepared after a team received seven callouts to England’s highest mountain in 12 hours.

Rescuers urge hillgoers to go prepared as Lakeland teams deal with 'avoidable' callouts

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District are appealing to hillgoers to make the right preparations for their trip on to the fells.

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...

Police launch murder probe after body is found on Peak District moor

Police have launched a murder investigation after a body was found on a Peak District moor. Derbyshire Constabulary said the 34-year-old from Rothe...

More than 30 Snowdonia rescuers called out after helicopter catches fire on Yr Aran

More than 30 mountain rescue team members were called out after a military helicopter caught fire after a forced landing on a Snowdonia peak.

Longest new stretch of England Coast Path opens to walkers along Yorkshire shore

The longest section of the England Coast Path so far created opened this week. The 68-mile stretch along the north Yorkshire shore from Filey Brigg...

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...

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