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Paralysed Jack Morgan will attempt Pen-y-ghent ascent to raise cash for rescue team

A man who was paralysed from the chest down in an accident in Assynt has set himself an uphill task to raise cash for his local rescue team.

Seriously injured Lakeland walker rescued after cries for help heard

A man was airlifted to hospital after being knocked unconscious when he fell up to 100ft from a Lake District fell.

Aberglaslyn rescue team leader finds body of his son Josh Llwyd-Hopcroft after search

The leader of a mountain rescue team discovered his own son’s body following a search by his colleagues when the young man was reported missing.

On test: Keen Wanderer WP boot reviewed

How comfortable is Keen's newest product from its European factory, a boot that aims to feel more like a shoe?.

Three rescues in one afternoon for Brecon rescuers as winter catches out walkers

Mountain rescuers were involved in three separate incidents in one afternoon where walkers got caught out by icy conditions on south Wales’s highest mountain.

Shots of Sallows and Derwent Water win Wainwright Society photography prizes

A frosty shot of a Lakeland summit has scooped top prize in a competition run by devotees of the late author Alfred Wainwright.

Surf brand Reef heads into outdoors territory with new Rover XT sandals and shoes

Think 'outside' rather than outdoors, says this surf brand as it aims at walkers on coast and in forest.

Border Ridge refuge hut 'saved hypothermic walker's life' say rescuers

Rescuers said the existence of a mountain refuge hut probably saved the life of a walker on the Border Ridge.

Outdoor groups' dismay as Scots minister approves more Lomond camping bans

Mountaineers’ and walkers’ organisations have reacted with dismay at the Scottish Government’s approval of a camping ban in parts of a national park.

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

Longest new stretch of new England Coast Path opens in Somerset

The longest new section of the England Coast Path officially opened to the public today. Natural England’s chairman Andrew Sells marked the openi...

Outdoor fans urged to help BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding path scheme

Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to help crowdfund repairs to some of England and Wales’s most used upland paths.

Ogwen rescuers fail to find 'Hounds of Llewelyn' after blood trail spotted

Rescuers in Snowdonia were called out to investigate a mystery trail of blood on a mountain. Two walkers on Carnedd Llewelyn made the discovery on ...

On test: midlayers reviewed

We tested and reviewed 10 midlayer tops to see how well they performed at keeping you warm and comfortable on the hill.

Photographer Ian Cameron snaps up Scottish landscape prize with 'ancient Pentax'

A photographer who eschews modern digital equipment has snapped up first prize in a landscape competition.

National park bosses plead with walkers to stop building cairns

National park wardens are pleading with walkers to stop making cairns on the mountains. Snowdonia staff say footpaths and the fragile upland enviro...

On test: winter waterproof jackets reviewed

Ten waterproof jackets with a variety of different systems designed to keep you dry on the hill. Which works best?...

Take a torch, map and compass, say rescuers after Dartmoor walker gets lost

Rescuers pleaded with walkers to take the correct gear with them when they head for the Dartmoor hills.


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