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Open Spaces Society celebrates 150 years of access 'battle honours'

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has produced a list of more than 100 ‘battle honours’ as it prepares to mark its 150th anniversary.

Peak mountain bikers accuse council as Rushup Edge row continues

A mountain bikers’ group has accused a county council of misrepresenting its views over a controversial bridleway in the Peak District.

Pull on your boots and head for Asturias, Spain's walkers' green paradise

Asturias in northern Spain is a far cry from the crowded resort beaches, with soaring mountains and peaceful coastal walks.

North York Moors planners approve plans for world's biggest potash mine

Campaigners said they may challenge the decision to allow the world’s biggest potash mine to be set up in an English national park.

Helvellyn walker dies after fall from Striding Edge, despite son's efforts to revive him

A man has died after falling from England’s third highest mountain. The walker was on Helvellyn with his son when he fell from Striding Edge on S...

On test: daysacks

We've been out on the hills in this mammoth test with 17 packs big enough to take your gear for a day's walking, to see how they compare.

Climbers will return to Ben Nevis's North Face for second scientific survey

A team of climbers and scientists is hoping for better weather as it plans its second survey on the cliffs of Britain’s highest mountain.

Mountain council seeks high-minded writers for annual competition

High-minded writers are being urged to enter a long-running literary competition. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland is seeking the best writin...

Climbers and raptor group work together to help protect eagles and falcons

Climbers and conservationists have agreed to work together to safeguard Scotland’s birds of prey from accidental disturbance.

On test: walking shorts

We put 13 pairs of shorts to the test to help you make your choice of summer legwear...

Roseberry Topping sunset photographer rescued after breaking ankle

A walker had to be rescued from a Cleveland hill when she injured herself after taking photographs of the sunset.

Ramblers welcome Appeal Court ruling that could open up 1,000 'lost' paths

Up to 1,000 lost paths and bridleways could be reinstated after the Court of Appeal upheld a case based on a law passed more than 200 years ago.

Dragon's Back Race field sets off for five days of hard running down Wales's spine

A group of hardy runners set out this morning at the start of one of the country’s toughest endurance races.

England's top landscapes equal Birmingham for econonmic worth

England’s top landscapes contribute as much to the economy as the city of Birmingham, a report has revealed.

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team put out of action as thieves damage three vehicles

A mountain rescue team has been put out of action after thieves damaged three of its vehicles. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, one of the busiest i...

Rescuers aid teen who fell into Aira Force beck during visit by group of 100

Mountain rescuers have thanked two passers-by who came to the aid of a teenager who fell into a Lake District beck.

RAF crews and mountain rescuers mark end of service with meal on top of Tryfan

Members of a Snowdonia mountain rescue team shared a formal dinner with RAF colleagues – on top of a 3,000ft peak.

Thousands of teens prepare for weekend's Ten Tors Challenge on Dartmoor

Thousands of young people are gearing up for the annual test of endurance and navigation across Dartmoor.


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