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How I cheated death after a fall on an icy Lake District mountainside

Paul Besley broke his skull, leg, ankle and shoulder when he fell while winter walking. Here's how he survived and how you could if the worst happened...

Mountain rescuers bring 40 to safety in blizzard after crash blocks Kirkstone Pass

A coachload of Chinese tourists was among 40 people rescued from a Lake District pass after blizzards brought chaos to the road.

Missing Brecon Beacons teen found after search by more than 40 rescuers

More than 40 mountain rescuers joined a search for a missing teenager in the Brecon Beacons. Five teams took part in the hunt for the 17-year-old i...

Compass brand Brunton reveals top five navigation mistakes made by walkers

Have you ever been navigationally challenged? Even the most experienced hillgoers can occasionally go wrong and find themselves temporarily misplac...

Lake District rescuers urge winter hillgoers to be prepared following two deaths

Mountain rescuers are urging hillgoers to be prepared as they head for the Lake District fells, following the deaths of two people in falls recently.

Experts warn Snowdon walkers: be prepared for winter conditions

Mountaineering experts are urging anyone heading for Wales’s highest mountain to be prepared. Snowdon was whipped by 100mph winds recently and al...

Teen rescued from Snowdon ridge in 90mph winds 'very lucky to be alive'

A teenager is ‘very lucky’ to be alive after he was rescued from Wales’s highest mountain in winter conditions and winds gusting to more than 90mph.

Terry Abraham's Scafell Pike film set for BBC screening

A film chronicling a year in the life of England’s highest mountain will be shown on national television.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Pull on your boots and hit the trail to celebrate the Pennine Way's 50th anniversary

The UK’s oldest national trail hits its 50th birthday this year, and tourism bosses are urging walkers to celebrate the anniversary by pulling on their boots and visiting the route.

On test: headtorches

A headtorch is an essential piece of kit for anyone heading for the hills. We put nine different models to the test...

Kinder trespass gathering looks to Scots-style right to roam as election looms

Campaigners gathering to celebrate a historic mass trespass on a Peak District hill will explore how to press for Scottish-style right-to-roam laws.

Bushology teen Zeki Basan wins first Scottish youth mountain culture award

A teenager who combines bushcraft and naturalism has gained the inaugural Scottish Youth Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture.

Two winter climbers injured in separate falls on Helvellyn range

Two winter climbers were injured in separate incidents on the Helvellyn range. Rescuers were called out first to aid a 21-year-old student from Lan...

Helvellyn walker dies of injuries after 1,000ft fall

A walker has died after falling from England’s third-highest mountain. A rescue team spokesperson said the injured man died of his injuries overn...

Film-maker Terry Abraham will deliver Wainwright memorial lecture

A film-maker who is currently the toast of the outdoor world will deliver a memorial lecture for the Wainwright Society.

Talks by Sandy Irvine's great-niece will raise cash for Mountain Trust

A relation of a tragic adventurer at the centre of a mountaineering mystery will entertain outdoor fans with a series of talks.

John Muir Trust says Crossburns windfarm would blight Rob Roy Way

A conservation charity says a planned windfarm in the Perthshire Highlands would blight one of Scotland’s long-distance trails.


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