Two men caught in separate serious incidents in the Lake District recall their traumas and what happened after the call for mountain rescue.
Shorter daylight hours, dropping temperatures and the arrival of snow on the hills mean one thing: it’s time to gear yourself up for winter.
Kendal Mountain Festival has established itself as one of the premier gatherings of outdoor folk in the country.
A walker had a lucky escape when he fell at a Lake District mountain accident blackspot. Rescuers spent eight hours bringing the man and his compan...
A campaign by an outdoor industry trade body to persuade the British public to take up activities in the countryside will be merged into an online platform run by the official map agency.
Mountain rescuers have teamed up with a major sponsor to create a guide to walking safely on the hills in winter.
A group of intrepid walkers took to a notorious Lake District ridge by night to raise cash for mountain rescue.
Walkers who complete Britain’s oldest national trail can now get a certificate to mark their achievement.
A Highland path that was closed after a huge rock fall left it in a dangerous state will re-open this weekend.
Police are appealing for sightings of a walker whose car was found in the Yorkshire Dales. Kathryn Summersgill was reported missing on Monday and p...
Work to repair Lake District rights of way damaged in floods has been given a £3m boost. The European cash will help fund repairs to routes in the...
A work by British alpinist Simon McCartney was announced winner of a major award at the Kendal Mountain Festival.
A man was seriously injured after falling almost 160ft from a Lake District ridge. More than 40 rescuers battled in bad weather to bring the 44-yea...
Campaigners have welcomed an announcement that planned power lines through the Lake District will be buried underground.
A group of walkers lost on the slopes of England’s highest mountain sparked a major seven-hour night-time search involving four mountain rescue teams.
Hardy racers faced conditions described as a minefield of shoe-swallowing bogs and ankle-turning tussocks in a tough mountain marathon.
Work is about to begin on a badly eroded path on the Peak District’s highest hill after a crowdfunding appeal raised cash for repairs.
A stretch of the Norfolk coast is being opened to walkers for the first time. The latest section of the England Coast Path includes three new miles...