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Source-to-sea adventurer Rod Wellington is Aquapac's outdoor champion

A man who has set himself a 15-year challenge to travel each of the seven continents’ longest river systems has received backing from an outdoor brand.

Litter-picking boss urges Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers to keep hills clean

An outdoors events organiser is urging walkers in the Yorkshire Dales to do their bit and pick up litter.

Fifty years on, Berghaus celebrates with HQ revamp and Extrem range relaunch

One of the UK's top outdoor brands is preparing for its golden anniversary with a major revamp of its headquarters and a new top-performing range.

Patterdale team in action as Glenridding floods for second time in four days

A Lake District mountain rescue team was called out overnight to help residents in a nearby village which flooded for the second time four days.

Brontë Falls walker airlifted from moors after breaking leg

A walker was airlifted from a Yorkshire beauty spot after he suffered a suspected broken leg. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out a...

National Trust and Ramblers welcome Rory Stewart's Coast Path 2020 pledge

Two major charities have welcomed the news that England’s coastal path is on course for completion in five years’ time.

Winter's here; time to up your gear, says mountaineering expert

What’s in your rucksack? That’s the question mountain experts are asking hillgoers in Scotland with the onset of the main winter season. The Mo...

Climber Tom Ballard joins Montane's sponsored athletes

An upcoming climber who achieved a remarkable Alpine round has joined outdoor brand Montane’s team of sponsored athletes.

Free talks by mountain expert Heather Morning aim to boost winter safety

A mountain expert and rescue team member is offering a personal insight into winter safety with a series of talks.

Lake District car park charges waived as flood appeal fund tops £3 million

Charges at five car parks across the Lake District are being waived until after the New Year, to help attract visitors back to the area.

Stick a Stanage sticker in your climber's stocking for a warm festive glow

Stuck for a stocking filler for your favourite cragrat? How about a Stick up for Stanage sticker that will give them a year’s free parking at one...

Mountain Day marked with release of Google Street View images of Snowdon

Armchair mountaineers can now make the journey to the top of Wales’s highest peak from the comfort and warmth of their homes.

'Closest I came to dying': climber Leo Houlding was booked on Flight MH17

A climber who has posted several notable firsts and Base jumped from the top of a 2,000m peak has revealed the closest he feels he came to death.

Rescuers warn walkers heading to Lakeland hills as floods and 100mph winds loom

Rescuers have warned walkers to think carefully before heading for the Lake District hills this weekend.

Check the reports before heading for the hills, Lake District experts plead

National park bosses are urging walkers and mountaineers to check a dedicated weather service before heading for the hills.

Minister Rory Stewart pledges England Coast Path cash is safe

A Westminster environment minister has pledged that cash for the England Coast Path is safe. Rory Stewart, parliamentary under-secretary at the Dep...

Friends of Lake District welcome refusal of plans to double size of wind turbines

Campaigners have welcomed planners’ decision to turn down an application to replace turbines at an existing windfarm with ones more than twice the height.

Mountaineering council unveils paths and litter campaign at Kendal festival

The body that represents hillwalkers, climbers and mountaineers south of the border revealed it will launch a major campaign next year to help Britain’s upland paths.


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