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Ex-head chef Peter MacFarlane takes over as head of Nevis Range ski resort

A former head chef will head up a Highland ski and outdoor centre. Peter MacFarlane has been appointed managing director of Nevis Range in Lochaber...

Rescuers' warning to woodland walkers after pair get lost in Brechfa Forest

Rescuers have urged walkers to take care when going for trips in dense woodland after a couple got lost in a south Wales forest.

Lakeland campaingers urge public to say no to plans for 15 miles of pylons

Campaigners say the beauty of a national park is threatened by plans to build a power line with pylons as high as Nelson’s Column.

Two walkers rescued from Scafell Pike range after spending night on fell

Two walkers were rescued from the Lakeland fells after getting caught out in the dark. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team members were joined by colleagu...

Tryfan walker Stephen Longfellow 'fell some distance' to his death

Rescuers have revealed how they found the body of an experienced walker who had fallen on a Snowdonia mountain.

Appeal to help find missing Snowdonia walker Stephen Longfellow

Police are appealing for information about a walker who has gone missing in Snowdonia. Stephen Dennis Longfellow was last seen five days ago and hi...

'Bleary-eyed' Llanberis rescue team has busiest month on record

Britain’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team has just clocked up its busiest ever month. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, whose area includes ...

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

British Film Institute unearths 1911 footage of Ben Nevis Model T Ford stunt

Britain’s official film charity has unearthed footage of the remarkable journey of a vintage car down the UK’s highest mountain.

Pack a torch, say rescuers, after Cross Fell walker gets lost in dark

Rescuers have reminded outdoor enthusiasts they need to remember daylight hours are shortening, after a walker had to be helped from the highest hill in the Pennines.

Rain and gales lash runners in first Lakes Sky Ultra race

Organisers of a gruelling Lakeland mountain race were forced to divert runners from the most difficult section of the route after high winds and heavy rain lashed the fells.

One up, one down, as hill sleuths promote one munro top and demote another

The hill sleuths have been in the Highlands, to discover a four-inch deficit means one munro top gets deleted from the lists while another is promoted.

Unique Dales Way bridge will close for 10 days to allow repairs

Walkers in the Yorkshire Dales are being warned a river crossing on the Dales Way will be closed for repairs.

Climber Mick Fowler will attempt first ascent on mystery Himalayan peak

An award-winning pair of British climbers will attempt a first ascent on a mystery Himalayan mountain.

Safety warning follows rescue of walkers who strayed from Wastwater Screes

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Lake District fell. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Tuesday to a r...

Rab unviels Alpine-inspired Ascent collection for 2016

From sleeping bags to baselayers, shell jackets to climbing pants, Rab's 2016 range draws on Alpine inspiration.

Five bank holiday weekend rescues keep Keswick team busy

A Lake District rescue team was kept busy over the bank holiday weekend with five callouts to walkers and mountain bikers.

Elderly pair rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge on Blencathra

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on a notorious Lake District ridge. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 2.35pm on Sunday...


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