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'Bring your cowbells' say organisers of gnarly, hardcore Lakes Sky Ultra race

Runners in a new skyrunning event in the Lake District are being promised it will be ‘gnarly, hardcore and awesome’.

Derbyshire County Council is 'shooting itself in foot' over path team cuts plan

Britain’s oldest national conservation body has accused a council of shooting itself in the foot by cutting back on paths budget.

Last training session with RAF Sea Kings for Lakeland mountain rescuers

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District are staging their final training day with the military Sea King search and rescue helicopters of the RAF.

Scafell Pike rescue stretcher box contents found strewn across mountainside

Vital lifesaving equipment was left strewn across the slopes of England’s highest mountain after a mountain rescue stretcher box was emptied.

Walker suffers serious injuries in 60ft Scafell Pike fall

A walker suffered serious injuries when he fell more than 60ft from a route on England’s highest mountain.

Dad rescued after mountain biking fall in Whinlatter Forest

A mountain biker was rescued from a Lake District forest after injuring himself when he came off his machine.

Holme Valley team seeks South Pennines walkers for Rescue Ramble

A mountain rescue team is searching for walkers willing to hit the hills to help it fund its activities.

Free audio files will guide walkers in Peak District and South Pennines

Walkers heading out to the Peak District and South Pennines can now take their own personal guide. Four audio trails can be downloaded to provide a...

Second Ben Nevis walker dies in fall from Carn Mòr Dearg Arête

A second walker has died after falling from a ridge on Britain’s highest mountain. The man, in his 50s and from the Aboyne area, was with two oth...

Curlew's Rescue brew will boost Northumberland rescuers funds in 50th year

Outdoor enthusiasts will be able to raise a glass of a special brew to celebrate the golden anniversary of a mountain rescue team.

Five shortlisted for annual Boardman Tasker mountain literature prize

Five books have been shortlisted for an international mountain literature award. Judges for the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature whitt...

Yorkshire Three Peaks walker rescued after slip leads to ankle injury

A walker tackling a challenge route was rescued after injuring herself when she slipped. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out ...

Walkers set to record Google Street View images of Cleveland Way

Walkers will pound a national trail to bring armchair outdoors fans a view of the countryside. A team will traverse the Cleveland Way, equipped wit...

Labrador Archie survives 150ft fall from Sharp Edge with only minor cuts

A dog escaped serious injury after falling 150ft (46m) from a Lake District ridge. Rescuers said the black labrador, Archie, had a lucky escape whe...

More hills in this year's online guide for hillwalking during deer-stalking season

Scotland’s online guide for walkers heading out during the deer-stalking season has been expanded. The Heading for the Scottish Hills service now...

Quadriplegic Will Clark will tackle triathlon to raise cash for air ambulance

A man who was paralysed from the neck down in a cycling accident will take part in a gruelling triathlon to raise funds for charity whose helicopter flew him to hospital.

Coniston mountain rescuers called out to injured and lost mountain bikers

Rescuers went to the aid of two mountain bikers in separate incidents in the Lake District. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Saturda...

Spaniel Woody rescued after fallling 600ft from Pen y Fan

A dog was rescued after surviving a 600ft fall from south Wales’s highest mountain. Spaniel Woody leapt from the summit of Pen y Fan in pursuit o...

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