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Lake District climber suffers spinal injuries in 30ft fall from Goat Crags

A climber was airlifted to hospital after suffering spinal injuries in a 30ft fall on a Lake District crag.

Yorkshire Dales staff tackle Three Peaks in fundraiser for Three Peaks

Staff from a national park raised more than £3,000 for the upkeep of footpaths on a challenge route – by completing the walk itself.

Mammut staff mark Matterhorn ascent's 150th anniversary with Peak climb

It's 150 years since the Matterhorn was first climbed, so what better way to mark the date than a climb of the imposing...

Plans revealed for latest section of England Coast Path in Dorset

The Government’s official outdoors body has published plans for the latest stretch of the proposed England Coast Path.

Leo Houlding begins new climb on the Mirror Wall, four times height of Shard

One of Britain’s top climbers has begun an attempt on an Arctic ‘big wall’ four times the height of London’s Shard.

Duke of Edinburgh's Award leader Jez Prescott named as Beacons lightning victim

Police have named one of the men killed by lightning strikes on the Brecon Beacons on Sunday. Duke of Edinburgh’s Award leader Jez Prescott was o...

Pull on your boots and head for Asturias, Spain's walkers' green paradise

Asturias in northern Spain is a far cry from the crowded resort beaches, with soaring mountains and peaceful coastal walks.

Runners, walkers and cyclists smash records in weekend of Cumbrian challenges

Records fell and personal goals were scored during a weekend of varied challenges across the Lake District.

North York Moors planners approve plans for world's biggest potash mine

Campaigners said they may challenge the decision to allow the world’s biggest potash mine to be set up in an English national park.

Glen Coe Skyline runners warned of 'death risk' on course up Curved Ridge

Top mountain runners are among the entrants in a race over exposed mountain ridges in the Scottish Highlands.

Widow speaks out after coroner says neglect led to Army Brecon Beacons deaths

The widow of one of the three reservist servicemen who died during a special forces proving exercise in the Brecon Beacons has challenged the Ministry of Defence to change its procedures.

On test: walking shorts

We put 13 pairs of shorts to the test to help you make your choice of summer legwear...

Ogwen Valley rescuers seek walkers for eighth Oggie 8 challenge

A mountain rescue team is on the lookout for hillwalkers and runners to help it celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Police appeal after three Black Rock climbers attacked by youths near Cromford

Police are appealing for information after a group of climbers was attacked by a large group of youths.

Peak mountain bikers accuse council as Rushup Edge row continues

A mountain bikers’ group has accused a county council of misrepresenting its views over a controversial bridleway in the Peak District.

Ramblers welcome Appeal Court ruling that could open up 1,000 'lost' paths

Up to 1,000 lost paths and bridleways could be reinstated after the Court of Appeal upheld a case based on a law passed more than 200 years ago.

Fallen Dow Crag climber treated by rescue team practising at site

A mountain rescue team was on hand when a climber fell on the crag on which they were practising. Members of the RAF Leeming MRT were on an exercis...

Jim Mann and Jasmin Paris triumph in five-day Dragon's Back Race

Jim Mann has won the five-day Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race after leading from start to end. The Durham Fell Runners member arrived at the finish w...


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