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Cash from Yorkshire Three Peaks walk will help maintain area's footpaths

More than 50 walkers are expected to tackle a Yorkshire Dales challenge, to raise cash to maintain the route they are walking on.

Climbers will return to Ben Nevis's North Face for second scientific survey

A team of climbers and scientists is hoping for better weather as it plans its second survey on the cliffs of Britain’s highest mountain.

Peak District boss saddles up for vintage ride to raise cash for wheelchair bike

A national park boss is hoping members of the public will chip in to make her go the extra distance in her charity challenge.

Coniston mountain rescuer Lee Harris climbs height of Everest to raise funds

A mountain rescuer has climbed the height of Everest to raise funds for his team. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team member Lee Harris completed 14 clim...

Mother and daughter rescued after getting lost on Scafell Pike descent

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in deteriorating weather while on a walk up England’s highest mountain.

Hillwalkers warned: relying on gadgets could put your life at risk

Over-reliance on electronic gadgets could put hillwalkers’ lives at risk, experts warned. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland said technology ...

Mountaineer Alex MacIntyre biography One Day As A Tiger in awards shortlist

A biography of a mountaineer who died attempting a climb on Annapurna has been shortlisted for the British Sports Book Awards.

Thousands of teens prepare for weekend's Ten Tors Challenge on Dartmoor

Thousands of young people are gearing up for the annual test of endurance and navigation across Dartmoor.

Road closed while Ogwen Valley rescuers bring walkers to safety from rocky crags

A Snowdonia mountain rescue team was kept busy over the bank holiday weekend with four callouts. At one stage, a main road had to be temporarily cl...

Aberdeen rescue team's Glen Tanar sponsored walk will take place on Saturday

A mountain rescue team will hold its main sponsored fundraiser this weekend. Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team’s sponsored walk takes place on the Gl...

Mountain bothies charity gains Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

The charity that cares for mountain shelters in the UK has received an honour from the Queen. The Mountain Bothies Association has gained the Queen...

Ordnance Survey to offer digital downloads with its paper maps

Britain’s official mapping agency is to offer digital downloads with its paper maps. Although sales of Ordnance Survey paper maps rose for the fi...

Climbing expert Nick Carter will work to improve students' safety on winter hills

An expert climber has been appointed to ensure Scotland’s students stay safe on the winter mountains.

Minister unveils 26ft An Ceann Mòr pyramid on Loch Lomond shores

A 26ft-high wooden pyramid designed by a team of young architects has been unveiled on the banks of Loch Lomond.

Two rescues on Tryfan among busy weekend of callouts for Ogwen Valley team

Rescuers were twice called out to walkers stuck on the same mountain route in Snowdonia at the weekend.

National park workers and volunteers repair flood-hit Wensleydale footpath

A flood-hit footpath in the Yorkshire Dales has been repaired to make the going easier for walkers. The route along the River Ure between Askrigg a...

Rescuers warn of tricky Wainwright route after family gets stuck on Barf

Mountain rescuers are warning walkers of the difficulty of tackling a route described by Alfred Wainwright up a Lake District fell.

Coast to Coast walker dies after 60ft fall from Ennerdale crag

A walker has died after falling from a crag while tackling a long-distance route. The woman from Bolton in Greater Manchester was undertaking the C...


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