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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...

Dragon's Back Race field halved as tough third day takes its toll

Half of the runners in the gruelling five-day mountain race down the spine of Wales had retired by the end of the third day.

Lyke Wake Walk club helps young North York Moors volunteers with donation

A group dedicated to promoting a long-distance challenge walk has chipped in to help a club of young volunteers in a national park.

Helvellyn walker dies after fall from Striding Edge, despite son's efforts to revive him

A man has died after falling from England’s third highest mountain. The walker was on Helvellyn with his son when he fell from Striding Edge on S...

North York Moors officers fail to recommend refusal for huge potash mine

Campaigners expressed disappointment at the decision of national park officers not to recommend plans for a huge potash mine be thrown out.

Missing Skye walker Stephen Russell may be on West Highland Way

Police searching for a walker missing from the Isle of Skye said they now believe he may walking the West Highland Way.

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.

Dragon's Back Race enters final day with Jim Mann in commanding lead

The three leaders in a gruelling five-day mountain run down the spine of Wales consolidated their positions on the penultimate day of the race.

Jim Mann still leads Dragon's Back Race as women runners show strong pace

Women runners are setting the pace in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race. Six of the top 20 racers were women at the end of the second day...

Dragon's Back Race field sets off for five days of hard running down Wales's spine

A group of hardy runners set out this morning at the start of one of the country’s toughest endurance races.

Mountain council helps fund website to reduce Three Peaks Challenge problems

A mountaineering body has provided cash for a website that aims to reduce problems caused by people tackling a popular walking challenge.

Friends of Lake District condemn decision to build 50m-high pylons in national park

Campaigners have condemned a decision to build power lines on pylons up to 50m (164ft) high through the Lake District national park.

Rescuers on lookout for walkers to tackle Wharfedale Three Peaks Challenge

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales are on the lookout for walkers who are up for a challenge. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association’s Wharfedale ...

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