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North York Moors authority creates new access route for Cleveland rescue team

A rescue team will be able to reach one of its incident hotspots more easily after it teamed up with a national park to create a route for its vehicles.

Adam Perry abandons attempt to run 78 Lakeland summits in 24 hours

Ultrarunner Adam Perry had to abandon his attempt to break an 18-year-old Lake District record. The Helm Hill Runners member was aiming to complete...

On test: Osprey Atmos 65AG rucksack

This big pack is remarkably comfortable, thanks to its innovative 'Anti-Gravity' design...

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 ...

Keswick team rescues man from Bassenthwaite Lake after pair's drinking session

Rescuers have warned outdoor fans not to mix alcohol and water after they were called to help a man stranded on a lake after a drinking session.

On test: daysacks

We've been out on the hills in this mammoth test with 17 packs big enough to take your gear for a day's walking, to see how they compare.

Injured Gordale walker crawls to ambulance after Yorkshire Dales fall

An injured walker crawled to a waiting ambulance after falling into a ravine in the Yorkshire Dales. Rescuers were called out today after the incid...

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.

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