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Lost Lake District walkers safe after major search by more than 40 rescuers

A major search for missing walkers on the Lake District fells ended when the group managed to find its own way off the mountains.

Call off Stickle Tarn sale, MP Tim Farron tells Lakes authority

A Lake District MP is continuing his fight against the national park authority’s plan to sell off a mountain beauty spot.

Keswick exhibition will mark anniversary of Wainwight's 'love letter' to Lakeland

A new exhibition will examine author Alfred Wainwright’s love affair with the Lake District. Wainwright, the author of the celebrated Pictorial G...

How I cheated death after a fall on an icy Lake District mountainside

Paul Besley broke his skull, leg, ankle and shoulder when he fell while winter walking. Here's how he survived and how you could if the worst happened...

Minister says there are no plans for Ordnance Survey privatisation

The coalition Government said it has no plans to privatise Britain’s national mapping agency. Ordnance Survey will shortly become a government-ow...

Mountain rescuers bring 40 to safety in blizzard after crash blocks Kirkstone Pass

A coachload of Chinese tourists was among 40 people rescued from a Lake District pass after blizzards brought chaos to the road.

John Chadwick named as climber who died after Helvellyn fall

Police have named the climber who died after falling on Helvellyn earlier this week. John Chadwick, 68, of Gamblesby in the Eden Valley, was found ...

Climber dies in hospital after fall on Helvellyn

A man has died after being airlifted from Helvellyn following a fall. The climber was found unconscious at the foot of the mountain’s headwall ab...

Night rescue operation underway to reach three climbers stuck on Ben Nevis

A rescue operation is underway to reach three climbers stuck on Britain’s highest mountain. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team members were called out...

Outdoor fans urged to 'walk the Pennine Way in a day' to mark 50th birthday

Outdoor enthusiasts are being urged to walk the Pennine Way in a day to mark the 50th birthday of the UK’s first national trail.

Peak bosses pledge to replace historic Stanage marker

An ancient marker close to one of the Peak District’s most popular climbing venues is to be replaced after suffering the ravages of time.

Berghaus Adventure List app encourages outdoor fans to share their adventures

Outdoor brand Berghaus want you to share your adventures with other fans on its new iPhone app...

Cicerone publishes new walkers' guides to Cumbria Way and high Lakeland fells

Two new books from the Cumbrian publisher detail walking routes on the Lakeland fells and a long distance trail crossing the national park.

Pull on your boots and hit the trail to celebrate the Pennine Way's 50th anniversary

The UK’s oldest national trail hits its 50th birthday this year, and tourism bosses are urging walkers to celebrate the anniversary by pulling on their boots and visiting the route.

Cornwall's paths are starved of funds, says Ramblers president Kate Ashbrook

A seasoned campaigner for the rights of walkers accused Cornwall’s authorities of neglecting the county’s footpaths.

On test: headtorches

A headtorch is an essential piece of kit for anyone heading for the hills. We put nine different models to the test...

Missing Brecon Beacons teen found after search by more than 40 rescuers

More than 40 mountain rescuers joined a search for a missing teenager in the Brecon Beacons. Five teams took part in the hunt for the 17-year-old i...

Two Ben Nevis climbers in nine-hour overnight rescue after ropes jam

Two climbers were rescued from Britain’s highest mountain in an overnight operation lasting more than nine hours after they got stuck.


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