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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.

Ordnance Survey increases sales of paper maps after decade of decline

Sales of conventional paper maps produced by Britain’s official mapping agency increased last year, bucking the trend in the past decade which saw people opting for digital versions.

Ramblers urge Scottish Government to clarify walkers' right to use railway crossings

Campaigners are urging the Scottish Parliament to enshrine the right for walkers to use railway crossings.

Lake District authority puts Langdale beauty spot Stickle Tarn up for sale

A prime piece of Lake District real estate has been put up for sale by the national park’s authority.

Kim Collison and Adam Perry triumph in gruelling Marmot Dark Mountains marathon

A pair of ultrarunners who finished neck and neck in a 60-mile race last year picked up another winners’ trophy at the weekend.

New YouTube footage released of Sir Chris Bonington's Hoy ascent

Following on swiftly from his appearance on the BBC’s The One Show, climbing elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington features in another film about his ascent of the Old Man of Hoy.

A thrilled Terry Abraham sets sights on Blencathra after Scafell Pike BBC broadcast

Film-maker Terry Abraham has revealed he will turn his attention to another Lakeland fell for a documentary project.

Injured climber airlifted after fall on Helvellyn winter route

A climber was injured in a fall close to where a walker fell to his death at the weekend. The mountaineer was tackling a winter route on Browncove ...

Highlands walker found safe and well after Glenelg search

A walker was found safe and well after a major search in the Highlands involving mountain rescuers, a lifeboat crew, police dogs and a Coastguard helicopter.

Pair plan to take boats to nine highest peaks on charity cross-Scotland route

Two outdoor enthusiasts plan to cross Scotland and summit its nine highest peaks, while lugging boats with them on the journey.

Compass brand Brunton reveals top five navigation mistakes made by walkers

Have you ever been navigationally challenged? Even the most experienced hillgoers can occasionally go wrong and find themselves temporarily misplac...

Footpath works open up extra section of Dales Way to wheelchair users

A section of a long-distance trail through the Yorkshire Dales has been opened up to wheelchair users and families with young children.

Into the hot seat: new boss Gordon Watson's vision for the Lomond national park

Gordon Watson has taken over at the head of the Loch Lomond authority at a time when it is mired in controversy over plans to ban wild camping.

Rescuers return to their beds as lost Kinder Scout walker finds his way

Rescuers were saved a major search on the Peak District’s highest hill when a lost walker managed to find his own way to safety.

Injured walker stretchered from Scafell Pike route after fall

A man was stretchered from a Lake District fell after falling and injuring his leg. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 5.30pm on Sat...

Two winter climbers injured in separate falls on Helvellyn range

Two winter climbers were injured in separate incidents on the Helvellyn range. Rescuers were called out first to aid a 21-year-old student from Lan...

Minister announces plans to make Ordnance Survey a government-owned company

A minister has announced plans to turn Britain’s national mapping agency into a government-owned company.

Path repairs aid Swaledale walkers on Wainwright's Coast to Coast route

Staff and volunteers in the Yorkshire Dales national park have made the going easier for walkers on a long-distance trail.

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