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Opinion: Derbyshire council and those Rushup Edge bridleway works

When grough covered the recent furore over work carried out by Derbyshire County Council on bridleways and routes in the Peak District, we were taken to task over what some saw as giving a slanted view of the situation.

Council halts work on Chapel Gate as mountain bikers secure meeting

Mountain bikers outraged at what they see as the taming of a classic Peak District route have managed to halt work on the track.

Nikwax man floats idea of hydrophobic down in sleeping bag stunt

How to demonstrate the water-resistant properties of your down? Take a snooze on a lake, of course...

New pylon threat to Lake District as plans revealed to bury lines elsewhere

Campaigners have welcomed an announcement that overhead power lines may be buried in some of England and Wales’s national parks.

'Inspiring' disabled climbers join thrilling first Scottish event

Scotland’s first disabled climbing competition attracted participants from as far away as America. And some disabled people for a taste of climbi...

Walkers found on road after getting lost in dark on Scafell

Rescuers reminded walkers of the importance of carrying a torch, map and compass on the hills after a search for two lost men on England’s second-highest mountain.

Two children and a dog among group rescued from Tryfan scramble route

Two children and a dog were among a group who had to be rescued from a scrambling route in Snowdonia in deteriorating weather.

Landslip closes main road south of Fort William

Outdoor enthusiasts heading for Fort William are being warned that a landslip has closed the main road south of the town.

Experts urge hillwalkers to get into winter gear as clocks go back

Experts are warning hillgoers not to get caught out as the clocks go back this weekend, and shorter daylight hours mean careful mountain planning is needed.

Climber and scrambler airlifted from Tryfan in separate incidents

A climber and walker were rescued from the same Snowdonia mountain in two separate incidents today. Rescuers were called to Tryfan today when a cli...

On test: softshell jackets

A softshell jacket will breathe much better than a conventional waterproof when heading up the hill, and most will cope with a shower or two.

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers raise cash to maintain paths they used

Workers who completed a challenge walk raised cash to help maintain the route they used. Staff from Cottages4you and Hoseasons successfully walked ...

Peak District virtual trails go online with Google Street View images

A national park has become the first in Britain to offer users a virtual off-road tour of its routes using Google Street View.

Two injured runners airlifted to hospital during Ullswater event

Two adventure runners were airlifted to hospital after injuring themselves on the event near Ullswater.

Steall Gorge route reopens after John Muir Trust carries out path repairs

A path in Glen Nevis has reopened after emergency repairs following a landslip. The footpath in the Steall Gorge was closed by owners John Muir Tru...

Steall path in Glen Nevis closed after landslip

A popular path in the shadow of Britain’s highest mountain has been closed following a landslip. Heavy rain in the past few days has caused the c...

Change of plans for Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden on Hagshu first ascent

A pair of British climbers who were about to attempt a first ascent of a Himalayan mountain had a swift change of plans when they found another group of mountaineers already on the route.

Climber airlifted after suffering serious injuries in fall at Goblin Combe

A climber was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a fall on a Somerset crag. Avon and Somerset Search and Rescue was called o...


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