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Next stage of England Coast Path in Cumbria includes Wainwright route

Plans have been revealed for the latest stretch of England’s coastline to be opened up to walkers. The 55km (34-mile) length of Cumbrian shore in...

Residents' concern over plans for zipwire in shadow of Helvellyn

Residents in a Lake District village say they are concerned at plans for a mile-long zipwire in the shadow of England’s third highest mountain.

On test: walking poles

Walking poles can ease the strain when taking to the hills. We put seven models to the test...

Three-hour rescue after climber falls 100ft on Wyndcliff near Chepstow

An injured climber was rescued from a south Wales cliff in a difficult operation lasting three hours.

Cicerone expert writers in day of talks at Manchester Ellis Brigham store

A group of outdoor writers will deliver a series of talks and advice sessions at a Manchester outdoors store.

Rescuers thank climbers who helped after pair badly injured in Stanage fall

Mountain rescuers have publicly thanked climbers who helped when two people were seriously injured in a fall from a Peak District crag.

Alan Hinkes joins national park head at reopening of Pen-y-Pass hostel

A record-breaking British mountaineer helped officially reopen a youth hostel more than 1,000ft up on a Snowdonia pass.

Pat Littlejohn and Mick Fowler appointed Mountaineering Council patrons

Two climbing veterans have been appointed patrons of the British Mountaineering Council. Pat Littlejohn and Mick Fowler join a select group that in...

Clare Balding meets Yorkshire Dales staff for Radio 4 Ramblings episode

Yorkshire Dales staff will feature in a BBC radio broadcast following a day spent with presenter Clare Balding.

Success for Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden with first climb on Hagshu

Two British climbers have posted a first ascent of a route in the Indian Himalaya. Mick Fowler contacted his sponsors Berghaus briefly on a dodgy c...

Injured climber airlifted after 50ft fall on Twistleton Scars in Yorkshire Dales

A climber was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself when he fell 50ft from a crag in the Yorkshire Dales.

World's biggest potash mine planned next to Coast to Coast Walk route

A national park authority has received an application for the world’s biggest potash mine close to the route of Alfred Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk.

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued after pulled muscle halts progress

A group of walkers attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks was rescued after one of them was unable to carry on after suffering an injury.

Man seriously injured in 33ft fall from Sharp Edge on Blencathra

A man had to be carried below the cloudbase before he was airlifted to hospital after seriously injuring himself in a fall at a north Lakeland blackspot.

Boxer dog Sophie freed by rescuers after spending two hours in rock cleft

Mountain rescuers spent two hours freeing a dog which fell down a cleft in rocks at a popular climbing venue in North Yorkshire.

Disabled climbers invited to first Edinburgh ParaClimb competition

Climbers at a special competition event are expected to use ingenuity, balance and determination to tackle routes beyond expectations.

Warning as dislodged rock leads to 20ft fall for Tryfan scrambler

A mountain rescuer warned loose rocks are becoming more common on the hills, after a man was injured while scrambling on a Snowdonia peak.

Mountain rescue vet among team aiding exhausted biker and dog

A mountain rescue team member used his veterinary skills after being called to an exhausted mountain biker in North Yorkshire.


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