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Edale Mountain Rescue Team in action as snow halts ambulance crews

Volunteers from a mountain rescue team spent the night helping ambulance crews as snow prevented them reaching patients.

John Muir Trust says Crossburns windfarm would blight Rob Roy Way

A conservation charity says a planned windfarm in the Perthshire Highlands would blight one of Scotland’s long-distance trails.

Tom Weir statue to be unveiled on Lomond shore after public campaign

Outdoor enthusiasts will gather at a lochside site to honour the memory of a Scottish walking and climbing legend.

Sheffield adventure festival-goers asked to donate to helipad appeal

Visitors to a film festival will be urged to help an appeal for a helicopter landing pad at a hospital that treats many injured climbers and walkers.

Teen group repairs Pen-y-ghent path then tackles sponsored walk

A group of teenagers helped repair a Yorkshire Dales hillside footpath – then tackled a sponsored walk up the fell to help future conservation work.

Ill walker with chest pains rescued from Pennine Way

A walker had to be rescued after getting into difficulties on the Pennine Way. The 79-year-old man was walking on the national trail near Cowling i...

Coastguards stage sponsored walk as Norfolk strech of Coast Path opens

A new section of the England Coast Path opened today. Coastguards undertook a sponsored walk to celebrate new access rights along 41km (25 miles) o...

Nick Clegg confirms £5m boost will see Coast Path finished by 2020

The Deputy Prime Minister has confirmed plans to speed up the setting up of the coastal path around the whole of England.

On test: three- to four-season walking boots

Is it possible to buy a pair of boots that will keep your feet happy all year round, even with a few winter ventures.

Snowdon warden urges walkers to check weather as cold snap forecast

National park bosses in Snowdonia are urging hillwalkers to check weather forecasts before they head for the region’s mountains.

Skye death-fall leader Graham Paterson 'had no formal qualification'

The body that oversees mountaineering qualifications in the UK has revealed that the man who died on the Skye Cuillin two years ago while leading a novice had no formal qualification.

Nevis Range wintersports centre celebrates 25th anniversary

A Highland outdoors resort that was conceived as a way of providing employment in a recession celebrates its 25th anniversary today.

'Regulate guides' suggestion after Graham Paterson Cuillin fall death

The Scottish Government should consider regulating mountain guides, a sheriff said. Sheriff Derek Pyle made the recommendation following a fatal ac...

John Muir Trust completes Blàbheinn footpath work on Skye

A footpath up a munro on the Isle of Skye has been restored using a grant and donations from supporters.

Council agrees to look at protestors' views after Rushup Edge meeting

Outdoor enthusiasts have won a battle to have their views heard over the controversial resurfacing of a Peak District bridleway.

Missing Langdale walker turns up safe after major 12-hour night search

A lost walker turned up safe but cold after a major overnight search on the Lakeland fells lasting more than 12 hours.

Helvellyn felltop assessor Graham Uney prepares to start 'dream job'

An outdoors instructor is about to start what many view as a dream job – one that involves climbing the equivalent height of Everest in a week.

'Investigation may be needed' after man airlifted in 33rd Tryfan rescue

A mountain rescuer said there may need to be an investigation into why so many incidents happen on a Snowdonia mountain.

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