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Lake District pair rescued after getting stuck at 'usual place' on Barf

A Lake District team was called out to rescue two walkers stuck at one of their regular sites on a fell.

Rescuers warn Steall walkers to take care after 40-ton boulders crash on to path

A rescue team has warned walkers to take care after a huge landslide in the shadow of Britain’s highest mountain.

Keswick mountain rescuers plead for walkers to oppose Seathwaite phone removal

A mountain rescue team is urging outdoor enthusiasts to oppose the removal of a phone box in a remote Lake District hamlet.

Radical history, Happy Valley locations and Brontë sunset feature in Walk and Ride Festival

A fortnight-long outdoor festival kicks off this weekend in the South Pennines. Radical history and a literary sunset are among themes for walks du...

Rescue team in three abortive Ingleborough Three Peaks incidents in one evening

A rescue team was alerted three times in one evening to abortive incidents involving challenge walkers in the Yorkshire Dales.

Mountain rescuer James Edwards died after fall on munro ascent to set up radio link

Rescuers have revealed details of the difficult operation to reach one of their members who died after falling on a remote mountain in north-west Scotland.

Wasdale team's seven 'avoidable' callouts in 12 hours as rain lashes fells

Rescuers have again emphasised the need for hillgoers to be prepared after a team received seven callouts to England’s highest mountain in 12 hours.

Edelrid reveals its climbing harness that weighs less than a bar of chocolate

Edelrid's ultra-lightweight harness is just one of a range of goodies unveiled recently by the German brand.

Scottish hillwalkers' deerstalking information service adds extra peaks to site

An online service that allows outdoor enthusiasts to check where deerstalking will take place has extended the number of hills covered.

Trust closes Steall footpath and warns rockfall repairs could take weeks

A charity has closed a Highland footpath after a huge rockfall brought large boulders down on to the route.

BT backs down on plans to remove Seathwaite phone box after rescuers' campaign

Plans to remove a remote Lake District phone box have been dropped after a campaign by mountain rescuers who said it was vital to hillgoers’ safety.

Ramblers relaunch Sussex Border Path after 18-month survey

A group of Ramblers have relaunched the Sussex Border Path to mark the Walk about Britain festival. The route has been checked by local Sussex Ramb...

Injured dog stretchered from The Cheviot during busy week for rescuers

An injured dog was among those rescued in a busy week for north-eastern mountain rescue teams. The labradoodle badly injured his leg while walking ...

Review: The Pennine Way: the Path, the People, the Journey by Andrew McCloy

Not a guidebook to Britain's first long-distance footpath, more a journal with lots of colourful accounts of people and things you might encounter on the walk.

Boy stuck on Drake Stone crag among eight rescues for North-East teams

Rescuers had to go to the aid of a 10-year-old boy who got stuck on a climbing crag in the Northumberland national park.

On test: Hoka One One Tor Speed 2 WP boots reviewed

Striking design and super lightweight boots promise comfort as running brand Hoka One One takes another step into the outdoor market.

Mend Our Mountains-funded work begins with Exmoor footpath restoration

Footpath repairs supported by a crowdfunding project have begun on Exmoor. A section of a route near Chains Combe in Exmoor national park is the fi...

World bouldering champion Shauna Coxsey rounds off season with silver in Munich

World bouldering champion Shauna Coxsey rounded off her season with a silver medal at the final meeting of the year.

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