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Four teams in seven-hour night search for lost Scafell Pike walkers

A group of walkers lost on the slopes of England’s highest mountain sparked a major seven-hour night-time search involving four mountain rescue teams.

Original Mountain Marathon runners overcome 'minefield of shoe-swallowing bogs'

Hardy racers faced conditions described as a minefield of shoe-swallowing bogs and ankle-turning tussocks in a tough mountain marathon.

Ringing Roger path repair work will start as Mend Our Mountains appeal smashes target

Work is about to begin on a badly eroded path on the Peak District’s highest hill after a crowdfunding appeal raised cash for repairs.

New England Coast Path stretch opens part of Norfolk shore to walkers for first time

A stretch of the Norfolk coast is being opened to walkers for the first time. The latest section of the England Coast Path includes three new miles...

Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders survive pee-bottle mix-up in first ascent of Sersank

Two seasoned mountaineers have described the travails of successfully summiting an unclimbed Himalayan peak, including a mix-up between drinking- and pee-bottles.

Civilian rescue helicopter crews clock up 500th rescue with Tryfan airlift

The UK’s civilian rescue helicopter service has reached a milestone with its 500th operation. The Coastguard’s Caernarfon-based aircraft rescue...

Police name Fraser Campbell as climber who died in Ben Nevis North Face fall

Police have named the climber who died in a fall on the North Face of Ben Nevis at the weekend. Fraser Campbell was near the top of the Long Climb ...

Team in 'most difficult' rescue after Ben Nevis climber dies in North Face fall

A climber has died after falling from a route on Britain’s highest mountain. Rescuers put themselves at risk to bring his companion to safety and...

Berghaus wins top award for its refurbished Sunderland headquarters

One of the UK’s best known outdoor brands has received an award for its headquarters refurbishment.

Walkers raise £1,500 for mountain rescue with night traverse of Striding Edge

A group of intrepid walkers took to a notorious Lake District ridge by night to raise cash for mountain rescue.

Certificates on offer to walkers who complete Pennine Way

Walkers who complete Britain’s oldest national trail can now get a certificate to mark their achievement.

Rockfall-hit Steall footpath in Glen Nevis set to re-open to walkers

A Highland path that was closed after a huge rock fall left it in a dangerous state will re-open this weekend.

Cowal Way gains Scotland's Great Trails status

A long-distance route passing through diverse countryside has been granted great trail status in a ceremony in Argyll.

Family pays tribute to Kevin Ryan, who died in 500ft fall from Priest's Hole cave

The family of the man who fell to his death on a Lake District mountain have revealed details of the incident.

Man falls 500ft to his death as Lakeland walkers head for night at Priest's Hole

A man has died after falling almost 500ft on a Lake District mountain while heading for a cave made popular by a television programme earlier this year.

Book reunion prompts Sersank ascent by climbers Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders

A British mountaineering duo have posted a first ascent of a Himalayan peak after reuniting almost 30 years after last climbing together.

Wanted: intrepid hillwalkers willing to tackle Striding Edge by torchlight

It’s a classic Lakeland ridge that’s on the to-do list of many hillwalkers. Striding Edge’s grade-one scramble leading to England’s third-h...

Walkers warned to stay away from Steall Gorge path as rockfall work starts

Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to stay away from a Highland footpath that was hit by a massive rockfall.

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