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Scafell Pike fellrunner seriously injured in 65ft Corridor Route fall

A fellrunner was seriously injured after falling on England’s highest mountain. The man, in his 40s and from Otley, West Yorkshire, fell about 65...

Mountain rescuers' callout to 'SOS lights' finds rescue team on exercise

A mountain rescue called out to a north Wales hillside after reports of flashing lights found another rescue team was carrying out a training exercise.

Kendal climbing centre claims European first with indoor via ferrata

A Cumbrian climbing centre will open what it claims to be a European first: an indoor via ferrata. The Kendal Wall site will launch the route tomor...

Minister gives green light to new Somerset section of England Coast Path

The latest stretch of the English coastal path has been given the go-ahead. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs approved 90km (5...

On test: Keela Kintyre jacket

This Keela jacket is a budget priced all-rounder for those content to stick to low-level routes...

Walker airlifted from Lakeland path after collapsing in Dovedale

A walker was airlifted from a Lakeland path after collapsing and losing consciousness. The 71-year-old from Preston in Lancashire was walking with ...

Lost Coast to Coast walker found above Haweswater after four-hour search

A woman on the Coast to Coast Walk was rescued after a major search involving 50 mountain rescuers. The woman, from the Netherlands, got lost while...

Trip-wire alarm failed the morning Horatio Chapple was killed by polar bear

A former High Court judge’s report into the death of a schoolboy when he was mauled by a polar bear on an Arctic expedition found safety equipment did not work and firearms training was inadequate.

Mountain rescuers treat three cyclists after crashes on Tour de France route

A mountain rescue team stationed high on a Yorkshire Dales pass in preparation for the Tour de France had to deal with two cycling accidents.

On test: outdoor t-shirts

Ten different t-shirts put to the test for your summer outings on the hill ...

RSPB welcomes Marks and Spencer stores' grouse sales suspension

One of the UK’s top retailers said it won’t stock red grouse in its stores this year. Marks & Spencer said it could not guarantee a responsible...

Two Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers prompt callouts in separate incidents

A walker taking part in a charity challenge was rescued after collapsing while tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

On test: lightweight waterproof jackets

We compare seven waterproof jackets more suited to the warmer months when you want to keep pack weight to a minimum.

Peakbagger Jonny Muir prepares for London highpoints challenge

An author and peakbagger is planning a non-stop round of a dozen peaks seldom visited by hillwalkers and mountaineers.

Ramblers welcome Government go-ahead for Isle of Wight coast path

Campaigners have welcomed the coalition Government’s announcement that it will create a coast path around the Isle of Wight.

Mountaineers urge ministers to reject Talladh-a-Bheithe windfarm plans

Mountaineers are objecting to plans for a 24-turbine windfarm in the shadow of Highland peaks Ben Alder and Schiehallion.

Friends of Blencathra: 'negotiations still open' on mountain sale

A community group bidding to buy a Lake District mountain said it was business as usual and they believe negations are still continuing despite the owner saying it had been sold.

Walker injured in Buttermere fall

A woman was rescued after injuring herself in a fall while walking on a Lake District path. The 79-year-old from Wigan suffered cuts to her head an...


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