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Helm Crag ascent by Alan Hinkes tops Wainwright Society fundraiser

The only Briton to summit the world’s 14 highest mountains admitted he has yet to complete the ascent of the Lake District’s Wainwrights.

Three-hour night search for Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers on pub bench

A night-time search for two lost challenge walkers ended when they turned up at the rescuers’ headquarters after taking refuge on a pub bench.

Pavey Ark climber airlfted to hospital with head injuries after fall

A climber was airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries after falling in the Lake District. Police were alerted today after the man, in his ...

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw eyes Joss Naylor's Wainwrights record

A Cumbria-based ultrarunner is planning to smash a 27-year-old record for the ascent of all the Lake District’s Wainwrights.

Woman airlifted after 50ft fall on Carneddau climbing route

A woman was flown to hospital after falling 50ft while soloing a climbing route in Snowdonia. The 60-year-old, from north-east Wales, had just begu...

Police confirm Piers Gill body was missing walker Christopher Blowman

Police have confirmed the body found near Scafell Pike was that of missing walker Christopher Malcolm Blowman.

Hypothermic walkers and injured fellrunner rescued by Tweed Valley team

Two hypothermic walkers were rescued from a remote Borders hillside after getting lost in the dark. The pair called 999 after becoming disoriented ...

Dartmoor bosses expect cash boost as 2,400 teens prepare for Ten Tors

National park bosses are hoping for a cash boost as thousands of young people prepare for a weekend challenge event.

Wainwright fans seek first-hand accounts of encounters with late author

Did you ever come across a familiar-looking taciturn bespectacled fellwalker on your travels? Aficionados of the late guidebook author Alfred Wainw...

Injured walker airlifted to hospital after Tryfan fall

An injured walker had to be airlifted to hospital after straying on to a mountain face described by rescuers as ‘unforgiving’.

Mountaineers say windfarm would affect 'extraordinary' Glen Affric

Mountaineers have voiced their opposition to a windfarm development in the Highlands they said would make an extraordinary landscape ordinary.

Walker flown to hospital after collapsing on Cumbria cycleway

A walker was airlifted to hospital after collapsing on a west Cumbria cycleway. The 67-year-old man from Egremont was walking on the former railway...

Yorkshire Three Peaks walker rescued after getting lost in dark

Rescuers were called out to find a walker tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge after he got lost in the dark.

Glaramara climber dies from head injuries after fall on Raven Crag

A climber has died after falling from a route in the Lake District. The man was leading the climb on Glaramara yesterday when he fell and suffered ...

Scafell Pike search teams find man's body in Piers Gill

Search teams looking for a missing walker on England’s highest mountain have found a man’s body. Police were alerted after Christopher Blowman,...

Thousands of teens complete Ten Tors despite gales and freezing night

Thousands of participants in the Ten Tors challenge had to battle strong winds and sub-zero temperatures over the weekend.

Twitter and Facebook groups aim to raise cash to buy Blencathra

A social media campaign to crowdsource the purchase of one of Lakeland’s best loved mountains is gathering pace.

Waterproofing brand Nikwax picks up Queen's Award for sustainability

Nikwax, the waterproofing brand, has received a top award for its ecological business practices...


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