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Hillside ceremony for Kinder team rescuer Ken Blakeman who died on callout

Friends and family of a rescuer who died on a callout joined members of his team on the slopes of the Peak District’s highest hill to remember him.

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.

Vango unveils new innovations as the brand celebrates 50 years

Vango, probably Britain's best known tent brand, celebrates its 50th birthday this year. We took a trip north of the border for a view of its new gear...

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...

Scores watch new dawn as Lake District and Yorkshire Dales extended

Scores of people saw dawn break over a national park landscape to mark the first day of the extended Lake District.

Lakeland charity invites outdoor fans to dawn event to mark enlarged national park

A campaigning charity is inviting outdoor enthusiasts to join it to celebrate a new dawn for a national park.

Kinder rescuers mourn after chairman Ken Blakeman dies during callout

Mountain rescuers are mourning one of their team members after he collapsed and died while on a callout.

Time is running out to pledge cash to Mend Our Mountains crowdfunder

Time is running out for outdoor fans to pledge their cash to help a crowdfunding effort to repair some of England and Wales’s most popular mountain paths.

Woman dies after falling from Tryfan scrambling route

A woman has died after falling from a scrambling route on a Snowdonia mountain. The walker, in her early 50s and from the Stockport area, was comin...

Kinder Scout walker rescued after injuring knee

A walker was stretchered from the Peak District’s highest hill after suffering a knee injury. Kinder Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Satur...

Family group in six-hour rescue after getting into difficulties on Kinder Scout

A large family group had to be rescued after getting into difficulties on the Peak District’s highest hill.

Walker sledged from Kinder Scout after breaking wrist in fall

A walker was sledged from the Peak District’s highest hill after breaking her wrist in a fall. Edale Mountain Rescue Team used its specialised st...

Peak District walker dies after collapsing at Curbar Edge

A man has died after collapsing while walking with his family in the Peak District. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out to aid the walker on ...

Two rescue teams called out as three injured teens airlifted from Kinder Scout

Three young walkers were airlifted from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting into difficulties.

Search dog helps rescuers find lost Kinder Scout walkers in four-hour operation

A pair of walkers were rescued from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting lost. The couple called for help after becoming disoriented on...

Keswick festival organisers welcome early reopening of main Lakes road

Organisers of a major outdoor festival taking place in the Lake District this month have welcomed the early reopening of the national park’s main north-south road.

Kinder Trespassers 'would today be kettled and labelled extremists'

If the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass took place in 2016, its participants would likely have been kettled before getting out of the car park and labelled extremists, an outdoors expert said.

Spirit of Kinder gathering will mark Mass Trespass anniversary

The British Mountaineering Council’s hillwalking advocate will be among those gathering to mark the anniversary of a historic event in the battle for access to England’s uplands.


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