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Simon McCartney wins Boardman Tasker Award for his book The Bond

A work by British alpinist Simon McCartney was announced winner of a major award at the Kendal Mountain Festival.

Every little helps: Tesco shoppers in vote for Nine Standards Rigg path work

Supermarket shoppers have the chance to bag some cash to help improve a notoriously boggy route across a Yorkshire Dales fell.

Friends of Blencathra abandon pursuit of mountain's purchase

A community group set up to buy a Lake District mountain from its aristocratic owner has abandoned its pursuit of the purchase.

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.

Man and dog rescued after getting stuck on Barf's awkward step

A man and his dog were rescued after getting stuck on an ‘intimidating’ route on a Lake District fell.

Angela Merkel receives walking guides from Prime Minister Theresa May

Walkers exploring the hills of northern England or the peaks of Snowdonia shouldn’t be too surprised if they come across a familiar-looking German woman.

Joss Naylor invites public to join him during 30-mile 80th birthday Lakeland run

A fellrunning legend has invited fellow runners to join him at the weekend as he tackles a 30-mile route across the Lakeland mountains to mark his 80th birthday.

Review: Life of a Mountain: Blencathra by Terry Abraham

Independent film-maker Terry Abraham's second movie in a Lake District trilogy is a visually stunning portrait of 'the people's mountain'.

Fellrunner Joss Naylor will mark 80th birthday with 30-mile Lakeland route

A fellrunning legend will make a fundraising journey recalling his father’s move across Cumbria more than 90 years ago.

Hillbagger Jenny Hatfield becomes first woman to summit all 1,556 marilyns

A woman has become the first to complete one of the UK’s toughest hillwalking challenges. Jenny Hatfield summited Cruinn a’ Bheinn, north of Be...

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.

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...

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...

Longest new stretch of England Coast Path opens to walkers along Yorkshire shore

The longest section of the England Coast Path so far created opened this week. The 68-mile stretch along the north Yorkshire shore from Filey Brigg...

Friends of Blencathra 'will continue' as earl says mountain is no longer for sale

A community group said it is still actively pursuing the purchase of a Lake District mountain, despite its owner saying it is no longer for sale.

Fish-shop tales will feature in film-maker Richard Else's Alfred Wainwright lecture

A film-maker who helped bring acclaimed outdoor writer Alfred Wainwright to the television screen will speak at an event marking the 25th anniversary of the author’s death.

New Ullswater Way opens, offering 20-mile walking circuit of lake

A new walking route has opened in a corner of the Lake District hit hard by last year’s floods. The Ullswater Way offers a waymarked circular pat...

Search dogs and animal shelter benefit from £12,000 Wainwright Society handout

Four-legged charities were the beneficiaries of cash handouts from aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright.

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