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Climber Doug Scott praises 'wonderful' £15,000 Keswick festival Nepal donations

A British climbing legend has praised organisers of fundraising events at a Lake District festival, which boosted an appeal for Nepal earthquake victims by almost £15,000.

Walkers prepare to celebrate Pennine Way's 50th anniversary this weekend

Walkers will gather this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Britain’s first long-distance national trail.

Midnight Helvellyn walk and Blencathra starlight trip in Keswick festival schedule

A Lake District festival will offer walkers the chance to take a midnight hike up England’s third highest mountain.

Lake District authority puts Langdale beauty spot Stickle Tarn up for sale

A prime piece of Lake District real estate has been put up for sale by the national park’s authority.

Path repairs aid Swaledale walkers on Wainwright's Coast to Coast route

Staff and volunteers in the Yorkshire Dales national park have made the going easier for walkers on a long-distance trail.

Wainwrights record breakers Birkinshaw and Naylor share stage at Keswick Festival

The man who set the fastest time for summiting all the Lake District Wainwrights will take to the stage with the fellrunner whose record he broke.

Film-maker Terry Abraham will deliver Wainwright memorial lecture

A film-maker who is currently the toast of the outdoor world will deliver a memorial lecture for the Wainwright Society.

Wainwright fans will raise cash for rescue dogs and animal refuge

Four-legged friends will benefit from charity efforts by fans of the late author Alfred Wainwright. Search dogs and their handlers, along with an a...

Brit Rock Film Tour's Hebden Bridge date to raise cash for rescue team

Outdoor fans have the chance to watch a brand new collection of adventure films produced by award-winning cinematographer Al Lee, while raising funds for a rescue team.

Rescuers warn of tricky Wainwright route after family gets stuck on Barf

Mountain rescuers are warning walkers of the difficulty of tackling a route described by Alfred Wainwright up a Lake District fell.

Friends group says its offer for Blencathra has been accepted in principle

A community group said its offer has been accepted for a Lake District mountain that was put up for sale by its owner.

Keswick exhibition will mark anniversary of Wainwight's 'love letter' to Lakeland

A new exhibition will examine author Alfred Wainwright’s love affair with the Lake District. Wainwright, the author of the celebrated Pictorial G...

Kim Collison and Adam Perry triumph in gruelling Marmot Dark Mountains marathon

A pair of ultrarunners who finished neck and neck in a 60-mile race last year picked up another winners’ trophy at the weekend.

Langdale and Rydal shots come out tops in Wainwright Society photo contest

A shot of Langdale cloaked in low-level mist has won a competition run by aficionados of Alfred Wainwright.

Lake District boss speaks out over zip wires, cuts and the importance of paying to park

He’s in charge of England’s biggest national park; he’s a big fan of the outdoors and adventurous activities; and he’s no stranger to conflict.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Wainwright-bagger Graham Uney clinches Lakes felltop assesor job

A man who has summited all the Wainwrights four times has clinched a top job in the Lake District. Graham Uney beat 100 applicants to get the post ...

Next stage of England Coast Path in Cumbria includes Wainwright route

Plans have been revealed for the latest stretch of England’s coastline to be opened up to walkers. The 55km (34-mile) length of Cumbrian shore in...

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