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What happens after that 999 call? Mountain accident survivors tell their tales

Two men caught in separate serious incidents in the Lake District recall their traumas and what happened after the call for mountain rescue.

Take a look behind the scenes as outdoors retailer Decathlon continues UK expansion

We take a look at the research facilities and annual innovation awards of this major French retailer building a larger presence in the UK outdoor world.

Samsonite says Gregory will continue as separate brand after acquiring rucksack specialists

Luggage company says Gregory will continue as separate brand after its acquisition from Black Diamond.

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.

On test: large day rucksacks

Nine packs compared, big enough for an overnight camp or packing that extra winter gear...

Artist's gift will boost mountain rescuers' funds

An artist has donated a limited edition print of one of his works to help raise funds for rescuers. Goff Danter’s signed print has gone on sale i...

Cragfast overnight campers helped from summit of Dales peak

Two men were helped from the summit of one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks after camping on the mountain overnight.

Every rescuer's nightmare: Mayday! Helicopter down

As mountain rescue teams raise their profile with a series of May Day bank holiday events, a member of the Ogwen Valley team recalls the team's worst nightmare: a mayday message from the helicopter carrying an injured climber they have just rescued.

Novice aims to be youngest British woman to summit Everest

Ever woken up with a crazy idea? Personally, I find it an effort even to realise what day it is, but one young woman did indeed awake with a dream. ...

On test: lightweight tents reviewed

Grough spent the summer camping out in a quest for the best of small one- or two-person lightweight tents.

How I cheated death after a fall on an icy Lake District mountainside

Paul Besley broke his skull, leg, ankle and shoulder when he fell while winter walking. Here's how he survived and how you could if the worst happened...

Sierra Designs brings its alternative view of outdoor gear to the UK

A maverick approach to backpacking clothing and gear is revealed with the arrival in Britain of this US company's range.

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.

Terry Abraham's Life of a Mountain will premiere at Rheged in May

A film chronicling a year in the life of England’s highest peak will have its premiere this year. Film-maker Terry Abraham’s labour of love inv...

A hard day's night: dogged determination helps rescuers find their man

A walker is missing high on a Peak District mountain. It's a hard day's night for the men and women of the Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team as they searc...

Cool eighth summit helps Bonita to Everest record

A novice mountaineer this morning became the youngest British woman to reach the highest point on earth.

Cool aims for new record with Everest charity attempt

Seven-times Everest summiteer Kenton Cool aims this spring to extend his record with a further attempt on the world’s highest mountain.

Walker's body found in van after munrobagging trip

The body of a walker has been discovered in a van parked in a layby in the Scottish Highlands. Police said they believed Michael Coffield had been ...

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