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Fundraiser Brian Stallwood marks 60th birthday with 60 runs up Pen-y-ghent

A fellrunner has set himelf a gruelling challenge as he approaches a milestone in his life. Brian Stallwood is tackling 60 consecutive daily asecnt...

Briton Mark Chase lands dream 'director of toughness' job testing Columbia gear

A Gloucester outdoors enthusiast has landed a dream job testing gear for a top brand in some of the world’s harshest environments.

Kendal Mountain Festival: awards, earthquakes, mountaineers and mistakes

Kendal Mountain Festival has established itself as one of the premier gatherings of outdoor folk in the country.

Hill sleuths celebrate 'birthday' with news of three new hill classifications

There were winners and losers in the nuttalls stakes as a pair of dedicated hill measurers marked their outfit's tenth birthday with scrutiny of three English peaks.

Walkers raise £1,500 for mountain rescue with night traverse of Striding Edge

A group of intrepid walkers took to a notorious Lake District ridge by night to raise cash for mountain rescue.

Sir Chris Bonington's updated autobiography charts 60 years' mountaineering

One of Britain’s most renowned mountaineers has produced a revised autobiography, charting more than 60 years climbing and exploring.

Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders survive pee-bottle mix-up in first ascent of Sersank

Two seasoned mountaineers have described the travails of successfully summiting an unclimbed Himalayan peak, including a mix-up between drinking- and pee-bottles.

Film of Leo Houlding's Mirror Wall ascent will be screened at Banff and Kendal

A film charting the ascent of an imposing Arctic big wall by a team led by British climber Leo Houlding has been chosen to headline the opening night of a major international festival.

Calder Valley rescuers win bronze in Dolomites Rescue Race in Italy

A team of intrepid rescuers has returned from an international race with a bronze medal. The four, from the Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team we...

On test: winter gloves reviewed

How best to keep your hands warm when the temperature drops? We put a range of gloves to the test...

Lake District mountain assessors start new winter season with added safety hints

Two of the Lake District’s busiest walkers begin their winter season again today. The national park’s felltop assessors will make the ascent of...

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.

Review: Chris Bonington Mountaineer

A new edition of Sir Chris Bonington's autobiography charts a remarkable 63-year-long life of mountaineering and adventure by one of Britain's elder statesmen of the mountains.

Original Mountain Marathon runners overcome 'minefield of shoe-swallowing bogs'

Hardy racers faced conditions described as a minefield of shoe-swallowing bogs and ankle-turning tussocks in a tough mountain marathon.

Certificates on offer to walkers who complete Pennine Way

Walkers who complete Britain’s oldest national trail can now get a certificate to mark their achievement.

Man falls 500ft to his death as Lakeland walkers head for night at Priest's Hole

A man has died after falling almost 500ft on a Lake District mountain while heading for a cave made popular by a television programme earlier this year.

Book reunion prompts Sersank ascent by climbers Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders

A British mountaineering duo have posted a first ascent of a Himalayan peak after reuniting almost 30 years after last climbing together.

Nevis group seeks volunteers for three-day path work-party based at CIC Hut

A charity is on the lookout for volunteers to spend three days based in a historic mountain hut while carrying out path repairs.

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