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New West Pennines moorland protection area is biggest for 12 years

A large area of moorland in upland northern England has just gained special legal protection for its environment.

Mountain biker with injured leg fourth callout for Calder Valley rescue team

An injured mountain biker was rescued after suffering a suspected broken leg in remote woods in the South Pennines.

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...

BMC boss pleads with critics of new Climb Britain name: 'give it time'

The boss of the representative body for mountaineers in England and Wales has responded to the storm of criticism of the decision to change its name.

Mountain rescuer escapes unharmed after Land Rover overturns during moorland callout

A rescuer escaped unhurt after a Land Rover overturned while on a callout to help an injured walker. Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team described th...

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook will open 'unique' Welcome Way linking three towns

An access champion will officially open a unique long-distance walking route at the weekend. Kate Ashbrook will walk part of the Welcome Way from t...

RSPB criticises police decision to caution Yorkshire Dales man who set 'barbaric' bird traps

A conservation charity has criticised a police force’s decision to issue a formal caution to a man who admitted setting illegal traps on a Yorkshire Dales shooting estate.

North Dartmoor rescuers launch crowdfunding appeal for new training room

A volunteer rescue team is asking the public to help fund a new training room at its base. North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team will launch a crow...

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.

Team in 'life and death' search to rescue Peak District walker lost in blizzard

A walker lost in a blizzard on the Pennine moors was rescued in a ‘life and death’ operation lasting six hours.

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.

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...

BMC and MCofS rebrand themselves as Climb Britain and Mountaineering Scotland

Two bodies that represent climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers throughout Britain have announced changes to their names.

Calder Valley rescuers carry South Pennines walker half a mile after moorland injury

A walker had to be stretchered for half a mile after injuring herself in a slip in the South Pennines.

Yorkshire Dales boss: 'bird of prey persecution is harming park's reputation'

National park bosses said persecution of birds of prey is damaging the area’s reputation. The Yorkshire Dales authority said it abhors the illega...

Calder Valley rescuers retrace route of ill fated blizzard worker to mark 50th year

A rescue team marked its 50th anniversary with a walk along the fateful moorland route taken by a reservoir keeper whose death led to the setting up of the group.

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.

Mountaineers fear new National Trust charges will hit outdoor leader training

Mountaineers fear the introduction of fees for commercial use of land owned by one of the country’s biggest conservation charities could hit outdoor training.

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