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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.

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.

Civilian rescue helicopter crews clock up 500th rescue with Tryfan airlift

The UK’s civilian rescue helicopter service has reached a milestone with its 500th operation. The Coastguard’s Caernarfon-based aircraft rescue...

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.

Columbia seeks pair to give up jobs for nine months' extreme outdoor gear testing

Are you willing to quit your job and spend the next nine months on a global quest to test outdoor gear in some of the world’s toughest conditions.

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after Harter Fell slip

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself when she slipped. The 62-year-old was coming down Harter Fell towards N...

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...

Two Lake District walkers rescued in separate incidents after succumbing to heat

Two walkers were rescued from Lake District fells after getting into difficulties in the extremely hot weather.

Injured cyclist, flat battery and missing man in a night's work for Calder Valley team

Rescuers were called out to two incidents in less than three hours in West Yorkshire. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was alerted about 9.20pm...

Work starts to replace Yorkshire Dales bridge demolished by Storm Desmond

A replacement for a bridge in the Yorkshire Dales national park that was swept away by flood water should be opened to walkers by the end of the month.

Cowal Way gains Scotland's Great Trails status

A long-distance route passing through diverse countryside has been granted great trail status in a ceremony in Argyll.

More than a thousand UK hopefuls apply to be Columbia's 'director of toughness'

More than 1,000 adventurous outdoor enthusiasts applied for an arduous job with a top brand. Columbia said its process for applications for the pos...

Berghaus wins top award for its refurbished Sunderland headquarters

One of the UK’s best known outdoor brands has received an award for its headquarters refurbishment.

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...

Ian Mercer, giant of national-park movement, dies aged 83

A leading figure in the outdoors movement has died after a career advancing the cause of national parks and public access, Ian Mercer was the first Dartmoor national park officer and the first chief executive of the Welsh Government’s advisory body, the Countryside Council for Wales.

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.

Pennine Way walker rescued after breaking ankle 15 days into trail

A walker who spent 15 days on the Pennine Way had to be rescued almost within sight of his goal after injuring himself.

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