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Campaigner Kate Ashbrook: Brexit threat to countryside 'deeply worrying'

A tireless fighter for access rights is worried the exit from the European Union will have serious effects on the great outdoors.

Climbers urged to check suspect Black Diamond gear after recall notice

A major gear manufacturer is warning climbers to stop using some of it models. Black Diamond has issued a voluntary recall on certain ascenders, vi...

Border Ridge refuge hut 'saved hypothermic walker's life' say rescuers

Rescuers said the existence of a mountain refuge hut probably saved the life of a walker on the Border Ridge.

Calder Valley rescuers boost flood-gear funds with Spine Challenge effort

A rescue team’s funds were boosted by more than £1,000 by the efforts of four of its members who tackled a gruelling Pennine challenge.

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Calder Valley team to take part in The Spine Mountain Rescue Challenge

Mountain rescue team members are being challenged to tackle a gruelling Pennine race in the depths of winter.

Mountaineers' quest for award designers begins

The body that represents hillwalkers, climbers and mountaineers in Scotland has begun a quest for artists to design two new awards.

Review: The Montane Spine Race Film

A compelling little film shot in extreme conditions of an extreme challenge will give you an insight into the grim reality of a January jaunt up the Pennine Way.

Man who died on Helvellyn might have lain on mountain for four days

Details have been released of the massive search for the missing man who died after being found on Helvellyn.

Osprey urges safety checks on its Poco AG child carriers

Owners of a child carrier from a leading outdoor brand are being asked to check their models for a potential defect.

New 'insidious' enclosure moves threaten green spaces, campaigner Kate warns

The country faces a new enclosure movement that threatens England’s public spaces, a campaigner warned.

Spine Race runners help hypothermic walker to safety on Border Ridge

A walker suffering from hypothermia in sub-zero temperatures was helped to safety by competitors in a gruelling long-distance race.

Calder Valley rescuers tackle Spine challenge to boost team's flood response

Four rescue team members will push themselves to the limit in an effort to raise cash to boost their organisation’s ability to respond to future flooding events.

Border search team pair gear up for 109-mile Mountain Rescue Challenge

Imagine running a marathon. Not so tough, eh? Now imagine doing it in the middle of winter, carrying a pack over rough terrain in the mountains. A...

Royal Navy Sea King crew honoured for heroic rescue of Ben Nevis pair

The crew of a Royal Navy Sea King helicopter has been honoured for its heroic rescue of two climbers in blizzard conditions on Britain’s highest mountain.

'We have only 10 years to save lost paths' says access expert Phil Wadey

An access expert has warned the clock is ticking for thousands of public highways. Phil Wadey, vice-chairman of the Open Spaces Society, warned the...

Injured climber's calls heard by walkers as he crawled from Snowdonia crag

A climber was rescued after two walkers heard his cries for help as he crawled from a Snowdonia crag after falling.

Runners prepare to tackle The Spine, the country's 'most brutal race'

Almost 100 hardy runners are gearing up for what has been described as Britain’s most brutal race. The Spine starts this Saturday and involves a ...


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