Recent

Campaigners are urging the government’s official outdoors body not to incorporate a ferry into the route of the England Coast Path in Hampshire.

The Open Spaces Society said the proposal to make the ferry across the River Hamble the designated course of the round-England path could leave walkers stranded

Article continues »

Ben Nevis deaths prompt mountaineering experts' plea to use weather reports

Mountain experts have added their voice to pleas for outdoor enthusiasts in the Highlands to obtain weather information before heading out.

Cairngorms dog Ben plucked from perilous ledge after being spotted by helicopter crew

A dog stranded on a precarious Cairngorms mountain ledge in severe weather had a lucky break when he was spotted by a rescue helicopter crew on a training mission.

Police say climbers who died on Ben Nevis were French and Swiss

Police said two of the men who died on Ben Nevis on Tuesday were French, and a third came from Switzerland.

Outdoor fans invited to bag a munro in memory of Sir Hugh

Outdoor fans are being invited to take part in a munrobagging challenge with a difference, to mark the centenary of the death of the man who gave his name to the 3,000ft mountains.

Third climber dies after Ben Nevis avalanche

A third climber has died after an avalanche on Ben Nevis. Police said the two people injured in the incident on the North Face on Tuesday had been ...

Helicopter airlifts stone for Whernside footpath repairs in Yorkshire Dales

A helicopter has been used to airlift stone on to the flanks of Yorkshire’s highest mountain to repair a popular footpath.

Two die and two are injured in Ben Nevis avalanche

Two people have died after an avalanche on Ben Nevis. Police said a rescue operation is still underway and that two other people have been injured....

Doug Scott will tell tales of Everest ascent and The Ogre epic on Scottish lecture tour

Britain’s joint first Everest summiteer will embark on the Scottish leg of his lecture tour in May.

Wainwright Society plans to publish out-of-print Pennine Journey book

Fans of the late writer Alfred Wainwright will soon be able to read his first work, which has been out of print for some time.

Hill sleuth Myrddyn Phillips's border research suggests Wales should shrink a little

Months of measurements and footslogging by two walkers has led them to the conclusion that the Wales-England border could be in the wrong place.

Bird charity benefits from sales of Country Innovation Avocet jacket

The RSPB will receive a donation from each sale of a waterproof jacket designed for birdwatchers and photographers.

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

Your account


 

Follow our updates