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Some of Scotland’s most popular paths are being made more accessible as increasing numbers of people make use of the great outdoors during the coronavirus pandemic.

Many of Scotland’s Great Trails will benefit from improvements costing almost £111,000

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Nimsdai Purja among Sherpa team to complete first winter ascent of K2

A group of Nepalese Sherpas has made a historic first winter ascent of the world’s second-highest mountain.

Tackling raptor persecution in Scotland a priority for wildlife cop Gavin Ross

A newly appointed police officer with Scotland’s National Wildlife Crime Unit will make tackling raptor persecution, hare coursing and poaching his priorities.

Yorkshire Dales bosses plead with public to respect guidelines on exercise

National park bosses have again pleaded with the public to respect government guidelines and not travel to the Yorkshire Dales for their weekend exercise.

Blacks and Saxx launch online series to discuss male health and body taboos

Men’s underwear brand Saxx has teamed up with retailer Blacks Outdoors to tackle traditionally taboo subjects online.

Police criticise ill equipped Rochdale couple rescued from wintry Ingleborough

Police in the Yorkshire Dales have criticised a couple who had to be rescued from the summit of Ingleborough in wintry conditions on Sunday.

Group rescued after travelling to Bleaklow air crash site and getting lost

Four people who went searching for an aircraft crash site in winter conditions were rescued from the Peak District’s second highest hill.

Lockdown forces Spine Race organisers to abandon planned winter races

Organisers of the Montane Spine Race have abandoned the winter challenges because of Covid-19 lockdowns.

Moel Famau walkers rescued after getting caught out by wintry weather

Two walkers were rescued after getting into difficulties on their local hill in wintry conditions. The pair became disoriented in an area north-wes...

Lakeland rescuers: only call us out if you're seriously injured or ill

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District have appealed to hillgoers only to request help if they are seriously injured or ill.

Review: Life of a Mountain Helvellyn by Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham's visually spectacular cinematographic 'love letter to the Lakes' features some surprises in its stellar cast.

On test: insulated jackets reviewed

As the mercury drops, an insulated jacket becomes a hill essential. So we've been out and about for the past few weeks to see how well nine different ...

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 .

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