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A paraglider has died after crashing on Blencathra.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team said the man was a friend to a number of its members and was a well known figure in the Lakes paragliding community

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Spine Race winner Jack Scott reveals he almost dropped out of event at Malham

The winner of this year’s Montane Winter Spine Race has revealed he considered dropping out of the event a third of the way into the course.

Two walkers rescued after getting lost on descent of snowy Skiddaw

Two walkers were rescued after taking a wrong turn in wintry conditions on the descent of Skiddaw. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted shortly...

Lakes boss Richard Leafe will quit at end of year for new career as Mountain Leader

The boss of England’s largest national park has announced he will step down at the end of the year.

Jack Scott takes Spine Race victory and smashes five-year-old record

Jack Scott has won the Montane Winter Spine Race, and smashed the existing record by more than 10 hours.

Leaders set blistering pace in Spine Race after front runners retire

Leaders in the Montane Winter Spine Race are setting a blistering pace as they head north along the Pennine Way.

Six previous winners battle for Spine Race victory on brutal Pennine Way course

Britain’s first national trail is the scene for a potential epic showdown as some of the world’s top runners go head to head in this year’s Montane Spine Race.

Open Spaces Society 'dismayed' Dartmoor camping rights will face court challenge

The Open Spaces Society has expressed its dismay at the decision of the Supreme Court to allow a challenge to a ruling on camping on Dartmoor.

Go Outdoors owner JD Sports sees shares fall after profit warning

Shares in the company that owns High Street retailers Go Outdoors, Blacks and Millets dropped 23 per cent on Thursday after it issued a profits warning.

Body of runner Ed Catmur found on Cross Fell after 24-hour search involving 82 rescuers

The body of a fellrunner was found on the highest fell in the Pennines after a huge search lasting 24 hours.

Time for warmth: we head north for the lowdown on insulation for the outdoors

Is down still the best material for insulating us in the UK's notoriously wet climate? PrimaLoft took us north to convince us otherwise...

On test: trail-walking shoes reviewed

Eight pairs of walking shoes, suitable for use on the UK's trails, evaluated over extensive testing...

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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