Leo Houlding and his expedition team have successfully completed a new free-climbing route on a South American ‘lost world’.

The Cumbrian mountaineer and his entourage spent two weeks living on portaledges on the overhanging cliffs of Roraima above the Guyana rainforest

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Man dies after collapsing on Yorkshire Dales walk

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Donald MacRae to step down as leader of Dundonnell rescue team

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Leadhills Estate in Lowther Hills loses general licence after wildlife crimes in area

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Scorpion stings among hazards as Leo Houlding's team starts Mount Roraima climb

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Three disoriented Helvellyn walkers led to safety as daylight fades

Three walkers called for help after getting into difficulties while descending from England’s third-highest mountain.

Rab and Lowe Alpine firm teams up with Outward Bound for kids' activity week

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Green activist, film-maker and photographers appointed Friends of Lake District patrons

A young environmental campaigner, a film-maker and two photographers have been appointed patrons of the Friends of the Lake District.

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers call for help after getting lost in dark

Four walkers attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks had to call for help after getting lost in the dark.

Voluntary groups call for dismantling of Cairn Gorm funicular railway

A group of voluntary organisations said the controversial funicular railway on Cairn Gorm should be dismantled.

Winter comes to Lakeland as three felltop assessors gear up for a new season

The Lake District's felltop assessors will begin their daily ascents of Helvellyn this week; we spoke to 'new boy' Wes Hunter to get his thoughts on his new 'dream job'.

On test: 40-70 litre rucksacks reviewed

We've been lugging big loads over the hills in the past few months in the quest for the best large rucksack; find out which one topped the pack....

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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