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A climber and adventurer who has led expeditions from the Antarctic to the Amazon rainforests is urging the public to support a clean-up on his home patch.

Leo Houlding has been appointed an ambassador for this year’s Great Cumbrian Litter Pick

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Tree surgeon fined for damaging 200-year-old sycamore in Yorkshire Dales

A second person has been convicted after a healthy tree was damaged in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Rescuers in major day-long search after Tomas Gafrik reported missing on Ben Nevis

A major search involving 39 mountain rescuers has been underway all day for a man who has gone missing on Britain’s highest mountain.

Ullswater shot and Wasdale view top Wainwright Society photo contest

A shot of a boat sailing on Ullswater with a backdrop of the snow-covered Helvellyn range has been judged top image in a competition.

Prospects looking up for revived climbing meet as winter finally arrives in Highlands

Organisers of a revived major international climbing festival in Scotland have been cheered by recent improvements in conditions.

Ardnish Estate to end free use of Peanmeanach bothy due to visitor numbers

Walkers and outdoor enthusiasts will no longer have free use of a bothy in the western Highlands. From early October, the Peanmeanach on the Ardnis...

Police name Richard Armstrong as man who fell to his death on Stob Bàn

Police have named the man who died after falling from a munro in the Mamores on Sunday. Richard Armstrong of Cumbria fell about 30m into a gorge on...

Man dies after falling 30m from Stob Bàn during Storm Dennis

A man has died after falling from a Highland munro during Storm Dennis. The 42-year-old fell about 100ft into a gorge on Stob Bàn in the Mamores o...

Good Samaritan runner injures ankle after stopping to offer help on Lakeland fell

A runner who stopped to help someone who had slipped on a Lake District hillside fell victim to injury himself within yards of leaving the person.

Lochaber rescuers respond to 'charge them' demands: be careful what you ask for

Mountain rescuers have warned social media commentators to beware of what they wish for, after several posts saying four Ben Nevis walkers should be charged for their rescue.

Six days, six hours, four minutes: how Paul Tierney broke the Wainwrights running record

An astonishing challenge that ran on chips, banter and very little sleep, but definitely no smashed avocado.

On test: AKU Serai mountaineering boots reviewed

High-end insulated boots for high-end mountain trips; how did they perform?...

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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