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Scottish runner Rob Sinclair has won the annual Lakes Sky Ultra race, with New Zealand-born Sophie Grant taking the women’s title.

The race is part of the UK Skyrunning series, which combines mountain running with alpinism, with runners having to contend with scrambling or rock-climbing on the routes

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Runner Kílian Jornet smashes Bob Graham Round record set 36 years ago

Catalan ultrarunner Kílian Jornet has smashed a Lakeland challenge record that stood for 36 years. The 30-year-old completed the Bob Graham Round ...

Sky lanterns launch abandoned over Peak District wildfire concerns

Plans to release thousands of sky lanterns on the edge of the Peak District have been abandoned because of the fire risk.

Climber tops 'lucky-to-be-alive charts' after Thurlstone quarry collapse

A climber is lucky to be alive after a large section of quarry disappeared from beneath his feet as he was preparing to abseil down the rockface.

Public provide water for lost walkers in Cadair Idris 'adventure'

A group of overseas visitors expressed their gratitude to members of the public who shared water with them when they got lost on a Snowdonia mountain.

Hillwalkers urged to ditch the extra clothing and take more water during heatwave

A mountain expert has advised hillgoers to ditch their usual protective clothing and pack extra water when heading for Scotland’s mountains.

Cairngorm rescuers in first cave rescue after boy injured in fall

Members of Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team were called upon to carry out a rare cave rescue in the Highlands when a boy injured himself.

Rescuer finds body of Marcin Bialas six months after he fell from Ben Nevis

Rescuers have recovered the body of a man who fell from Ben Nevis in January. A Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team member located Marcin Bialas’s body...

Yorkshire Dales national park bosses urge vigilance as wildfire risk rises

Another national park has warned of the risks of fire as the prolonged hot, dry weather continues. Bosses at the Yorkshire Dales authority appealed...

Coastguard releases footage of rescue of injured Ben Nevis walker

A walker was winched from Ben Nevis after injuring her ankle when she tripped. The Coastguard released footage of the rescue showing the scene on t...

Thinking of heading up Tryfan? Read this first

Tryfan's rocky ridges and easy access make it a popular target for walkers, but it's easy to get into difficulties.

On test: Pacsafe Dry 15L Anti-theft Portable Safe reviewed

This little pack will guard against both criminals and the weather...

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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