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Gold award for Houdini jacket that uses innovative Polartec eco-friendly fabric

A new jacket from sustainability experts Houdini, using an innovative eco-friendly fabric, is judged a winner at trade show ISPO.

25 January 2020

Snowdonia walkers guided to safety after getting lost on Cadair Idris

Two walkers were guided to safety after getting lost on a Snowdonia mountain. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted shortly after 3.30pm afte...

25 January 2020

Use newer Yorkshire Three Peaks route, team says, after pair rescued from bog

Rescuers have advised walkers tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks to use a newer section of the route that avoids a notorious bog.

24 January 2020

Two walkers rescued from Blencathra after getting stuck on wintry crags

Two walkers were rescued from Blencathra after getting stuck in wintry conditions on steep ground. Passers-by alerted police on Sunday when they he...

20 January 2020

Collapsed Spine Race runner stretchered from remote Border Ridge hill

A competitor in the Montane Spine Race was stretchered from a remote hill after collapsing. Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team and c...

20 January 2020

Record-breaking climber Nims Purja is star speaker at February Fort William festival

A mountaineer who summited all 14 of the world’s highest peaks in record time is the star speaker at the Fort William Mountain Festival.

17 January 2020

Fastest Briton Sabrina Verjee takes women's trophy in Spine Race

Sabrina Verjee has taken the women’s trophy in the Montane Spine Race. The runner reached the finish at Kirk Yetholm in a total time of 108hrs 7m...

16 January 2020

John Kelly takes Spine Race victory by a margin of more than 30 miles

Runner John Kelly has scored a resounding victory in the Montane Spine Race. The USA athlete had an unassailable lead as he approached the finish a...

15 January 2020

'Loyalty card' quip as Dales cavers rescued for second time in less than four weeks

Four cavers were rescued after spending more than 24 hours underground when rising water trapped them in a Dales system.

14 January 2020

Grasmere protest to go ahead despite withdrawal of 'gentleman's yachts' bid

Organisers of a day of action against the commercialisation of the Lake District plan to go ahead with the event despite the withdrawal of an application that sparked the protest.

25 January 2020

Cat Bells walker recounts how 'indigestion' led to emergency airlift to hospital

A walker has told of how he was airlifted from a Lake District fell after suffering what he thought was a bout of indigestion.

24 January 2020

Man rescued after suffering injuries in Sharp Edge fall

A man was rescued after falling and injuring himself on Sharp Edge on Blencathra. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team went to his aid after being alerted ...

23 January 2020

Friends of Lake District launches campaign for 'under siege' national park

The charity that played a part in the setting up of a national park in the Lake District has thrown its weight behind calls to protect it from developments it says threaten its character.

20 January 2020

Injured Helvellyn walker airlifted from mountain after fall from Striding Edge

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District ridge after suffering injuries in a fall. A Royal Air Force Mountain Rescue Service team from RAF Leemi...

19 January 2020

Woman fined £2,000 for damaging healthy tree in Yorkshire Dales village

Magistrates have fined a woman £2,000 for severely cutting back a healthy tree in a national park conservation area.

17 January 2020

Spine Race runner stretchered from fells after being found at High Cup Nick

A competitor in the Montane Spine Race had to be stretchered from the fells after becoming disoriented in the dark.

16 January 2020

Cairngorm rescuers' 'rant' after 16-mile walk in storm to find walker safe in bothy

A rescue team leader described as ‘a total waste of our resources’ an incident in which its members battled driving sleet in Storm Brendan to reach a walker, only to find him in his sleeping bag in a bothy.

14 January 2020

Race for Spine Race lead hots up as temperatures set to plunge

The race for the lead of the Montane Spine Race is hotting up as runners face freezing temperatures and 70mph gusts.

13 January 2020