Scottish avalanche service kicks off, with vital reports for hillgoers

Scotland’s avalanche service steps into action today, with the first reports of the 2019-20 winter.

13 December 2019

Lake District boss Richard Leafe: resignation rumour is 'fake news'

The boss of the Lake District national park said social media reports of his impending resignation are ‘fake news’ and he will not be leaving his post.

12 December 2019

Ramblers' 'frustration' at owner's appeal against Glen Clova hilltrack enforcement

A Ramblers Scotland boss has described as ‘frustrating’ a landowner’s appeal against enforcement action over a hilltrack in Glen Clova.

10 December 2019

Leo Houlding and team complete free climb of Guyana tepui Roraima

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

06 December 2019

Berghaus donates £30,000 of kit to protect air ambulance crews from elements

Lifesaving airborne medics will be protected from the elements thanks to outdoors brand Berghaus. The Sunderland-based firm has kitted out staff at...

04 December 2019

Three callouts for Keswick rescuers as icy conditions catch out Lakeland hillgoers

A Lake District team was called out three times on Sunday to aid people who came to grief in icy conditions.

03 December 2019

Donald MacRae to step down as leader of Dundonnell rescue team

The leader of Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team has announced he is stepping down from the post. Donald MacRae has been a member of the team for more...

30 November 2019

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

A Scottish Government agency has restricted a licence on a shooting estate in the Lowther Hills after evidence of wildlife crime in the area.

28 November 2019

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.

26 November 2019

Iain Nesbitt elected Dundonnell rescuers' team leader

Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team has a new leader. Iain Nesbitt was elected to the post of team leader at the organisation’s annual meeting last w...

12 December 2019

Cape Wrath Ultra and Dragon's Back Races switch to annual dates

Organisers of two of the UK’s most challenging long-distance events have announce they will be run each year.

10 December 2019

Grough's great big guide to Christmas gift ideas for the outdoor fan

In a fix wondering what to buy your favourite outdoor enthusiast for Christmas? Help is at hand. We’ve taken a trip to Santa’s special cave to ...

09 December 2019

Treemendous effort by rescuers after mystery light spotted on Snowdonia peak

Rescuers were called out after a mysterious light was spotted on a Snowdonia mountain. Members of Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team were alerted abou...

05 December 2019

Cave Rescue Organisation buys small off-roader to reach Yorkshire Dales casualties

A rescue team in the Yorkshire Dales has invested in a small off-road vehicle to reach casualties on the fells.

04 December 2019

Man dies after collapsing on Yorkshire Dales walk

A man has died after collapsing while walking in the Yorkshire Dales. The 86-year-old had complained of feeling unwell on the bridleway between Ing...

30 November 2019

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

December marks the beginning of meteorological winter; it’s also when winter officially comes to the Lake District with the start of the felltop assessor service.

30 November 2019

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

Leo Houlding’s attempt on a route on a Guyana ‘lost world’ tepui has begun in earnest, with his team making progress in difficult conditions on its heavily vegetated overhanging cliffs.

27 November 2019

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

Pupils from a Preston school enjoyed a week of activities thanks to a collaboration between the Outward Bound Trust and the owners of two major outdoors brands.

25 November 2019

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