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Walker rescued after injuring ankle in slip in woodland near Machynlleth

A walker was stretchered from woodland near Machynlleth in mid-Wales after injuring herself in a slip.

05 July 2020

Walkers guided to safety after getting lost on Sca Fell

Rescuers used phone technology to locate two lost walkers on England’s second-highest mountain. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team gave the pair direct...

04 July 2020

Trees for Life charity submits detailed plans for Highland 'rewilding centre'

A conservation charity has submitted plans for what it says is the world’s first rewilding centre in the Scottish Highlands.

03 July 2020

Footwear brand Keen's range of reusable face masks goes on sale

Footwear brand Keen is using one of its factories to manufacture face masks during the coronavirus pandemic.

03 July 2020

Berghaus co-founder Gordon Davison dies, aged 85

The co-founder of the Berghaus brand of outdoor gear has died. Gordon Davison had suffered a heart attack and passed away surrounded by his family ...

02 July 2020

Mountain bothies remain closed despite imminent easing of travel limits

The charity that looks after more than 100 mountain shelters said its buildings would remain shut, despite the imminent easing of lockdown restrictions in Scotland and Wales.

30 June 2020

Wainwright Striding Edge sketch sells for 'record' £10,200

A pen-and-ink sketch by the late author and artist Alfred Wainwright sold for what is believed to be a record price.

29 June 2020

North-East rescuers called out twice to aid injured Kielder mountain bikers

Rescuers in the North-East of England were called out on two successive days to help seriously injured mountain bikers.

26 June 2020

Rescuers find body of walker after major search on Howgill Fells

Rescuers looking for a missing walker on the Howgill Fells discovered a body. A major search operation was launched when the man failed to return f...

26 June 2020

Man rescued from Coniston Fells after injuring leg in 50ft fall

A man was rescued after suffering a leg injury when he fell on a Lake District mountainside. Ambulance staff asked for help from Coniston Mountain ...

05 July 2020

Two walkers rescued from Helvellyn summit after going off-route

Two walkers were rescued after straying off route on the Helvellyn range. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team, which went to the women’s aid, said condi...

04 July 2020

'Keen walker' Andrew Moorhouse reported missing again, on Shetland

A man who has repeatedly sparked searches across Britain has been reported missing again. Police Scotland said Andrew Moorhouse has gone missing fr...

02 July 2020

Mountaineers welcome lifting of Scottish five-mile travel limit for hill-goers

Mountaineering Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement that travel restrictions for recreation are being lifted.

02 July 2020

Alex Waddington collects 10 bags of rubbish on Peak District Spin and Bin ride

A cyclist has completed a 108-mile clean-up journey in the Peak District. Alex Waddington was due to complete his Spin and Bin on the day of the su...

30 June 2020

Alpkit reaches investment target in eight minutes as 1,380 customers buy shares

A crowdfunding scheme giving customers a chance to invest in one of the UK’s fastest growing outdoors brands raised double its target.

30 June 2020

YHA to begin limited re-opening of English youth hostels in July

Youth hostels in England will begin a limited re-opening in mid-July as Covid-19 restrictions are eased.

28 June 2020

Calder Valley rescuers have busiest day in their history on hottest day of year

A West Yorkshire rescue team had the busiest day in its history on the hottest day of the year so far.

26 June 2020

Yorkshire Dales bosses plead with visitors not to trash the national park

Bosses in the Yorkshire Dales have pleaded with visitors not to trash the national park. The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority said visitors ...

26 June 2020