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Lakeland rescuers offer winter gear advice after two incidents

Two Lake District rescue teams have advised walkers they need to carry ice-axes and crampons when heading to the area’s high fells.

Spine Race organisers suspend running in face of severe weather warnings

Organisers of the Montane Spine Race have halted the event in the face of severe weather warnings. Runners are being held at checkpoints until it i...

Pavel Paloncý leads Spine Race after Eoin Keith withdraws

Irish athlete Eoin Keith, who took over the lead of the Montane Spine Race when frontrunner Jim Mann retired, has himself dropped out of the race.

Eoin Keith takes the lead in Spine Race as Jim Mann retires injured

The Montane Spine Race earned its reputation as Britain’s most brutal over the past 24 hours as runners battled high winds and blizzards in the north Pennines.

Lake District Friends plan zipwire protest as John Muir Trust adds its objection

Conservation charity the Friends of the Lake District has announced plans for a rally in protest against the planned zipwire over Thirlmere.

Search dogs found walker Richard Cockerham alive after 48 hours on Lakeland fells

Rescuers have revealed details of the huge operation to find a walker who was missing on the Lakeland fells for 48 hours in severe weather.

Missing walker Richard Cockerham airlifted after being found on Scafell Pike

Missing walker Richard Cockerham has been found by rescuers on the slopes of Scafell Pike. The 29-year-old was airlifted to hospital after being di...

Spine Race leader Jim Mann sets blistering pace as athletes endure overnight snow

Montane Spine Race leader Jim Mann is continuing to set a blistering pace as runners contend with harsh winter conditions in the northern Pennines.

Rescuers in search for missing Scafell Pike walker Richard Cockerham

Police are appealing for sightings of a man who went missing in the Lake District. Richard Cockerham of Leeds is believed to have travelled to the ...

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Review: Trails with Tales – intriguing walks round Leighton Moss, Silverdale and Arnside, by Beth and Steve Pipe

The area of outstanding natural beauty lying just outside the Lake District national park is brought to life in this series of short walks.

On test: Danner Mountain 600 boots reviewed

These heritage-styled boots from US brand Danner are no urban loafers...

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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