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Mountain bothies remain closed despite some Covid-19 lockdown easing

The charity that looks after more than a hundred rudimentary hill shelters said they remain closed because of the coronavirus crisis.

Outdoor companies respond to Covid-19 crisis with donations and PPE products

Outdoor brands have been responding to the coronavirus crisis by turning their attention to the particular needs of the public and professionals while fighting the spread of Covid-19.

Father and son rescued after getting lost walking near Lakeland accident blackspot

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in poor visibility near an accident blackspot in the Lake District.

Climber dies in fall from Peak District limestone crag

A climber has died after falling from a limestone crag in the Peak District. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 6.45pm to the incident at...

BBC Four to screen Climbing Blind film of Jesse Dufton Old Man of Hoy ascent

The Orcadian sea stack the Old Man of Hoy has been a climbing magnet for decades, since Chris Bonington, Rusty Baillie and Tom Patey made the first ascent in 1966.

Yorkshire Dales bosses praise weekend visitors for following relaxed lockdown rules

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales said most weekend visitors to the area adhered to social distancing and pleas to show respect.

Scots mountain groups working on government submission for re-opening hills

Mountaineering Scotland said it is leading discussions about how people may be able to return to the hills in a phased way.

Police issue penalties to eight wild campers in Yorkshire Dales

Police in the Yorkshire Dales have handed fixed-penalty notices to a group found wild camping. A local resident reported five tents had been pitche...

Yorkshire Dales boss calls for visitors' respect and warns many facilities closed

The boss of the Yorkshire Dales national park has asked visitors to show respect to the countryside and its communities.

Ingleborough Hall steps into the stretch zone for outdoor learning during lockdown

Staff at a Yorkshire Dales outdoor education centre have had to step outside their comfort zone as the Covid-19 lockdown completely changes their approach to outdoor learning.

On test: AKU Serai mountaineering boots reviewed

High-end insulated boots for high-end mountain trips; how did they perform?...

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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