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Lakeland group seeks volunteers to find Cumbria's darkest skies

Would you like to join the quest to find Cumbria’s darkest place? The Friends of the Lake District are looking for volunteers to measure just how...

Original Mountain Marathon runners brave armpit-deep mud in Clyde Muirshiel event

Mud was the keyword for competitors in this year’s Original Mountain Marathon, with runners tackling the boggy slopes of the Clyde Muirshiel regional park at the weekend.

Leo Houlding to lead expedition to free-climb Amazonian 'lost world' Roraima

Climber and explorer Leo Houlding will brave venomous snakes, mud and mosquitos in a trek to summit a South American ‘lost world’.

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers caught out by dark after clocks go back

Two walkers attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge were caught out by the end of British summer time.

Mountaineer Nirmal 'Nims' Purja summits all 8,000m peaks in less than seven months

Mountaineer Nirmal Purja has claimed his final 8,000m peak, shattering the record for summiting all 14 of the world’s highest peaks.

Peak District mountain bikers' campaign aims to boost number of bridleways

Mountain bikers in the Peak District have launched a campaign to increase the number of routes available to cyclists.

Teen airlifted after suffering injury on Fleetwith Pike via ferrata

A teenager in search of thrills on a Lake District attraction had a bigger adventure than planned when he had to be rescued.

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted after falling on Robinson

An walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself in a fall. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1.50p...

Hill-goers should prepare for winter this weekend, say mountain experts

Mountain experts are warning hillgoers to prepare for winter, despite it still only being October. With clocks going back and the first snows of th...

Hill sleuth Myrddyn Phillips's border research suggests Wales should shrink a little

Months of measurements and footslogging by two walkers has led them to the conclusion that the Wales-England border could be in the wrong place.

On test: 40-70 litre rucksacks reviewed

We've been lugging big loads over the hills in the past few months in the quest for the best large rucksack; find out which one topped the pack....

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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