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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.

17 January 2018

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.

16 January 2018

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...

16 January 2018

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 ...

15 January 2018

Jim Mann sets the pace as Spine Race runners face worsening weather

Runners in the Montane Spine Race, dubbed Britain’s most brutal race, face worsening conditions as the race enters its second day.

15 January 2018

Temperature probes installed on Helvellyn headwall to aid winter climbers

A temperature monitoring system has been set up on England’s third highest mountain to help protect rare plant life on winter climbing routes.

13 January 2018

Mountain rescue hoaxer Michael Cuminskey jailed after admitting faking accidents

A man has been jailed for hoaxing mountain rescuers in north Wales. Michael Cuminskey was sentenced to 16 months in prison at Caernarfon Crown Cour...

12 January 2018

Youth activities providers voice opposition to Thirlmere zipwire plans

A conservation charity said young people are able to find their inspiration in the beauty of the Lake District and do not need a zipwire to provide thrills in the area.

12 January 2018

On test: Danner Mountain 600 boots reviewed

Price: £140.95 Weight: 1,098g/pair Country of manufacture: Vietnam Sizes: men’s medium width 7-14; wide 8-13; women’s medium width 6-11 Uppers: suede Waterproofing: Danner Dry Danner is a US brand, based in the Pacific North-West, with its roots in making industrial boots.

10 January 2018

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.

17 January 2018

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.

16 January 2018

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.

16 January 2018

Body of missing Tryfan walker found after search by more than 40 rescuers

Rescuers have found the body of a walker who went missing overnight on a Snowdonia mountain. The experienced hillwalker from north Wales was report...

15 January 2018

Winter warning to Lakeland walkers after man rescued from icy Nethermost Pike path

Two mountain rescue teams went to the aid of a walker who injured himself when he slipped on an icy path on a Lake District fell.

13 January 2018

Strongest line-up yet as runners prepare for start of brutal Spine Race

Runners will line up this weekend for a gruelling race along the length of Britain’s first national trail.

12 January 2018

Walkers winched from Tryfan after spending day stuck on mountainside

Two walkers were plucked from a Snowdonia mountain by a rescue helicopter in fading light after spending the day stuck on steep ground.

12 January 2018

Adventurer Leo Houlding and team complete 1,000-mile Antarctic Spectre expedition

Climber and adventurer Leo Houlding and his team have completed their expedition across Antarctica. Houlding, along with Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon...

11 January 2018

Refugees join group planting 700 trees in Yorkshire Dales

Refugees and asylum seekers were among an international group that spent time improving the Yorkshire Dales environment by helping to plant 700 trees in the area.

09 January 2018

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