Outdoors fans urged to take 5km challenge to help reinstate flood-hit Lakeland path

A charity is asking outdoor enthusiasts to get active to help it raise funds to reinstate a Lake District route that was severely damaged by floods.

18 March 2018

Blown-over trees halt rescuers' vehicle at Thirlmere incident

Rescuers’ progress was halted by trees blown down by the Beast from the East in a Lake District forest.

17 March 2018

Rescuers praise resilience of group trapped in freezing Yorkshire Dales cave for 26 hours

Rescuers have released more details about a major operation to save five cavers trapped below ground in the Yorkshire Dales at the weekend.

13 March 2018

Scots hillgoers asked to pledge price of a bobble hat to 'Mend Our Mountains'

Hillgoers are being asked to spare the price of a bobble hat – to improve conditions underfoot on two of Scotland’s mountains.

12 March 2018

Three teams in operation to find five lost Yorkshire Dales cavers trapped for 26 hours

A major rescue operation to locate a group of lost cavers in the Yorkshire Dales ended successfully when they were brought to the surface unharmed.

11 March 2018

Yorkshire Dales report points finger at grouse moors for bird of prey decline

A report compiled by national park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales points a finger at the management of grouse moors for the decline in birds of prey in their areas.

10 March 2018

Bridgedale unveils its first waterproof sock range for outdoor fans

Outdoors sock specialist Bridgedale has developed its first waterproof range. The Storm sock collection will be in shops from May and uses a HydroT...

07 March 2018

Police seek information after jackets theft from York Go Outdoors store

Police are appealing for help after jackets worth £1,000 were stolen from an outdoors store. North Yorkshire Police said two men entered the Go Ou...

06 March 2018

Search for lost Lakeland walkers ends after couple rescued by fellow walker

Two rescue teams were involved in a search for lost walkers on the Old Man of Coniston in bad visibility.

06 March 2018

New Mend Our Mountains campaign gets underway with Peak District walk

A group of walkers took to the Peak District hills to help kick off an ambitious appeal to raise £1m to improve some of Britain’s most popular paths.

17 March 2018

Walker suffers multiple injuries in Helvellyn fall

A walker suffered numerous injuries after she slipped and tumbled 50ft on England’s third-highest mountain.

15 March 2018

Calder Valley team's four-legged members retire after more than 10 years' service

Two long-serving members of a rescue team have retired after numerous missions. Four-legged friends Nell and Pepper have each assisted the Calder V...

13 March 2018

On test: waterproof trousers reviewed

Heading for the great outdoors in the UK almost always means being prepared for wet weather. Even in the height of summer, showers or persistent ra...

11 March 2018

Five young walkers rescued from Helvellyn summit after hypothermia concerns

A group of young walkers was rescued from England’s third-highest mountain after getting into difficulties in bad weather.

11 March 2018

Women's anthology Waymaking aims to step up gender balance in outdoor writing

Outdoors publisher Vertebrate has marked International Women’s Day by announcing an anthology of women’s work.

08 March 2018

Vango company continues growth with new depot and extra staff

The company behind some of the best known outdoor brands in the UK said its growth is continuing and it has increased staff by 15 per cent.

07 March 2018

Injured Lakeland walker rescued after falling 300ft on Great End

A man was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself when he fell more than 300ft on a Lake District mountain.

06 March 2018

Rescuers' warning after man suffers dislocated shoulder on Priest's Hole trip

Rescuers have warned that only well equipped experienced mountaineers should attempt to reach a Lake District cave during the current wintry spell.

04 March 2018


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