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Berghaus Dragon's Back Race: tough day for field as runners ruled out of event

The man in charge of the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race has admitted some of his decisions have not been popular with some competitors in the race.

24 May 2017

Peak District rangers take to 'fire bikes' to put across blaze message

Peak District rangers have taken to two wheels to get across an important safety message for outdoor enthusiasts in the national park.

22 May 2017

Climber rescued after fall at Great Wanney Crag in Northumberland

A climber was rescued after she injured herself in a fall on a Northumberland crag. The woman suffered a suspected broken ankle when she fell on to...

22 May 2017

More than 200 ultrarunners ready to start gruelling Berghaus Dragon's Back Race

More than 200 runners from 24 different nations are preparing to start one of Britain’s most gruelling races.

21 May 2017

Two teams in rescue of injured Lakeland walker on Hay Stacks

Two Lake District rescue teams combined to aid an injured walker on a fell. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.30am on Friday...

21 May 2017

Watchdog gives go-ahead to JD Sports' takeover of Go Outdoors

Britain’s competition watchdog has given the go-ahead for the takeover of Go Outdoors by retail group JD Sports.

18 May 2017

Knock-off gear warning to outdoor fans after Keswick shop ram-raid

Police in Cumbria cautioned outdoor enthusiasts not to be tempted to buy suspiciously cheap clothing they may be offered.

16 May 2017

Locked gate delays rescuers after Coledale walker injures ankle

A mountain rescue team was delayed by a locked gate when it was called out to rescue a Lake District walker.

16 May 2017

Snowdonia walker dies after falling 'considerable distance' on Tryfan

A walker has died after falling on a Snowdonia mountain. The man was descending Tryfan on Sunday with his daughter when he slipped and fell a long ...

14 May 2017

New Abyssinia bothy opens to outdoor users in Glen Kinglas

A new mountain shelter with an African slant has opened for outdoor enthusiasts in a popular walking area in the Scottish Highlands.

23 May 2017

'World's toughest mountain race' underway as Dragon's Back runners head south

The event dubbed the world’s toughest mountain race got underway in north Wales today, with runners heading south from Conwy Castle in a five-day event.

22 May 2017

Labradoodle Sydney rescued after becoming exhausted on Yorkshire Dales walk

A dog was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales fell when it became exhausted on a walk. The 11-year-old labradoodle was walking with his owners between C...

21 May 2017

Diversion opens on Keswick railway footpath route destroyed by Storm Desmond

A new diversion on a route in the Lake District that was hit by Storm Desmond has been opened to walkers.

21 May 2017

After 35 years it’s not just nostalgia giving you that warm and fuzzy feeling

Sponsored feature In 1981 Polartec’s R&D team thought they were inventing a fabric. Instead they created a category – synthetic fleece. A s...

21 May 2017

Shot Dentdale buzzard likely to make full recovery

A buzzard that was found with gunshot wounds in the Yorkshire Dales is expected to make a full recovery.

17 May 2017

Walker who died in Tryfan fall is named as John Wynne

The walker who died in a fall from Tryfan on Sunday has been named as John Gerard Wynne. The 61-year-old, from Exmouth, Devon, was descending the m...

16 May 2017

Ultrarunner Adam Perry misses Lake District 24-hour record by just 15 minutes

Ultrarunner Adam Perry has narrowly failed to beat a 20-year-old record for summiting Lake District peaks.

15 May 2017

Coastguard praises 'unsung heroes' as footage of Glen Affic rescue released

Coastguard rescuers have praised ‘unsung heroes’ who helped a woman who fell 100ft on a munro in Glen Affric.

14 May 2017

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