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Peak District police appeal after North Lees campsite vandalised

Police are appealing for information after a toilet block was vandalised at a Peak District campsite.

25 September 2018

Two callouts in two hours for Keswick rescuers as storm blows walkers over

Rescuers were called out to the same place twice within two hours after walkers were injured when Storm Ali blew them off their feet.

23 September 2018

Major charity event will mark 80th anniversary of Wainwright's Pennine Journey

A major charity fundraising walkers’ event is planned to mark the 80th anniversary of a seminal long-distance journey undertaken by Alfred Wainwright.

16 September 2018

On test: Hoka One One Torrent shoe reviewed

Price: £100 Colour: green Weight: 558g/pair (size 9½) Construction: synthetic material and mesh uppers Rubber outsole and TPU rand Country of manufacture: Vietnam Sole stiffness: 3/10 Waterproofing: none Women’s version: yes Sizes: men’s 6½-14½ (40-50); women’s 3½-9½ (36-44) The Torrent has been designed for trailrunning, with Hoka One One saying the shoe offers both the brand’s renowned underfoot cushioning while retaining the feel and agility to cope with the uneven ground likely to be encountered on the trail.

16 September 2018

Kílian Jornet and Tove Alexandersson clinch skyrunning titles with Steall wins

Catalan runner Kílian Jornet and Swede Tove Alexandersson stamped their authority on the world skyrunning championships with victories in the Salomon Ring of Steall Race on Saturday.

15 September 2018

Campaigners welcome cash-for-access plans in Gove's Agriculture Bill

A leading campaign group has welcomed the Westminster Government’s plans to link farm payments to improving access for walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

13 September 2018

Walker, 70, dies after falling on Snowdon

A walker has died after falling on Wales’s highest mountain. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.35pm on Tuesday after police r...

13 September 2018

Climber rescued after falling from Simonside crag in Northumberland

A climber was rescued after falling more than 30ft and hitting the ground at a Northumberland crag. Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Te...

11 September 2018

Health and exercise cited as reason for increase in visits to England's outdoors

More people are spending time in England’s great outdoors, a survey found. A desire to exercise and look after their health was behind many peopl...

10 September 2018

Lakeland walker airlifted after injuring head in fall on Birk Side

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after he was knocked unconscious in a fall. The 68-year-old was walking with his nephew on Birk Si...

24 September 2018

Fellrunner Joss Naylor opens Wasdale rescuers' new £643,000 base

Renowned fellrunner Joss Naylor has officially opened his local rescue team’s new purpose-built base.

22 September 2018

Old Lancashire station flagstones keep Yorkshire Dales walkers on track

Flagstones that once lined the platform at a Lancashire railway station are helping walkers keep on track in the Yorkshire Dales.

16 September 2018

Rescuers called to aid exausted ultrarunner at remote Skiddaw House hostel

Rescuers were called out to a remote Lakeland hostel to aid an exhausted competitor in a running event.

16 September 2018

Rescuers searching for missing Cairngorms walkers find another pair in trouble

Rescuers searching for two lost walkers in the Cairngorms had to help two different people to safety after coming across them during their search.

14 September 2018

Rescue crew spots missing Ben Nevis walker more than a mile from search area

A walker was plucked from a precarious position on Britain’s highest mountain after being spotted by the crew of a rescue helicopter during a night search.

13 September 2018

Corrour Bothy toilet changes mean more convenience for volunteers

Volunteers have completed work to increase the convenience of the facilities at a remote but busy bothy in the Highlands.

11 September 2018

BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

10 September 2018

Discovery of 'Bear' on Helvellyn sparks hunt for owners on Striding Edge

The discovery of a mystery dog on England’s third highest mountain sparked a search for the animal’s owner.

07 September 2018

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