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Campaign groups mark 70th anniversary of access law with pledge on national parks

Five campaign groups have sealed a pledge to protect national parks and make them more accessible. A time capsule containing the pledge was buried ...

25 March 2019

National Trust buys Lake District campsite in Eskdale for £1.65m

The National Trust has bought a popular campsite in the Lake District, bringing to five the number of sites it owns in the national park.

23 March 2019

Mountaineering council prepares to launch litter-busting H2O campaign

Hillwalkers and climbers will be asked to take part in a major campaign to clean up the country’s mountains.

21 March 2019

Identity of woman whose body was found 15 years ago on Pennine Way revealed

Police have solved the mystery of the identity of a woman whose body was found near the Pennine Way almost 15 years ago.

19 March 2019

Cattle-grid reference helps rescuers find Lake District pair stuck on steep ground

Rescuers had to turn detective to find a couple who reported themselves stuck on steep ground in the Lake District.

18 March 2019

Floods hit Yorkshire Three Peaks route as rescuers warn: don't attempt challenge

Heavy rain in the Yorkshire Dales has left many routes flooded. The Cave Rescue Organisation had this advice for anyone considering the Three Peaks...

16 March 2019

Ben Nevis deaths prompt mountaineering experts' plea to use weather reports

Mountain experts have added their voice to pleas for outdoor enthusiasts in the Highlands to obtain weather information before heading out.

14 March 2019

Police say climbers who died on Ben Nevis were French and Swiss

Police said two of the men who died on Ben Nevis on Tuesday were French, and a third came from Switzerland.

14 March 2019

Third climber dies after Ben Nevis avalanche

A third climber has died after an avalanche on Ben Nevis. Police said the two people injured in the incident on the North Face on Tuesday had been ...

12 March 2019

Mountain Aid charity urges walkers to pull on boots and become Corbett Connoisseurs

A charity is urging hillwalkers to become Corbett Connoisseurs to help fund its safety work. Mountain Aid wants walkers to pull on their boots duri...

25 March 2019

Is it time to ditch the old walkers' mnemonic as magnetic north migrates east?

Walkers with a mind for accurate navigation may need to ditch a mnemonic that has stood them in good stead for centuries.

21 March 2019

Mountaineers 'disappointed' as planners approve Glen Etive wild land hydro schemes

Mountaineering Scotland expressed disappointment at planners’ decision to allow three hydro schemes in wild land in Glen Etive.

20 March 2019

Natural England urged to ditch Hampshire ferry plans for England Coast Path route

Campaigners are urging the government’s official outdoors body not to incorporate a ferry into the route of the England Coast Path in Hampshire.

18 March 2019

Ben Nevis avalanche victim's family visits site as team pleads for search for ice-axes

Rescuers have taken relatives of one of the men who died in the avalanche on Ben Nevis last week to the site of the incident.

18 March 2019

Peak District manager Lorna Fisher plans 1,658-mile cycle ride through all 15 national parks

A Peak District manager is gearing up for a mammoth cycle ride to mark the 70th anniversary of the passing of legislation that led to the setting up of national parks.

15 March 2019

Cairngorms dog Ben plucked from perilous ledge after being spotted by helicopter crew

A dog stranded on a precarious Cairngorms mountain ledge in severe weather had a lucky break when he was spotted by a rescue helicopter crew on a training mission.

14 March 2019

Outdoor fans invited to bag a munro in memory of Sir Hugh

Outdoor fans are being invited to take part in a munrobagging challenge with a difference, to mark the centenary of the death of the man who gave his name to the 3,000ft mountains.

12 March 2019

Helicopter airlifts stone for Whernside footpath repairs in Yorkshire Dales

A helicopter has been used to airlift stone on to the flanks of Yorkshire’s highest mountain to repair a popular footpath.

12 March 2019

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