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Fell care volunteers demolish 180 pieces of cake after day restoring landscape

The final Lake District fell care day of the year saw walls and fences restored and 180 pieces of cake demolished by volunteers and staff.

14 November 2018

Kendal prepares for Britain's biggest outdoors festival with star-studded line-up

Kendal is gearing up for the annual influx of thousands of visitors to Britain’s biggest mountain festival.

10 November 2018

Appeal underway to raise cash to replace missing Blencathra trig circle

A man is raising funds to replace an Ordnance Survey ring that disappeared from the summit of Blencathra in the Lake District.

10 November 2018

Lake District planners give go-ahead to 1km-long zipwire at Honister

Planners in the Lake District have given the green light to a zipwire despite officers recommending the application be refused.

07 November 2018

Missing Brontë moors walker Stephen Wright found after huge search by 11 teams

A missing walker was found with only minor injuries after spending the night on the Brontë moors in West Yorkshire.

06 November 2018

Mountain Equipment brand founder Peter Hutchinson dies, aged 81

Pioneer of outdoor gear and founder of the Mountain Equipment brand Peter Hutchinson has died, aged 81.

05 November 2018

Commercial boss Steve Craig retires from Vango parent company AMG

A longstanding boss of the company that owns major brand Vango has announced his retirement. Steve Craig has stepped down as commercial director of...

04 November 2018

Rescuers appeal for TV help after another 'avoidable' Scafell Pike incident

A group of walkers had to be guided to safety from England’s highest mountain after they got lost in the dark.

04 November 2018

Mountain rescuers warn: Scafell Pike is not a playground for the inexperienced

Mountain rescuers warned England’s highest mountain is not a playground for the inexperienced. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team said it is concerned ...

03 November 2018

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team celebrates 50 years of 'helping others in need'

One of Britain’s busiest mountain rescue teams will celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend. The Llanberis team, whose patch includes Snowdon...

13 November 2018

Kendal mountain rescuers welcome 'Eric' to the team

Cumbrian rescuers have welcomed their new addition Eric to the team. Eric is a brand new control vehicle that has gone into service with Kendal Mou...

10 November 2018

On test: camp foods reviewed

One of the delights of reaching the end of a day’s activity on the hills is the anticipation of replacing all that expended energy with a tasty meal in the comfort of your camp.

09 November 2018

Survey shows most Scots want more protection for their scenic landscapes

Nine out of ten people surveyed in Scotland said large-scale industrial developments should be subject to restrictions in the nation’s most important landscapes.

07 November 2018

Police appeal for sightings of walker Stephen Wright, missing on Brontë moors

Police are appealing for sightings of a walker who has gone missing on the Brontë moors. Stephen Wright contacted his wife on Monday evening to sa...

06 November 2018

Scottish mountain rescuers 'overwhelmed' by support after helicopter complaints

Four Scottish mountain rescue teams who voiced their concerns over the level of support from the UK’s search and rescue helicopters said they have been overwhelmed by support they received.

04 November 2018

Team faces big clean-up after rescue of man stuck in Ladybower Reservoir mud

Mountain rescuers faced a long clean-up after going to the aid of a man who got stuck in mud at a Peak District reservoir.

04 November 2018

Mountain biker rescued after injuring himself near Grisedale Tarn

A mountain biker was rescued after injuring himself in a slip on the Helvellyn range. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 6.35pm on F...

03 November 2018

Scottish rescuers: helicopter bosses have 'casual disregard' for members' safety

Scotland’s four busiest volunteer mountain rescue teams have accused the agencies operating the UK’s rescue helicopters of having a ‘casual disregard’ for the safety of team members.

02 November 2018

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