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November gathering abandoned as Kendal Mountain Festival goes online-only

This year’s Kendal Mountain Festival will take place only online. Organisers of one of the UK’s largest outdoors events took the decision not t...

24 September 2020

Rescuers turn detective to find lost Lake Vyrnwy walkers

Rescuers had to use detective work to find two walkers lost with a poor phone signal above a lake in north Wales.

23 September 2020

Outdoor Trade Show decamps to new Merseyside venue for 2021

Britain’s largest trade gathering for the outdoor industries is decamping to Merseyside. Organisers of the Outdoor Trade Show said next year’s ...

21 September 2020

Injured Yorkshire Three Peaks walker found by police at home 60 miles away

Rescuers searching for a mystery injured walker in the Yorkshire Dales were informed by police in the early hours that the woman was safe at home, 60 miles away.

20 September 2020

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after tumbling down mountainside

A walker was airlifted to hospital after tumbling more than 160ft down a Lake District fellside. The 54-year-old was on the Hanging Stone ridge of ...

18 September 2020

Rescuers stretcher injured Lakeland walker to door of holiday cottage

Rescuers stretchered a walker to the door of her holiday accommodation after she injured herself on a Lakeland fell.

16 September 2020

Runner Sabrina Verjee sets new female Pennine Way record time

Athlete Sabrina Verjee has completed her run of the full length of the Pennine Way, comfortably beating her previous best time.

15 September 2020

Runner Sabrina Verjee heads south with an eye on Pennine Way time

Endurance runner Sabrina Verjee has begun a challenge to run the Pennine Way in a personal best time.

12 September 2020

Mountain rescuers will feature in new More4 TV series

Volunteer mountain rescuers will feature in a new television series following the exploits of emergency workers across Britain.

10 September 2020

Exhausted Lakeland runner rescued after wife raises alarm with Derbyshire police

An exhausted runner in the Lake District was rescued after his wife rang Derbyshire police to raise the alarm.

24 September 2020

Further section of Brecon Beacons national park added to coronavirus no-go areas

A further section of the Brecon Beacons national park has been put into lockdown, meaning people will not be allowed to enter or leave the area without a reasonable excuse.

22 September 2020

Outdoor groups call for more openness on Cairn Gorm ski centre plans

Outdoor groups have called for more openness around decision-making on the future of the troubled ski centre on Cairn Gorm.

21 September 2020

Bob Gore, inventor of Gore-Tex, dies aged 83

The inventor of Gore-Tex, the waterproof material used in thousands of outdoor garments, has died. Bob Gore passed away peacefully on Thursday, age...

20 September 2020

Local lockdown puts part of Brecon Beacons national park out of bounds

Parts of the Brecon Beacons national park will be out of bounds to visitors from Thursday evening. New coronavirus rules introduced by the Welsh Go...

17 September 2020

Ramblers launch campaign to guarantee green spaces 'on people's doorsteps'

The Ramblers, the campaigning charity that champions access to the countryside, is turning its attention to green areas on people’s doorsteps.

16 September 2020

Lost Lakeland walkers' What3words message 'put them outside the UK'

Rescuers pointed out the limitations of the What3words application after a group of walkers called for help when they got lost on the Lakeland fells.

13 September 2020

Walker dies after falling on Snowdon

A walker has died after falling on Wales’s highest mountain. North Wales Police received several calls from people on the Pyg Track on Snowdon on...

12 September 2020

James Forrest sets record with 14-day solo round of Wainwrights

In a year that has seen numerous UK outdoor records falling, walker James Forrest has added to the tally by posting the quickest time for a Lakeland challenge.

08 September 2020

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