Police and rescuers urge Snowdonia hillgoers to stay safe as lockdown eased

Police and mountain rescuers appealed to hillgoers in north Wales to stay safe and be responsible. The plea came ahead of the first weekend followi...

10 July 2020

Climbers Bonington and Scott seek volunteers for new Everest challenge

Some of Britain’s most illustrious mountaineers are seeking volunteers for a new Everest challenge.

08 July 2020

Runner Sabrina Verjeee hits the Lakeland fells in Wainwrights record attempt

Ultrarunner Sabrina Verjee is attempting a continuous round of all 214 Wainwright summits in the Lake District.

07 July 2020

Walker rescued after injuring ankle in slip in woodland near Machynlleth

A walker was stretchered from woodland near Machynlleth in mid-Wales after injuring herself in a slip.

05 July 2020

Walkers guided to safety after getting lost on Sca Fell

Rescuers used phone technology to locate two lost walkers on England’s second-highest mountain. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team gave the pair direct...

04 July 2020

Trees for Life charity submits detailed plans for Highland 'rewilding centre'

A conservation charity has submitted plans for what it says is the world’s first rewilding centre in the Scottish Highlands.

03 July 2020

Mountaineers welcome lifting of Scottish five-mile travel limit for hill-goers

Mountaineering Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement that travel restrictions for recreation are being lifted.

02 July 2020

Alex Waddington collects 10 bags of rubbish on Peak District Spin and Bin ride

A cyclist has completed a 108-mile clean-up journey in the Peak District. Alex Waddington was due to complete his Spin and Bin on the day of the su...

30 June 2020

Alpkit reaches investment target in eight minutes as 1,380 customers buy shares

A crowdfunding scheme giving customers a chance to invest in one of the UK’s fastest growing outdoors brands raised double its target.

30 June 2020

Three rescued from Tryfan scramble were told it was 'easier than Snowdon'

A group of walkers were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain the day after travel restrictions were eased for Wales.

08 July 2020

Walkers warned of Schiehallion path closures while repairs take place

Walkers heading for Schiehallion will face path closures and diversions while repairs take place. Contractors will carry out work on the munro, beg...

08 July 2020

Farmer Neil Heseltine elected chairman of Yorkshire Dales authority

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has elected a Malham farmer as its new head. Neil Heseltine has taken over as chairman of the body from...

06 July 2020

Man rescued from Coniston Fells after injuring leg in 50ft fall

A man was rescued after suffering a leg injury when he fell on a Lake District mountainside. Ambulance staff asked for help from Coniston Mountain ...

05 July 2020

Two walkers rescued from Helvellyn summit after going off-route

Two walkers were rescued after straying off route on the Helvellyn range. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team, which went to the women’s aid, said condi...

04 July 2020

'Keen walker' Andrew Moorhouse reported missing again, on Shetland

A man who has repeatedly sparked searches across Britain has been reported missing again. Police Scotland said Andrew Moorhouse has gone missing fr...

02 July 2020

Berghaus co-founder Gordon Davison dies, aged 85

The co-founder of the Berghaus brand of outdoor gear has died. Gordon Davison had suffered a heart attack and passed away surrounded by his family ...

02 July 2020

Mountain bothies remain closed despite imminent easing of travel limits

The charity that looks after more than 100 mountain shelters said its buildings would remain shut, despite the imminent easing of lockdown restrictions in Scotland and Wales.

30 June 2020

Wainwright Striding Edge sketch sells for 'record' £10,200

A pen-and-ink sketch by the late author and artist Alfred Wainwright sold for what is believed to be a record price.

29 June 2020


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