Ramblers unveil beginners' navigation videos to help walkers get into the outdoors

How confident are you that you can find your way when you head out for a walk? Walking charity the Ramblers said a fifth of people they surveyed sa...

16 November 2023

Summer's over; it's getting darker and colder. Time to wise up to winter on the hill

The more perceptive outdoor enthusiasts will notice darkness falling earlier from Sunday. British summer time ends at 2am on 29 October, and mounta...

28 October 2023

Police condemn 'act of vandalism' after Sycamore Gap tree felled overnight

One of the most visited and photographed viewpoints on Hadrian’s Wall is no more, after an act of vandalism.

28 September 2023

'Hatchling' runners join racers as Dragon's Back gets underway

Almost 300 runners from 25 nations set out on Monday morning to traverse the length of Wales in one of the world's toughest endurance races.

04 September 2023

Lakeland mountain rescue head will give Wainwright memorial lecture

The head of the umbrella organisation for Cumbria’s mountain rescue teams will deliver this year’s Wainwright memorial lecture.

31 August 2023

Mountain Bothies Association in good financial health as Covid pandemic recedes

The charity that cares for mountain shelters in Britain ended 2022 with a large financial surplus. The Mountain Bothies Association said this was d...

28 August 2023

Body of walker Daniel Adams found after search on Carnedd Dafydd in Ogwen Valley

The body of a walker has been found after a search on the Carneddau in Eryri. Police named the man as Daniel Adams, 26, from Selby in North Yorkshi...

09 August 2023

BMC proposes 12-month trial of permitted wild camping in England and Wales

The British Mountaineering Council is calling for a 12-month trial where wild camping is permitted on certain areas of national parks south of the border.

23 July 2023

Bob Graham runner rescued from Blencathra after breaking ankle

An endurance runner was rescued from a Lake District fell after breaking his ankle. The athlete was one of a group tackling the Bob Graham Round on...

23 July 2023

Rescuers reveal how new drone technology helped find body of missing Glen Etive walker

Mountain rescuers have revealed how newly developed technology helped find the body of a hillwalker who had been missing in the Glen Coe area for almost seven weeks.

04 November 2023

Aberdyfi rescuers celebrate 50 years of team that began at Outward Bound school

A team of rescuers that can trace its roots back to the 1960s has celebrated its official 50th birthday.

21 October 2023

Patterdale mountain rescuer Chris Lewis dies, 30 months after life-changing fall

A volunteer mountain rescuer who suffered life-changing injuries while on a callout more than two years ago has died.

10 September 2023

Dartmoor national park bosses will fight bid to overturn camping verdict

National park bosses in Dartmoor said they will fight a bid to overturn a legal ruling that restored camping rights in the area.

01 September 2023

Páramo boss pays tribute to nun whose workers produce brand's garments

The boss of outdoors brand Páramo has paid tribute to the nun whose Colombian charitable institution produces its clothing.

30 August 2023

Dave Fowler and Graham Cox named as mountaineers who died in Aonach Eagach incident

Two of the three people who died in a mountaineering incident in Glen Coe at the weekend have been named.

11 August 2023

Bodies of three hillwalkers recovered from Aonach Eagach ridge in Glen Coe

Three mountaineers have died in an incident on Aonach Eagach in Glen Coe. Their bodies were discovered by rescuers after they failed to return from...

07 August 2023

Lake District search dog volunteers to hold open day at Kirkstone Pass

Lake District visitors will be able to see the work of the area’s volunteer search dog handlers during an open day at a mountain pass.

23 July 2023

Police seek information after red kites shot in North York Moors

Police in the North York Moors are appealing for information after a red kite was shot. They are linking the incident with another shooting of a re...

05 July 2023


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