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Fellrunner Joss Naylor opens Wasdale rescuers' new £643,000 base

Renowned fellrunner Joss Naylor has officially opened his local rescue team’s new purpose-built base.

22 September 2018

Old Lancashire station flagstones keep Yorkshire Dales walkers on track

Flagstones that once lined the platform at a Lancashire railway station are helping walkers keep on track in the Yorkshire Dales.

16 September 2018

Kílian Jornet and Tove Alexandersson clinch skyrunning titles with Steall wins

Catalan runner Kílian Jornet and Swede Tove Alexandersson stamped their authority on the world skyrunning championships with victories in the Salomon Ring of Steall Race on Saturday.

15 September 2018

Campaigners welcome cash-for-access plans in Gove's Agriculture Bill

A leading campaign group has welcomed the Westminster Government’s plans to link farm payments to improving access for walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

13 September 2018

Walker, 70, dies after falling on Snowdon

A walker has died after falling on Wales’s highest mountain. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.35pm on Tuesday after police r...

13 September 2018

Climber rescued after falling from Simonside crag in Northumberland

A climber was rescued after falling more than 30ft and hitting the ground at a Northumberland crag. Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Te...

11 September 2018

Health and exercise cited as reason for increase in visits to England's outdoors

More people are spending time in England’s great outdoors, a survey found. A desire to exercise and look after their health was behind many peopl...

10 September 2018

Work begins on unearthing secrets of mysterious Yorkshire Dales 'stack stands'

A team of archaeologists is trying to get to the bottom of a series of mysterious earthworks in the Yorkshire Dales.

07 September 2018

Pennine Way walker stretchered from Bleaklow after injuring ankle

A man was rescued after injuring his leg while walking on the Pennine Way. The 55-year-old from Gloucestershire was making his way from Edale to To...

06 September 2018

Major charity event will mark 80th anniversary of Wainwright's Pennine Journey

A major charity fundraising walkers’ event is planned to mark the 80th anniversary of a seminal long-distance journey undertaken by Alfred Wainwright.

16 September 2018

Rescuers called to aid exausted ultrarunner at remote Skiddaw House hostel

Rescuers were called out to a remote Lakeland hostel to aid an exhausted competitor in a running event.

16 September 2018

Rescuers searching for missing Cairngorms walkers find another pair in trouble

Rescuers searching for two lost walkers in the Cairngorms had to help two different people to safety after coming across them during their search.

14 September 2018

Rescue crew spots missing Ben Nevis walker more than a mile from search area

A walker was plucked from a precarious position on Britain’s highest mountain after being spotted by the crew of a rescue helicopter during a night search.

13 September 2018

Corrour Bothy toilet changes mean more convenience for volunteers

Volunteers have completed work to increase the convenience of the facilities at a remote but busy bothy in the Highlands.

11 September 2018

BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

10 September 2018

Discovery of 'Bear' on Helvellyn sparks hunt for owners on Striding Edge

The discovery of a mystery dog on England’s third highest mountain sparked a search for the animal’s owner.

07 September 2018

North Wales team's unusual tree rescue of paraglider will feature in BBC broadcast

An unusual rescue of a man left dangling in a tree will feature in a television programme on Friday. A member of North East Wales Search and Rescue...

06 September 2018

Ramblers: post-Brexit farming subsidies should depend on keeping paths clear

Farmers should only receive post-Brexit subsidies if they fulfil their responsibilities for maintaining footpaths across their land, the Ramblers said.

04 September 2018

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