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Chris Townsend and Terry Abraham among recipients of outdoor guild's annual awards

A seasoned journalist and campaigner, and an acclaimed film-maker were among those honoured by a body representing outdoor writers and photographers.

17 October 2016

Prepare for higher prices, Mountain Warehouse warns, after sterling's collapse

A High Street outdoor retailer has warned prices will have to rise following the slump in the value of the pound after the UK voted to leave the European Union.

15 October 2016

Northumberland pair Pete Roberts and Carl Hamilton share rescue skills in Iceland

Two seasoned mountain rescuers are heading to Iceland to share their knowledge with international colleagues.

12 October 2016

Police name Fraser Campbell as climber who died in Ben Nevis North Face fall

Police have named the climber who died in a fall on the North Face of Ben Nevis at the weekend. Fraser Campbell was near the top of the Long Climb ...

12 October 2016

Hebden Bridge police seek culprits after their off-road vehicle painted silver overnight

Police in a West Yorkshire town are searching for culprits responsible for a bizarre crime committed on one of their vehicles.

11 October 2016

Team in 'most difficult' rescue after Ben Nevis climber dies in North Face fall

A climber has died after falling from a route on Britain’s highest mountain. Rescuers put themselves at risk to bring his companion to safety and...

10 October 2016

Yorkshire Dales peregrine falcon discovered on Hebden Gill footpath had been shot

A dead peregrine falcon has been found by a walker in the Yorkshire Dales. The bird, which was discovered in Hebden Gill, east of Grassington, died...

08 October 2016

Ex-Keswick rescue team deputy leader Roy Henderson receives rare award

A former member of a Lake District rescue team received a rare award to mark almost 30 years of voluntary service.

07 October 2016

Walkers warned to stay away from Steall Gorge path as rockfall work starts

Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to stay away from a Highland footpath that was hit by a massive rockfall.

07 October 2016

Man falls 500ft to his death as Lakeland walkers head for night at Priest's Hole

A man has died after falling almost 500ft on a Lake District mountain while heading for a cave made popular by a television programme earlier this year.

16 October 2016

Mountain biker with injured leg fourth callout for Calder Valley rescue team

An injured mountain biker was rescued after suffering a suspected broken leg in remote woods in the South Pennines.

13 October 2016

Outdoor fans can learn Tristan Gooley's natural navigation tips at Friends' lecture

Outdoor enthusiasts can learn some of the secrets of ‘natural navigation’ at an event organised by a Cumbrian conservation charity.

12 October 2016

Film of Leo Houlding's Mirror Wall ascent will be screened at Banff and Kendal

A film charting the ascent of an imposing Arctic big wall by a team led by British climber Leo Houlding has been chosen to headline the opening night of a major international festival.

11 October 2016

Book reunion prompts Sersank ascent by climbers Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders

A British mountaineering duo have posted a first ascent of a Himalayan peak after reuniting almost 30 years after last climbing together.

10 October 2016

Injured Borrowdale climber and five stuck on Black Crag rescued in night operation

An injured climber was rescued and five others who were stuck were brought to safety in a night operation lasting almost four hours on a Borrowdale crag.

09 October 2016

Wanted: intrepid hillwalkers willing to tackle Striding Edge by torchlight

It’s a classic Lakeland ridge that’s on the to-do list of many hillwalkers. Striding Edge’s grade-one scramble leading to England’s third-h...

07 October 2016

Berghaus wins top award for its refurbished Sunderland headquarters

One of the UK’s best known outdoor brands has received an award for its headquarters refurbishment.

07 October 2016

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted from Whiteless Breast after fall

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself when she fell. The 60-year-old was coming down Whiteless Breast above B...

06 October 2016

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