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Marc Lauenstein wins wintry Three Peaks Race by nine seconds

Only nine seconds separated the winner and second-place man in the gruelling Three Peaks Race. Marc Lauenstein crossed the finishing line in Horton...

30 April 2016

Experts to use climbing techniques to check Monsal Trail structures in Peak District

Experts will use rock-climbers’ techniques to check one of the Peak District’s most popular trails.

29 April 2016

Red kite put down after being shot in 'shocking act of cruelty'

Police are appealing for the public’s help after a protected bird of prey was killed in what they described as a shocking act of cruelty.

28 April 2016

Search launched after partially sighted walkers reported overdue in Cheviots

A large group of partially sighted walkers sparked a search after failing to return when expected from a walk in the Cheviots.

28 April 2016

Time is running out to pledge cash to Mend Our Mountains crowdfunder

Time is running out for outdoor fans to pledge their cash to help a crowdfunding effort to repair some of England and Wales’s most popular mountain paths.

27 April 2016

Outdoor fans urged to don 'toorie' hats for Lomond Tom Weir event

Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to congregate in a national park this weekend to commemorate one of Scotland’s best loved mountain men.

27 April 2016

Lakeland fell Cat Bells lit up during event raising £11,000 for Nepal earthquake victims

An event that lit up one of the Lake District’s most popular fells raised more than £11,000 to help victims of last year’s Nepal earthquakes.

25 April 2016

New Ullswater Way opens, offering 20-mile walking circuit of lake

A new walking route has opened in a corner of the Lake District hit hard by last year’s floods. The Ullswater Way offers a waymarked circular pat...

25 April 2016

Second rescue on Blàbheinn as solo walker gets lost on Skye peak

Coastguard rescuers were called out to a Hebridean peak for the second time in a week after a walker got into difficulties.

25 April 2016

North Dartmoor rescuers launch crowdfunding appeal for new training room

A volunteer rescue team is asking the public to help fund a new training room at its base. North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team will launch a crow...

29 April 2016

Mother and daughter rescued from Greenup Edge after getting lost in blizzard

Two walkers were rescued after getting into difficulties in a blizzard on a Lake District fell. Three rescue teams were involved in the operation t...

29 April 2016

New Lake District walkers' and cyclists' track opens at Dunmail Raise

A new track for cyclists and walkers was officially opened, linking the North and South of the Lake District.

28 April 2016

Alan Hinkes joins Everest avalanche survivor in Snowdon Nepal fundraiser

A record-breaking British climber joined a man who narrowly escaped an Everest avalanche to raise cash for Nepal with a trip to Wales’s highest mountain.

27 April 2016

Warning to May Day walkers heading for the Highlands: it's still winter on the hills

Mountain experts are warning walkers heading for the Highlands to be prepared for winter conditions. Exceptionally cold weather has led to many Sco...

27 April 2016

Teen airlifted to hospital after banging head in Scale Force slip

A teenager was airlifted to hospital after slipping and banging her head on a Lake District fell. The 14-year-old from Essex suffered dizziness and...

26 April 2016

Ricky Lightfoot looks for hat-trick of victories in Three Peaks Race

A fleet-footed firefighter will attempt a third successive victory in a fellrunning challenge. Cumbrian runner Ricky Lightfoot will look to nail a ...

25 April 2016

Kinder Trespassers 'would today be kettled and labelled extremists'

If the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass took place in 2016, its participants would likely have been kettled before getting out of the car park and labelled extremists, an outdoors expert said.

25 April 2016

Braemar rescuers continue search for Jim Robertson in remote Cairngorms corries

Volunteer rescuers were again out on the Cairngorms mountains in the search for a walker missing for more than seven weeks.

24 April 2016

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