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Top rock-climber Pete Whittaker joins Patagonia-backed anti-fracking campaign

A top climber has joined the campaign against fracking, in the week the controversial gas-extraction process started in Lancashire.

16 October 2018

New Anglesey section of Wales Coast Path gives walkers 'fantastic' views

A new two-mile stretch of coastal footpath has been created on Anglesey to give walkers improved sea views.

16 October 2018

Motor groups help fund repairs to Yorkshire Dales Roman route Cam High Road

An ancient right of way in the Yorkshire Dales has been repaired thanks to cash donated by recreational motorists.

15 October 2018

Scottish Natural Heritage boss Francesca Osowska completes 1,300-mile cycle ride

The boss of Scottish Natural Heritage has completed an epic 1,300-mile cycle ride round the nation in the hope of inspiring the public to get active.

12 October 2018

Lakeland walker rescued after collapsing at Boredale Hause

A walker was rescued after collapsing on a Lakeland fell. The woman was walking with friends at Boredale Hause above Patterdale on Wednesday when t...

11 October 2018

Couple and dog rescued after getting cragfast on Barf

A couple and their dog were rescued after they got stuck while descending a Lake District fell. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1...

11 October 2018

Climber stretchered from Almscliff Crag after breaking leg in fall

A climber was rescued after suffering a suspected broken leg in a fall from a North Yorkshire crag. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association was ca...

08 October 2018

Body found at sea in search for missing kayaker Alistair Collier

The body of a man and a kayak have been found off the Dorset coast. Police said although there had been no formal identification they believe it is...

07 October 2018

Major search continues for kayaker Alistair Collier, missing after Dorset race

A major search is continuing for a kayaker who went missing during a race. Alistair Collier, 60, of Worcester, was taking part in the event near St...

07 October 2018

Climber Sir Chris Bonington: Britain's national parks need an injection of idealism

Mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington has called for an injection of idealism into Britain’s national parks if they are to survive.

16 October 2018

Blencathra walker escapes serious injury in 100ft fall from Sharp Edge

A walker escaped serious injury in a 100ft fall from a Lake District ridge. The woman was with her dog on Sharp Edge on Blencathra on Sunday when s...

16 October 2018

Two Snowdonia walkers rescued from Tryfan as Storm Callum lashes mountain

Two walkers were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain as Storm Callum’s high winds and torrential rain lashed the hill.

14 October 2018

John Muir Trust plans toilets and extra parking at foot of Blàbheinn on Skye

A conservation charity has revealed plans to double the number of parking places and build two toilets at the foot of a popular munro on the Isle of Skye.

11 October 2018

Kendal event joins Outdoor Trade Show for unified Manchester 2019 showcase

Britain’s outdoor industry will showcase its new products at a single trade event in 2019, organisers have announced.

11 October 2018

Climbing star Molly Thompson-Smith puts injury behind her with lead victory

A rising star of competition climbing has recovered from a potentially career-threatening injury to claim her fifth national title.

09 October 2018

Free talks by expert Dave 'Heavy' Whalley will help walkers Step up to Winter

The end of British Summer Time is approaching, and the winds are taking on a chill, so it’s time for hillgoers to turn their attention to the coming winter months.

07 October 2018

Rescuers receive police commendation for work during Beast from the East

Rescuers who spent more than 1,500 hours helping people in north-east England during the Beast from the East cold spell have been commended by the police.

07 October 2018

Lakeland walker stretchered from Cat Bells after injuring ankle in trip

A walker was rescued from a Lakeland fell after she suffered a suspected broken ankle. The 66-year-old woman tripped near the summit of Cat Bells o...

05 October 2018

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