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Donors to Friends of Blencathra can reclaim their cash as failed bid is declared

People who donated money to a charity set up in an aborted attempt to buy a Lake District mountain can reclaim their cash.

14 January 2017

Police plea to weekend Pen y Fan visitors to park sensibly

Police are appealing to visitors to south Wales’s highest peak to park sensibly at the weekend. The winter Fan Dance Races take place over Pen y ...

13 January 2017

The Spine runners gear up for weekend start of UK's 'most brutal race'

As large areas of Britain are gripped by the year’s first true taste of winter, hardy athletes are gearing up to tackle the event dubbed the country’s most brutal race.

12 January 2017

Dartmoor authority pleads with visitors to act responsibly as winter arrives

National park bosses have pleaded with members of the public to act responsibly as winter conditions affect the area.

12 January 2017

Woman and son rescued after getting stuck in Great End gully

A woman and her son were rescued after getting into difficulties on the Scafell range. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 3.05pm on Mon...

10 January 2017

KT Tunstall and Cast announced as Keswick Mountain Festival bill-toppers

Liverpool Britpop favourites Cast and Scottish solo singer KT Tunstall will be the headline music acts at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival.

09 January 2017

Yorkshire Dales rescue team announces death of paralysed fundraiser Jack Morgan

A paralysed man who made the ascent of one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks to raise cash for a rescue team has died.

08 January 2017

Family of missing walker Cornelius Van Der Wetering informed after body found

Police searching for a Dutch tourist who went missing while walking in the Highlands said a body has been found.

06 January 2017

Care to share your views as a Sherpa Adventure Gear ambassador?

Are you an adventurous type who would like to share your views on some top gear? Outdoors brand Sherpa Adventure Gear is on the lookout for a new a...

05 January 2017

Film-maker Terry Abraham takes up role as patron of Nurture Lakeland charity

An acclaimed outdoors film-maker has been appointed patron of a conservation charity. Terry Abraham will work in his new role with Nurture Lakeland...

13 January 2017

Mountain rescue teams on standby as North Sea coast towns face flooding

Mountain rescue teams are on standby to help communities along the North Sea coast in anticipation of flooding.

12 January 2017

Four walkers rescued from Ben Lomond in 'challenging' weather

Two walkers were airlifted and another pair brought to safety by rescuers after getting stuck in severe weather on Scotland’s most southerly munro.

12 January 2017

Coastguard Sikorsky rescue helicopters grounded after safety concern

Coastguard helicopters that take part in mountain rescue operations were grounded following safety concerns after an incident on a North Sea oil platform.

10 January 2017

Daughter leads tributes to Mark Bowling who died in Aonach Beag fall

The daughter of a man who died in a fall on a Lochaber munro said he was an experienced and passionate climber.

09 January 2017

Rescuers praise 'two wise men' who sat out night on Tryfan climb

Mountain rescuers in Snowdonia have praised ‘two wise men’ who volunteered to sit out the night on a mountain rather than call out team members.

08 January 2017

Lost Kinder Scout walkers rescued after one loses boot in bog

Two sisters were rescued from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting lost in worsening weather.

07 January 2017

Highland walker dies after falling on Aonach Beag

A man has died after falling on a Lochaber mountain. The walker was descending from the summit of Aonach Beag with a companion on Thursday when the...

06 January 2017

Julia Bradbury boots up as Britain’s Best Walks returns to TV screens

Outdoors celebrity Julia Bradbury is lacing up her boots for another series revealing some of Britain’s best walking routes.

05 January 2017

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