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Outdoors Future Camp for upcoming trade leaders scrapped due to lack of interest

A planned event aimed at nurturing future leaders in the outdoors industry has been scrapped due to lack of interest.

14 August 2017

Isle of Lewis police searching for missing Torsten Kulke say body has been found

Police searching for a missing man on a Hebridean island said a body has been found. German visitor Torsten Kulke was reported missing on Monday 31...

13 August 2017

'I was going through the air with eyes closed' – walker recalls Striding Edge fall

A walker who blacked out and fell 30ft while traversing Striding Edge on England’s third-highest mountain has recalled her ordeal.

11 August 2017

'Are we in trouble'? Wayward Scout group rescued from Cairngorms bothy

A group of Scouts was airlifted from a remote bothy after being reported missing in the Cairngorms. The Inverness Coastguard helicopter located the...

11 August 2017

Scots mountain project seeks volunteers to 'adopt a path'

A mountain project is on the lookout for outdoor enthusiasts willing to ‘adopt a path’ in Scotland.

08 August 2017

Fresh Sharp Edge warning after walker rescued from 'precarious position'

A walker was rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a notorious Lake District accident blackspot.

08 August 2017

Lost dog Bjarya rescued after spending night on Cadair Idris

A lost dog was rescued after spending a night on a Snowdonia mountain. Bjarya, which belonged to a visiting couple from Belgium, was reported missi...

07 August 2017

Wasdale team risks being swept away in swollen stream during Scafell Pike rescue

Mountain rescuers risked being swept away in torrential mountain stream when they were called out to help a family group on the slopes of England’s highest mountain.

07 August 2017

Three teams in operation to bring hypothermic Helvellyn walkers to safety

Three mountain rescue teams were called out to bring a group of walkers to safety from England’s third-highest mountain after they were discovered suffering from hypothermia on its summit.

06 August 2017

Major 13-hour Dartmoor search called off after lost walkers located at bus station

A major search on Dartmoor lasting more than 13 hours was called off when rescuers learnt the two lost walkers at the centre of the operation had been picked up from a bus station.

13 August 2017

Police appeal for sightings of Glen Nevis camper David Munro

Police have appealed to outdoor enthusiasts for sightings of a man in Glen Nevis. Officers said concerns have been raised for the safety of David M...

12 August 2017

Rescue leader Nick Owen celebrates 25 years in charge of Elterwater Hostel

A mountain rescue stalwart is celebrating 25 years in charge of a Lake District hostel. Nick Owen’s volunteer duties as a member of Langdale Ambl...

11 August 2017

Rescuers' phone knowledge pinpoints walker's position after Cadair Idris injury

A rescue team used its knowledge of the mobile phone network to correctly find an injured walker after it was given an inaccurate location.

11 August 2017

Yorkshire Dales planners say mock castle at Forbidden Corner must come down

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales are to order the demolition of a mock castle that was built without permission.

08 August 2017

Langdale revealed as venue for 50th OMM as event returns to Lake District

The 50th running of the Original Mountain Marathon will take place in Langdale in the Lake District. Organisers revealed the venue for the event, w...

08 August 2017

Firm appeals to outdoor fans to look out for cheap Ortlieb gear after £40,000 theft

An outdoors distribution firm is asking the public to be on the lookout for cheap gear after a shipment was stolen.

07 August 2017

National Trust for Scotland accused of 'bullying' outdoor firm Hilltrek over Glencoe name

A leading Scottish landscape charity stands accused of heavy-handed behaviour after it ordered a small outdoors gear company to stop using the name Glencoe for one of its jackets.

07 August 2017

Mountaineering Scotland urges walkers and hill-goers to consult deerstalking site

Mountaineering Scotland is encouraging outdoor enthusiasts to check online before heading for the hills to avoid conflict between walkers and stalkers.

06 August 2017

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