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Breariach climber injured in second Highland avalanche

A climber has been injured in a second avalanche in the Scottish Highlands. Braemar Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Saturday evening after t...

05 February 2017

Praise for Western Beacons rescuers as new defibrillator saves heart-attack man

Mountain rescuers said a newly acquired defibrillator saved the life of a man who had a heart attack in the Brecon Beacons.

04 February 2017

Scots students' winter training scheme success leads to autumn expansion

A scheme to train Scottish university students in mountaineering winter skills has been so successful it will be expanded to include autumn months.

02 February 2017

Montane renews sponsorship of gruelling 200-mile Alpine Tor des Géants race

A UK outdoors brand is again sponsoring one of Europe’s toughest mountain trail races. Registration has opened for the Montane Tor des Géants, w...

02 February 2017

Variety show in memory of Ken Blakeman will raise cash for Kinder rescue team

A variety performance by young people will be staged in memory of a mountain rescue volunteer who died while on a callout.

01 February 2017

Walker in trainers suffers injury in icy ground slip on Little Ingleborough

A walker suffered a suspected dislocated shoulder when he slipped on icy ground while coming down from one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

31 January 2017

Hillwalking luminary Hamish Brown will receive mountain culture award

A major figure in Scottish hillwalking will receive recognition of his life’s work at a mountain festival next month.

29 January 2017

National Trust for Scotland mourns 'infuriating and wonderful' ex-MP Tam Dalyell

A major conservation charity has paid tribute to a former MP who has died. The National Trust for Scotland said it was greatly saddened by the pass...

27 January 2017

Heart transplant man Kieran Sandwell plans 5,000-mile British coast charity walk

A man who was given a new lease of life after a heart transplant is planning to walk around Britain’s coast to raise cash for charity.

26 January 2017

Three injured climbers taken to hospital after Ben Nevis avalanche

Three climbers were rescued after being injured in an avalanche on Britain’s highest mountain. Police Scotland said officers received a report of...

04 February 2017

Plans are unveiled for new Snowdonia Outdoor Festival

Plans are afoot for a new outdoor festival aimed at families. The Snowdonia Outdoor Festival will take place in summer, based on the shore of Bala ...

02 February 2017

Alpkit pleads for outdoor fans to be on lookout after jackets stolen from HQ

An outdoors gear company is asking enthusiasts to be on the lookout for some of its clothing after a break-in at its headquarters.

02 February 2017

Friends of Lake District seek volunteers to plant 5,200 trees in High Borrowdale

A conservation charity is looking for volunteers to help plant trees in a newly extended area of the Lake District.

01 February 2017

Heart problems end Ron Hill's record half-century running streak

The man whose name became synonymous with fellrunning gear has had to give up a record-breaking running streak.

01 February 2017

Calder Valley rescuers thank boys who raised alarm after finding injured man

Rescuers have thanked two boys who raised the alarm after finding an injured walker and who stayed to direct the team to the location.

30 January 2017

Edale team rescues Peak District walker lost in freezing conditions

A walker was rescued from a Peak District moor after getting lost. Two rescue teams and three search dogs joined the operation to find the woman ab...

27 January 2017

French retailer Decathlon signs British skier Graham Bell as ambassador

A French outdoors retailer has signed a British skier as its newest brand ambassador. Decathlon, which has almost 30 stores in the UK, revealed Gra...

26 January 2017

Mystery body found on Saddleworth Moor revealed as David Lytton

The identity of the body found on a remote Peak District track has been revealed. Police launched a worldwide quest to find out who the mystery man...

26 January 2017

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