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Great North Air Ambulance link speeds life-and-death decisions for injured outdoor fans

Seriously ill and injured casualties in the North-West of England could receive a quicker helicopter response after ambulance staff agreed to a charity monitoring emergency calls.

09 February 2018

OutDoor trade show says goodbye to Fred with move to Munich

A major outdoors trade show will switch venues from next year. OutDoor, which is run by the European Outdoor Group, will move to Munich from 2019. ...

09 February 2018

Snowdonia faces cuts in footpath work and parking charge hikes as budget slashed

Snowdonia National Park Authority will cut back on its rights of way work and seek to increase income from its car parks, following a reduction of almost £800,000 in its budget.

07 February 2018

Lost pair survive night in snow hole on Cairngorms plateau

Two ski tourers survived a night on the Cairngorms plateau after they dug a snow hole for shelter. The pair were airlifted to safety on Wednesday a...

07 February 2018

Helmet saves rescuer from serious injury after incident on Tryfan

A rescuer was saved from serious head injury by his helmet after sliding down a Snowdonia mountainside at the conclusion of an operation to rescue three stranded walkers.

04 February 2018

Outdoors gear company Alpkit shortlisted for award as expansion continues

An outdoor gear company founded 14 years ago in the East Midlands has been shortlisted in awards run by an international foundation.

02 February 2018

Shauna Coxsey heads medal hopes as climbing gets £630,000 Olympic boost

The UK’s Olympic sport climbing hopes were boosted today with the announcement that up to £630,000 is being made available to support the push for medals at the Tokyo games in 2020.

01 February 2018

Snowdonia bosses says job losses inevitable after government grant decision

The head of Snowdonia national park says further redundancies are inevitable after the authority was told its government grant will be restricted.

01 February 2018

'Remarkably lucky' runner trampled by cows in Cumbria thanks air ambulance crew

A trail runner has told of his ‘remarkably lucky’ survival after he was trampled by cows. Michael Conroy Harris was with his dog at Garrigill i...

30 January 2018

Teams search for brothers Alan and Neil Gibson, missing after Strathcarron walk

Two brothers have gone missing while walking in the Scottish Highlands. Police said searches for the men are continuing in the Strathcarron area af...

09 February 2018

David Felton's Blea Tarn photograph wins Wainwright Society competition

A shot of Blea Tarn and Langdale has been judged a ‘worthy winner’ in an annual competition run by the Wainwright Society.

08 February 2018

Ultrarunner Dave Stevens plans attempt on Pennine Way record

A British ultrarunner will attempt to break the record for the fastest completion of the Pennine Way later this year.

07 February 2018

Friends of Lake District president Sir Martin Holdgate receives Churchill Award

The president of the Friends of the Lake District has received an award for his work on science and the environment.

05 February 2018

Winter warning from rescuers after search dog Isla finds lost Scafell Pike walkers

Two walkers were found in the early hours of Sunday by a search dog after getting lost on England’s highest mountain.

04 February 2018

Extra events added to national parks' Dark Skies Festival as demand grows

Organisers of the upcoming Dark Skies Festival in some of England’s national parks have arranged extra events to cope with increased demand.

02 February 2018

Broadcaster Cameron McNeish to receive Scots mountain culture award

Writer and broadcaster Cameron McNeish has been recognised for his contribution to mountain culture. The former magazine editor will receive the Sc...

01 February 2018

Mountain Bothies Association to take over care of remote Garbh Choire refuge

The charity that cares for more than 100 bothies in Britain has taken over responsibility for an emergency shelter in a remote part of the Highlands.

31 January 2018

John Lea named as walker whose body was found on Lochnagar

Police have named the 65-year-old hillwalker whose body was found on Lochnagar on Sunday. John Lea, who lived in the Aberdeen area, was reported mi...

29 January 2018

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