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Coast to Coast pair rescued after getting lost in dark using Google Maps

A couple were rescued from the Coast to Coast Walk route after getting lost in the dark. The pair were using Google Maps to navigate when they beca...

18 December 2016

Injured Peak District mountain biker meets lifesaving 'mystery walker'

A mountain biker was reunited with a walker who helped save his life after a Peak District accident. Shyamenda Purslow spent weeks in intensive car...

16 December 2016

Wainwright Society will fund repairs to author's favoured High Street ascent path

Aficionados of the late fellwalking author Alfred Wainwright will fund repairs to a Lakeland path he called a connoisseur’s route.

14 December 2016

Youth hostels boss Caroline White announces she will step down

The boss who has overseen the transformation of a youth hostel charity has announced she will step down.

13 December 2016

Mountaineers call on Lomond national park board to delay 'appalling' wild-camping scheme

Mountaineers are calling on national park authority members to delay the implementation of ‘appalling’ new rules that mean campers could be landed with a criminal record.

11 December 2016

Britain's Olympic climbers face 12-month wait to learn their funding fate

Britain’s top climbers will have to wait another year to find out how much funding they will receive in their quest for medals at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

09 December 2016

Hypothermic Pokémon hunter rescued after Linacre Wood tumble

A Pokémon hunter had to be rescued after injuring herself in a fall in woods during her search for the virtual creatures.

08 December 2016

Campaigners call for better protection for England's national parks

England’s national parks are at risk of unwarranted development because of a piecemeal approach to planning, a report says.

05 December 2016

Briton Mark Chase lands dream 'director of toughness' job testing Columbia gear

A Gloucester outdoors enthusiast has landed a dream job testing gear for a top brand in some of the world’s harshest environments.

02 December 2016

Ex-Army major James Stuart to take over as head of Lomond national park

A former infantry officer and boss of the Royal Yachting Association is taking over as head of Scotland’s first national park.

16 December 2016

Winter arrives as Scottish avalanche service begins for Highland hillgoers

A vital winter service for hillgoers in Scotland resumes on Friday. Reports for six mountain areas will begin on the Scottish Avalanche Information...

15 December 2016

WATCH Nikki Bradley tackle knife-edge promontory The Sturrall on crutches

A woman who walks with the aid of crutches has completed a daring traverse of a knife-edge ocean headland as part of her fitness campaign.

14 December 2016

More than 100 rescuers take part in training conference Cairngorms 'incident'

More than 100 mountain rescuers put their skills into practice dealing with a large-scale incident in the Cairngorms.

13 December 2016

Yorkshire Dales walker rescued after getting lost near Cam Houses

A walker was rescued after getting lost in the dark and low cloud in the Yorkshire Dales. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out...

11 December 2016

Friends of Blencathra plan to repay donations after failure to buy mountain

A campaigning charity that was set up to buy a Lake District mountain for the public will return all donations, it said.

08 December 2016

Fundraiser Brian Stallwood marks 60th birthday with 60 runs up Pen-y-ghent

A fellrunner has set himelf a gruelling challenge as he approaches a milestone in his life. Brian Stallwood is tackling 60 consecutive daily asecnt...

06 December 2016

Calder Valley rescuers 'in shock' after surprise £60,000 grant

A volunteer rescue team said its members are in shock after getting a surprise donation. The £60,000 grant to Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team...

03 December 2016

Crib Goch rescue takes Llanberis team's 2016 tally over 200 mark for first time

A group of volunteer rescuers has clocked up a record number of missions this year – the first such team to respond to 200 incidents.

01 December 2016

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