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Rare Cumbria magazine makes 10,500-mile journey back to England

A rare copy of the first edition of a magazine published by youth hostellers has found its way across the world to the delight of its present editor.

24 January 2017

Mountain and lowland teams share in £1m government handout for water rescues

Mountain and search and rescue teams will receive more than a quarter of a million pounds from the Westminster Government to help them carry out water rescues.

24 January 2017

Rescuers retrieve spaniel Chubbs from Guisecliff hole after 60ft fall

A dog was rescued after falling down a deep hole at a North Yorkshire beauty spot notorious for incidents involving wayward animals.

22 January 2017

Two Gisburn Forest mountain bikers injured in separate falls

Two mountain bikers were rescued after they injured themselves in separate incidents at a popular Lancashire venue.

21 January 2017

Park authority begins work widening part of High Peak Trail

A stretch of off-road trail in the Peak District will be widened and improved. Work will begin on Monday on a section of the High Peak Trail in Der...

20 January 2017

Carol Morgan smashes record by 43 hours to take women's title in Spine Race

Carol Morgan has reached the finishing point of the gruelling Montane Spine Race to take the women’s title and the event record.

20 January 2017

Three front runners neck-and-neck as Spine Race enters final hours

The race dubbed Britain’s most brutal was heading for a close finish as the three leading competitors entered the final few hours within minutes of each other.

19 January 2017

Paloncý and Roselló Solé maintain Spine Race lead despite short-cut time penalty

The two leading runners in the gruelling Montane Spine Race were each given a 30-minute penalty for inadvertently taking a short cut.

17 January 2017

Mountain rescuers called out to aid injured Montane Spine Race runner on Bleaklow

Mountain rescuers were called out to help an injured runner taking part in the Montane Spine Race. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 6...

16 January 2017

Voting opens in poll for outdoor fans to choose favourite gear

Outdoor enthusiasts can vote for their favourite new pieces of gear in an online poll. The list of more than 100 new products has been whittled dow...

24 January 2017

Three children among group rescued from Cadair Idris as team faces double trouble

A group including three children was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting lost in poor conditions.

23 January 2017

Man dies after fall from Bristly Ridge on Glyder Fach

A man has died after falling from a Snowdonia mountain. He was airlifted from Glyder Fach on Saturday but pronounced dead in hospital. Police al...

22 January 2017

Original Mountain Marathon prepares for its 50th birthday event

One of the grand old institutions of the outdoors reaches its 50th birthday this year. The Original Mountain Marathon has been held every year bar ...

21 January 2017

Mountaineers urge rethink on phone mast plans in 'James Bond' glen

Mountaineers are objecting to plans to build a mobile phone mast in the glen that featured in the James Bond film Skyfall.

20 January 2017

Tom Hollins wins Spine Race after overtaking two front runners

Tom Hollins has won the Montane Spine Race, dubbed Britain’s most brutal ultrarunning event. The Yorkshire anaesthetist stretched his lead over t...

19 January 2017

Outdoor fans warned to look out for stolen jackets after Tiso store break-in

Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to be on the lookout for stolen gear after a raid at store. Police Scotland said thousands of pounds’ worth ...

18 January 2017

Bloody-faced walker who sparked Lakeland search goes missing again

A man who sparked a Lake District manhunt after being seen on the fells with a bloodied face 15 months ago has gone missing again.

17 January 2017

Two ex-rescue team controllers aid Three Peaks walkers in separate incidents

Two former rescue team controllers went to the aid of injured walkers in separate incidents on the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

16 January 2017

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