UK Wild Camp suspends pay-to-pitch scheme after outdoors community uproar

Organisers of a controversial scheme to monetise wild camping in two national parks have backtracked after widespread opposition from the outdoors community.

03 June 2019

Lakeland walker stretchered from Esk Hause after thigh injury

An injured walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell in a 4½-hour operation. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 8.30pm on Th...

01 June 2019

Wikipedia accuses The North Face's of 'defacing public property' with photo swaps

The organisation behind free online encyclopaedia Wikipedia has criticised outdoors and fashion brand The North Face for using its pages to boost its publicity.

30 May 2019

Vango sets up gear 'library' to help groups access Lomond camping

Scottish outdoors brand Vango is working with a national park to set up a ‘library’ of camping gear available for groups to borrow.

28 May 2019

Sixties' gear back in vogue as walkers celebrate Cleveland Way's 50th anniversary

A group of national park apprentices stepped out in 1960s gear to mark the 50th anniversary of the Cleveland Way.

24 May 2019

Injured woman airlifted after serious fall on Peak District hillside

A woman was airlifted from a Peak District hillside after injuring herself in a fall. Two mountain rescue teams and two helicopters were involved i...

23 May 2019

Whernside path repairs first to be completed as part of Mend Our Mountains campaign

Footpath repairs on Yorkshire’s highest fell have been completed. Rebuilding of the Bruntscar path on Whernside took place as part of the Mend Ou...

21 May 2019

Galen Reynolds and Sabrina Verjee post slender leads on first day of Dragon's Back Race

Canadian runner Galen Reynolds held a slender lead at the end of the first day of the Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race.

21 May 2019

Mountain Aid urges more walkers to bag a corbett for its May challenge

A charity wants more walkers to take to the Scottish hills before May is out. Mountain Aid’s Corbetts4Courses challenge aims to see all 222 of th...

19 May 2019

Missing spaniel Rocky rescued after getting stuck on Lakeland ledge

An adventurous dog was rescued from a precarious position on a Lake District hillside. Rocky, a one-year-old sprocker spaniel, went missing on Frid...

02 June 2019

Passer-by discovers body of walker on Tryfan

The body of a walker has been found by a passer-by on a Snowdonia mountain. A local man was making his way up the North Ridge of Tryfan when he mad...

01 June 2019

Mountain Hardwear commits to continuing to kit out Lakeland felltop assessors

Outdoor brand Mountain Hardwear pledged continuing support to the three mountaineers who make daily winter trips to the summit of England’s third-highest mountain.

29 May 2019

Galen Reynolds and Lisa Watson claim victory in Dragon's Back Race

Galen Reynolds and Lisa Watson have triumphed in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race. Men’s winner Reynolds set a new race record, and Wa...

24 May 2019

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring ankle on way to refill water bottle

A walker was forced to call out mountain rescuers after injuring herself on the Helvellyn range. The woman and her partner attempted to make their ...

23 May 2019

Rescuers called out after reports of teens 'tripping' on Cat Bells

Rescuers were called after reports of two teenagers tripping on a Lake District fell. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team’s help was requested for two 1...

22 May 2019

Renewed appeal for sightings as searches fail to find missing walker Martin Rhodes

Rescuers have renewed their appeal for sightings of a walker who has been missing for three weeks in Wester Ross.

21 May 2019

Watchdog tells York Council to speed up after it said path order will take 29 years

A local authority has been ordered to review its procedures after it told a campaigner it would take 29 years to add a footpath to official maps.

20 May 2019

Nicky Spinks runs double Paddy Buckley Round as Wainwright date revealed

Top fellrunner and ultrarunner Nicky Spinks will give the annual Wainwright Society lecture this year.

19 May 2019


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