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More than 200 ultrarunners ready to start gruelling Berghaus Dragon's Back Race

More than 200 runners from 24 different nations are preparing to start one of Britain’s most gruelling races.

21 May 2017

Two teams in rescue of injured Lakeland walker on Hay Stacks

Two Lake District rescue teams combined to aid an injured walker on a fell. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.30am on Friday...

21 May 2017

Shot Dentdale buzzard likely to make full recovery

A buzzard that was found with gunshot wounds in the Yorkshire Dales is expected to make a full recovery.

17 May 2017

Walker who died in Tryfan fall is named as John Wynne

The walker who died in a fall from Tryfan on Sunday has been named as John Gerard Wynne. The 61-year-old, from Exmouth, Devon, was descending the m...

16 May 2017

Ultrarunner Adam Perry misses Lake District 24-hour record by just 15 minutes

Ultrarunner Adam Perry has narrowly failed to beat a 20-year-old record for summiting Lake District peaks.

15 May 2017

Coastguard praises 'unsung heroes' as footage of Glen Affic rescue released

Coastguard rescuers have praised ‘unsung heroes’ who helped a woman who fell 100ft on a munro in Glen Affric.

14 May 2017

Rescue helicopter retreats to avoid blowing cragfast Blencathra pair from Sharp Edge

A rescue helicopter had to back off from winching two men stuck on a Lake District ridge for fear of blowing them from their precarious position with the rotor blades’ downwash.

13 May 2017

John Muir Trust calls for reforms after paying £50,000 costs to SSE over Stronelairg

A conservation charity has called for reform of the planning process after it had to pay £50,000 to an energy company.

12 May 2017

Women's Climbing Symposium heads to Bristol for November meet

A gathering for women climbers will be held in Bristol later this year. The seventh Women’s Climbing Symposium, will take place in November at th...

12 May 2017

Diversion opens on Keswick railway footpath route destroyed by Storm Desmond

A new diversion on a route in the Lake District that was hit by Storm Desmond has been opened to walkers.

21 May 2017

Watchdog gives go-ahead to JD Sports' takeover of Go Outdoors

Britain’s competition watchdog has given the go-ahead for the takeover of Go Outdoors by retail group JD Sports.

18 May 2017

Knock-off gear warning to outdoor fans after Keswick shop ram-raid

Police in Cumbria cautioned outdoor enthusiasts not to be tempted to buy suspiciously cheap clothing they may be offered.

16 May 2017

Locked gate delays rescuers after Coledale walker injures ankle

A mountain rescue team was delayed by a locked gate when it was called out to rescue a Lake District walker.

16 May 2017

Snowdonia walker dies after falling 'considerable distance' on Tryfan

A walker has died after falling on a Snowdonia mountain. The man was descending Tryfan on Sunday with his daughter when he slipped and fell a long ...

14 May 2017

Two exhausted Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued after getting lost in dark

Two walkers called for help after getting lost as midnight approached while they were tackling a Yorkshire Dales challenge route.

14 May 2017

Great North Air Ambulance Service reaches 15-year milestone

An air ambulance service that regularly rescues stricken outdoor enthusiasts is celebrating a milestone in its history.

12 May 2017

Watch as Iain Miller combines sea kayaking and caving on Donegal's Umphin Island

They are two unlikely combinations of outdoor activities, but Iain Miller has shown that you can enjoy caving and sea kayaking at the same time.

12 May 2017

Yorkshire Dales caver injured in fall in Long Churn Cave

A caver was helped from a Yorkshire Dales hillside after injuring himself underground. The 47-year-old called for help after dislocating his should...

11 May 2017

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