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New bothy openings among highlights as charity looks back on successful year

Volunteers spent the equivalent of almost four years’ working days on Britain’s bothies in 2016. The Mountain Bothies Association, which looks ...

28 July 2017

Top US climber Lyn Hill will be star of Women's Climbing Symposium

A top international climber will be the star attraction at the Women’s Climbing Symposium in Bristol later this year.

28 July 2017

Sock firm Bridgedale donates 500 pairs to Tyneside outdoors charity WinG

Members of a Tyneside charity that offers outdoor activities will be able to walk in comfort thanks to a donation from sock brand Bridgedale.

27 July 2017

New Pen-y-ghent stone steps designed to encourage use by walkers

A set of stone steps installed on a badly eroded route on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks has been specially designed to encourage people to use them rather than go round them.

25 July 2017

'Missing' Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers create headache for rescue team

Missing walkers tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge caused headaches for rescuers at the weekend.

24 July 2017

Hypotherimic Three Peaks challenger airlifted from Lake District fell

A man was airlifted from a Lake District fell after becoming hypothermic while taking part in a Three Peaks Challenge.

24 July 2017

Cairngorm rescuers follow hunch to find walker lost in dark on Braeriach

Rescuers’ local knowledge paid off in finding a walker lost in the dark on a Cairngorms mountain. Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team members followed...

22 July 2017

Charity receives £½m boost to help people with dementia get outdoors

A charity that helps people with dementia get outdoors has received a cash boost. The Big Lottery Fund has given almost half a million pounds to De...

20 July 2017

Calder Valley pair will attempt Matterhorn ascent to aid team's radio upgrade

Two rescue team members are swapping their home Pennine terrain for a daunting climb in the Pennine Alps.

19 July 2017

Police appeal after man injured in Tan Hill Inn campsite fracas

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was injured in a disturbance at a campsite at Britain’s highest pub.

28 July 2017

Family discovers body of man who fell to death on Tryfan

A man has died after falling from a Snowdonia mountain. A woman and her three teenage boys came across the man’s body while descending Tryfan on ...

28 July 2017

Coast to Coast walker injures head in Ennerdale beck slip

A walker attempting the Coast to Coast route was rescued after injuring himself in Ennerdale. The 80-year-old from the Oxford area slipped while cr...

27 July 2017

Rescuers use app to find 'lucky lad' who fell 60ft in search for Priest's Hole cave

A mountain rescue team leader used a mobile phone app to help save a walker’s life after he fell 60ft down a Lake District mountain.

25 July 2017

Man suffers serious leg injuries in fall at Brimham Rocks, North Yorkshire

A man suffered serious leg injuries after falling at a North Yorkshire beauty spot. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association members were called ou...

24 July 2017

Injured Fisherfield walker forced to spend night on mountain after crawling for hours

A walker had to crawl for several hours from a remote part of the Highlands after injuring her ankle in a slip.

23 July 2017

Rescuers remind walkers of Sharp Edge difficulties after father and son get stuck

Rescuers issued a reminder of the difficulties facing anyone tackling Sharp Edge in the wet, after a father and son were rescued from the ridge.

21 July 2017

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after injuring himself on Sty Head path

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring himself. The 60-year-old was walking with a friend on the Sty Head path on Wednesda...

20 July 2017

Landfill waste levies help fund Ardinning nature reserve path upgrades

Taxes levied on landfill waste have helped upgrade a moorland path in the shadow of the Campsie Fells.

19 July 2017

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