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Running doctors treat fellow competitor injured in slip at Lakeland event

A mountain marathon runner had mixed fortunes while taking part in a Lake District event. The woman, who was participating with her son, slipped an...

02 July 2017

Ordnance Survey study reveals most hillgoers unprepared for emergencies

A study by Britain’s national mapping agency has revealed many hillgoers are clueless about what to do if things went wrong.

29 June 2017

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after suffering head injuries in Cat Gill fall

A walker suffered head injuries after tumbling more than 30ft into a Lake District gully. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.05pm ...

29 June 2017

Lomond national park boss: visitors 'react positively' to new camping bylaws

The boss of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park said visitors have responded positively to controversial camping bylaws introduced by the authority.

27 June 2017

Runner Pavel Paloncý aborts Pennine Way attempt as record stretches beyond reach

Ultrarunner Pavel Paloncý has hit the wall in his attempt to break the record for the fastest completion of the Pennine Way.

26 June 2017

Rescuers warn of Priest's Hole cave dangers after lost walker brought to safety

Rescuers warned that only competent hillwalkers should attempt to reach a Lake District cave popularised by a television programme.

25 June 2017

Lakeland walker rescued from Maiden Moor after injuring knee during charity event

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself while taking part in a charity event.

25 June 2017

John Muir Trust agrees to take over Helvellyn from national park

Conservation charity the John Muir Trust is in line to take over management of England’s third highest mountain.

23 June 2017

Midnight mountaineer offers hints for walkers taking advantage of midsummer nights

A ‘midnight mountaineer’ has offered tips to hillgoers heading for the hills to take advantage of the short midsummer nights.

21 June 2017

Free Cliffhanger event welcomes visitors to The Outdoor City next weekend

A free event aimed at outdoors fans will take place in Sheffield, offering activities from climbing to parkour, mountain biking and scuba diving.

02 July 2017

Lake District mountain biker dies after suffering cardiac arrest

A mountain biker has died in hospital after suffering a heart attack while cycling in the Lake District.

29 June 2017

Records tumble as runners race head to head on Lakeland Billy Bland Challenge

A team of runners has beaten a series of records on a historic Lake District Challenge. Two sets of fellrunners and ultrarunners went head to head ...

28 June 2017

Patterdale rescuers call in air ambulance to help find injured Bannerdale walker

A rescue team in the Lake District called in an air ambulance to help find an injured walker. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 3.4...

26 June 2017

Climber Shauna Coxsey clinches second bouldering title with Navi Mumbai win

British climber Shauna Coxsey has clinched the bouldering world cup title for the second year running.

25 June 2017

Rescuers guide lost Cadair Idris walkers using stile grid reference plaque

Rescuers talked a group of lost Snowdonia walkers to safety after confirming their position with a grid-reference disc attached to a stile.

25 June 2017

Runner Pavel Paloncý hits the trail in attempt to beat Pennine Way record

Czech ultrarunner Pavel Paloncý has begun his quest to beat the record time for running the full length of the Pennine Way.

24 June 2017

Mossdale Caverns service marks 50th anniversary of caving's worst tragedy

The worst tragedy in British caving history will be remembered this weekend. It is 50 years since the events in Mossdale Caverns in the Yorkshire D...

23 June 2017

Dream fulfilled as Arran Coastal Way joins Scotland's Great Trails network

A route around the coast of a Scottish island has gained the Great Trails status. The 65-mile circular Arran Coastal Way is the 29th long-distance ...

21 June 2017

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