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Ramblers give £10,000 for repairs to Peak District path linked to access pioneer

Ramblers have donated £10,000 towards the improvement of a footpath leading to a Peak District hill with connections to a pioneering access campaigner.

11 April 2018

Passing Lakeland walker finds body of woman on fell above Great Langdale

A passing walker has found a woman’s body on a Lake District fell. The discovery was made on Thursday morning at the top of Rossett Gill, near An...

06 April 2018

Two Blencathra walkers rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on a Lake District ridge. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.15pm on Tuesday when the...

05 April 2018

Warning of ‘extremely dangerous’ conditions after nine-hour Scafell Pike rescue

Rescuers have warned that England’s highest mountain is currently ‘extremely dangerous’ to walkers who are not equipped with crampons and ice-axe.

05 April 2018

Body found on Strathcarron hillside by member of public

A man’s body has been found on a Highland hillside where a walker has been missing since February. A member of the public made the discovery abov...

03 April 2018

Two walkers rescued after getting lost in dark on Yorkshire Three Peaks route

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost when they strayed from the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge route.

02 April 2018

Praise for Duke of Edinburgh's team in eight-hour rescue on Peak District hill

Rescuers have praised a group of young people who ‘did all the right things’ after two of them were injured on a Peak District moorland.

01 April 2018

Bus service runs for weary walkers who can't go the Yorkshire Three Peaks distance

Walkers who can’t quite go the distance on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge walk will be able to take advantage of a new service.

01 April 2018

Injured walker and climber among three callouts in two hours for Northumberland teams

Rescue teams in the North-East of England were called to deal with three incidents within a couple of hours.

30 March 2018

Lake District walker rescued after injuring herself on Blencathra

A Lakeland walker was rescued from Blencathra after injuring her ankle. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.45pm on Sunday to the s...

11 April 2018

Outdoor brand Patagonia launches Blue Heart campaign to save European rivers

A California-based outdoors company has launched a multimedia campaign to try to save what it says are Europe’s last wild rivers.

05 April 2018

Stuart Younie takes helm at Mountaineering Scotland as David Gibson retires

An outdoors enthusiast who has been a member of Mountaineering Scotland for many years will take charge of the organisation from next week.

05 April 2018

Outdoor fans offered free activities as reward for Peak District clean-up

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered free activities – as a reward for cleaning up a national park.

03 April 2018

Work to start on improved Fairy Pools parking at Skye congestion blackspot

Work will soon start on improved parking facilities at the site of a popular walking route on the Isle of Skye plagued by congestion.

02 April 2018

Rescuers' plea for cash for operations to keep search dog Dolly in action

Rescuers have launched an appeal to raise cash to help keep one of its search dogs in action. Dolly has been diagnosed as needing expensive veterin...

01 April 2018

Retailer George Fisher offers 'self-tracking' boot service and Find My Feet app

Walkers of a certain age may remember the Wayfinders children’s shoe that had a tiny compass in its heel to help junior adventurers find their way.

01 April 2018

Helvellyn felltop assessments extended as winter conditions continue

A vital service for winter hillgoers in the Lake District is being extended due to the stubborn refusal of spring to arrive in the mountains.

31 March 2018

Get Easter weather forecast and stay safe on Snowdonia mountains, experts plead

Walkers and outdoor enthusiasts are being encouraged to prepare properly for their hillgoing trips in Snowdonia over the Easter holiday.

29 March 2018

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