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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

Sales of new Wainwright Society calendar will help Fix the Fells

Outdoors fans who want a daily reminder of the beauty of the Lake District can snap up the latest calendar produced by the Wainwright Society.

19 July 2017

New recruit Orion aims to star in Calder Valley rescue team

A new recruit is hoping to become a star member of a Yorkshire rescue team. Orion, an 11-week-old springer spaniel will begin training with Calder ...

17 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

Lakeland climber has unlucky break while celebrating birthday at Newlands crag

A Lake District climber had an unlucky break while celebrating his birthday. The man fell more than 30ft while leading a climb on Miners Crag in Ne...

19 July 2017

Rescuers in dusk-to-dawn operation to bring injured Snowdonia climber to safety

A Snowdonia rescue team undertook a 7½-hour night-time operation to bring a climber to safety after he was injured while abseiling.

16 July 2017

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