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Sonia Prior appointed sales director with outdoors distributor Bradshaw Taylor

A major outdoors gear distributor has appointed a new sales director. Sonia Prior joins Bradshaw Taylor from Amer Sports...

23 February 2017

Mountain experts issue advice for weekend hillgoers in 'unusual' lean winter

Mountain experts are warning anyone heading for the Scottish hills this weekend to expect the unexpected.

23 February 2017

Rare midge find is UK first for Highland 'lost world' estate Dundreggan

It’s perhaps not the news walkers in the Highlands would want to hear: a rare species of midge previously unknown in Britain has been discovered.

23 February 2017

Scafell Pike couple who spent 14 hours on fells 'owe their lives to bivvy bag'

A couple who spent the night sheltering on the Lake District mountains may owe their lives to the plastic bivvy bag they used, rescuers said.

22 February 2017

Climber airlifted to hospital after fall in Cairn Gorm Northern Corries

A climber was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a fall in the Scottish Highlands. Police in Aviemore were alerted to the incident a...

21 February 2017

Lost Cheviot walkers use phone picture to guide rescuers to location

Two walkers took a picture on their mobile phone to guide rescuers to them after getting lost on a mountain in the Cheviot Hills.

20 February 2017

'Barefoot Aleks' completes record 3,800-mile run down the length of Europe

A man who took up running less than five years ago has completed a gruelling journey down the complete length of mainland Europe.

19 February 2017

Baby Jesse joins Calder Valley rescuers in callout to injured mountain biker

Rescue team volunteers were joined by a young supporter after being called out to aid an injured mountain biker.

19 February 2017

Rescuers seek walkers for Wharfedale 3 Peaks challenge

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales are looking for walkers with stamina who are up for tackling a 22-mile route over three fells.

18 February 2017

YHA extends a doggy welcome to 13 hostels in England and Wales

Youth hostellers in England and Wales will be able to take their dogs with them at selected sites. But anyone wishing their pooch to accompany them...

23 February 2017

Police appeal after buzzard shot in Nidderdale, North Yorkshire

Police in North Yorkshire are appealing for information after the discovery of a bird of prey that was killed illegally.

23 February 2017

Four young Scafell Pike charity walkers spark 'avoidable' rescue in wild weather

A Lake District mountain rescue team has described how its members brought four young women to safety in severe weather from England’s highest mountain.

22 February 2017

Climber who fell from Cairn Gorm dies in hospital

A man who was injured in a fall from a Highland mountain has died in hospital. He was climbing and walking on his own on Tuesday when he fell in Co...

22 February 2017

Two Pen-y-ghent walkers and dogs rescued after getting lost in dark

Two walkers were rescued, along with their dogs, after getting lost in the dark during a journey on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

21 February 2017

Old Man of Coniston couple rescued after getting lost in mist

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in low cloud on the Lake District fells. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 3.05pm after t...

20 February 2017

Peak District mountain bikers spark debate on future of Cut Gate route

Mountain bikers in the Peak District are seeking views on one of the national park’s most popular routes.

19 February 2017

Six-hour search launched after two walkers reported missing on Bleaklow

Two walkers were rescued from the Peak District’s second-highest hill after being reported missing overnight.

19 February 2017

Woman suffers serious injuries in 65ft fall from Borrowdale scramble

A woman was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she fell more than 60ft while scrambling on a route in the Lake District.

17 February 2017

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