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Ultrarunner Dave Stevens plans attempt on Pennine Way record

A British ultrarunner will attempt to break the record for the fastest completion of the Pennine Way later this year.

Wildlife crime leads to restrictions on Edradynate Estate bird controls

Scottish Natural Heritage has limited the permission of a Highland shooting estate to kill wild birds, in an effort to protect birds of prey.

Ultrarunner Tom Holllins aborts double Bob Graham Round attempt after falling ill

Ultrarunner Tom Hollins had to abandon his attempt to run a double Bob Graham Round at the weekend when he became unwell.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Osprey urges safety checks on its Poco AG child carriers

Owners of a child carrier from a leading outdoor brand are being asked to check their models for a potential defect.

New 'insidious' enclosure moves threaten green spaces, campaigner Kate warns

The country faces a new enclosure movement that threatens England’s public spaces, a campaigner warned.

Spine Race runners help hypothermic walker to safety on Border Ridge

A walker suffering from hypothermia in sub-zero temperatures was helped to safety by competitors in a gruelling long-distance race.

Calder Valley rescuers tackle Spine challenge to boost team's flood response

Four rescue team members will push themselves to the limit in an effort to raise cash to boost their organisation’s ability to respond to future flooding events.

Border search team pair gear up for 109-mile Mountain Rescue Challenge

Imagine running a marathon. Not so tough, eh? Now imagine doing it in the middle of winter, carrying a pack over rough terrain in the mountains. A...

Lake District Friends plan zipwire protest as John Muir Trust adds its objection

Conservation charity the Friends of the Lake District has announced plans for a rally in protest against the planned zipwire over Thirlmere.

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.

More than 200 ultrarunners ready to start gruelling Berghaus Dragon's Back Race

More than 200 runners from 24 different nations are preparing to start one of Britain’s most gruelling races.

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook: Brexit threat to countryside 'deeply worrying'

A tireless fighter for access rights is worried the exit from the European Union will have serious effects on the great outdoors.

Climbers urged to check suspect Black Diamond gear after recall notice

A major gear manufacturer is warning climbers to stop using some of it models. Black Diamond has issued a voluntary recall on certain ascenders, vi...

Border Ridge refuge hut 'saved hypothermic walker's life' say rescuers

Rescuers said the existence of a mountain refuge hut probably saved the life of a walker on the Border Ridge.

Calder Valley rescuers boost flood-gear funds with Spine Challenge effort

A rescue team’s funds were boosted by more than £1,000 by the efforts of four of its members who tackled a gruelling Pennine challenge.

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Calder Valley team to take part in The Spine Mountain Rescue Challenge

Mountain rescue team members are being challenged to tackle a gruelling Pennine race in the depths of winter.


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