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Mountaineering council prepares to launch litter-busting H2O campaign

Hillwalkers and climbers will be asked to take part in a major campaign to clean up the country’s mountains.

Coachload of passengers among 33 people aided by rescuers on wintry Kirkstone Pass

A Lake District team went to the aid of 33 people caught in wintry conditions on the Kirkstone Pass. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team said there wer...

Five Cumbrian charities benefit from £100,000 gift as Friends of Blencathra winds up

Five charities will benefit from funds raised for an unsuccessful bid to buy a Lake District mountain.

Lakeland bosses urge dog walkers to clean up and control pets as lambing looms

National park bosses in the Lake District are urging dog owners to act responsibly as the lambing season approaches.

Group will install new Blencathra summit ring after raising £1,000

A group that launched an online appeal to raise cash to replace a missing Lakeland summit marker will install a replica after reaching its target.

Lakeland walker airlifted after suffering injury on Grisedale Pike

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring an ankle. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was joined by colleagues from the Cockermout...

Wintry Ribblehead shot wins Wainwright Society photo competition

A photograph of a wintry Ribblehead station in the Yorkshire Dales has won an annual competition run by aficionados of the late Alfred Wainwright.

Sheepish Borrowdale casualty rescued after getting stuck on Goat Crag

Mountain rescuers were called to aid a sheepish casualty stuck on Goat Crag in the Lake District. A farmer requested the help of Keswick Mountain R...

Cumbria police seek sightings of fellwalker Richard Gordon-Head

Police are seeking information on a man who they believe may have gone walking in the Lake District. Cumbria Constabulary said there are concerns f...

Cattle-grid reference helps rescuers find Lake District pair stuck on steep ground

Rescuers had to turn detective to find a couple who reported themselves stuck on steep ground in the Lake District.

TV presenter Paul Rose heads this year's Great Cumbrian Litter Pick

Explorer and television presenter Paul Rose will head up this year’s Great Cumbrian Litter Pick. The event, organised by the Friends of the Lake ...

Lakeland walker airlifted after suffering ankle injury in Langstrath

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District valley after injuring his ankle. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 3.30pm on Thursday to t...

'Tolkeinesque' Dragon's Back photo comes top in national parks 70th anniversary contest

A ‘Tolkein-esque’ view of a Peak District hill has been judged top photo in a competition marking the 70th anniversary of the foundation of national parks in England and Wales.

From Ben Nevis to Annapurna: Cicerone celebrates 50 years of publishing

One of the best known publishers in the outdoor world is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Kendal-based Cicerone was founded by two marri...

Lakes planners asked to approve two Wasdale toilet blocks at foot of Scafell Pike

Planners will hear an application by the National Trust to build two new toilet blocks at the foot of England’s highest mountain.

BMC and rescuers criticise 'unprecedented' Snowdonia 'closed mountains' message

The British Mountaineering Council has criticised a national park authority which urged hillgoers to stay away from its peaks.

Keswick rescuers mount search to find mum and eight-year-old stuck on Barf

A woman and her eight-year-old son had to be rescued after getting stuck on a Lake District fell. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 1....

On test: Hanwag Tatra II GTX boots reviewed

An update to the German brand's best-selling boot includes restyling and extra comfort; how did they fare on the British hills?.

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