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New Abyssinia bothy opens to outdoor users in Glen Kinglas

A new mountain shelter with an African slant has opened for outdoor enthusiasts in a popular walking area in the Scottish Highlands.

Rescue helicopter retreats to avoid blowing cragfast Blencathra pair from Sharp Edge

A rescue helicopter had to back off from winching two men stuck on a Lake District ridge for fear of blowing them from their precarious position with the rotor blades’ downwash.

On test: MSR Hubba Hubba NX two-person tent reviewed

It's the Seattle brand's bestselling two-person tent. How does the curiously named Hubba Hubba NX fare in the British countryside?...

Former Snowdonia climbing hut Cae Amos opens as bothy after restoration

A former climbing hut in Snowdonia has opened as a shelter available to all outdoor enthusiasts. Cae Amos, which was originally a hill farm, has be...

Thousands of young challengers prepare for annual Dartmoor Ten Tors event

Thousands of young people will take to the hills this weekend as part of the annual Ten Tors challenge.

Gyrocopter crashes into Great Knoutberry Hill during The Fellsman challenge event

A pilot was airlifted from a Yorkshire Dales fell after a gyrocopter crashed near its summit. The aircraft hit the ground near the summit of Great ...

BMC president Rehan Siddiqui drops bomshell decision on members at annual meeting

Plas y Brenin basked in spring sunshine as BMC members gathered but a storm was brewing as the executive faced a no-confidence vote.

Outdoors brand Berghaus steps up its sustainability stance with new ethical measures

A target of ridding its clothing of PFC treatments by 2020 is among a number of measures the company is introducing.

BMC donation helps Mountain Heritage Trust move to Blencathra Centre

A donation from the British Mountaineering Council helped fund a new home for a collection of important historical mountaineering artefacts.

Locked gate delays rescuers after Coledale walker injures ankle

A mountain rescue team was delayed by a locked gate when it was called out to rescue a Lake District walker.

Watch as Iain Miller combines sea kayaking and caving on Donegal's Umphin Island

They are two unlikely combinations of outdoor activities, but Iain Miller has shown that you can enjoy caving and sea kayaking at the same time.

Adventurer Paul Rose reveals his 'beautiful secret' Yorkshire Wolds Way in BBC show

A man who has tackled adrenalin-fuelled polar expeditions revels in the slow pace of a walk along one of England’s least visited national trails.

Campaigners pledge to resist MoD's 'privatisation' of Cumbria common land

The Ministry of Defence stands accused of a land privatisation in the Cumbrian North Pennines. Campaigners said the ministry’s plans to deregiste...

Four callouts and one award for Edale rescuers in busy bank holiday weekend

The May Day bank holiday weekend proved busy for one Peak District rescue team, with four callouts and an award to collect.

Campaigners win 14-year footpath battle with elite Harrow School

Footpath campaigners are claiming victory in a 14-year access battle with a top public school. A government planning inspector ruled against Harrow...

Injured Lakeland fellrunner airlifted from Robinson after fall

An injured fellrunner was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling during a race. The 60-year-old was taking part in the Anniversary W...

Family caught out in dark on Lakeland fells among four callouts for Keswick team

A family caught out in the dark on the Lake District fells was one of four incidents Keswick Mountain Rescue Team dealt with during a busy Easter weekend.

Suilven path repairs start with pledge to 'treat mountain with respect'

Work on repairing a badly eroded path has begun on Suilven, one of Assynt’s most popular mountains.

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