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Rescuers called to aid exausted ultrarunner at remote Skiddaw House hostel

Rescuers were called out to a remote Lakeland hostel to aid an exhausted competitor in a running event.

Corrour Bothy toilet changes mean more convenience for volunteers

Volunteers have completed work to increase the convenience of the facilities at a remote but busy bothy in the Highlands.

Ramblers: post-Brexit farming subsidies should depend on keeping paths clear

Farmers should only receive post-Brexit subsidies if they fulfil their responsibilities for maintaining footpaths across their land, the Ramblers said.

On test: lightweight camping stoves reviewed

We fired up eight varied lightweight stoves to see how they compared on camp...

England has a new mountain: Miller Moss. Now go find it

Three amateur surveyors lugged their professional-quality satellite and surveying gear to the summit of two Lakeland fells in the quest for a new mountain and found one.

Rescuers' plea after team helps fight Peak District fires

Mountain rescue volunteers helped put out a fire started in the Peak District by unthinking visitors.

On test: Montane Halogen 25 rucksack reviewed

A daysack that punches above its weight with lots of well-thought-out features...

Grampian Club's remote Inbhirfhaolain hut at risk from Glen Etive hydro plans

Climbers and hillwalkers face losing the use of a remote Highland hut if a hydro-power scheme goes ahead, its owners said.

Mend Our Mountains on track as appeal reaches a third of £1m target

The British Mountaineering Council said its appeal to raise a million pounds for path improvements on British hills is on track to meet its target.

Campaigners welcome cash-for-access plans in Gove's Agriculture Bill

A leading campaign group has welcomed the Westminster Government’s plans to link farm payments to improving access for walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

Campaigners prepare to battle Ministry of Defence over Cumbrian commons

Campaigners are preparing to go into battle against military bosses over large tracts of common land in the north Pennines.

Loretto School students plan Beinn a’ Ghlò ascent for Mend Our Mountains appeal

Students from an independent school in East Lothian will step out to help an appeal to repair mountain paths.

Information van will offer safety advice to Snowdon walkers

Walkers heading up Wales’s highest mountain will be offered safety advice from a new mobile service.

'Outrage' as hillwalkers face 800 per cent parking fee hike at Arrochar

Hillwalkers on lower incomes may be deterred from taking to the hills if an 800 per cent increase in car parking charges is imposed at a popular Highland site.

Peak District gains loo with a view to highlight need for accesible facilities

Walkers could be forgiven for feeling a little flushed when reaching the top of a Peak District hill to find a loo with a view.

Parking at Seathwaite for your Lakeland walk: could a fire engine pass?

Visitors to a walkers’ hotspot in the Lake District are being asked to park responsibly or consider alternatives at busy times.

On test: Pacsafe Dry 15L Anti-theft Portable Safe reviewed

This little pack will guard against both criminals and the weather...

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