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Lakeland forest paths will close on Saturday for Malcolm Wilson Rally

Outdoor enthusiasts looking for a peaceful outing in the Lake District are being warned to steer clear of three forests this weekend.

Changes afoot as Mountain Training launches novices' hillwalking courses

New enthusiasts will be offered skills courses in walking the hills from next month, and a new leadership award for lowland countryside will be launched.

Ramblers back Monadhliath group's opposition to Allt Duine windfarm

The Ramblers have backed a call from a Scottish outdoors luminary for a power company to abandon plans for a windfarm on the edge of the Cairngorms national park.

Lottery grant secures late mountaineer Joe Tasker's archive

An archive of a renowned mountaineer who died on Everest more than 30 years ago will be preserved thanks to a Lottery grant.

Two climbers rescued after spending night sheltering in Cairngorms

Two climbers were rescued after spending the night on a Cairngorms mountain. The pair were reported overdue to police in Aviemore after going climb...

Outdoor boss welcomes launch of Government scheme to get people active

Britain’s outdoor industry has welcomed a campaign by the Government and Mayor of London to get the country’s citizens more active.

Walkers and climbers warned main Borrowdale road will close for six weeks

One of the main roads used by walkers and mountaineers heading for the Lake District’s central fells will be closed for six weeks for emergency repairs.

Mountaineers seek access problem views in Glen Lyon survey

Mountaineers have launched a survey to gauge access problems around a Highland glen. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland is asking for instances...

Ramblers tell Ledgowan estate walkers: don't be bullied

The Ramblers are encouraging walkers to continue using a Highland estate and not to be bullied into avoiding the area.

Nevis Range bosses moot plans for chalet accommodation on Aonach Mòr

Bosses at one of Scotland’s ski resorts are looking at the possibility of building chalets and huts to accommodate outdoors enthusiasts.

Review: The West Yorkshire Moors by Christopher Goddard

A hand-drawn guidebook for walkers heading for the open access areas of the South Pennines claims to be 'more detailed than Wainwright'.

Dr Liz Auty will look after Schiehallion, home of the contour line

A munro which is the spiritual home of the contour line has a new land manager. Dr Liz Auty has taken up the post looking after the east side of Sc...

Mountaineers tell Welsh minister: give us access to sea cliffs

Access laws in Wales should be simplified, mountaineers told a minister. The British Mountaineering Council said a review of legislation by the Wel...

Record Scottish snowfalls bring skiers out on to slopes

While the floods in southern England have been grabbing the news headlines, the Scottish Highlands have had a bumper year of snow.

Lowland rescue teams in spotlight as floods hit large areas of England

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Plea to keep dogs under control after Lake District sheep attack

National park bosses have pleaded with dog owners to keep their pets under control after sheep were attacked and injured.

One man and his dog rescued after going astray on Tryfan

A walker and his dog were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting lost in poor weather. The man, from Leeds, called for help after straying...

Second chance for Isle of Wight coast path as consultation nears end

Access campaigners are hoping for a second chance to convince the coalition Government to include the Isle of Wight in coastal access plans.


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