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Adventurer James Forrest claims nuttalls record with six-month summit-bagging walk

An adventurous walker is claiming a record for summiting all England and Wales’s mountains. James Forrest has ascended 446 peaks in six months, c...

Blencathra rescue follows Helvellyn callout for Keswick team

A man was rescued from Helvellyn and a woman brought to safety after getting stuck on Blencathra on Wednesday.

Yorkshire Dales authority grant helps fell rescuers kit out new members

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales will be better kitted out thanks to a grant from the national park authority.

Walkers invited to take Cheviot Challenge to help Northumberland rescuers

A major fundraiser for a mountain rescue team will take place this weekend. The Cheviot Challenge will be staged for the 36th time to help provide ...

'Soulless and unwelcoming' no more: Dubs Hut re-opens after bothies charity's work

A ‘soulless and unwelcoming’ former mining hut in the Lake District has been transformed into a more welcoming shelter for outdoor enthusiasts.

On test: 25 to 40 litre rucksacks reviewed

Which daysacks performed best in the great British countryside? We put 14 to the test to help you decide...

Scots mountain project seeks volunteers to 'adopt a path'

A mountain project is on the lookout for outdoor enthusiasts willing to ‘adopt a path’ in Scotland.

Victory after 40-year campaign as Ramblers hail Peacehaven path opening

Ramblers are celebrating after a successful 40-year battle to open a footpath in East Sussex. Members of the campaigning walkers’ charity were jo...

Charity receives £½m boost to help people with dementia get outdoors

A charity that helps people with dementia get outdoors has received a cash boost. The Big Lottery Fund has given almost half a million pounds to De...

Experts will emphasise mountain activities’ importance at Holyrood reception

Mountain experts will gather at the Scottish Parliament to impress on politicians the contribution of hillwalking and mountaineering to the nation’s economy and wellbeing.

On test: Primus PrimeTech Stove Set reviewed

Just add gas: this nifty set provides all you need to get cooking on the trail. But how did it perform?...

Milestone reached as Natural England says it's working on all parts of coastal path

Government agency Natural England says it is now officially working on the whole length of the planned England Coast Path.

Treetop Trek firm opens talks on building Thirlmere zipwire in Lake District

The company that abandoned plans for a zipwire in the Lake District is proposing setting up a similar facility elsewhere in the national park.

Lomond team urges Finnich Glen visitors to take care after fourth rescue

A rescue team is pleading with the public to take care when visiting a spectacular gorge in Stirlingshire that has seen a rise in numbers making their way to the site recently.

On test: Kärcher OC3 Portable Cleaner reviewed

Need to clean your bike or boots before you set off back home? Kärcher's little portable unit could be the answer...

Mountaineering Scotland urges walkers and hill-goers to consult deerstalking site

Mountaineering Scotland is encouraging outdoor enthusiasts to check online before heading for the hills to avoid conflict between walkers and stalkers.

Hypotherimic Three Peaks challenger airlifted from Lake District fell

A man was airlifted from a Lake District fell after becoming hypothermic while taking part in a Three Peaks Challenge.

Landfill waste levies help fund Ardinning nature reserve path upgrades

Taxes levied on landfill waste have helped upgrade a moorland path in the shadow of the Campsie Fells.

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