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Lords and MPs hit the Peak hills to hear of importance of outdoor activities

Parliamentarians were due to hit the Peak District hills today for a view of the importance of outdoor activities.

Mountain council helps fund website to reduce Three Peaks Challenge problems

A mountaineering body has provided cash for a website that aims to reduce problems caused by people tackling a popular walking challenge.

Prince Edward meets Peak District outdoor volunteers during Stanage visit

A royal visitor to the Peak District heard about the importance of Stanage Edge to climbers. Prince Edward also presented an award to the British M...

Mountaineers say: let's make this the outdoor election

On the day Parliament is dissolved and the election campaign kicks off in earnest, Britain’s mountaineers are urging politicians to put the outdoors at the top of their agenda.

New guide launched for winter climbers heading for the Lake District

A new guide for winter climbers in the Lake District is aimed at helping those heading for the hills find good conditions while avoiding damaging the sensitive upland environments.

Camping pods may figure in £60,000 upgrade to North Lees site near Stanage

National park bosses have voted to improve a popular campsite used by climbers and walkers. The North Lees site will have a £60,000 upgrade to bri...

Film-maker Terry Abraham will deliver Wainwright memorial lecture

A film-maker who is currently the toast of the outdoor world will deliver a memorial lecture for the Wainwright Society.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

British Mountaineering Council pledges: we'll do more for hillwalkers

Many of the BMC's hillwalking members have complained it doesn't represent them well. It's determined to change that...

Nepal auction deadline nears for outdoor fans who want tea with Michael Palin

The deadline is fast approaching if you want to have tea with one of Britain’s best loved television explorers.

Tea with Palin and walk with Bonington among goodies on offer in Nepal auction

Fancy a walk on the Lakeland fells with two of Britain’s most eminent mountaineers, with the added glow of knowing you’re helping people in dire need.

Everest Base Camp leader Chris Harling: 'Today my tears came'

A mountain rescuer caught in the Nepalese earthquake has described the desperate situation at Everest Base Camp.

Experts warn hazardous cheap crampons could bend when used

Mountain experts have warned of the dangers of buying substandard crampons. The British Mountaineering Council said cheap crampons on sale ‘on th...

A thrilled Terry Abraham sets sights on Blencathra after Scafell Pike BBC broadcast

Film-maker Terry Abraham has revealed he will turn his attention to another Lakeland fell for a documentary project.

Experts warn Snowdon walkers: be prepared for winter conditions

Mountaineering experts are urging anyone heading for Wales’s highest mountain to be prepared. Snowdon was whipped by 100mph winds recently and al...

Terry Abraham's Scafell Pike film set for BBC screening

A film chronicling a year in the life of England’s highest mountain will be shown on national television.

Council agrees to look at protestors' views after Rushup Edge meeting

Outdoor enthusiasts have won a battle to have their views heard over the controversial resurfacing of a Peak District bridleway.

Opinion: Derbyshire council and those Rushup Edge bridleway works

When grough covered the recent furore over work carried out by Derbyshire County Council on bridleways and routes in the Peak District, we were taken to task over what some saw as giving a slanted view of the situation.

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