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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.

Records tumble as runners race head to head on Lakeland Billy Bland Challenge

A team of runners has beaten a series of records on a historic Lake District Challenge. Two sets of fellrunners and ultrarunners went head to head ...

Bonington and Hinkes among top names announced for Keswick Mountain Festival

A roster of top names awaits festival-goers at a summer Lake District event. Among speakers at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival are elder st...

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Review: Chris Bonington Mountaineer

A new edition of Sir Chris Bonington's autobiography charts a remarkable 63-year-long life of mountaineering and adventure by one of Britain's elder statesmen of the mountains.

Berghaus wins top award for its refurbished Sunderland headquarters

One of the UK’s best known outdoor brands has received an award for its headquarters refurbishment.

BMC boss pleads with critics of new Climb Britain name: 'give it time'

The boss of the representative body for mountaineers in England and Wales has responded to the storm of criticism of the decision to change its name.

Time is running out to pledge cash to Mend Our Mountains crowdfunder

Time is running out for outdoor fans to pledge their cash to help a crowdfunding effort to repair some of England and Wales’s most popular mountain paths.

Fellrunner Joss Naylor will mark 80th birthday with 30-mile Lakeland route

A fellrunning legend will make a fundraising journey recalling his father’s move across Cumbria more than 90 years ago.

Campaigners 'euphoric' as Lake District gains Unesco world heritage status

The Lake District has been granted world heritage site status by Unesco. It joins the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and Grand Canyon as a place...

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.

Fancy being the new face of Berghaus? Get your selfie sticks out

Do you have the face that could launch a thousand outdoor trips? Leading outdoor brand Berghaus is on the lookout for members of the public to mode...

Kendal countdown begins as organisers promise biggest mountain festival yet

Organisers of one of the country’s top outdoors social gatherings say this year’s event will be the largest and most varied in its history.

Sir Chris Bonington's updated autobiography charts 60 years' mountaineering

One of Britain’s most renowned mountaineers has produced a revised autobiography, charting more than 60 years climbing and exploring.

Everest climber Doug Scott embarks on lecture tour for Nepal charity

The climber who was the first Briton to summit Everest is embarking on a lecture tour to raise cash for people in the remote valleys of Nepal.

Extra time for Mend our Mountains scheme as appeal extended by a week

A crowdfunding appeal to help repair mountain footpaths has gone into extra time. The British Mountaineering Council’s Mend our Mountains campaig...

Climbing elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington marries Loreto McNaught-Davis

Mountaineering legend Sir Chris Bonington has tied the knot with a long-time friend. The Everest summiteer married Loreto McNaught-Davis in a cerem...

Ingleborough Mend our Mountains scheme on track with early crowdfunding pledges

An appeal to raise cash to repair a heavily used path on the Yorkshire Three Peaks route is more than a fifth of the way to its target after only eight days.

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