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Dave Stevens ahead of schedule in quest to set fastest Pennine Way time

Ultrarunner Dave Stevens is currently 68 miles into his attempt on the Pennine Way record. The former Parachute Regiment member has another 200 mil...

Runner dies after going missing during part of Bob Graham Round in Lake District

A fellrunner has died after becoming separated from his companion during a Lake District challenge. A major search involving more than 100 rescuers...

Buxton rescuer Darren Hunt aids collapsed runner during London Marathon

A member of a mountain rescue team put his casualty care skills to good use while taking part in the London Marathon.

Walkers and mountain biker rescued in busy three-day period for Patterdale team

A Lake District rescue team was called out four times in three days to aid three walkers and a mountain biker in separate incidents.

Patagonia: the campaigns go on as company nears $1bn milestone

Ryan Gellert, one of the ethical brand's top bosses, speaks to grough and admits the microplastics problem scares the hell out of him.

Cumbrian mountain rescue volunteers in action as blizzards sweep county

Mountain rescuers had to dig through a quarter of a mile of snowdrifts to reach a patient with heart problems in Cumbria.

Friends of Lake District president Sir Martin Holdgate receives Churchill Award

The president of the Friends of the Lake District has received an award for his work on science and the environment.

Julia Bradbury to showcase Britain's 100 favourite walks in 2½-hour TV special

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy some of Britain’s best walks – without leaving the comfort of their sofa.

Eoin Keith takes the lead in Spine Race as Jim Mann retires injured

The Montane Spine Race earned its reputation as Britain’s most brutal over the past 24 hours as runners battled high winds and blizzards in the north Pennines.

National Trust rangers begin work restoring Scafell Pike summit cairn

A group of rangers has begun work restoring the summit cairn on England’s highest mountain. The team of seven is camping on Scafell Pike while th...

Major cross-border search launched after walker goes missing in Cheviots

A major search was mounted on the Scotland-England border after a walker was reported missing. Three rescue teams and a Coastguard helicopter joine...

New Cumbria National Trust boss Jeremy Barlow makes pledge on landscape

The man who has taken over the National Trust’s operations in Cumbria says rebuilding the memorial cairn on top of England’s highest mountain is among the charity’s key tasks this year.

Praise for Duke of Edinburgh's team in eight-hour rescue on Peak District hill

Rescuers have praised a group of young people who ‘did all the right things’ after two of them were injured on a Peak District moorland.

Rescuers voice concerns after two further incidents on wintry Lakeland mountains

Rescuers were called out to two incidents where outdoor enthusiasts were injured in falls on wintry Lake District mountains.

FOI request reveals planning officer recommended Thirlmere zipwire refusal

Lake District bosses have revealed the national park’s planning officer had recommended rejection of the plans for zipwires across Thirlmere.

We join Lake District felltop assessor Zac Poulton to brush up our winter skills

Fancy brushing up your winter mountain skills with an expert? We took to the hill with one of the Lake District's felltop assessors...

Spine Race organisers suspend running in face of severe weather warnings

Organisers of the Montane Spine Race have halted the event in the face of severe weather warnings. Runners are being held at checkpoints until it i...

Search dogs found walker Richard Cockerham alive after 48 hours on Lakeland fells

Rescuers have revealed details of the huge operation to find a walker who was missing on the Lakeland fells for 48 hours in severe weather.

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