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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...

Swiss dentist Marc Lauenstein takes Three Peaks Race crown at first attempt

A Swiss dentist was crowned king of the peaks in his first visit to one of the Yorkshire Dales’ toughest fell races.

New Ullswater Way opens, offering 20-mile walking circuit of lake

A new walking route has opened in a corner of the Lake District hit hard by last year’s floods. The Ullswater Way offers a waymarked circular pat...

New free grough map will use crowdsourced updates to help outdoor fans find their way

Today, we’re announcing a new mapping project we hope will revolutionise the way people enjoy their trips into the British countryside.

Get your outdoor clothing fixed at Patagonia's Worn Wear Tour workshops

Have you just bust a zip on that favourite waterproof jacket? Or ripped those comfortable trousers while tackling a gnarly scramble?...

Search dogs and animal shelter benefit from £12,000 Wainwright Society handout

Four-legged charities were the beneficiaries of cash handouts from aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright.

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

Seriously injured Lakeland walker rescued after cries for help heard

A man was airlifted to hospital after being knocked unconscious when he fell up to 100ft from a Lake District fell.

Air ambulance doctor Simon Le Clerc heads stateside to research new treatment

A flying doctor involved in rescues of stricken outdoor enthusiasts is jetting across the Atlantic to investigate a lifesaving treatment.

On test: walking trousers reviewed

Ten pairs of walking trousers put to the test for comfort and performance...

Marc Lauenstein wins wintry Three Peaks Race by nine seconds

Only nine seconds separated the winner and second-place man in the gruelling Three Peaks Race. Marc Lauenstein crossed the finishing line in Horton...

Keswick mountain rescuers called to support firefighters tackling Borrowdale blaze

Firefighters called on the expertise of mountain rescuers to help them during a major blaze on Lake District fells.

Friends of Lake District Black Combe walk will highlight planned pylon route

A conservation charity will lead a walk over a Lake District fell to highlight its opposition to a planned major power line.

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.

Tattoo you, sir: retailer George Fisher offers new outdoors body art service

Walkers who want a permanent reminder of their favourite outdoor sight will be able to use a Lake District retailer’s service with a difference.

Woman dies after falling from Tryfan scrambling route

A woman has died after falling from a scrambling route on a Snowdonia mountain. The walker, in her early 50s and from the Stockport area, was comin...

Appeal launched to pave Coast to Coast Walk bog on Nine Standards Rigg

Plans are afoot to improve the boggiest section of one of England’s most popular long-distance walking routes.

Success for adventurer Alex Hibbert as he makes friends with 'world's grumpiest icecap'

A British adventurer has finally made friends with a notorious Icelandic icecap, three years after a near-death experience on the glacier.

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