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Kenton Cool makes record 12th Everest summit, joined by Brit Robert Richard Lucas

Mountaineer Kenton Cool has extended his British record with a 12th ascent of the world’s highest mountain.

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.

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...

Review: Rock Queen by Catherine Destivelle

English readers can now learn what led this outstanding alpinist to pursue a climbing career in a new translation of her French autobiography.

Outdoor fans urged to help BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding path scheme

Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to help crowdfund repairs to some of England and Wales’s most used upland paths.

Tragedy and comedy as Cockermouth rescuers clock up second-busiest year

A Lake District mountain rescue team had its second-busiest on record in 2015, with 76 callouts recorded in the year.

Bergans of Norway kits out Lake District felltop assessors

The Lake District's felltop assessors have been kitted out with gear from Bergans of Norway to protect them on their daily trips up Helvellyn.

'Closest I came to dying': climber Leo Houlding was booked on Flight MH17

A climber who has posted several notable firsts and Base jumped from the top of a 2,000m peak has revealed the closest he feels he came to death.

Mountaineering body backs restrictions on Everest climbers

The International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation has backed moves to restrict attempts on climbing the world’s highest mountain.

Alan Hinkes joins Everest avalanche survivor in Snowdon Nepal fundraiser

A record-breaking British climber joined a man who narrowly escaped an Everest avalanche to raise cash for Nepal with a trip to Wales’s highest mountain.

Lakeland fell Cat Bells lit up during event raising £11,000 for Nepal earthquake victims

An event that lit up one of the Lake District’s most popular fells raised more than £11,000 to help victims of last year’s Nepal earthquakes.

Video from Doug Scott's charity marks first anniversary of Nepal earthquakes

A charity founded by Britain’s first Everest summiteer is marking the first anniversary of the Nepal earthquakes with the release of a video and report.

Campaigners' survey asks: national parks, what do you think?

A campaigning charity wants to hear your views on the country’s national parks. An online survey has been launched to canvass the public’s opin...

Mountain guides' plea to walkers to light up Cat Bells to raise Nepal earthquake cash

A group of mountain guides plans to light up a Lake District fell to raise cash for Nepal earthquake victims.

Actor Brian Blessed backs Peak District fundraising Walk in the Park event

A larger-than-life television personality and adventurer has thrown his weight behind a scheme to help care for trails in a national park.

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Check the reports before heading for the hills, Lake District experts plead

National park bosses are urging walkers and mountaineers to check a dedicated weather service before heading for the hills.

Doug Scott pledges £25,000 Nepal donation will be put to good use

Britain’s first Everest summiteer has pledged a massive donation to the effort to rebuild Nepal after this year’s earthquakes will be spent properly.

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