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Lynn Robinson elected first woman BMC president as members vote for new structure

Members of the organisation that represents climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers in England and Wales have elected its first woman president.

Julia Bradbury and Sam Thompson join walkers to light up Peak District ridge

Hundreds of walkers joined television celebrity Julia Bradbury in illuminating the Peak District hills.

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...

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.

Ramblers give £10,000 for repairs to Peak District path linked to access pioneer

Ramblers have donated £10,000 towards the improvement of a footpath leading to a Peak District hill with connections to a pioneering access campaigner.

Man dies in 200ft fall from Helvellyn in snow and icy conditions

A man has died after falling more than 200ft on England’s third-highest mountain. Rescuers were quickly at the scene on Helvellyn yesterday but w...

Scots hillgoers asked to pledge price of a bobble hat to 'Mend Our Mountains'

Hillgoers are being asked to spare the price of a bobble hat – to improve conditions underfoot on two of Scotland’s mountains.

Couple and five-year-old son airlifted from Y Garn after getting lost

A couple and their five-year-old child were airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after getting lost in the dark.

Campaigners call on councils to fulfil duty to signpost 'secret' paths

Campaigners are calling on councils to fulfil their legal responsibility and end what they call the ‘scandal’ of hidden paths.

Walker airlifted from Hardcastle Crags after breaking ribs in fall

A walker was airlifted from a South Pennines beauty spot after falling and breaking his ribs. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out a...

John Stevens fined after failing to move campervan from Yorkshire Three Peaks site

A man has been fined for ignoring an enforcement notice to remove his campervan from a site near one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

Four days of helicopter airlifts begin second Suilven footpath repair phase

Major works will begin next week on improvements to a footpath on Suilven. Hundreds of tons of stone and gravel will be airlifted on to the mountai...

Wainwright Society hands over cash for repairs to footpath on High Street route

Aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright have raised thousands of pounds to help improve a footpath on a Lake District mountain.

Get Easter weather forecast and stay safe on Snowdonia mountains, experts plead

Walkers and outdoor enthusiasts are being encouraged to prepare properly for their hillgoing trips in Snowdonia over the Easter holiday.

New Mend Our Mountains campaign gets underway with Peak District walk

A group of walkers took to the Peak District hills to help kick off an ambitious appeal to raise £1m to improve some of Britain’s most popular paths.

Snowdonia faces cuts in footpath work and parking charge hikes as budget slashed

Snowdonia National Park Authority will cut back on its rights of way work and seek to increase income from its car parks, following a reduction of almost £800,000 in its budget.

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.

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We donned our headtorch and delved deep into Santa's cavern to find some top gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

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