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Woman suffers serious injuries in 65ft fall from Borrowdale scramble

A woman was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she fell more than 60ft while scrambling on a route in the Lake District.

Family of tragic kayaker Dominic Jackson in push to boost locator beacon use

The family of a kayaker whose body was found on the Caithness coast after a major search has launched a campaign to encourage the use of personal locator beacons.

Police confirm body found at Lybster was missing kayaker Dominic Jackson

Police have confirmed that the body found off the north-east coast of Scotland last week was that of missing kayaker Dominic Jackson.

Friends of Lake District seek volunteers to plant 5,200 trees in High Borrowdale

A conservation charity is looking for volunteers to help plant trees in a newly extended area of the Lake District.

Gore-Tex expands range of brands using its new Shakedry material

Gore-Tex has announced more outdoor brands that will use its revloutionary Shakedry technology in 2017.

On test: insulated jackets reviewed

Down or synthetic? Well, it's no longer that simple, as we found when we put 12 insulated jackets to the test in a British winter...

Heart transplant man Kieran Sandwell plans 5,000-mile British coast charity walk

A man who was given a new lease of life after a heart transplant is planning to walk around Britain’s coast to raise cash for charity.

Rare Cumbria magazine makes 10,500-mile journey back to England

A rare copy of the first edition of a magazine published by youth hostellers has found its way across the world to the delight of its present editor.

Woman and son rescued after getting stuck in Great End gully

A woman and her son were rescued after getting into difficulties on the Scafell range. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 3.05pm on Mon...

More than 40 rescuers called out as walker injured in 300ft Old Man of Coniston fall

More than 40 mountain rescuers were involved in an operation to help two walkers who fell in separate incidents on the Old Man of Coniston.

Tears, triumphs and terrors: Terry Abraham reveals his path to mountain film success

Film-maker Terry Abrahams reveals the rocky path to television fame, and admits to tears, penury and self-doubt before the success with his photogenic studies of Lakeland fells as they hit the screens.

Police plead with volunteers to take care in search for missing kayaker Dominic Jackson

Police searching for a missing kayaker have pleaded with volunteers not to put their own lives in danger in their efforts to find him.

Heart problems end Ron Hill's record half-century running streak

The man whose name became synonymous with fellrunning gear has had to give up a record-breaking running streak.

Hillwalking luminary Hamish Brown will receive mountain culture award

A major figure in Scottish hillwalking will receive recognition of his life’s work at a mountain festival next month.

National Trust for Scotland mourns 'infuriating and wonderful' ex-MP Tam Dalyell

A major conservation charity has paid tribute to a former MP who has died. The National Trust for Scotland said it was greatly saddened by the pass...

Want to feel a bit chirpier? How about a Yumpa energy bar, with added crickets

It was hardly a bushtucker trial, but we put two energy bars containing crickets to the test to see if we felt like hopping round the hills after eating them.

Dartmoor authority pleads with visitors to act responsibly as winter arrives

National park bosses have pleaded with members of the public to act responsibly as winter conditions affect the area.

KT Tunstall and Cast announced as Keswick Mountain Festival bill-toppers

Liverpool Britpop favourites Cast and Scottish solo singer KT Tunstall will be the headline music acts at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival.

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