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Ordnance Survey study reveals most hillgoers unprepared for emergencies

A study by Britain’s national mapping agency has revealed many hillgoers are clueless about what to do if things went wrong.

Records tumble as runners race head to head on Lakeland Billy Bland Challenge

A team of runners has beaten a series of records on a historic Lake District Challenge. Two sets of fellrunners and ultrarunners went head to head ...

Runner Pavel Paloncý aborts Pennine Way attempt as record stretches beyond reach

Ultrarunner Pavel Paloncý has hit the wall in his attempt to break the record for the fastest completion of the Pennine Way.

Glossop mountain rescuers celebrate 60 years with look back at history

A rescue team marked 60 years’ service this weekend with a gathering at its base. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team has carried out hundreds of missio...

Cairngorm team braves 'extremely dangerous' conditions to rescue climber

Rescuers had to brave conditions described as extremely dangerous to reach a climber injured in a rockfall in the Cairngorms.

Ultrarunner Tom Holllins aborts double Bob Graham Round attempt after falling ill

Ultrarunner Tom Hollins had to abandon his attempt to run a double Bob Graham Round at the weekend when he became unwell.

Peak District rangers take to 'fire bikes' to put across blaze message

Peak District rangers have taken to two wheels to get across an important safety message for outdoor enthusiasts in the national park.

Walker who died in Tryfan fall is named as John Wynne

The walker who died in a fall from Tryfan on Sunday has been named as John Gerard Wynne. The 61-year-old, from Exmouth, Devon, was descending the m...

Great North Air Ambulance Service reaches 15-year milestone

An air ambulance service that regularly rescues stricken outdoor enthusiasts is celebrating a milestone in its history.

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after suffering head injuries in Cat Gill fall

A walker suffered head injuries after tumbling more than 30ft into a Lake District gully. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.05pm ...

Lomond national park boss: visitors 'react positively' to new camping bylaws

The boss of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park said visitors have responded positively to controversial camping bylaws introduced by the authority.

Dave 'Heavy' Whalley opens Dundonnell rescue team's new Dingwall base

A mountain rescue luminary officially opened a team’s new base in the Highlands. Dave ‘Heavy’ Whalley performed the ceremony at Dundonnell Mo...

John Muir Trust launches Keep it Wild campaign to protect Scotland's wildernesses

The John Muir Trust conservation charity has launched a campaign to protect Scotland’s wild lands which, it says, face the threat of industrial-scale developments.

OMM organisers warn runners' details may have disappared in IT failure

Organisers of a mountain marathon have warned would-be competitors some of their details may have been lost in an IT incident.

Marcus Scotney and Carol Morgan clinch wins in hard-fought Dragon's Back Race

Ultrarunner Marcus Scotney overcame injury worries to clinch victory in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race.

Two teams in rescue of injured Lakeland walker on Hay Stacks

Two Lake District rescue teams combined to aid an injured walker on a fell. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.30am on Friday...

Ultrarunner Adam Perry misses Lake District 24-hour record by just 15 minutes

Ultrarunner Adam Perry has narrowly failed to beat a 20-year-old record for summiting Lake District peaks.

John Muir Trust calls for reforms after paying £50,000 costs to SSE over Stronelairg

A conservation charity has called for reform of the planning process after it had to pay £50,000 to an energy company.

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