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Plea to charities after eight Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued in dark

A rescue team has urged charity challenge organisers to take greater care of those taking part, after a group of eight walkers had to be brought to safety.

On test: hydration systems

Keeping up your fluid intake while undertaking outdoor activities is vital. We compared different systems designed to help you stay hydrated...

Three callouts in one day for Patterdale rescuers as two women suffer strokes

A Lake District rescue team was called out three times in one day to help members of the public in difficulties.

Yorkshire Wolds Way first national trail to be declared stile-free

A long-distance route in Yorkshire has become the first in England to be declared stile-free. The Yorkshire Wolds Way has beaten the Thames Path to...

Rain and gales lash runners in first Lakes Sky Ultra race

Organisers of a gruelling Lakeland mountain race were forced to divert runners from the most difficult section of the route after high winds and heavy rain lashed the fells.

One up, one down, as hill sleuths promote one munro top and demote another

The hill sleuths have been in the Highlands, to discover a four-inch deficit means one munro top gets deleted from the lists while another is promoted.

Fjällräven's new Keb Eco-Shell jackets among greenest waterproofs on offer

The Swedish brand uses no flourocarbons in these garments' waterproofing, and they feature part-recycled polyester.

'Bleary-eyed' Llanberis rescue team has busiest month on record

Britain’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team has just clocked up its busiest ever month. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, whose area includes ...

British Film Institute unearths 1911 footage of Ben Nevis Model T Ford stunt

Britain’s official film charity has unearthed footage of the remarkable journey of a vintage car down the UK’s highest mountain.

Peak District exercise will test firefighters' and rangers' wildfire response

Firefighters and national park staff will take part in a major practice exercise in the Peak District.

Outdoor guild members award cream of writing and photography

Writers and photographers were honoured for their work covering the outdoors at a ceremony held in Northumberland.

Team thanks residents and colleagues after body found in Yvonne Mullen search

A Lakeland team has thanked residents and fellow mountain rescuers for their help during a major protracted search for a missing woman in the Crosby Ravensworth area.

Lords and MPs hit the Peak hills to hear of importance of outdoor activities

Parliamentarians were due to hit the Peak District hills today for a view of the importance of outdoor activities.

Lakeland campaingers urge public to say no to plans for 15 miles of pylons

Campaigners say the beauty of a national park is threatened by plans to build a power line with pylons as high as Nelson’s Column.

Campaigners welcome withdrawal of Thirlmere fells fence plans

Campaigners have welcomed a decision to withdraw plans for fencing on a Lake District common. United Utilities said it wants to carry out consultat...

Safety warning follows rescue of walkers who strayed from Wastwater Screes

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Lake District fell. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Tuesday to a r...

Five bank holiday weekend rescues keep Keswick team busy

A Lake District rescue team was kept busy over the bank holiday weekend with five callouts to walkers and mountain bikers.

On test: BioLite KettleCharge

This ingenious kettle will give your electronic gadgets a power boost, at a price...

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