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Rob Sinclair and Sophie Grant triumph in Lakes Sky Ultra race

Scottish runner Rob Sinclair has won the annual Lakes Sky Ultra race, with New Zealand-born Sophie Grant taking the women’s title.

Public provide water for lost walkers in Cadair Idris 'adventure'

A group of overseas visitors expressed their gratitude to members of the public who shared water with them when they got lost on a Snowdonia mountain.

Upper Wharfedale rescuers seek walkers for Saturday's 22-mile challenge hike

A Yorkshire Dales rescue team is seeking walkers to tackle its fundraising challenge this weekend. The Wharfedale 3 Peaks Challenge involves a 22-m...

Peak conservationists to tackle Dambusters run to help fix 'bog of doom'

Conservation staff and national park employees will tackle a 10-mile run to help fix a moorland ‘bog of doom’.

Awards for Janet Davis, Mick Nield and Nicky Spinks in Queen's Birthday Honours

A retired worker for walking charity the Ramblers has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, along with a top fellrunner and a long-serving mountain rescuer.

Nigel Clifford steps down as Ordnance Survey boss as interim chief is appointed

The boss of Britain’s national mapping agency has left the organisation. Nigel Clifford has been replaced as chief executive of Ordnance Survey b...

Perfect end to Carol Morgan's holiday with women's win in Cape Wrath Ultra Race

It’s not everybody’s idea of a summer holiday: running during eight days through the Scottish Highlands, and climbing more than 36,000ft over some of the most remote terrain in the country.

On test: LifeSaver Liberty Bottle reviewed

Worried about what's in your water? This neat bottle will even filter out viruses when in the great outdoors...

Walkers receive strong advice after rescuers' 'total waste of time' on Moel Siabod callout

A mountain rescue team described as a ‘total waste of time’ a callout to a young woman who rang for help from a Snowdonia mountain.

Sky lanterns launch abandoned over Peak District wildfire concerns

Plans to release thousands of sky lanterns on the edge of the Peak District have been abandoned because of the fire risk.

Hillwalkers urged to ditch the extra clothing and take more water during heatwave

A mountain expert has advised hillgoers to ditch their usual protective clothing and pack extra water when heading for Scotland’s mountains.

On test: softshell jackets reviewed

A softshell bridges that gap between a full-on hardshell waterproof and a midlayer top. We put seven to the test; here are the results...

Sport England welcomes BMC members' vote in favour of reform

Sport England has welcomed British Mountaineering Council members’ vote to reform the organisation’s structure.

Mountaineering Scotland student safety project extended for two years

A pioneering project that aims to help students gain mountaineering skills is being extended for another two years.

North York Moors bosses pay tribute to Barry Dodd who died in helicopter crash

National park bosses have paid tribute to a man who died in a helicopter crash in North Yorkshire. The North York Moors authority said Barry Dodd w...

Bank holiday Scafell Pike walkers face quiz on their preparedness

Walkers heading for England’s highest peak face being quizzed on their preparedness. Members of the public setting out for Scafell Pike on Sunday...

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.

Rescuers aid two injured Cadair Idris runners during Ras y Gader race

Rescuers were called into action twice to aid injured runners while monitoring a fell race in Snowdonia.

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