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Wainwright Society voices opposition to planned Thirlmere zipwire

Aficionados of the late Lakeland author Alfred Wainwright have evoked his memory in declaring their opposition to a proposed zipwire across Thirlmere.

Film-maker Terry Abraham resigns from Lakes charity over Thirlmere zipwire stance

Acclaimed film-maker and photographer Terry Abraham has resigned from a charity over the planned zipwires at Thirlmere.

Tourism and business bodies back Thirlmere zipwire plans

The controversial planned zipwires across a Lake District reservoir have received backing from two tourism and business bodies.

Leo Houlding and Antarctic team summit the Spectre by 'route of least resisitance'

Climber Leo Houlding has reached the summit of the Antarctic mountain he set out to ascend. But bad weather and delay getting to the Spectre meant ...

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.

Lakeland felltop assessors celebrate 30 years of service that began with 10p pieces

The man who pioneered the Lake District’s daily winter weather reports revealed the service relied on a pocketful of 10p pieces when it began.

Dismantle current governing structure of BMC, review body says

The governing structure of the troubled British Mountaineering Council should be dismantled and a new one put in its place, a QC-led review body says.

British Mountaineering Council launches new £1m bid to Mend Our Mountains

The British Mountaineering Council has launched an ambitious £1m project to help repair paths in Britain’s national parks.

Backcountry ski club plans to build mountain hut on Aonach Mòr in Lochaber

A backcountry skiing club has announced ambitious plans to build a mountain hut on the slopes of the UK’s eighth highest peak in Lochaber.

Two Cairn Gorm climbers in night rescue after getting stuck on winter route

Two climbers were rescued after getting stuck while soloing a winter route on Cairn Gorm. Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4pm o...

Felltop assessor Graham Uney tells of friend's fall that sparked huge rescue effort

One of the Lake District’s felltop assessors has revealed he was one of the two men involved in a mountain incident that prompted a massive rescue effort lasting more than eight hours.

Forty volunteers in eight-hour rescue of badly injured Lake District climber

Forty volunteer team members battled for more than eight hours to rescue a badly injured mountaineer from a Lake District mountainside.

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after 65ft fall into gill near Seathwaite

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she tumbled 65ft into a Lakeland ravine.

Major mountain rescue exercise underway on Crianlarich hills

Police said members of the public should not be alarmed if they witness police activity on the hills around Crianlarich.

Government pledges £80m in bid to open up Ordnance Survey mapping to small firms

The UK Government is providing £80m to help set up a Geospatial Commission, one of whose tasks will be to look at making mapping data available to small businesses.

Film review: Bonington – Mountaineer

Brian Hall and Keith Partridge have produced a film biography of Sir Chris Bonington, a mountaineering elder statesman with his roots in the anarchic era of British climbing.

Rescuers in desperate calls for helicopter after Lakeland walker's cardiac arrest

A rescue team desperately tried to get a helicopter to help with an injured woman who had suffered a suspected cardiac arrest on a Lake District fellside.

Authority cash helps Yorkshire Dales farming pair set up Buckden campsite

A grant from the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has helped a farming family set up a campsite on the route of a long-distance footpath.

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