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Langdale revealed as venue for 50th OMM as event returns to Lake District

The 50th running of the Original Mountain Marathon will take place in Langdale in the Lake District. Organisers revealed the venue for the event, w...

Rescuers use app to find 'lucky lad' who fell 60ft in search for Priest's Hole cave

A mountain rescue team leader used a mobile phone app to help save a walker’s life after he fell 60ft down a Lake District mountain.

Cairngorm rescuers follow hunch to find walker lost in dark on Braeriach

Rescuers’ local knowledge paid off in finding a walker lost in the dark on a Cairngorms mountain. Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team members followed...

Charity receives £½m boost to help people with dementia get outdoors

A charity that helps people with dementia get outdoors has received a cash boost. The Big Lottery Fund has given almost half a million pounds to De...

Police plea to hill-goers to prepare properly after spate of rescues

Police and outdoors experts are urging walkers to plan their trips into the mountains properly after a spate of rescue callouts.

Rescuers: Lake District rockfall incident on Great End 'could have been fatal'

Rescuers who spent more than seven hours bringing a group to safety on a Lake District fell said someone could have died in the incident.

Review: The Top 500 Summits, by Barry K Smith

Fancy a crack at the 500 highest peaks on the British Isles? This book may just inspire you...

Lakeland walker suffers head and wrist injuries in Grisedale fall

A walker was rescued after injuring herself while walking in the Lake District. The woman, from Cumbria, suffered a head injury and a suspected bro...

Lake District seeks new member for Helvellyn winter felltop assessor team

Lake District bosses are on the lookout for a new member of a top team. The national park authority is expanding its felltop assessors line-up next...

Sock firm Bridgedale donates 500 pairs to Tyneside outdoors charity WinG

Members of a Tyneside charity that offers outdoor activities will be able to walk in comfort thanks to a donation from sock brand Bridgedale.

Hypotherimic Three Peaks challenger airlifted from Lake District fell

A man was airlifted from a Lake District fell after becoming hypothermic while taking part in a Three Peaks Challenge.

Nikwax marks anniversary by announcing 40 years of carbon-neutral operations

Nick Brown, founder of the waterproofing brand, says by the end of the year, all 40 years of its carbon production will be offset.

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after injuring himself on Sty Head path

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring himself. The 60-year-old was walking with a friend on the Sty Head path on Wednesda...

Campaigners 'euphoric' as Lake District gains Unesco world heritage status

The Lake District has been granted world heritage site status by Unesco. It joins the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and Grand Canyon as a place...

Ben Nevis climber dies in fall from Tower Ridge

A man has died after falling from a ridge on the North Face of Ben Nevis. The climber suffered fatal injuries when he came off Tower Ridge on Satur...

Highland police seek information after buzzard found in illegal trap

Police are asking for help from outdoor enthusiasts after an illegal trap snared a bird of prey in the Highlands.

Two Lakeland mountain bikers injured in high-speed crashes in two days

Two mountain bikers were rescued after suffering injuries in high speed crashes on successive days in the Lake District.

On test: waterproof jackets reviewed

Anyone venturing into the outdoors should have a good waterproof jacket with them. See how 13 different brands performed in our exhaustive test...

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