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Old Lancashire station flagstones keep Yorkshire Dales walkers on track

Flagstones that once lined the platform at a Lancashire railway station are helping walkers keep on track in the Yorkshire Dales.

Ramblers: post-Brexit farming subsidies should depend on keeping paths clear

Farmers should only receive post-Brexit subsidies if they fulfil their responsibilities for maintaining footpaths across their land, the Ramblers said.

Yorkshire Dales gamekeeper Timothy Cowin pleads guilty to shooting two owls

A gamekeeper who shot two protected owls on a Cumbrian grouse moor has been convicted and ordered to pay more than £1,200 in fines and other costs.

North Wales rescuers produce seven-point plan to keep hillgoers out of trouble

Rescuers in north Wales have produced a seven-point plan for hill-goers to follow to keep out of trouble as they await an influx of extra visitors over the bank holiday weekend.

Runner Pavel Paloncý takes second shot at beating Pennine Way record

Ultrarunner Pavel Paloncý is attempting to break a 29-year-old record for the fastest completion of the Pennine Way.

Top climber Alan Hinkes helps keep up injured Lake District walker's spirits

A Lake District walker who had the misfortune to injure himself had the good fortune to be kept company by one of Britain’s top mountaineers while he waited for help.

On test: Pacsafe Dry 15L Anti-theft Portable Safe reviewed

This little pack will guard against both criminals and the weather...

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...

On test: Hoka One One Torrent shoe reviewed

The brand with the big soles' new shoe is aimed squarely at trailrunners needing a more responsive model.

On test: lightweight camping stoves reviewed

We fired up eight varied lightweight stoves to see how they compared on camp...

Two teens airlifted from Cadair Idris in 'very challenging' conditions

Two teens were airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain in conditions rescuers described as ‘very challenging’.

On test: technical t-shirts reviewed

We took to the hills to test eight t-shirts to see how they performed when the temperature rose...

On test: Montane Halogen 25 rucksack reviewed

A daysack that punches above its weight with lots of well-thought-out features...

On test: MSR Elixir 1 tent reviewed

MSR describes its new Elixir 1 as the brand's 'most livable' one-person tent. So we lived in it to see... just for a few days...

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.

Thinking of heading up Tryfan? Read this first

Tryfan's rocky ridges and easy access make it a popular target for walkers, but it's easy to get into difficulties.

Dartmoor bosses 'delighted' at successful action against illegal off-roader

National park bosses have welcomed the successful prosecution of a driver caught off-roading in Dartmoor.

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