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Donations help keep Central Beacons rescuers on the road after blaze at base

Help from the police and a specialist equipment company is helping to keep volunteer rescuers on the road after a devastating fire at their base last year.

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.

Scotland's outdoor fans urged to take care to avoid starting wildfires

Scotland’s outdoor advisory body has warned parts of the countryside will continue to be vulnerable to wildfires this week.

National Trust rangers begin work restoring Scafell Pike summit cairn

A group of rangers has begun work restoring the summit cairn on England’s highest mountain. The team of seven is camping on Scafell Pike while th...

On test: duffel bags reviewed

Need a good load lugger to carry your gear for that next adventure? We put a dozen duffel bags to the test....

Walkers and mountain biker rescued in busy three-day period for Patterdale team

A Lake District rescue team was called out four times in three days to aid three walkers and a mountain biker in separate incidents.

Helvellyn felltop assessments extended as winter conditions continue

A vital service for winter hillgoers in the Lake District is being extended due to the stubborn refusal of spring to arrive in the mountains.

Patagonia: the campaigns go on as company nears $1bn milestone

Ryan Gellert, one of the ethical brand's top bosses, speaks to grough and admits the microplastics problem scares the hell out of him.

Bridgedale unveils its first waterproof sock range for outdoor fans

A new range of socks from Bridgedale will incorporate a waterproof membrane for the first time...

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.

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...

Experts offer advice to hillwalkers with dogs for four-legged friends' wellbeing

Experts are offering advice to hillwalkers who take their dogs on to Scotland’s mountains. Mountaineering Scotland has set up online information ...

Lakeland mountain illuminated as 700 walkers take to Cat Bells

A Lake District fell was illuminated by more than 700 walkers as part of a charity event for victims of an earthquake in Nepal.

New Cumbria National Trust boss Jeremy Barlow makes pledge on landscape

The man who has taken over the National Trust’s operations in Cumbria says rebuilding the memorial cairn on top of England’s highest mountain is among the charity’s key tasks this year.

Rescuers' plea for cash for operations to keep search dog Dolly in action

Rescuers have launched an appeal to raise cash to help keep one of its search dogs in action. Dolly has been diagnosed as needing expensive veterin...

Rescuers welcome Helvellyn's Julia Bradbury TV boost but caution winter visitors

A rescue team has welcomed the increase in popularity of a Lake District mountain following its television vote as top peak in Britain.

On test: waterproof trousers reviewed

The UK climate makes a pair of waterproof trousers an essential piece of outdoor kit. So how well did our test pants perform in typically British weat...

Cumbrian mountain rescue volunteers in action as blizzards sweep county

Mountain rescuers had to dig through a quarter of a mile of snowdrifts to reach a patient with heart problems in Cumbria.

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