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Avalanche training trust appeals to hillgoers to join 'round-up' fundraising app

A charity that helps provide avalanche training is appealing to outdoor enthusiasts to sign up for a scheme that collects ‘rounded-up’ payments from purchases.

Welsh teams' advice as lockdown eased: consider self-rescue on the hills

Rescuers in Wales have issued advice for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts as the government announced a slight easing of lockdown from Monday.

Dartmoor bosses warn soaring temperatures mean high fire risk for national park

Bosses in Dartmoor are warning visitors the area is at an increased risk of wildfires. The national park authority and Devon and Somerset Fire and ...

Yorkshire Dales visitors can 'clear their heads' but Cumbria not ready for large influx

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales said the area would be a place where key workers and members of households could come to exercise over the coming bank holiday weekend.

Outdoor companies respond to Covid-19 crisis with donations and PPE products

Outdoor brands have been responding to the coronavirus crisis by turning their attention to the particular needs of the public and professionals while fighting the spread of Covid-19.

Yorkshire Dales boss calls for visitors' respect and warns many facilities closed

The boss of the Yorkshire Dales national park has asked visitors to show respect to the countryside and its communities.

Take charge of your own safety on hills, say rescuers, as lockdown eased

Anyone heading for the hills after the coronavirus lockdown is relaxed should take responsibility for their own safety, rescuers have said.

Lake District boss says stay away as national parks prepare for lockdown easing

The boss of the Lake District national park has appealed to the public not to visit the area, despite the Prime Minister announcing an end to restrictions on travelling for exercise in England.

Rescuers called out to Derbyshire walker attempting Yorkshire Three Peaks

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales expressed disappointment at having to go to the rescue of a man who travelled from Derbyshire to attempt to walk the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

Peak District boss calls for visitors' respect as litter piles up

The boss of the Peak District national park has pleaded with visitors to respect the countryside as numbers coming to the area increase with lockdown easing.

Mountaineering Scotland welcomes 'first step' on Covid-19 lockdown easing

Mountaineering Scotland has welcomed the news of a slight easing of lockdown north of the border. But it said the Holyrood government’s moves are...

Lakeland teams warn: be prepared for longer wait for rescue during Covid-19 crisis

Rescuers in the Lake District are warning the public it will take longer to reach them if they need help during the coronavirus crisis.

Mountain bothies remain closed despite some Covid-19 lockdown easing

The charity that looks after more than a hundred rudimentary hill shelters said they remain closed because of the coronavirus crisis.

Yorkshire Dales bosses praise weekend visitors for following relaxed lockdown rules

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales said most weekend visitors to the area adhered to social distancing and pleas to show respect.

Scots mountain groups working on government submission for re-opening hills

Mountaineering Scotland said it is leading discussions about how people may be able to return to the hills in a phased way.

Welsh national parks warn driving to reach exercise locations still forbidden

Wales’s three national park authorities are urging the UK public to comply with rules restricting visits.

Boris Johnson eases English rules to allow driving to exercise locations

People in England will be permitted to drive to destinations to take their exercise from Wednesday. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the announ...

Final Nick Estcourt Award goes to Tom Livingstone and Luka Strazar for Jannu attempt

Organisers of the Nick Estcourt Award have announced this year’s recipients, adding that it will be the final year it will be granted in its present form.


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