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Tears, triumphs and terrors: Terry Abraham reveals his path to mountain film success

Film-maker Terry Abrahams reveals the rocky path to television fame, and admits to tears, penury and self-doubt before the success with his photogenic studies of Lakeland fells as they hit the screens.

On test: insulated jackets reviewed

Down or synthetic? Well, it's no longer that simple, as we found when we put 12 insulated jackets to the test in a British winter...

Original Mountain Marathon prepares for its 50th birthday event

One of the grand old institutions of the outdoors reaches its 50th birthday this year. The Original Mountain Marathon has been held every year bar ...

Two ex-rescue team controllers aid Three Peaks walkers in separate incidents

Two former rescue team controllers went to the aid of injured walkers in separate incidents on the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

Four bank holiday callouts keep Central Beacons rescuers busy

A mountain rescue team was called out four times in the same day, two of which were to injured walkers on the same hill.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Detective work uncovers tragic story behind name of Policeman Crag in Lake District

Detective work by a member of Cumbria police’s staff has uncovered the story behind a Lakeland landmark’s name.

Wainwright Society will fund repairs to author's favoured High Street ascent path

Aficionados of the late fellwalking author Alfred Wainwright will fund repairs to a Lakeland path he called a connoisseur’s route.

Britain's Olympic climbers face 12-month wait to learn their funding fate

Britain’s top climbers will have to wait another year to find out how much funding they will receive in their quest for medals at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

More than 60 volunteers battle blizzards in 10-hour rescue of Cheviots walkers

More than 60 volunteer mountain rescuers had to battle through waist-deep snowdrifts to reach a large group who got into difficulties in the Cheviots.

Mountain and lowland teams share in £1m government handout for water rescues

Mountain and search and rescue teams will receive more than a quarter of a million pounds from the Westminster Government to help them carry out water rescues.

Carol Morgan smashes record by 43 hours to take women's title in Spine Race

Carol Morgan has reached the finishing point of the gruelling Montane Spine Race to take the women’s title and the event record.

Coastguard Sikorsky rescue helicopters grounded after safety concern

Coastguard helicopters that take part in mountain rescue operations were grounded following safety concerns after an incident on a North Sea oil platform.

New Year's Day incidents keep Lake District rescuers busy with four callouts

Rescuers in the Lake District had a busy start to 2017 with four incidents that led to callouts. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 1pm...

On test: Hoka One One Speedgoat shoes reviewed

This lightweight trailrunning shoe was designed with input from a top US runner. Is it a winning choice for British routes?...

Injured Peak District mountain biker meets lifesaving 'mystery walker'

A mountain biker was reunited with a walker who helped save his life after a Peak District accident. Shyamenda Purslow spent weeks in intensive car...

Meet the men who climb a Lake District mountain every winter day – for your safety

Two men will spend this winter making the ascent of England's third highest mountain every day, including Christmas Day, to provide real-life reports of felltop conditions.

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We've search the outdoor world for goodies to fill the Christmas stockings of every outdoor fan...

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