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On test: waterproof jackets reviewed

We've been out in all weathers to put 14 waterproof jackets to the test; here's what we think...

Shop team retrieves bikes left by missing Lakeland group on Broad Crag

A team from a Windermere cycle-hire company has its retrieved mountain bikes abandoned by a group who got into difficulties on an ill judged ride across England’s highest fells.

Scafell Pike walkers rescued after sheltering in Sty Head stretcher box

Three teenagers were rescued after getting into difficulties attempting the ascent of Scafell Pike in poor weather.

Lakeland police step up patrols to tackle anti-social camping in national park

Police in the Lake District said they will be carrying out patrols to tackle problem anti-social camping.

Walkers and climbers urged to take the lead in keeping Scotland's hills clean

Hill-goers in Scotland are being encouraged to keep the peaks clear of litter in a campaign organised by Mountaineering Scotland.

On test: Rab Skyline mountain-running clothing reviewed

We headed to the hills to put Rab's range of mountain-running gear to the test: two jackets, a vest and shorts.

Police and rescuers urge Snowdonia hillgoers to stay safe as lockdown eased

Police and mountain rescuers appealed to hillgoers in north Wales to stay safe and be responsible. The plea came ahead of the first weekend followi...

Calder Valley rescuers have busiest day in their history on hottest day of year

A West Yorkshire rescue team had the busiest day in its history on the hottest day of the year so far.

Lakeland rescuers plead with hillgoers to stay within limits after rise in callouts

Rescuers in the Lake District have appealed to hillgoers to know their limits and stay in them. The plea follows a sharp rise in the number of call...

Couple rescued after getting lost on Cadair Idris as night fell

A couple who got lost on a Snowdonia mountain as darkness fell were brought to safety by rescuers. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team said the man and...

Bearded vulture's Peak District visit underlines wildlife importance, says chief

The boss of the Peak District national park said the interest caused by the visit of a rare vulture to the area is testament to the importance of wildlife to the park.

St Bernard dog Daisy rescued from Scafell Pike in five-hour operation

A large dog whose breed is best known as an Alpine rescue dog had herself to be rescued after collapsing while descending England’s highest mountain.

Runner Damian Hall plans attempt on Pennine Way record set a week before

Less than a week after John Kelly set a new record for running the Pennine Way, another athlete is lining up to post a fastest known time for the route.

Team uses phone tech to limit rescuer numbers after pair get lost on Cadair Idris

Rescuers used phone technology to help guide two lost walkers from a Snowdonia mountain. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team put the PhoneFind system i...

Police plead with hill-goers to go prepared after four rescues in southern Highlands

Police in the southern Highlands have urged hillgoers to plan ahead and go properly equipped, after a series of mountain rescue callouts to injured walkers.

Alex Waddington collects 10 bags of rubbish on Peak District Spin and Bin ride

A cyclist has completed a 108-mile clean-up journey in the Peak District. Alex Waddington was due to complete his Spin and Bin on the day of the su...

On test: Rab Mythic Ultra sleeping bag reviewed

This recently introduced ultralight sleeping bag from Rab is ideal for fast-and-light travellers; with lockdown easing and camping on the horizon, we offer our thoughts.

Cyclist Alex Waddington plans 100-mile clean-up challenge across Peak District

A cyclist plans to hit the saddle for 16-hours in a challenge to clean up the Peak District. Alex Waddington will tackle more than 100 miles of hil...


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