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'We have only 10 years to save lost paths' says access expert Phil Wadey

An access expert has warned the clock is ticking for thousands of public highways. Phil Wadey, vice-chairman of the Open Spaces Society, warned the...

Open Spaces Society celebrates 150 years of access 'battle honours'

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has produced a list of more than 100 ‘battle honours’ as it prepares to mark its 150th anniversary.

Everest summiteer Doug Scott appeal for funds for charity to help Nepal victims

One of the first Britons to climb Everest has appealed directly to the outdoor community to help an appeal for earthquake victims in Nepal.

Scots and Welsh mountains are only for the experienced this Easter, experts warn

Experts in Scotland and Wales are warning of the dangers of ill-prepared walkers going on to the mountains this Easter.

Open Spaces Society plans celebrations to mark 150 years of campaigning

Britain’s oldest national conservation body is planning a big picnic to celebrate its 150th anniversary.

Lost Lakeland walker found on Gale Fell after dogs join rescuers in search

A walker was rescued after getting lost on a Lakeland fell. The man, from Cleator, Cumbria, became disoriented while walking between Buttermere and...

Ramblers: Deregulation Bill will help save England's lost paths

Britain’s largest walkers’ charity says new legislation may help save historic rights of way from oblivion.

Shouts for help prompt Tryfan rescuers' callout

Mountain rescuers were called out twice to a Snowdonia mountain after climbers and scramblers got into difficulties.

Ramblers and mountaineers urge Government action on England Coast Path

Two outdoor bodies have urged the coalition Government to pull its socks up and get on with the establishment of the coastal path round England.

'Bleary-eyed' Llanberis rescue team has busiest month on record

Britain’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team has just clocked up its busiest ever month. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, whose area includes ...

Ramblers welcome Appeal Court ruling that could open up 1,000 'lost' paths

Up to 1,000 lost paths and bridleways could be reinstated after the Court of Appeal upheld a case based on a law passed more than 200 years ago.

RAF Valley Sea King carries out 10,000th rescue on busy Snowdonia Saturday

The crew of the search and rescue Sea King helicopter based at RAF Valley on Anglesey carried out the flight’s 10,000th rescue over the weekend when it went to the aid of an injured walker.

Attacks on sheep prompt warning to Peak District dog walkers

Dog walkers in the Peak District are being urged to keep their pets on a lead after attacks on sheep.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Rockfall and second washed-away bridge block more Cairngorms routes

More problems for outdoor fans have been reported in the Highlands in the wake of the storms brought by the remnants of Hurricane Bertha.

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

Pen-y-ghent from Foxup

For anyone fancying a longer walk up Pen-y-ghent, this 10-mile stroll from the end of Littondale provides a different approach to one of Yorkshire's Three Peaks.

Scafell Pike charity walk organisers 'need to reflect' after pair rescued

Mountain rescuers described a call for help from a pair of charity walkers lost on England’s highest peak as avoidable.

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