Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to congregate in a national park this weekend to commemorate one of Scotland’s best loved mountain men.
Outdoor enthusiasts will gather at a lochside site to honour the memory of a Scottish walking and climbing legend.
'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...
A renowned mountaineer and environmentalist received a top award from a group representing writers and photographers.
Mountaineering experts will meet tomorrow to consider safety concerns over specialised gear used on vie ferrate.
Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.
The world mountaineering body today warned owners of all via ferrata sets to check whether their equipment is safe.
Our customary look-back at the past year provides a mix of triumph and controversy; tragedy and humour, with a few heroic acts.
Britain’s first via ferrata will continue to operate while its owners look for agreement with authorities over using a controversial extension.
Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...
Residents in a Lake District village say they are concerned at plans for a mile-long zipwire in the shadow of England’s third highest mountain.
A new collection of some of the works of the renonwed Scottish outdoors pioneer and mountaineer gives an insight into Weir's world.
Tourist bosses in the Lake District are bigging up one of their prime attractions, saying it makes London’s tallest building seem like small fry.
Controversial plans to build a zip-wire on a Lake District mountainside have been thrown out again by national park planners.
The helicopter in which controversial Honister Slate Mine owner Mark Weir died had a counterfeit maintenance certificate.
Lake District planners have approved an extension to England’s first via ferrata, which has been at the centre of a conservation controversy.
Cash from a controversial Lake District mine has helped a conservation project in a neighbouring valley.
More details of an upcoming television series looking at controversies in Britain’s national parks were released today.