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On test: walking gaiters reviewed

Gaiters provide extra protection for the legs and feet in wintry or muddy conditions. But which pair is right for you?...

Moorland hotspot rescues among 16 incidents for busy North Dartmoor team

A rescue team has had a busy first quarter of the year, with 16 callouts in 13 weeks. Five of North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team’s moorland in...

Campaigners fear North Yorkshire path plans put routes at risk

Campaigners fear rights of way in England’s biggest county could be lost under an authority’s plans to categorise public paths.

Peak District incidents keep Glossop rescuers busy with four weekend callouts

A man was airlifted from a Peak District hillside after suffering a suspected broken leg. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team was called on Saturday to th...

British Mountaineering Council board faces no-confidence motion

The board of the British Mountaineering Council is facing a potential vote of no confidence at the organisation’s annual meeting in April.

Peak District mountain bikers spark debate on future of Cut Gate route

Mountain bikers in the Peak District are seeking views on one of the national park’s most popular routes.

Scots gamekeepers join mountaineers to protect open vistas from forest plans

An unlikely alliance of two traditionally opposing bodies is urging the Scottish Government to protect the open landscapes for which the nation is renowned.

Calder Valley rescuers thank boys who raised alarm after finding injured man

Rescuers have thanked two boys who raised the alarm after finding an injured walker and who stayed to direct the team to the location.

Mystery body found on Saddleworth Moor revealed as David Lytton

The identity of the body found on a remote Peak District track has been revealed. Police launched a worldwide quest to find out who the mystery man...

Blue-light callout interrupts training as Calder Valley rescuers hone their skills

We join the men and women of a West Yorkshire rescue team as a real-life incident means training has to be put on hold.

Broadcaster Stuart Maconie is new president of the Ramblers

Britain’s largest walkers’ charity has a new president. Broadcaster and outdoors enthusiast Stuart Maconie was announced as the honorary head o...

Mountaineering council confirms no-confidence vote will go ahead

The governing committee of the representative body for mountaineers in England and Wales will face a vote of no confidence at its annual meeting.

Calder Valley team reaches 1,000-rescue milestone as Brontë moors walker injures leg

A rescue team clocked up its 1,000th mission when it went to the aid of an injured walker on the Brontë moors.

YHA extends a doggy welcome to 13 hostels in England and Wales

Youth hostellers in England and Wales will be able to take their dogs with them at selected sites. But anyone wishing their pooch to accompany them...

Baby Jesse joins Calder Valley rescuers in callout to injured mountain biker

Rescue team volunteers were joined by a young supporter after being called out to aid an injured mountain biker.

'Deep concern' at fifth hen harrier loss as Mick disappears in Yorkshire Dales

A national park boss has expressed his disappointment at the damage to the area’s reputation after a bird of prey went missing.

Edale team rescues Peak District walker lost in freezing conditions

A walker was rescued from a Peak District moor after getting lost. Two rescue teams and three search dogs joined the operation to find the woman ab...

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.

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