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Major charity event will mark 80th anniversary of Wainwright's Pennine Journey

A major charity fundraising walkers’ event is planned to mark the 80th anniversary of a seminal long-distance journey undertaken by Alfred Wainwright.

Two teens airlifted from Cadair Idris in 'very challenging' conditions

Two teens were airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain in conditions rescuers described as ‘very challenging’.

England has a new mountain: Miller Moss. Now go find it

Three amateur surveyors lugged their professional-quality satellite and surveying gear to the summit of two Lakeland fells in the quest for a new mountain and found one.

Rescuers' plea after Killin team spends hours searching for lost Ben Lui walkers

Rescuers have pleaded with hillgoers to take a map and compass after a protracted search for four walkers lost on a Highland peak.

On test: softshell jackets reviewed

A softshell bridges that gap between a full-on hardshell waterproof and a midlayer top. We put seven to the test; here are the results...

Awards for Janet Davis, Mick Nield and Nicky Spinks in Queen's Birthday Honours

A retired worker for walking charity the Ramblers has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, along with a top fellrunner and a long-serving mountain rescuer.

Rescuers alerted after nine-year-old boy goes missing on Cadair Idris

Rescuers were called out to a Snowdonia mountain after a nine-year-old boy went missing when he became separated from his father.

Experts offer advice to hillwalkers with dogs for four-legged friends' wellbeing

Experts are offering advice to hillwalkers who take their dogs on to Scotland’s mountains. Mountaineering Scotland has set up online information ...

John Muir Trust welcomes refusal of two Highland wild-land windfarm plans

A conservation charity has welcomed ministers’ rejection of plans for two windfarms in wild land areas of the Highlands.

Mystery surrounds disappearance of Blencathra triangulation circle

Mystery surrounds the disappearance of an Ordnance Survey ring on a Lake District mountain. Several social media posts over the past few days have ...

North Wales rescuers produce seven-point plan to keep hillgoers out of trouble

Rescuers in north Wales have produced a seven-point plan for hill-goers to follow to keep out of trouble as they await an influx of extra visitors over the bank holiday weekend.

Information van will offer safety advice to Snowdon walkers

Walkers heading up Wales’s highest mountain will be offered safety advice from a new mobile service.

Thinking of heading up Tryfan? Read this first

Tryfan's rocky ridges and easy access make it a popular target for walkers, but it's easy to get into difficulties.

Whitehall announces opening of OS data but little cheer for outdoor sector

The Westminster Government has announced a limited freeing of part of Ordnance Survey’s extensive database covering the whole of Great Britain.

Nigel Clifford steps down as Ordnance Survey boss as interim chief is appointed

The boss of Britain’s national mapping agency has left the organisation. Nigel Clifford has been replaced as chief executive of Ordnance Survey b...

Walkers receive strong advice after rescuers' 'total waste of time' on Moel Siabod callout

A mountain rescue team described as a ‘total waste of time’ a callout to a young woman who rang for help from a Snowdonia mountain.

On test: duffel bags reviewed

Need a good load lugger to carry your gear for that next adventure? We put a dozen duffel bags to the test....

Neil Talbott wins gruelling 60-mile Fellsman race at first attempt

The winner of this year’s gruelling Fellsman event in the Yorkshire Dales said he was thrilled to bits to have won the race at the first attempt.

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