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Lost Lakeland walker rescued from steep ground while searching for Priest's Hole

A walker was rescued after getting lost searching for a Lake District cave made popular after a television programme.

Detective work uncovers tragic story behind name of Policeman Crag in Lake District

Detective work by a member of Cumbria police’s staff has uncovered the story behind a Lakeland landmark’s name.

Coast to Coast pair rescued after getting lost in dark using Google Maps

A couple were rescued from the Coast to Coast Walk route after getting lost in the dark. The pair were using Google Maps to navigate when they beca...

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We've search the outdoor world for goodies to fill the Christmas stockings of every outdoor fan...

Trade body Britain on Foot campaign to merge with Ordnance Survey platform

A campaign by an outdoor industry trade body to persuade the British public to take up activities in the countryside will be merged into an online platform run by the official map agency.

Four-year-old child among group rescued from Skiddaw after night falls

A four-year-old child was among a group who had to be rescued from a Lake District mountain after getting caught out by the dark.

Rescue team issues timely warning to hillwalkers as clocks go back

Rescuers have issued a timely reminder to walkers heading for the hills to pack a torch, as the end of British summer time approaches.

Man falls 500ft to his death as Lakeland walkers head for night at Priest's Hole

A man has died after falling almost 500ft on a Lake District mountain while heading for a cave made popular by a television programme earlier this year.

Walkers warned to stay away from Steall Gorge path as rockfall work starts

Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to stay away from a Highland footpath that was hit by a massive rockfall.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Team warns against using only phones for navigation after Bleaklow rescue

Rescuers warned walkers not to rely solely on mobile phones for their navigation after a couple had to be rescued from the slopes of the Peak District’s second-highest hill.

Meet the men who climb a Lake District mountain every winter day – for your safety

Two men will spend this winter making the ascent of England's third highest mountain every day, including Christmas Day, to provide real-life reports of felltop conditions.

Hill sleuths celebrate 'birthday' with news of three new hill classifications

There were winners and losers in the nuttalls stakes as a pair of dedicated hill measurers marked their outfit's tenth birthday with scrutiny of three English peaks.

Review: Chris Bonington Mountaineer

A new edition of Sir Chris Bonington's autobiography charts a remarkable 63-year-long life of mountaineering and adventure by one of Britain's elder statesmen of the mountains.

Earlier nightfall catches out Helvellyn walkers rescued from Swirral Edge

Rescuers pledged to try harder to educate hillgoers about earlier nights after a pair of walkers had to be rescued from England’s third highest mountain.

Family pays tribute to Kevin Ryan, who died in 500ft fall from Priest's Hole cave

The family of the man who fell to his death on a Lake District mountain have revealed details of the incident.

Berghaus wins top award for its refurbished Sunderland headquarters

One of the UK’s best known outdoor brands has received an award for its headquarters refurbishment.

Páramo offers new Ostro fleece and windproof jacket combo for active outdoors users

A new fleece and windproof set, technical jeans and a new gaiter design are among kit revealed by Páramo for next year.

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