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Lowe Alpine to sponsor Great Lakeland 3Day mountain marathon

A Lakeland-based outdoors brand is backing a three-day mountain marathon in its own backyard. Kendal-based Lowe Alpine has signed up to support the...

Mountain rescuers in action as winter weather forecast until after Easter

Severe winter weather is continuing to cause problems across swathes of northern England and the Midlands as numerous mountain rescue teams help stranded motorists and residents.

Jess the collie's radio message is plea to walkers to clean up after their dog

A four-legged expert is taking to the airwaves to encourage dog owners to clean up after their animals in the Scottish countryside.

Lost walkers rescued from Ben Lomond in worsening weather

A badly equipped group of walkers was rescued after getting lost in worsening weather on Scotland’s most southerly munro.

Pair in jeans and trainers airlifted from Snowdon after getting stuck on ice

A man wearing trainers was one of two who were airlifted from the icy slopes of Wales’s highest mountain after getting stuck.

Walkers rescued after getting stuck on icy Lake District route

Two walkers had to be rescued from a Lake District fell after they got stuck in icy conditions. Rescuers warned that correct equipment is essential...

Snowdonia walkers urged to go prepared as winter weather due to return

National park bosses are pleading with hillgoers to wise up to the weather as the school holidays approach.

Navigation-course experts will donate cash to Dales trust

Outdoor instructors have pledged to donate part of their course fees to a conservation trust. The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust will receive £5...

Ramblers welcome news HS2 rail lines will avoid national parks

Britain’s biggest walking charity has welcomed today’s news that the two extensions of the planned HS2 railway lines will not pass through national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Mountain rescuers warn Snowdon visitors to 'be realistic' as winter continues

Experts are warning that Snowdonia’s mountains are still full winter conditions and will stay that way over the Easter holiday.

Montane and George Fisher gear sales will help Fix the Fells

An outdoor brand that sponsors one of the Lake District’s toughest races is teaming up with a retailer to raise cash for footpath repair.

Floating flags will aid Pennine Way walkers in Northumberland Cheviots

Parts of the northernmost section of Britain’s first national trail will be on a firmer footing after work to repair the route.

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook blasts plans to curtail open-space rights

A leading outdoors campaigner said coalition Government proposals will do away with ancient rights used to guarantee public use of open spaces.

On test: Sidas 3 Feet Mid Arch insoles

Fitting a pair of specialist insoles into a stiff pair of winter boots made a world of difference to their comfort.

Ten years on, Kate Ashbrook recalls victory in 'Hoogstraten path' case

The reopening of Framfield footpath number nine may not sound much like milestone in the struggle for walkers’ access.

Minister praises national trails but Ramblers voice concerns for future

A coalition Government minister has praised England’s long-distance footpaths, saying they are important for the economy of the areas they pass through.

Rangers warn of Glencoe bridge and car-park closure

Rangers in Glencoe are warning that a car park and bridge will be closed for repair work to be carried out.

Winter climbers and walkers keep Ogwen Valley rescuers busy

A Snowdonia mountain rescue team was kept busy through the week as climbers and walkers struggled in winter conditions.

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