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Lost Ben Lomond pair were 'not equipped' for winter munro walking

Two walkers who got lost in the dark on Scotland’s southernmost munro in winter conditions were fortunate to escape without injury, rescuers said.

Winter warning for walkers after two fall from Snowdon's Crib Goch ridge

National park bosses are urging walkers to be prepared when they head for the mountains after a recent spell of winter weather caught out visitors.

Lake District car park charges waived as flood appeal fund tops £3 million

Charges at five car parks across the Lake District are being waived until after the New Year, to help attract visitors back to the area.

Mountain Day marked with release of Google Street View images of Snowdon

Armchair mountaineers can now make the journey to the top of Wales’s highest peak from the comfort and warmth of their homes.

Ramblers say England Coast Path 'out in cold' in Chancellor's statement

Britain’s biggest walkers’ charity said it was concerned the England Coast Path had been left out in the cold in Chancellor’s autumn statement.

Warning to walkers as work begins on Ben Nevis mountain path

Outdoor enthusiasts tackling Britain’s highest mountain are being warned that construction work has begun on the most popular route up the hill.

National trail volunteers enjoy coastal walks during Whitby meeting

Volunteers from England and Wales’s official long-distance paths met in a national park at the weekend.

Job done: Eden fell-care volunteers rebuild wall and demolish cake

Volunteers working on a Lakeland project rebuilt a section of drystone wall and managed to demolish 300 pieces of cake.

Event charging and dogs discussed as Snowdon talks near end

A consultation on the future management of Wales’s highest mountain reaches its conclusion next week with a conference in Llanberis.

Peak District rangers offer to help visitors walk off festive excess

National park rangers are encouraging people to walk off their festive excess with a series of events in the outdoors.

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Stick a Stanage sticker in your climber's stocking for a warm festive glow

Stuck for a stocking filler for your favourite cragrat? How about a Stick up for Stanage sticker that will give them a year’s free parking at one...

Fund appeals for donations to help restore storm damaged Ullswater valley

An organisation has set up a fund to help restore the landscape and wildlife of the Lake District following the devastating Storm Desmond.

Mountaineering council unveils paths and litter campaign at Kendal festival

The body that represents hillwalkers, climbers and mountaineers south of the border revealed it will launch a major campaign next year to help Britain’s upland paths.

Derbyshire rights of way cuts are 'short sighted', say campaigners

Campaigners said a local authority’s move to cut its rights of way department was short-sighted and could lead to long delays in resolving footpath problems.

Outdoor fans help boost Peak District Access Fund

Outdoor fans are among those who have chipped in to boost a fund aimed at helping improve access in a national park.

Campaigner Kate warns Welsh footpath plans could spread to England

A leading campaigner said she fears for the future of Welsh footpaths if Government proposals go ahead.

Two Peak District walkers rescued as Edale team's busy year continues

Two Peak District walkers were rescued in separate incidents in which they injured their legs. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out to the fir...

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