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Walker suffering seizures airlifted from Cadair Idris in 6½-hour rescue

A walker was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after falling ill. The 59-year-old was with a group of seven on Cadair Idris when he began having se...

Lost Scafell Pike man walks to safety after windswept night on fells

A man made his way off the Lake District fells after spending a night on the mountains when he got lost.

Spinning a web of innovation

Polartec is looking at spider's silk as next high-tech material for performance fabrics...

On test: two- to three-season walking boots reviewed

Twelve pairs of walking boots put to the test through extensive hoofing across the hills, but which scored best?.

Two women rescued after getting stuck on north Wales coast scramble

Two young women were rescued from a north Wales coastal scramble route after getting stuck while hunting Easter eggs.

Helmet saves Lake District mountain biker from serious injury in high-speed crash

A mountain biker’s helmet saved him from a more serious injury when he fell off at high speed on a Lake District fell.

Campaign groups mark 70th anniversary of access law with pledge on national parks

Five campaign groups have sealed a pledge to protect national parks and make them more accessible. A time capsule containing the pledge was buried ...

Natural England urged to ditch Hampshire ferry plans for England Coast Path route

Campaigners are urging the government’s official outdoors body not to incorporate a ferry into the route of the England Coast Path in Hampshire.

Climber airlifted after spending night on Stob Coire nan Lochan dies in hospital

One of the climbers who was airlifted from a Glen Coe mountain on Saturday has died in hospital. The 57-year-old from Nottinghamshire was found by ...

Cockermouth rescuers mark 50th anniversary of death of members in rockfall

Members of a Lake District rescue team gathered this weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of a tragedy in which two of its volunteers died.

Mountaineering Council: why weren't we consulted on pay-to-wild-camp scheme?

The British Mountaineering Council said it was disappointed not to have been consulted over the launch of a commercial wild camping scheme.

Nicky Spinks runs double Paddy Buckley Round as Wainwright date revealed

Top fellrunner and ultrarunner Nicky Spinks will give the annual Wainwright Society lecture this year.

Adventurer Paul Rose seeks out Yorkshire Dales' hidden gems for new BBC series

Explorer and presenter Paul Rose returns to television screens this month with a short series on the Yorkshire Dales.

Dry weather leads to wildfire warnings for outdoor fans over Easter period

Outdoor enthusiasts heading for the British countryside over the Easter holiday are being urged to be on their guard against starting wildfires.

On test: headtorches reviewed

We've been out on the dark hills to shed some light on the best headtorches for use by outdoor enthusiasts.

Is it time to ditch the old walkers' mnemonic as magnetic north migrates east?

Walkers with a mind for accurate navigation may need to ditch a mnemonic that has stood them in good stead for centuries.

Ben Nevis avalanche victim's family visits site as team pleads for search for ice-axes

Rescuers have taken relatives of one of the men who died in the avalanche on Ben Nevis last week to the site of the incident.

Coachload of passengers among 33 people aided by rescuers on wintry Kirkstone Pass

A Lake District team went to the aid of 33 people caught in wintry conditions on the Kirkstone Pass. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team said there wer...

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