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On test: lightweight backpacking tents reviewed

We've been tramping the Lakeland fells to test seven lightweight tents on our treks - but which performs best?.

Rescuers' map plea after lost walkers spend nine hours on Snowdonia hill

Rescuers impressed on walkers the need to take a map and compass after going to the aid of a woman and her mother who spent nine hours on a Snowdonia hillside.

Keswick rescuers kept busy with calls from Manx police and stranded campers

Mountain rescuers in Keswick had a busy period earlier this week, with four calls for help in 18 hours.

Sir Chris Bonington joins appeal to raise £½m to save Snowdonia youth hostel

Hostelling charity YHA has enlisted the help of mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington in a bid to raise half a million pounds to save a Snowdonia centre.

Police launch Bothy Watch as walkers' safety put at risk by revellers

Police in the South of Scotland have launched a Bothy Watch scheme after reports the free shelters are being misused.

On test: Osprey Katari 7 backpack reviewed

A slim lighweight pack designed with bikers and runners in mind...

Cyclist Katherine Moore dies on Wrynose Pass during Coast to Coast sportive

A cyclist has died in an incident on a Lake District pass. Katherine Moore was taking part in a Coast to Coast event when she was injured on the Wr...

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.

Lakeland walker, 84, suffers head injury after being blown off feet on Red Screes

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after he injured himself when a gust of wind blew him off his feet.

Injured Arran walker found after spending 48 hours on mountainside

An injured walker was found alive after spending two days on a mountainside on the Isle of Arran. Miroslav Novak was reported missing after heading...

Fellrunner Joss Naylor returns to mountains to complete unfinished business

A fellrunning legend returned to the Lakeland mountains at the weekend to address unfinished business.

Group effort leads to restoration of Wild Boar Fell summit shelter in Yorkshire Dales

A landmark on the summit of a Yorkshire Dales hill has been rebuilt in a collaboration between the national park authority, a Rotary club and a local craftsman.

Early callout for rescuers after Three Peaks walker falls on Pen-y-ghent

Rescuers had an early morning callout when a Yorkshire Three Peaks walker took a tumble and injured himself.

Lightly clad Snowdonia walker rescued after getting lost on cloud-covered Carneddau

A lightly clad walker was rescued after getting lost in cool conditions on the Snowdonia mountains. The man called for help when he became disorien...

Lakeland walker dies after falling into Borrowdale gill

A walker has died after falling into a Lake District gorge. The 72-year-old was walking above Borrowdale on Wednesday with his wife and dog when th...

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.

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