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Minister Rory Stewart pledges England Coast Path cash is safe

A Westminster environment minister has pledged that cash for the England Coast Path is safe. Rory Stewart, parliamentary under-secretary at the Dep...

Friends of Lake District welcome refusal of plans to double size of wind turbines

Campaigners have welcomed planners’ decision to turn down an application to replace turbines at an existing windfarm with ones more than twice the height.

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.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet north Wales mountain rescuers

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met mountain rescuers during a visit to north Wales. And the princess tackled a climbing wall while dressed in a ...

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.

Climber, 13, rescued after injuring leg on Northumberland crag

A schoolboy was rescued after injuring himself while climbing on a Northumberland crag. The 13-year-old was with an organised school group on the c...

Walker faced 'certain death' during Storm Abigail Ben Nevis attempt

A man was rescued from Britain’s highest mountain as Storm Abigail struck the country. Rescuers said the walker, who suffered chest injuries, fac...

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.

Mountaineers welcome decision on Ben Wyvis windfarm appeal

Mountaineers have welcomed a decision to reject an appeal against the refusal to allow a windfarm on the slopes of a prominent Highland mountain.

Climber Tom Ballard joins Montane's sponsored athletes

An upcoming climber who achieved a remarkable Alpine round has joined outdoor brand Montane’s team of sponsored athletes.

Free talks by mountain expert Heather Morning aim to boost winter safety

A mountain expert and rescue team member is offering a personal insight into winter safety with a series of talks.

Calder Valley team to take part in The Spine Mountain Rescue Challenge

Mountain rescue team members are being challenged to tackle a gruelling Pennine race in the depths of winter.

Remarkable footage released as Ueli Steck regains Eiger climb record

Swiss speed climber Ueli Steck has regained his record for the fastest climb of the Eiger’s North Face.

On test: Hoka One One Tor Ultra Hi WP boot

Superb cushioning makes for a comfortable walk in the first boots produced by the French running shoe brand.

Mountain rescue head responds after 'incredible' Ben Nevis operation

The head Scotland’s mountain rescue organisation has responded to comments made by a team following a dangerous mission on the UK’s highest mountain.

Mick Fowler speaks of 'brilliant' Gave Ding climb despite mule problems

A British climber has spoken of his delight at summiting a remote Himalayan peak in a valley never before visited by westerners.

Malham Cove climber rescued after injuring leg

A climber was rescued after suffering a leg injury on a Yorkshire Dales crag. The 20-year-old man was tackling a route on Malham Cove on Sunday whe...

Lost walker rescued after Great Gable Remembrance Day event

A walker was rescued when he got lost after attending a Remembrance Day ceremony on a Lake District mountain.


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