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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.

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.

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.

Mountaineer Kenton Cool abandons Himalayan climb to return to dying father

One of Britain’s top mountaineers has revealed how he had to abandon a Himalayan expedition when his father fell gravely ill.

Plea to charities after eight Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued in dark

A rescue team has urged charity challenge organisers to take greater care of those taking part, after a group of eight walkers had to be brought to safety.

Ingleborough walker rescued after slipping and breaking ankle

A walker was rescued after breaking his ankle on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks. The 52-year-old man slipped on mud near the derelict shooting hu...

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

Yorkshire Three Peaks walker rescued after slip leads to ankle injury

A walker tackling a challenge route was rescued after injuring herself when she slipped. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out ...

Stanage climber stranded upside down in harness after falling ill

A climber had to be rescued after she was left hanging upside down in her harness on a Peak District crag when she was taken ill.

Christmas gift ideas for the outdoor enthusiast

Looking for inspiration for a gift for that outdoors fanatic? We've scoured the retail universe for stocking fillers to put on your wish list for Sant...

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.

Volunteers clear half a ton of litter from Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon

Public-spirited volunteers removed more than half a ton of rubbish from Britain’s three national peaks.

Hill sleuths among 40 eccentrics celebrated as Dull Men of Great Britain

The trio of hill sleuths responsible for promoting and demoting several peaks from baggers’ records have joined a list of their own: dull men.

October date for volunteers to clean up Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike

Organisers of a clean-up event are urging keen hillwalkers to make the effort next month. The Real 3 Peaks Challenge takes place on the three highe...

Rescuers use smartphone system to find walkers lost in dark near Whernside

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in the dark while attempting a Three Peaks challenge. The man and woman, both 36, called for help after...

'Bring your cowbells' say organisers of gnarly, hardcore Lakes Sky Ultra race

Runners in a new skyrunning event in the Lake District are being promised it will be ‘gnarly, hardcore and awesome’.

Profits from Cicerone Nepal trekking book will help earthquake survivors

Profits from a new guidebook to trekking in Nepal will go to help charities in the Himalayan country dealing with the aftermath of the recent earthquakes.

Road floods cause problems for rescuers heading for injured Ribbehead caver

Flash flooding in the area round the Yorkshire Three Peaks caused problems for rescuers trying to reach an injured caver.

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