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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.

Scafell Pike litter blitz will take place after mountain of rubbish found

A television crew will film an upcoming effort to clear England’s highest mountain of rubbish, as part of a series on countrywide littering.

Widow speaks out after coroner says neglect led to Army Brecon Beacons deaths

The widow of one of the three reservist servicemen who died during a special forces proving exercise in the Brecon Beacons has challenged the Ministry of Defence to change its procedures.

New civilian helicopter rescues injured Snowdonia walker on first day of service

North Wales’s new civilian search and rescue helicopter was called into service on the first day of its operations.

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.

Work begins to restore popular footpath on Assynt mountain Quinag

Work has begun on repairing a footpath on a popular Highlands mountain. Local workers will restore the route on Quinag in Assynt, where walkers’ ...

Yorkshire Dales staff tackle Three Peaks in fundraiser for Three Peaks

Staff from a national park raised more than £3,000 for the upkeep of footpaths on a challenge route – by completing the walk itself.

Pull on your boots and head for Asturias, Spain's walkers' green paradise

Asturias in northern Spain is a far cry from the crowded resort beaches, with soaring mountains and peaceful coastal walks.

Runners, walkers and cyclists smash records in weekend of Cumbrian challenges

Records fell and personal goals were scored during a weekend of varied challenges across the Lake District.

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