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Ramblers: no need to hit the wintry hills as Scotland offers many low-level walks

The Ramblers in Scotland are urging walkers to hit the countryside, even though it may still be winter on the hills.

Talks by Sandy Irvine's great-niece will raise cash for Mountain Trust

A relation of a tragic adventurer at the centre of a mountaineering mystery will entertain outdoor fans with a series of talks.

Tortoise and hare runner aims for double Yorkshire Three Peaks circuit

Two outdoor enthusiasts are preparing for a ‘tortoise and hare’ charity challenge in the Yorkshire Dales.

Teen group repairs Pen-y-ghent path then tackles sponsored walk

A group of teenagers helped repair a Yorkshire Dales hillside footpath – then tackled a sponsored walk up the fell to help future conservation work.

Rob Woodall bags first marilyn round with 1,556th ascent on St Kilda stack

A walker from the flatlands of Cambridgeshire has become the first man to complete a round of all 1,556 marilyn hills.

Collapsed Yorkshire Three Peaks walker airlifted from Ingleborough

A walker was airlifted from the slopes of one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks after collapsing. The 42-year-old man was tackling the 39km (24-mile) ch...

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued after pulled muscle halts progress

A group of walkers attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks was rescued after one of them was unable to carry on after suffering an injury.

Kenton Cool's next challenge: world's three highest peaks in three months

Record-breaking British mountaineer Kenton Cool has announced his next big challenge: the Himalayan Trilogy.

Night rescue for two lost Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers

Two walkers had to be rescued after they got lost while attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks. The women, aged 47 and 54, called for help after losi...

National park offers silly hat challenge to Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers

National park bosses are hoping for a head start to fundraising with a whacky challenge to walkers. The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority wan...

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Snowdon warden urges walkers to check weather as cold snap forecast

National park bosses in Snowdonia are urging hillwalkers to check weather forecasts before they head for the region’s mountains.

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers raise cash to maintain paths they used

Workers who completed a challenge walk raised cash to help maintain the route they used. Staff from Cottages4you and Hoseasons successfully walked ...

Hill sleuths attempt to get to bottom of confusion on Snowdon's height

A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.

Rohan supports Yorkshire Dales team help maintain Three Peaks paths

An outdoor brand is teaming up with a national park authority to help raise cash to maintain paths in its most popular area.

Two cavers rescued after getting lost in Ease Gill system

Two men were rescued after getting lost underground on a caving trip in the western Dales. The pair were reported overdue yesterday evening when th...

Climbers' North Face survey prompts rethink on Ben Nevis's origins

A two-week survey carried out by mountaineers on the UK’s highest mountain may lead geologists to revise their theories on its origins.

Review: Yorkshire's Three Peaks by Mike Appleton

Mike Appleton's book takes a leisurely literary stroll round the three fells more often tackled against the clock by thousands of walkers.

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