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Two stranded ski mountaineers rescued after night on Glen Coe mountain

Two ski mountaineers were winched to safety by a rescue helicopter after spending the night in sub-zero temperatures on a Glen Coe Mountain.

Coastguard releases footage of second rescue of Snowdon walkers from Crib Goch

Rescuers were called out to aid walkers stuck on a Snowdonia ridge for the second time in less than a fortnight.

Stranded Snowdon walker plucked from Crib Goch by rescue helicopter

A stranded walker was plucked from a ridge on the Snowdon massif by the crew of a rescue helicopter. The Caernarfon Coastguard helicopter took litt...

Battle lines drawn over Thirlmere zipwire as public urged to make views known

A conservation charity has outlined its reasons for opposing controversial plans to build zipwires across a Lake District reservoir.

Treetop Trek firm opens talks on building Thirlmere zipwire in Lake District

The company that abandoned plans for a zipwire in the Lake District is proposing setting up a similar facility elsewhere in the national park.

Highland police seek information after buzzard found in illegal trap

Police are asking for help from outdoor enthusiasts after an illegal trap snared a bird of prey in the Highlands.

Peak District mountain bikers spark debate on future of Cut Gate route

Mountain bikers in the Peak District are seeking views on one of the national park’s most popular routes.

Edale team rescues Peak District walker lost in freezing conditions

A walker was rescued from a Peak District moor after getting lost. Two rescue teams and three search dogs joined the operation to find the woman ab...

Yorkshire Dales rescue team announces death of paralysed fundraiser Jack Morgan

A paralysed man who made the ascent of one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks to raise cash for a rescue team has died.

Lake District Friends plan zipwire protest as John Muir Trust adds its objection

Conservation charity the Friends of the Lake District has announced plans for a rally in protest against the planned zipwire over Thirlmere.

National Trust and actor Caroline Quentin latest opponents of Thirlmere zipwires

Leading conservation charity the National Trust has said it will object to the planned zipwire at Thirlmere.

Friends of Lake District: Thirlmere zipwire plans are 'litmus test for national parks'

The Friends of the Lake District said the current application for zipwires over the Thirlmere reservoir provide a litmus test for the country’s national parks.

Slow start for Leo Houlding's Spectre team pinned down by Antarctic storm

Climber and adventurer Leo Houlding’s Antarctic expedition has got off to a slow start, with the three-man team pinned down in their tents in a blizzard.

National Trust for Scotland accused of 'bullying' outdoor firm Hilltrek over Glencoe name

A leading Scottish landscape charity stands accused of heavy-handed behaviour after it ordered a small outdoors gear company to stop using the name Glencoe for one of its jackets.

Four callouts and one award for Edale rescuers in busy bank holiday weekend

The May Day bank holiday weekend proved busy for one Peak District rescue team, with four callouts and an award to collect.

Walkers invited to take to hills to discover mysteries of the Celtic Rainforest

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered the chance to explore a rainforest – without leaving Britain.

KT Tunstall and Cast announced as Keswick Mountain Festival bill-toppers

Liverpool Britpop favourites Cast and Scottish solo singer KT Tunstall will be the headline music acts at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival.

Yorkshire Three Peaks fellrunner found unharmed after going missing

A fellrunner was found unharmed after he went missing during a challenge in the Yorkshire Dales. The 63-year-old man was attempting the 39km (24-mi...

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