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Wainwright biographer Hunter Davies and rescuers hounoured by queen

Alfred Wainwright’s biographer and two mountain rescue volunteers have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw eyes Joss Naylor's Wainwrights record

A Cumbria-based ultrarunner is planning to smash a 27-year-old record for the ascent of all the Lake District’s Wainwrights.

Keswick festival walk programme includes Blencathra and 40 Wainwrights

Visitors to an upcoming Lake District mountain festival will have the opportunity to walk up a mountain recently put on the market with a price tag of more than £2m.

Mountain rescuer Andy Jackson to run Coast to Coast route in three days

A mountain and cave rescuer will attempt to run the Coast to Coast Walk route in just three days. Andy Jackson, a member of Upper Wharfedale Fell R...

Review: The West Yorkshire Moors by Christopher Goddard

A hand-drawn guidebook for walkers heading for the open access areas of the South Pennines claims to be 'more detailed than Wainwright'.

Littlebeck boardwalk eases the way for Wainwright Coast to Coast walkers

Walkers nearing the end of Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk will be able to keep their boots a little drier thanks to work improving the route.

Bothies charity adds Dryfehead and Dubs Hut shelters to its list

A charity’s volunteers have spent two years renovating a near derelict shepherd’s cottage to provide a shelter for walkers.

Fan John Burland ready to hit the road again with Wainwright drama

An aficionado of the late guidebook author Alfred Wainwright is offering his dramatic services to charities and other organisations.

North Pennines Walking Festival opens with Wainwright theme

A walking festival kicks off this weekend in the northern reaches of the Pennines, with a Wainwright theme linked to his first ever long-distance walk.

Helm Crag ascent by Alan Hinkes tops Wainwright Society fundraiser

The only Briton to summit the world’s 14 highest mountains admitted he has yet to complete the ascent of the Lake District’s Wainwrights.

Wainwright fans seek first-hand accounts of encounters with late author

Did you ever come across a familiar-looking taciturn bespectacled fellwalker on your travels? Aficionados of the late guidebook author Alfred Wainw...

'Mountaineer's mountain' Blencathra up for sale, with £2.1m price tag

Alfred Wainwright called it a ‘mountaineer’s mountain; one of the grandest objects in Lakeland’.

Wainwright Society hands over calendar cash to mountain rescue teams

Seven mountain rescue teams will benefit from sales of a calendar produced by aficionados of the late guidebook author Alfred Wainwright.

Youngsters can complete Alfred Wainwright sketches in Lakeland sessions

Young visitors to the Lake District are being urged to explore the world of the old fellwanderer Alfred Wainwright.

Niels Rasmussen's photo wins Wainwright Society competition

An image of the sun’s rays bathing a moody range in the Lake District has won an annual photography competition run by aficionados of the late Alfred Wainwright.

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

Wainwright fans will help get charity's youngsters on to Lakeland fells

Aficionados of the late guidebook author Alfred Wainwright will help an organisation that helps encourage young people into the outdoors.

New board marks end of Wainwright's 'feminine' Coast to Coast Walk

Walkers at the end of a 309km (192-mile) long-distance route will be better informed after the unveiling of a new board containing details of the trail.

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