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Wainwright Society hands over cash for repairs to footpath on High Street route

Aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright have raised thousands of pounds to help improve a footpath on a Lake District mountain.

Rescuers welcome Helvellyn's Julia Bradbury TV boost but caution winter visitors

A rescue team has welcomed the increase in popularity of a Lake District mountain following its television vote as top peak in Britain.

Climber enlists public's help to rescue dogs stranded on Helvellyn for two days

Climbers have rescued two dogs that were stuck for two day in a precarious position high on England’s third tallest mountain in freezing conditions.

We join Lake District felltop assessor Zac Poulton to brush up our winter skills

Fancy brushing up your winter mountain skills with an expert? We took to the hill with one of the Lake District's felltop assessors...

Lakeland rescuers offer winter gear advice after two incidents

Two Lake District rescue teams have advised walkers they need to carry ice-axes and crampons when heading to the area’s high fells.

Felltop assessor Graham Uney tells of friend's fall that sparked huge rescue effort

One of the Lake District’s felltop assessors has revealed he was one of the two men involved in a mountain incident that prompted a massive rescue effort lasting more than eight hours.

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We donned our headtorch and delved deep into Santa's cavern to find some top gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

Film review: Bonington – Mountaineer

Brian Hall and Keith Partridge have produced a film biography of Sir Chris Bonington, a mountaineering elder statesman with his roots in the anarchic era of British climbing.

Rescuer and teen son will attempt National Three Peaks Challenge for Calder Valley team

A rescuer and his teenage son will tackle the National Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for his team.

Helvellyn felltop assessments extended as winter conditions continue

A vital service for winter hillgoers in the Lake District is being extended due to the stubborn refusal of spring to arrive in the mountains.

Welsh emphasis in plan to safeguard Snowdon, Britain's most popular mountain

It’s the most popular mountain in Britain and is visited by more than half a million people each year.

Winter warning from rescuers after search dog Isla finds lost Scafell Pike walkers

Two walkers were found in the early hours of Sunday by a search dog after getting lost on England’s highest mountain.

Brecon Beacons police in parking warning as another Fan Dance event takes place

Police in the Brecon Beacons have issued visitors with a warning of a busy weekend as another Fan Dance race takes place.

Police appeal to Pen y Fan walkers to park carefully during Fan Dance race weekend

Police are appealing to visitors to the Brecon Beacons to park considerately on what promises to be a busy weekend.

Leo Houlding and Antarctic team summit the Spectre by 'route of least resisitance'

Climber Leo Houlding has reached the summit of the Antarctic mountain he set out to ascend. But bad weather and delay getting to the Spectre meant ...

Lakeland felltop assessors celebrate 30 years of service that began with 10p pieces

The man who pioneered the Lake District’s daily winter weather reports revealed the service relied on a pocketful of 10p pieces when it began.

Adventurer Leo Houlding's upcoming Antarctic venture is 'most hardcore yet'

Adventurer Leo Houlding is about to set off on an Antarctic expedition that will include an attempt on unclimbed peaks, as well as hauling his gear 400km.

Sir Chris Bonington issues statement after mountain rescue controversy

Climbing luminary Sir Chris Bonington has issued a statement following the controversy around remarks he made about mountain rescue at the recent Cheltenham Literature Festival.

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