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Peak District police appeal after North Lees campsite vandalised

Police are appealing for information after a toilet block was vandalised at a Peak District campsite.

BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

John Muir Trust objects to plans for three Glen Etive hydro schemes

A conservation charity has objected to plans for three hydro-electric installations in the Highlands.

'Outrage' as hillwalkers face 800 per cent parking fee hike at Arrochar

Hillwalkers on lower incomes may be deterred from taking to the hills if an 800 per cent increase in car parking charges is imposed at a popular Highland site.

Grampian Club's remote Inbhirfhaolain hut at risk from Glen Etive hydro plans

Climbers and hillwalkers face losing the use of a remote Highland hut if a hydro-power scheme goes ahead, its owners said.

Top climber Alan Hinkes helps keep up injured Lake District walker's spirits

A Lake District walker who had the misfortune to injure himself had the good fortune to be kept company by one of Britain’s top mountaineers while he waited for help.

Hillwalkers urged to ditch the extra clothing and take more water during heatwave

A mountain expert has advised hillgoers to ditch their usual protective clothing and pack extra water when heading for Scotland’s mountains.

Thinking of heading up Tryfan? Read this first

Tryfan's rocky ridges and easy access make it a popular target for walkers, but it's easy to get into difficulties.

Rescuers refuse callout to 'wet' Ben Nevis walker

Rescuers refused to go to the aid of a man who called for help after getting wet on Ben Nevis. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team said the man, who had ...

Climber rescued after falling from Simonside crag in Northumberland

A climber was rescued after falling more than 30ft and hitting the ground at a Northumberland crag. Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Te...

Three new shelters opened as Mountain Bothies Association reveals £80,000 spend

The charity that looks after more than 100 mountain shelters across Britain said it spent £81,000 on maintaining them last year.

Aberdyfi team in eight-hour operation to rescue dad and daughter stuck on rockface

A man and his daughter were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting stuck on a scrambling route.

Record-breaking climber Alan Hinkes will give series of autumn lectures

Record-breaking mountaineer Alan Hinkes is to embark on a lecture tour in the autumn. Yorkshire adventurer Hinkes is the only Briton to have summit...

Mend Our Mountains on track as appeal reaches a third of £1m target

The British Mountaineering Council said its appeal to raise a million pounds for path improvements on British hills is on track to meet its target.

Climber tops 'lucky-to-be-alive charts' after Thurlstone quarry collapse

A climber is lucky to be alive after a large section of quarry disappeared from beneath his feet as he was preparing to abseil down the rockface.

Rescuer finds body of Marcin Bialas six months after he fell from Ben Nevis

Rescuers have recovered the body of a man who fell from Ben Nevis in January. A Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team member located Marcin Bialas’s body...

On test: softshell jackets reviewed

A softshell bridges that gap between a full-on hardshell waterproof and a midlayer top. We put seven to the test; here are the results...

Lynn Robinson elected first woman BMC president as members vote for new structure

Members of the organisation that represents climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers in England and Wales have elected its first woman president.

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