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Lakeland rescuers' frustration at avoidable callouts as 76 walkers 'unaccounted for'

A mountain rescue team has vented its frustration after members were called away from their dinners only to find the 999 caller was tucking into a meal and glass of red wine at the pub.

On test: Primus PrimeTech Stove Set reviewed

Just add gas: this nifty set provides all you need to get cooking on the trail. But how did it perform?...

Walkers invited to take Cheviot Challenge to help Northumberland rescuers

A major fundraiser for a mountain rescue team will take place this weekend. The Cheviot Challenge will be staged for the 36th time to help provide ...

'Soulless and unwelcoming' no more: Dubs Hut re-opens after bothies charity's work

A ‘soulless and unwelcoming’ former mining hut in the Lake District has been transformed into a more welcoming shelter for outdoor enthusiasts.

Lomond team urges Finnich Glen visitors to take care after fourth rescue

A rescue team is pleading with the public to take care when visiting a spectacular gorge in Stirlingshire that has seen a rise in numbers making their way to the site recently.

On test: 25 to 40 litre rucksacks reviewed

Which daysacks performed best in the great British countryside? We put 14 to the test to help you decide...

Wasdale team risks being swept away in swollen stream during Scafell Pike rescue

Mountain rescuers risked being swept away in torrential mountain stream when they were called out to help a family group on the slopes of England’s highest mountain.

Mountaineering Scotland urges walkers and hill-goers to consult deerstalking site

Mountaineering Scotland is encouraging outdoor enthusiasts to check online before heading for the hills to avoid conflict between walkers and stalkers.

Review: Camra’s Wild Pub Walks by Daniel Neilson

Camra's new guidebook offers 22 ways to enjoy some of Britain's best upland scenery with the promise of a decent pint afterwards.

High-performance PrimaLoft Gold Insulation goes green with recycled content

PrimaLoft has increased the recycled content in its top-performing insulation as it moves towards a five-year green goal.

Yorkshire Dales walker dies after collapsing on Pen-y-ghent

A walker has died after collapsing on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks. The 68-year-old had started his descent after summiting Pen-y-ghent on Satu...

Walker suffering heart attack among six bank-holiday callouts for Ogwen team

Several walkers, climbers and a man suffering from a suspected heart attack were among those rescued over a busy bank holiday weekend by a team in Snowdonia.

National Trust for Scotland drops Glencoe trademark threat to Hilltrek firm

The National Trust for Scotland has admitted it was wrong to pursue a small outdoors gear manufacturer over the Glencoe trademark.

Rescuers appeal to Kinder Scout walkers to be on lookout for missing defibrillator

A rescue team in the Peak District is asking outdoor enthusiasts to be on the lookout for an expensive piece of its equipment that has gone missing.

Scots mountain project seeks volunteers to 'adopt a path'

A mountain project is on the lookout for outdoor enthusiasts willing to ‘adopt a path’ in Scotland.

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.

Yorkshire Dales fellrunner injured in fall on Whernside

A fellrunner was taken to hospital after injuring himself while descending Yorkshire’s highest mountain.

Police appeal after man injured in Tan Hill Inn campsite fracas

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was injured in a disturbance at a campsite at Britain’s highest pub.

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