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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.

Scafell walker dies after fall on Broad Stand

A walker has died after falling on England’s second-highest mountain. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Wednesday afternoon after th...

Lakeland hills alive with music as choir marks First World War fallen

The hills have been alive with the sound of music as part of a Lakeland project to remember those who perished in the First World War.

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.

Hector brings stormy end to Three Peaks Yacht Race after days of flat calm

A race that tests both sailing and mountain running ability had a tempestuous end as Storm Hector curtailed the final ascent of Ben Nevis.

Bank holiday Scafell Pike walkers face quiz on their preparedness

Walkers heading for England’s highest peak face being quizzed on their preparedness. Members of the public setting out for Scafell Pike on Sunday...

National Trust rangers begin work restoring Scafell Pike summit cairn

A group of rangers has begun work restoring the summit cairn on England’s highest mountain. The team of seven is camping on Scafell Pike while th...

Warning of ‘extremely dangerous’ conditions after nine-hour Scafell Pike rescue

Rescuers have warned that England’s highest mountain is currently ‘extremely dangerous’ to walkers who are not equipped with crampons and ice-axe.

Rescuers voice concerns after two further incidents on wintry Lakeland mountains

Rescuers were called out to two incidents where outdoor enthusiasts were injured in falls on wintry Lake District mountains.

Five Scafell walkers rescued from Broad Stand 24 hours after man's fatal fall at site

A group of walkers was rescued from a Lake District accident blackspot just 24 hours after a man had fallen to his death at the same site.

Injured Scafell walker winched from Broad Stand after 65ft tumble

An injured walker was winched from England’s second highest mountain and another rescued after getting stuck.

Parking at Seathwaite for your Lakeland walk: could a fire engine pass?

Visitors to a walkers’ hotspot in the Lake District are being asked to park responsibly or consider alternatives at busy times.

Rob Sinclair and Sophie Grant triumph in Lakes Sky Ultra race

Scottish runner Rob Sinclair has won the annual Lakes Sky Ultra race, with New Zealand-born Sophie Grant taking the women’s title.

Injured husky dog stretchered from mountain after Scafell Pike ascent

An injured dog was stretchered from England’s highest mountain after getting into difficulties. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted late on ...

Scafell walker suffers leg injury in fall on Broad Stand

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling on a scramble route. The man badly injured his leg in the incident at Broad Stan...

New Cumbria National Trust boss Jeremy Barlow makes pledge on landscape

The man who has taken over the National Trust’s operations in Cumbria says rebuilding the memorial cairn on top of England’s highest mountain is among the charity’s key tasks this year.

Lakeland walkers led to safety after getting lost in dark on Great End

A group of walkers had to be led to safety from a Lake District mountain after getting caught out by nightfall.

Lake District walker dies after falling on Scafell Pike snow slope

A walker has died after falling a ‘considerable distance’ on England’s highest mountain. Three mountaineers found the man on Scafell Pike and...

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