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Coastguard praises 'unsung heroes' as footage of Glen Affic rescue released

Coastguard rescuers have praised ‘unsung heroes’ who helped a woman who fell 100ft on a munro in Glen Affric.

Tearful BMC president Rehan Siddiqui resigns despite defeating no-confidence call

The chair of the British Mountaineering Council has resigned, despite defeating a vote of no confidence in his executive.

Publisher Cicerone backs Lakeland rescuers' safety leaflets campaign

A publisher best known for its guides to walking and other outdoor activities is supporting mountain rescuers’ drive to reduce the number of callouts.

Old Man of Coniston couple rescued after getting lost in mist

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in low cloud on the Lake District fells. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 3.05pm after t...

Calder Valley rescuers thank boys who raised alarm after finding injured man

Rescuers have thanked two boys who raised the alarm after finding an injured walker and who stayed to direct the team to the location.

Want to feel a bit chirpier? How about a Yumpa energy bar, with added crickets

It was hardly a bushtucker trial, but we put two energy bars containing crickets to the test to see if we felt like hopping round the hills after eating them.

Carol Morgan smashes record by 43 hours to take women's title in Spine Race

Carol Morgan has reached the finishing point of the gruelling Montane Spine Race to take the women’s title and the event record.

Three front runners neck-and-neck as Spine Race enters final hours

The race dubbed Britain’s most brutal was heading for a close finish as the three leading competitors entered the final few hours within minutes of each other.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

BMC seeks two volunteers to join its governance review

The British Mountaineering Council is seeking two volunteers to join a review of the way it is governed.

BMC president Rehan Siddiqui drops bomshell decision on members at annual meeting

Plas y Brenin basked in spring sunshine as BMC members gathered but a storm was brewing as the executive faced a no-confidence vote.

Peak District Derwent Valley Easter road closure 'will benefit walkers and cyclists'

Peak District national park bosses are reminding visitors that one of its popular routes will be closed to motor traffic over the Easter weekend.

Montane renews sponsorship of gruelling 200-mile Alpine Tor des Géants race

A UK outdoors brand is again sponsoring one of Europe’s toughest mountain trail races. Registration has opened for the Montane Tor des Géants, w...

On test: insulated jackets reviewed

Down or synthetic? Well, it's no longer that simple, as we found when we put 12 insulated jackets to the test in a British winter...

Mountaineers urge rethink on phone mast plans in 'James Bond' glen

Mountaineers are objecting to plans to build a mobile phone mast in the glen that featured in the James Bond film Skyfall.

Tom Hollins wins Spine Race after overtaking two front runners

Tom Hollins has won the Montane Spine Race, dubbed Britain’s most brutal ultrarunning event. The Yorkshire anaesthetist stretched his lead over t...

Paloncý and Roselló Solé maintain Spine Race lead despite short-cut time penalty

The two leading runners in the gruelling Montane Spine Race were each given a 30-minute penalty for inadvertently taking a short cut.

Coast to Coast pair rescued after getting lost in dark using Google Maps

A couple were rescued from the Coast to Coast Walk route after getting lost in the dark. The pair were using Google Maps to navigate when they beca...

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