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'Quiet and unassuming' author Noel Williams wins Scottish mountain culture award

A ‘quiet and unassuming’ former teacher and mountain rescuer has been named as the recipient of this year’s Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture.

Wander Woman Phoebe Smith will tackle solo Hadrian's Hundred charity trek

Outdoors writer Phoebe Smith will miss Christmas with her family and friends to tackle a 100-mile charity walk, dressed as a superhero.

Sub-zero temperatures and blizzards test runners as OMM hits Black Mountains

Thousands of hardy competitors endured sub-zero temperatures and blizzards in the Original Mountain Marathon held at the weekend.

Avalanche victim Matt Myerscough and Michael Murray summit 190 Welsh peaks

A man who survived being avalanched on Wales’s highest mountain has completed a marathon walk up the ‘Dragon’s Back’ to raise funds for the two teams that rescued him.

Dave Stevens ahead of schedule in quest to set fastest Pennine Way time

Ultrarunner Dave Stevens is currently 68 miles into his attempt on the Pennine Way record. The former Parachute Regiment member has another 200 mil...

Tom Owens wins Three Peaks Race but Peace's record stands

The record for the gruelling ‘marathon with mountains’ in the Yorkshire Dales remained unbroken after the winner finished just three minutes outside the existing fastest time.

Buxton rescuer Darren Hunt aids collapsed runner during London Marathon

A member of a mountain rescue team put his casualty care skills to good use while taking part in the London Marathon.

'Brutal' Lakeland conditions test runners' mettle in 50th OMM event

Conditions described by organisers as ‘brutal’ led to a fifth of competitors retiring early from the 50th Original Mountain Marathon.

Original Mountain Marathon returns to Langdale for 50th event

A challenge event that grew out of a pub conversation will celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend.

Mountaineering mourns Andy Nisbet and Steve Perry who died in Ben Hope fall

The mountaineering community is mourning the loss of two of its accomplished members who died in a fall on Ben Hope.

Grough's great big Christmas gift guide to goodies for the outdoor fan

We've taken a peep inside Santa's North Pole headquarters to bring you suggestions for seasonal gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

Kílian Jornet and Tove Alexandersson clinch skyrunning titles with Steall wins

Catalan runner Kilian Jornet and Swede Tove Alexandersson stamped their authority on the world skyrunning championships with victories in the Salomon Ring of Steall Race on Saturday.

Almost 200 runners prepare for start of extreme Cape Wrath Ultra Race

An international field of almost 200 runners is expected to start an extreme challenge in the Scottish Highlands.

Neil Talbott wins gruelling 60-mile Fellsman race at first attempt

The winner of this year’s gruelling Fellsman event in the Yorkshire Dales said he was thrilled to bits to have won the race at the first attempt.

Past Three Peaks Race winners return with eye on 22-year-old course record

Four former winners of a ‘marathon with mountains’ plus the reigning women’s champion will be heading back to the hills this weekend with an eye on the race’s record.

Ultrarunner Dave Stevens plans attempt on Pennine Way record

A British ultrarunner will attempt to break the record for the fastest completion of the Pennine Way later this year.

Two Original Mountain Marathon runners rescued after suffering injuries

A runner taking part in the Original Mountain Marathon in the Lake District was rescued after injuring his ankle on the fells.

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...

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