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Calder Valley pair will attempt Matterhorn ascent to aid team's radio upgrade

Two rescue team members are swapping their home Pennine terrain for a daunting climb in the Pennine Alps.

Andy Berry and Cat Slater triumph in challenging Lakes Sky Ultra conditions

Britons claimed victory in the tough Lakes Sky Ultra Race, which attracted an international field. Andrew Berry finished first in the event, with C...

Ben Nevis rescue for three climbers stuck on the UK's longest route – updated

A rescue is underway to bring three climbers to safety from the North Face of Ben Nevis. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team has been called out to aid t...

Midnight mountaineer offers hints for walkers taking advantage of midsummer nights

A ‘midnight mountaineer’ has offered tips to hillgoers heading for the hills to take advantage of the short midsummer nights.

On test: Fjällräven Abisko trekking tights reviewed

Offering the freedom of movement with the robustness usually found in trekking trousers, how did these new Fjällräven tights perform on the hill?.

Berghaus Dragon's Back Race: tough day for field as runners ruled out of event

The man in charge of the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race has admitted some of his decisions have not been popular with some competitors in the race.

Watch as Iain Miller combines sea kayaking and caving on Donegal's Umphin Island

They are two unlikely combinations of outdoor activities, but Iain Miller has shown that you can enjoy caving and sea kayaking at the same time.

'Mission accomplished' as Victoria Wilkinson breaks women's Three Peaks record

Fellrunner Victoria Wilkinson has broken the women’s record for the gruelling Three Peaks Race, set nine years ago.

Runner Nicky Spinks smashes Joss Naylor Challenge record on 50th birthday

A record-breaking ultrarunner celebrated her 50th birthday by smashing another record. Nicky Spinks ran the 50 or so miles of the Joss Naylor Lakel...

Sales of new Wainwright Society calendar will help Fix the Fells

Outdoors fans who want a daily reminder of the beauty of the Lake District can snap up the latest calendar produced by the Wainwright Society.

Review: The Top 500 Summits, by Barry K Smith

Fancy a crack at the 500 highest peaks on the British Isles? This book may just inspire you...

Records tumble as runners race head to head on Lakeland Billy Bland Challenge

A team of runners has beaten a series of records on a historic Lake District Challenge. Two sets of fellrunners and ultrarunners went head to head ...

Police urge weekend Pen y Fan visitors to avoid Storey Arms parking area

Police are warning visitors to south Wales’s highest peak to expect the main parking area to be especially busy.

Lakeland walker with severe chest pains airlifted from Whiteside

A walker suffering severe chest pain was airlifted from a Lake District mountain. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was alerted at 12.45pm on Wednes...

'World's toughest mountain race' underway as Dragon's Back runners head south

The event dubbed the world’s toughest mountain race got underway in north Wales today, with runners heading south from Conwy Castle in a five-day event.

Walkers planning Three Peaks Challenge need to prepare carefully, say experts

Anyone planning to tackle the national Three Peaks Challenge needs to prepare carefully, experts said.

Renowned speed climber Ueli Steck dies in Himalaya fall

The climber who held the record for the fastest ascent of the North Face of the Eiger has died in an accident in the Himalaya.

Bonington and Hinkes among top names announced for Keswick Mountain Festival

A roster of top names awaits festival-goers at a summer Lake District event. Among speakers at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival are elder st...

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