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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.

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We've search the outdoor world for goodies to fill the Christmas stockings of every outdoor fan...

Crib Goch rescue takes Llanberis team's 2016 tally over 200 mark for first time

A group of volunteer rescuers has clocked up a record number of missions this year – the first such team to respond to 200 incidents.

New West Pennines moorland protection area is biggest for 12 years

A large area of moorland in upland northern England has just gained special legal protection for its environment.

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...

On test: winter gloves reviewed

How best to keep your hands warm when the temperature drops? We put a range of gloves to the test...

What happens after that 999 call? Mountain accident survivors tell their tales

Two men caught in separate serious incidents in the Lake District recall their traumas and what happened after the call for mountain rescue.

Mountain expert urges hillgoers to plan for winter as temperatures drop

Shorter daylight hours, dropping temperatures and the arrival of snow on the hills mean one thing: it’s time to gear yourself up for winter.

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