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Peak District rangers take to 'fire bikes' to put across blaze message

Peak District rangers have taken to two wheels to get across an important safety message for outdoor enthusiasts in the national park.

North York Moors national park put on fire alert after prolonged dry spell

A prolonged dry spell of weather has put a national park’s moors and forests at risk of wild fires.

Blue-light callout interrupts training as Calder Valley rescuers hone their skills

We join the men and women of a West Yorkshire rescue team as a real-life incident means training has to be put on hold.

Mountaineering council confirms no-confidence vote will go ahead

The governing committee of the representative body for mountaineers in England and Wales will face a vote of no confidence at its annual meeting.

Peak District mountain bikers spark debate on future of Cut Gate route

Mountain bikers in the Peak District are seeking views on one of the national park’s most popular routes.

'Deep concern' at fifth hen harrier loss as Mick disappears in Yorkshire Dales

A national park boss has expressed his disappointment at the damage to the area’s reputation after a bird of prey went missing.

Dartmoor authority pleads with visitors to act responsibly as winter arrives

National park bosses have pleaded with members of the public to act responsibly as winter conditions affect the area.

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.

Team in 'life and death' search to rescue Peak District walker lost in blizzard

A walker lost in a blizzard on the Pennine moors was rescued in a ‘life and death’ operation lasting six hours.

Wildfire warning for South Pennines as dry weather continues

The continued dry spell has increased the risk of wildfires on the Pennine moors, authorities warned.

On test: walking gaiters reviewed

Gaiters provide extra protection for the legs and feet in wintry or muddy conditions. But which pair is right for you?...

Moorland hotspot rescues among 16 incidents for busy North Dartmoor team

A rescue team has had a busy first quarter of the year, with 16 callouts in 13 weeks. Five of North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team’s moorland in...

British Mountaineering Council board faces no-confidence motion

The board of the British Mountaineering Council is facing a potential vote of no confidence at the organisation’s annual meeting in April.

Scots gamekeepers join mountaineers to protect open vistas from forest plans

An unlikely alliance of two traditionally opposing bodies is urging the Scottish Government to protect the open landscapes for which the nation is renowned.

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.

Cleveland Way appears on Street View after runners' seven-month effort

Walkers who fancy stretching their legs on one of England’s national trails can now get a visual preview of their route.

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.

Mountain biker with injured leg fourth callout for Calder Valley rescue team

An injured mountain biker was rescued after suffering a suspected broken leg in remote woods in the South Pennines.

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