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The death of mountaineering? One climber's view of the recent British Mountaineering Council turmoil

Last April saw an attempt to remove the board of the BMC. Alpine Club member Phil Bartlett ponders whether he witnessed the demise of the activity ...

Adventurer Zac Poulton joins Lake District felltop assessors team for winter

A top adventurer and Everest summiteer has joined the team that will provide safety information for winter hillwalkers in the Lake District.

Yorkshire Dales walker airlifted to hospital after tumbling 100ft on Ingleborough

A walker was airlifted after injuring herself when she tumbled 100ft while descending one of the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

North-East rescue teams responded to a dozen incidents in July

Two volunteer rescue teams in north-eastern England responded to a dozen incidents in July. Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team and N...

New Pen-y-ghent stone steps designed to encourage use by walkers

A set of stone steps installed on a badly eroded route on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks has been specially designed to encourage people to use them rather than go round them.

Hypotherimic Three Peaks challenger airlifted from Lake District fell

A man was airlifted from a Lake District fell after becoming hypothermic while taking part in a Three Peaks Challenge.

On test: Sidas foot care products reviewed

Sidas has introduced a range of foot-care products to help prevent and treat problems on the hoof. How did they shape up?...

Lake District seeks new member for Helvellyn winter felltop assessor team

Lake District bosses are on the lookout for a new member of a top team. The national park authority is expanding its felltop assessors line-up next...

John Muir Trust agrees to take over Helvellyn from national park

Conservation charity the John Muir Trust is in line to take over management of England’s third highest mountain.

On test: three-season walking boots reviewed

We've spent the past few months pounding the trails to see how these walking boots performed. Which of the 13 pairs in our review will suit you?...

Adventurer James Forrest claims nuttalls record with six-month summit-bagging walk

An adventurous walker is claiming a record for summiting all England and Wales’s mountains. James Forrest has ascended 446 peaks in six months, c...

Yorkshire Dales walker dies after collapsing on Pen-y-ghent

A walker has died after collapsing on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks. The 68-year-old had started his descent after summiting Pen-y-ghent on Satu...

Review: Camra’s Wild Pub Walks by Daniel Neilson

Camra's new guidebook offers 22 ways to enjoy some of Britain's best upland scenery with the promise of a decent pint afterwards.

'Missing' Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers create headache for rescue team

Missing walkers tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge caused headaches for rescuers at the weekend.

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...

Ten-hour rescue of lost woman among five Saturday callouts for Ogwen Valley team

Rescuers in the Ogwen Valley in north Wales were involved in a 10-hour operation to bring a 73-year-old woman and her son to safety after they got lost on the Glyderau range.

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 ...

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.

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