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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.

Bus service runs for weary walkers who can't go the Yorkshire Three Peaks distance

Walkers who can’t quite go the distance on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge walk will be able to take advantage of a new service.

Red alert for snow and wind issued for south-west England and south Wales

A second red weather warning has been issued by the Met Office. The red alert, which means there is a danger to life, covers parts of south-west En...

Snowdonia Christmas hillwalkers should prepare for snow and ice, wardens say

Mountain experts in Snowdonia are warning walkers to expect wintry conditions on the national park’s peaks over the Christmas period.

Film-maker Terry Abraham resigns from Lakes charity over Thirlmere zipwire stance

Acclaimed film-maker and photographer Terry Abraham has resigned from a charity over the planned zipwires at Thirlmere.

Lakeland felltop assessors celebrate 30 years of service that began with 10p pieces

The man who pioneered the Lake District’s daily winter weather reports revealed the service relied on a pocketful of 10p pieces when it began.

Adventurer Leo Houlding's upcoming Antarctic venture is 'most hardcore yet'

Adventurer Leo Houlding is about to set off on an Antarctic expedition that will include an attempt on unclimbed peaks, as well as hauling his gear 400km.

Win an ice climbing trip this winter – photography competition

Adventure travel company inversion are running a photography competition to win an ice climbing adventure to the spectacular Vall de Boí, Spain this winter.

Rescuer and teen son will attempt National Three Peaks Challenge for Calder Valley team

A rescuer and his teenage son will tackle the National Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for his team.

Two walkers rescued after getting lost in dark on Yorkshire Three Peaks route

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost when they strayed from the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge route.

Get Easter weather forecast and stay safe on Snowdonia mountains, experts plead

Walkers and outdoor enthusiasts are being encouraged to prepare properly for their hillgoing trips in Snowdonia over the Easter holiday.

Yorkshire Three Peaks walker found suffering hypothermia on Ingleborough

A lost walker attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge was found suffering from severe hypothermia on a fell top by rescuers.

Adventurer Phoebe Smith gives up Christmas to sleep on Three Peaks for charity

A writer and adventurer will forsake Christmas with her family to sleep out on Britain’s three national highest peaks to raise cash for the homeless.

Leo Houlding and Antarctic team summit the Spectre by 'route of least resisitance'

Climber Leo Houlding has reached the summit of the Antarctic mountain he set out to ascend. But bad weather and delay getting to the Spectre meant ...

Two Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued after getting lost in dark

Two ill equipped walkers were rescued after getting lost on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks. One of the pair had a panic attack and experienced br...

Rescuers use washing-up liquid to free trapped Snowdonia climber

Rescuers used their tailoring skills and copious amounts of washing-up liquid to free a climber jammed in a crack on a Snowdonia rockface.

Ribblehead visitor centre reopens on Yorkshire Three Peaks route with virtual tour

Visitors to Ribblehead station on the route of the Yorkshire Three Peaks walk can now take a virtual journey over the area, including the renowned Ribblehead viaduct.

Film review: Alan Hinkes – the First Briton to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains, by Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham's lastest work turns the lens on the often light-hearted approach of the record-breaking British mountaineer who has nonethless stared death in the face.

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