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Yorkshire Dales authority takes on Cumbrian rights of way after enlargement

A national park authority has agreed to take on responsibility for an extra 300 miles of rights of way, following the park's enlargement last August.

Plans unveiled for new England Coast Path stretches in North-East and Lincolnshire

The Government’s official outdoors body has published the latest plans for two stretches of the England Coast Path.

Walkers urged to vote for £8,000 Scafell Pike footpath repair boost in online poll

A scheme to improve paths on England’s highest mountain is in the running for an £8,000 boost. But the Fix the Fells bid will only secure the ca...

Search for Borrowdale camper David Brown called off as new evidence found

A search for a man missing in the Lake District was called off after police found evidence he might have left the area.

Spine Race runners head into the night as Dominic Layfield wins Challenger event

The event dubbed Britain’s most brutal race got underway on Sunday morning with runners having to contend with typical Pennine winter weather.

Be prepared for Arctic conditions, rescuers warn Snowdon walkers

One of Britain’s busiest rescue teams has reminded walkers heading for the mountains to expect Arctic conditions.

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.

Wainwright Society will fund repairs to author's favoured High Street ascent path

Aficionados of the late fellwalking author Alfred Wainwright will fund repairs to a Lakeland path he called a connoisseur’s route.

Hill sleuths celebrate 'birthday' with news of three new hill classifications

There were winners and losers in the nuttalls stakes as a pair of dedicated hill measurers marked their outfit's tenth birthday with scrutiny of three English peaks.

Police appeal to Rhinogs walkers for information in helicopter crash probe

Police are appealing for anyone who was on the Rhinog mountains in Snowdonia and who might have seen an ill fated helicopter to contact them.

Campaigners fear North Yorkshire path plans put routes at risk

Campaigners fear rights of way in England’s biggest county could be lost under an authority’s plans to categorise public paths.

Scafell Pike couple who spent 14 hours on fells 'owe their lives to bivvy bag'

A couple who spent the night sheltering on the Lake District mountains may owe their lives to the plastic bivvy bag they used, rescuers said.

Man dies after fall from Bristly Ridge on Glyder Fach

A man has died after falling from a Snowdonia mountain. He was airlifted from Glyder Fach on Saturday but pronounced dead in hospital...

Rescuers praise 'two wise men' who sat out night on Tryfan climb

Mountain rescuers in Snowdonia have praised ‘two wise men’ who volunteered to sit out the night on a mountain rather than call out team members.

Edale rescuers put at full stretch by four simultaneous Peak District incidents

A man who suffered serious chest injuries after falling 25ft on to rocks was among four people helped by a Peak District rescue team in one day.

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...

Kendal Mountain Festival: awards, earthquakes, mountaineers and mistakes

Kendal Mountain Festival has established itself as one of the premier gatherings of outdoor folk in the country.

Ramblers' survey finds half of England and Wales footpaths have problems

Almost a tenth of footpaths in England and Wales are unusable, and more than a half present problems to walkers.

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