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Hypothermic cyclist among those helped as Calder Valley team goes on snow patrol

A hypothermic mountain biker and a coach-load of stranded passengers on a high Pennine road were among numerous people helped by a rescue team over the weekend.

Flip! Experts warn new clothing trend could be fatal attraction for your compass

Mountain experts have identified a new hazard for hillgoers, after analysis of a recent rescue in the Highlands.

Adventurer Leo Houlding and team complete 1,000-mile Antarctic Spectre expedition

Climber and adventurer Leo Houlding and his team have completed their expedition across Antarctica. Houlding, along with Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon...

Campaigners call on councils to fulfil duty to signpost 'secret' paths

Campaigners are calling on councils to fulfil their legal responsibility and end what they call the ‘scandal’ of hidden paths.

Climber Leo Houlding and Spectre team send Christmas greetings from Antarctic

Climber and adventurer Leo Houlding has sent a festive message from the Antarctic as he and team members Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon spend their Christmas ski-kiting their route after ascending the Spectre in the Gothic Mountains.

On test: Montane Icarus insulated jacket reviewed

Montane's jacket is the first in the UK to use PrimaLoft's innovative synthetic ThermoPlume insulation.

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

We donned our headtorch and delved deep into Santa's cavern to find some top gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

Motor groups chip in to help resurfacing of historic Dales Cam High Road

Part of a historic road across the Yorkshire Dales fells has been resurfaced with financial help from two user groups.

Missing Cadair Idris walker found asleep in dark on mountain path

Rescuers who found a missing walker asleep in the dark on a Snowdonia mountain path said the man could have died if weather conditions deteriorated sooner.

New Mend Our Mountains campaign gets underway with Peak District walk

A group of walkers took to the Peak District hills to help kick off an ambitious appeal to raise £1m to improve some of Britain’s most popular paths.

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring ankle on Styhead path

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. The 55-year-old was walking with a group of friends on the Sty Head path abo...

Two callouts in half hour for Calder Valley rescuers in West Yorkshire

A walker was rescued from a South Pennines hillside after she injured herself when she slipped on black ice.

On test: midlayer jackets reviewed

Vital as part of a layering system to keep you warm in the great outdoors, we put a range of midlayers to the test.

Thirlmere zipwire: film-maker Terry Abraham expands on reasons for charity resignation

Film-maker Terry Abraham very publicly resigned as ambassador of the newly rebranded Lake District Foundation on Friday at the event being staged to mark its rebirth.

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.

Friends of Lake District issue statement after 'innacurate' Thirlmere zipwire post

Conservation charity the Friends of the Lake District has issued a statement on its position towards planned developments at Thirlmere.

National Trust for Scotland breaks with tradition as TV's Neil Oliver set to be president

Television presenter and archaeologist Neil Oliver is expected to take up the role of president of the National Trust for Scotland.

Iconic Swedish brand Primus celebrates 125 years

Back in 1892 FW Lindqvist and JV Svenson created the world’s first soot-free kerosene stove in their small blacksmith workshop in central Stockholm and aptly called it Primus (meaning first).

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