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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.

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.

Six-hour search launched after two walkers reported missing on Bleaklow

Two walkers were rescued from the Peak District’s second-highest hill after being reported missing overnight.

Review: Annandale Way, by Roger Turnbull and Jacquetta Megarry

A turn-by-turn guide to this gentle trail through Scotland's border country takes the walker from source to sea.

More than 40 rescuers called out as walker injured in 300ft Old Man of Coniston fall

More than 40 mountain rescuers were involved in an operation to help two walkers who fell in separate incidents on the Old Man of Coniston.

Work will almost double car park spaces at foot of Snowdon Ranger Path

A car park at the foot of one of the routes to Wales’s highest mountain is to have its capacity almost doubled.

Walkers asked to be on lookout for Charlie Clift, missing from Fort William

Police in the Highlands are appealing to walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts to be on the lookout for a south Wales man who has gone missing.

Montane renews sponsorship of gruelling 200-mile Alpine Tor des Géants race

A UK outdoors brand is again sponsoring one of Europe’s toughest mountain trail races. Registration has opened for the Montane Tor des Géants, w...

Three children among group rescued from Cadair Idris as team faces double trouble

A group including three children was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting lost in poor conditions.

Two Pen-y-ghent walkers and dogs rescued after getting lost in dark

Two walkers were rescued, along with their dogs, after getting lost in the dark during a journey on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

'Barefoot Aleks' completes record 3,800-mile run down the length of Europe

A man who took up running less than five years ago has completed a gruelling journey down the complete length of mainland Europe.

Rescuers seek walkers for Wharfedale 3 Peaks challenge

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales are looking for walkers with stamina who are up for tackling a 22-mile route over three fells.

Woman suffers serious injuries in 65ft fall from Borrowdale scramble

A woman was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she fell more than 60ft while scrambling on a route in the Lake District.

Glyder Fach walker rescued after getting stuck scrambling on Bristly Ridge

A man was rescued from a Snowdonia scrambling route after getting stuck. The 25-year-old hillwalker was attempting Bristly Ridge on Glyder Fach on ...

More than 60 volunteers battle blizzards in 10-hour rescue of Cheviots walkers

More than 60 volunteer mountain rescuers had to battle through waist-deep snowdrifts to reach a large group who got into difficulties in the Cheviots.

Breariach climber injured in second Highland avalanche

A climber has been injured in a second avalanche in the Scottish Highlands. Braemar Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Saturday evening after t...

On test: insulated jackets reviewed

Down or synthetic? Well, it's no longer that simple, as we found when we put 12 insulated jackets to the test in a British winter...

Rescuers retrieve spaniel Chubbs from Guisecliff hole after 60ft fall

A dog was rescued after falling down a deep hole at a North Yorkshire beauty spot notorious for incidents involving wayward animals.

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