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Helvellyn walker dies in fall from Striding Edge

A walker has died after falling from Striding Edge on England’s third-highest mountain. The 71-year-old man suffered fatal injuries in the incide...

Ramblers give £10,000 for repairs to Peak District path linked to access pioneer

Ramblers have donated £10,000 towards the improvement of a footpath leading to a Peak District hill with connections to a pioneering access campaigner.

British Mountaineering Council launches new £1m bid to Mend Our Mountains

The British Mountaineering Council has launched an ambitious £1m project to help repair paths in Britain’s national parks.

'Are we in trouble'? Wayward Scout group rescued from Cairngorms bothy

A group of Scouts was airlifted from a remote bothy after being reported missing in the Cairngorms. The Inverness Coastguard helicopter located the...

North York Moors bosses seek groups to 'adopt' Cleveland Way stretches

National park bosses are on the lookout for families or groups prepared to ‘adopt’ a section of a national trail.

Three mountain bikers among five incidents in 24 hours for Edale rescuers

A fallen boulderer was among five incidents a Peak District rescue team was called out to in 24 hours, including three mountain bikers.

Family of tragic kayaker Dominic Jackson in push to boost locator beacon use

The family of a kayaker whose body was found on the Caithness coast after a major search has launched a campaign to encourage the use of personal locator beacons.

Lost Kinder Scout walkers rescued after one loses boot in bog

Two sisters were rescued from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting lost in worsening weather.

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.

Neil Talbott wins gruelling 60-mile Fellsman race at first attempt

The winner of this year’s gruelling Fellsman event in the Yorkshire Dales said he was thrilled to bits to have won the race at the first attempt.

Lost walker cold but unharmed after spending night on Kinder Scout

A walker was unharmed but cold after spending the night on the Peak District’s highest hill when he got lost in the dark.

Rescuers appeal to Kinder Scout walkers to be on lookout for missing defibrillator

A rescue team in the Peak District is asking outdoor enthusiasts to be on the lookout for an expensive piece of its equipment that has gone missing.

Glossop mountain rescuers celebrate 60 years with look back at history

A rescue team marked 60 years’ service this weekend with a gathering at its base. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team has carried out hundreds of missio...

BMC president Rehan Siddiqui drops bomshell decision on members at annual meeting

Plas y Brenin basked in spring sunshine as BMC members gathered but a storm was brewing as the executive faced a no-confidence vote.

Ben Dolphin elected as new Ramblers Scotland president

A journalist, countryside ranger and blogger has been appointed head of the Ramblers in Scotland. Ben Dolphin was elected to the post of president ...

Variety show in memory of Ken Blakeman will raise cash for Kinder rescue team

A variety performance by young people will be staged in memory of a mountain rescue volunteer who died while on a callout.

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.

Ringing Roger path repair work will start as Mend Our Mountains appeal smashes target

Work is about to begin on a badly eroded path on the Peak District’s highest hill after a crowdfunding appeal raised cash for repairs.

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