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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.

Hillside ceremony for Kinder team rescuer Ken Blakeman who died on callout

Friends and family of a rescuer who died on a callout joined members of his team on the slopes of the Peak District’s highest hill to remember him.

Review: The Pennine Way: the Path, the People, the Journey by Andrew McCloy

Not a guidebook to Britain's first long-distance footpath, more a journal with lots of colourful accounts of people and things you might encounter on the walk.

Vango unveils new innovations as the brand celebrates 50 years

Vango, probably Britain's best known tent brand, celebrates its 50th birthday this year. We took a trip north of the border for a view of its new gear...

Mend Our Mountains-funded work begins with Exmoor footpath restoration

Footpath repairs supported by a crowdfunding project have begun on Exmoor. A section of a route near Chains Combe in Exmoor national park is the fi...

Scores watch new dawn as Lake District and Yorkshire Dales extended

Scores of people saw dawn break over a national park landscape to mark the first day of the extended Lake District.

Lakeland charity invites outdoor fans to dawn event to mark enlarged national park

A campaigning charity is inviting outdoor enthusiasts to join it to celebrate a new dawn for a national park.

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.

Kinder Scout walker rescued after injuring knee

A walker was stretchered from the Peak District’s highest hill after suffering a knee injury. Kinder Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Satur...

Family group in six-hour rescue after getting into difficulties on Kinder Scout

A large family group had to be rescued after getting into difficulties on the Peak District’s highest hill.

Walker sledged from Kinder Scout after breaking wrist in fall

A walker was sledged from the Peak District’s highest hill after breaking her wrist in a fall. Edale Mountain Rescue Team used its specialised st...

Peak District walker dies after collapsing at Curbar Edge

A man has died after collapsing while walking with his family in the Peak District. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out to aid the walker on ...

Two rescue teams called out as three injured teens airlifted from Kinder Scout

Three young walkers were airlifted from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting into difficulties.

Search dog helps rescuers find lost Kinder Scout walkers in four-hour operation

A pair of walkers were rescued from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting lost. The couple called for help after becoming disoriented on...

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