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Outdoor enthusiasts driving in Scotland are being warned of the increased risk of hitting deer as the clocks go back.

Scottish Natural Heritage said after the end of British Summer Time on Sunday, peak traffic times will coincide with those when the animals are likely to be foraging on road verges

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Lake District winter fell-top assessor job up for grabs

As jobs go, it has to be one the country’s most bizarre. Each week’s work involves ascending almost the height of Everest, and braving snow, ra...

Experts urge hillwalkers to get into winter gear as clocks go back

Experts are warning hillgoers not to get caught out as the clocks go back this weekend, and shorter daylight hours mean careful mountain planning is needed.

Eiger North Face speed climber Ueli Steck joins Kendal festival trail-run

Fancy pitting yourself against the man who holds the world record for the fastest ascent of the imposing North Face of the Eiger.

Simon Birch takes over as chair of Mountain Bothies Association

The charity that looks after almost 100 mountain shelters has a new chairman. Simon Birch was elected to head the Mountain Bothies Association afte...

Ultramarathon added to Keswick Mountain Festival as entries open

Keswick Mountain Festival organisers have thrown down the gauntlet to mountain runners with the announcement of a new 50km ultramarathon.

Climber airlifted after suffering serious injuries in fall at Goblin Combe

A climber was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a fall on a Somerset crag. Avon and Somerset Search and Rescue was called o...

Mountaineers: don't put ladders on Everest's Hillary Step

Mountaineers are urging the Nepalese Government not to allow the installation of ladders and fixed ropes near the summit of Everest.

Peak District climbers injured in falls at Stanage and Stoney Middleton

Two climbers were injured in falls in the Peak District this weekend. A man from London fell from a route on Stanage Edge on Saturday. Edale Mou...

Rescuers called to two Helvellyn walkers 'stuck' in wind

Two men called for help after they reported being ‘stuck’ in high winds on a Lake District fell. The pair rang 999 from Lower Man, an outlier o...

Hill sleuths attempt to get to bottom of confusion on Snowdon's height

A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.

Superfeet's Fit Pods will allow in-store custom footbed production

Superfeet's new green machines will measure your feet and heat-mould a pair of custom footbeds...

Pen-y-ghent from Foxup

For anyone fancying a longer walk up Pen-y-ghent, this 10-mile stroll from the end of Littondale provides a different approach to one of Yorkshire's Three Peaks.

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