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

Following last year’s successful Mend Our Mountains campaign, which raised more than £100,000, the organisation has raised its sights with a quest to bring in 10 times that amount in a new appeal

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Authority cash helps Yorkshire Dales farming pair set up Buckden campsite

A grant from the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has helped a farming family set up a campsite on the route of a long-distance footpath.

Fix the Fells seeks walkers' votes to secure £25,000 Scafell Pike path repair

The Fix the Fells partnership is urging outdoor enthusiasts to cast their vote in an online poll it hopes will bring in £25,000 to repair a path on England’s highest mountain.

Molly Thompson-Smith wins bronze medal in final lead-climbing world cup

Rising star of competition climbing Molly Thompson-Smith secured her first podium finish in the lead world cup at the weekend.

Lost walkers rescued on Ben Wyvis 'might not have survived the night'

A couple of walkers who got lost on a Highland mountain might not have survived the night if rescuers had not found them, the team leader said.

New Mountaineering Scotland report aims to debunk windfarm arguments

A new report by Mountaineering Scotland challenges assertions that windfarms don’t affect tourism. While most of the developments don’t put off...

Film-maker Richard Else: 'I believe Alfred Wainwright had Asperger Syndrome'

A film-maker who collaborated with acclaimed Lakeland guidebook author Alfred Wainwright said he believes the man had Asperger Syndrome.

Preparing for winter hills means more than just dusting off your gear, say experts

Preparing for winter in the hills means more than just dusting off your crampons and ice-axe, experts have said.

Coastguard helicopter rescues two injured Highland walkers within an hour

A Coastguard helicopter crew rescued two injured walkers in the Highlands within an hour of each other.

More than 80 mountain rescuers gather at Glenmore Lodge to hone their skills

More than 80 rescuers gathered in the Cairngorms at the weekend to polish up their knowledge and skills.

Film review: Alan Hinkes – the First Briton to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains, by Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham's lastest work turns the lens on the often light-hearted approach of the record-breaking British mountaineer who has nonethless stared death in the face.

On test: MSR Trailshot water filter reviewed

This handy little device will get rid of some of the nasties that lurk in streams. But how easy was this pocket filter to use?...

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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