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More than 20,000 people made their way to Kendal to take part in the return of the town’s mountain festival after a hiatus last year when the event was held online.

Kendal Mountain Festival was staged over four days and celebrated with a more diverse bill of speakers and films, as well as visitors to the events

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Patterdale team launches appeal for new rescue boat

A Lake District team has launched an appeal to buy a new boat. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team uses its rigid inflatable boat both in water rescues...

Rescuers lead Helvellyn walkers to safety from dark, cloudy summit

Two walkers were led to safety from England’s third-highest mountain after experiencing difficulty finding their descent route.

Aberdyfi rescuers' successful test of new digital radio system on Cadair Idris

A Snowdonia rescue team is introducing a new radio system, which it hopes will improve communications during large callouts.

Three-year project aims to protect future of England's upland commons

A three-year £3m project to secure the future of upland commons has received a funding boost. The system of common land was enshrined in law in th...

Coast to Coast walker injured in fall from Striding Edge on Helvellyn

Rescuers in the Lake District were called out after a walker fell from Striding Edge on Helvellyn. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by C...

Ramblers Scotland appeals for legal costs help in Ardnamurchan access fight

Ramblers Scotland is appealing to the public to help fund a legal battle over access at a Highland estate.

Search Dogsbodies receive £5,000 boost for vital equipment

Dogsbodies helping a search charity will benefit from a cash boost from walking and outdoor provider HF Holidays.

Mapping data shows more people walking, for longer distances, this summer

Data collected by Britain’s national mapping agency showed people using its app were walking longer distances and in greater numbers over the summer.

Park bosses launch twice-weekly winter conditions service for Snowdon

National park bosses in Snowdonia have commissioned a company to provide twice-weekly ground condition reports on Wales’s highest mountain.

Interview: Nims Purja, the 'unknown' mountaineer who smashed the 8,000m peaks record

He's the Nepalese man who hadn't set foot on a mountain until nine years ago; then he set his eyes on possibly the toughest high-altitude record .

On test: three- to four-season walking boots reviewed

Designing a boot that can be used throughout the year in all but the most severe winter conditions isn’t easy; we tested six pairs to see if they fulfilled the task.

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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