A volunteer with a Cumbrian mountain rescue team will this month head out to China to help with safety at the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Keith Hill will be the only UK-based ski patroller supporting the games

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'Shocked' Debbie Martin-Consani takes women's victory in Spine Race

Debbie Martin-Consani has taken the women’s trophy in the Montane Spine Race. She was the first female runner to cross the finish line at Kirk Ye...

Elderly walker guided to safety after getting lost on birthday ascent of Blencathra

An elderly walker celebrating his birthday with an ascent of Blencathra was brought to safety after getting lost near the mountain’s summit in bad visibility.

Eoin Keith wins Montane Spine Race

Eoin Keith has won the Montane Spine Race, completing the course in 92hrs 40mins 30secs. He arrived at the finish at Kirk Yetholm in the early hour...

Eoin Keith takes Spine Race lead after Eugeni Roselló Solé drops out

The lead of the Montane Spine Race has changed again, with Eoin Keith now heading the field and heading over the final section along the Border Ridge.

New Thames coast path stretch enables sea-to-source walkers' route

Walkers can now traverse the full length of the River Thames, after the opening of a new stretch of the England Coast Path.

Spine Race leader Damian Hall retires, putting Eugeni Roselló Solé in lead

The Montane Spine Race drama on the Pennine Way continues, with race leader Damian Hall pulling out of the event.

Penrith rescue team called to far reaches of its area in three incidents

A Cumbrian rescue team was called out to the far reaches of its area over the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Leaders Kim Collison and Sabrina Verjee pull out of Spine Race in brutal conditions

Both the men’s and women’s leaders in the Montane Spine Race have pulled out of the event. Kim Collison withdrew after setting a blistering pac...

Highland police say missing man Jonathon Knutton has been found safe and well

Police in the Highlands said a man who was reported missing has been found safe and well. Officers appealed for sightings of Derbyshire man Jonatho...

Ed Jackson, the 'lucky' quadriplegic who discovered alpine mountaineering

Four years ago, Ed Jackson's rugby career ended with an ill judged dive into a swimming pool and a broken spine; here's how he came to be on two alpine summits with top climber Leo Houlding.

Last-minute Christmas gifts guide: stocking fillers for the outdoor enthusiast

Christmas is fast approaching and we've been out trying some great items to help you choose festive gifts for the outdoors enthusiast in your life.

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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