A mountaineer who summited all 14 of the world’s highest peaks in record time is the star speaker at the Fort William Mountain Festival.

Nirmal Purja, a former Gurkha special forces member, completed the ascent of the 8,000m mountains in less than seven months – a feat that more commonly takes seven years.

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Woman fined £2,000 for damaging healthy tree in Yorkshire Dales village

Magistrates have fined a woman £2,000 for severely cutting back a healthy tree in a national park conservation area.

Fastest Briton Sabrina Verjee takes women's trophy in Spine Race

Sabrina Verjee has taken the women’s trophy in the Montane Spine Race. The runner reached the finish at Kirk Yetholm in a total time of 108hrs 7m...

Spine Race runner stretchered from fells after being found at High Cup Nick

A competitor in the Montane Spine Race had to be stretchered from the fells after becoming disoriented in the dark.

John Kelly takes Spine Race victory by a margin of more than 30 miles

Runner John Kelly has scored a resounding victory in the Montane Spine Race. The USA athlete had an unassailable lead as he approached the finish a...

Cairngorm rescuers' 'rant' after 16-mile walk in storm to find walker safe in bothy

A rescue team leader described as ‘a total waste of our resources’ an incident in which its members battled driving sleet in Storm Brendan to reach a walker, only to find him in his sleeping bag in a bothy.

'Loyalty card' quip as Dales cavers rescued for second time in less than four weeks

Four cavers were rescued after spending more than 24 hours underground when rising water trapped them in a Dales system.

Race for Spine Race lead hots up as temperatures set to plunge

The race for the lead of the Montane Spine Race is hotting up as runners face freezing temperatures and 70mph gusts.

Montane Spine Challenger runners face 80mph winds at start of Pennine Way race

Runners face forecast winds of up to 80mph as they begin a winter challenge up the Pennine Way. Almost 100 competitors are expected to make the sta...

Yorkshire Dales staff to host information event for youth expedition leaders

National park officers are inviting youth expedition leaders to a free event in the Yorkshire Dales. A Walk in the Park is aimed at providing infor...

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