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Lake District Friends plan zipwire protest as John Muir Trust adds its objection

Conservation charity the Friends of the Lake District has announced plans for a rally in protest against the planned zipwire over Thirlmere.

Search dogs found walker Richard Cockerham alive after 48 hours on Lakeland fells

Rescuers have revealed details of the huge operation to find a walker who was missing on the Lakeland fells for 48 hours in severe weather.

Missing walker Richard Cockerham airlifted after being found on Scafell Pike

Missing walker Richard Cockerham has been found by rescuers on the slopes of Scafell Pike. The 29-year-old was airlifted to hospital after being di...

Spine Race leader Jim Mann sets blistering pace as athletes endure overnight snow

Montane Spine Race leader Jim Mann is continuing to set a blistering pace as runners contend with harsh winter conditions in the northern Pennines.

Rescuers in search for missing Scafell Pike walker Richard Cockerham

Police are appealing for sightings of a man who went missing in the Lake District. Richard Cockerham of Leeds is believed to have travelled to the ...

Body of missing Tryfan walker found after search by more than 40 rescuers

Rescuers have found the body of a walker who went missing overnight on a Snowdonia mountain. The experienced hillwalker from north Wales was report...

Jim Mann sets the pace as Spine Race runners face worsening weather

Runners in the Montane Spine Race, dubbed Britain’s most brutal race, face worsening conditions as the race enters its second day.

Winter warning to Lakeland walkers after man rescued from icy Nethermost Pike path

Two mountain rescue teams went to the aid of a walker who injured himself when he slipped on an icy path on a Lake District fell.

Temperature probes installed on Helvellyn headwall to aid winter climbers

A temperature monitoring system has been set up on England’s third highest mountain to help protect rare plant life on winter climbing routes.

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Review: Trails with Tales – intriguing walks round Leighton Moss, Silverdale and Arnside, by Beth and Steve Pipe

The area of outstanding natural beauty lying just outside the Lake District national park is brought to life in this series of short walks.

On test: Danner Mountain 600 boots reviewed

These heritage-styled boots from US brand Danner are no urban loafers...

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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