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Rescuers help 84-year-old walker from Blencathra after he 'ran out of legs'

Rescuers went to the aid of an 84-year-old man who 'ran out of legs' tackling a Lake District mountain for the first time.

01 September 2014

Martindale walker rescued after seizure on Lakeland fell

A walker was rescued after having a fit on a Lake District fell. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out today to aid ambulance crew members...

30 August 2014

Sunshine memories fade as cool, wet end brings average summer figures

A cooler and wetter August has dragged down this summer’s ratings to something like average. The Met Office said that, though June and July were ...

29 August 2014

Man dies despite fellow walkers' efforts after collapse on Helvellyn

A walker has died after collapsing on England’s third highest mountain. The 64-year-old man from Lincoln suffered a cardiac arrest today on Helve...

28 August 2014

Outdoor fans offered Rohan discount if they gift their unwanted gear

Outdoor fans are being encouraged to donate their unwanted gear to help disadvantaged groups enjoy the countryside.

27 August 2014

Volunteers restore Helvellyn summit shelter to celebrate 60 years

A shelter on the summit of England’s third highest mountain has been restored by volunteers. Lake District national park volunteers gave the cros...

26 August 2014

John Muir Trust seeks judicial review of Stronelairg windfarm decision

Campaigners are seeking a judicial review of the Scottish Government’s decision to approve a controversial windfarm in the Highlands.

26 August 2014

Man's body found by rescuers searching for missing Rùm hillwalker

Rescuers searching for a missing hillwalker on a Hebridean island have found a body. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team joined Coastguard and Police Sco...

24 August 2014

Mountain rescuers launch boat after Ullswater canoeists capsize

Mountain rescuers were called out to help two canoeists who had capsized on Ullswater. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by the Coastguar...

24 August 2014

Four cold and wet campers in night-time rescue in southern Highlands

A group of campers suffering from the cold was rescued in the early hours of the morning. The four called for help from the Bealach a’ Mhaim betw...

30 August 2014

Lost Lakeland walkers found at car after overnight search by 80 rescuers

A major overnight search involving 80 volunteer mountain rescue team members ended when two missing walkers were found at their car.

30 August 2014

Rescuers called out to three separate Tryfan incidents as walkers get stuck

A family group was rescued after getting stuck on a Snowdonia mountain. The four were tackling the North Ridge of Tryfan when they strayed on to st...

28 August 2014

Kenton Cool's next challenge: world's three highest peaks in three months

Record-breaking British mountaineer Kenton Cool has announced his next big challenge: the Himalayan Trilogy.

27 August 2014

Author Mark Reid to lead 24-mile charity walk through Wensleydale

A guidebook author and Mountain Leader is reviving a challenge walk in the Yorkshire Dales to help raise cash for charity.

26 August 2014

Walkers rescued after getting stuck on crags above Coniston

Rescuers were called out twice in the same day to incidents in the Coniston area. A man and a woman called for help when they got stuck on Little H...

26 August 2014

Mountain rescuers aid Ullswater dinghy trio who ran out of power

Mountain rescuers spent an hour and a half ferrying three men in a boat to their destination after they ran out of power.

26 August 2014

Climbers' North Face survey prompts rethink on Ben Nevis's origins

A two-week survey carried out by mountaineers on the UK’s highest mountain may lead geologists to revise their theories on its origins.

24 August 2014

Hypothermic teen treated waiting for family to emerge from Gaping Gill

Rescuers were called out to the slopes of a Yorkshire Dales fell after a teenager began suffering from hypothermia.

24 August 2014

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