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Wasdale team rescues 15 Scafell Pike walkers from Burnmoor Tarn

A major search was launched to find a group of 15 walkers missing on England’s highest mountain. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 8...

24 April 2014

Met Office launches new mountain weather forecasts for mobiles

A simplified mountain weather forecast website is now available for mobile users from the national weather forecasting agency.

24 April 2014

Dylan Arwel Rattray named as 21-year-old who fell to his death on Snowdon

A walker who fell to his death on Wales’s highest mountain has been named. Dylan Arwel Rattray, 21, fell 150m (500ft) on Snowdon on Good Friday a...

24 April 2014

Family of four rescued after major night-time search on Kinder Scout

Five mountain rescue teams mounted a major search for a family lost at night on the Peak District’s highest hill.

23 April 2014

Caver dies after collapsing on fell on way to Ease Gill trip

A caver collapsed and died while walking to a route in the western Dales. The 58-year-old was on his way to Top Sink in the Ease Gill system on Cas...

20 April 2014

Walker airlifted after breaking arm on descent of Great Gable

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after breaking her arm. The 52-year-old woman was coming down from Great Gable with family members...

19 April 2014

Father and two children found after getting lost on Skye walk

A family group who went missing while walking on the Isle of Skye was found safe and well. The 40-year-old man and his two children got lost walkin...

18 April 2014

Striding Edge walkers warned of helicopter stone drops for path repairs

Walkers tackling one of the Lake District’s most popular scrambling routes to England’s third-highest peak face disruption while path repairs take place.

17 April 2014

Easter hillwalkers warned: it's still winter on the mountains

Walkers heading for the hills over Easter are being warned by mountain experts to expect winter conditions on some routes.

15 April 2014

Cragfast labrador Duke rescued from Ben Lomond

A dog had to be rescued from the most southerly munro after getting stuck on a craggy ledge. Duke, a 10½-month-old brown labrador, disappeared whi...

24 April 2014

6,000 back call to axe tax on mountain rescue 'heroes'

Two parliamentarians will today deliver a 6,000-signature petition calling for the scrapping of VAT on mountain rescue teams’ equipment.

24 April 2014

Three Peaks Race offers £1,000 bonus to runners breaking 18-year record

A £500 bounty is on offer for a fellrunner who can beat an 18-year-old race record on its diamond jubilee event.

23 April 2014

Climber injured in Bwlch y Moch fall

A climber was rescued from a north Wales route after falling and injuring his knee. The 31-year-old was climbing with a companion at Bwlch y Moch a...

23 April 2014

Boxer dog Murphy airlifted from Lakeland fells after five days in mountains

A missing dog has been found safe and well after spending five nights on the Lake District fells. Searches took place each day on the fells above P...

20 April 2014

Walker dies after falling 500ft on Snowdon

A walker has died after falling 500ft on Wales’s highest mountain. The man was with a friend coming down from Snowdon’s summit yesterday when t...

19 April 2014

Walker rescued after getting stuck on Pillar Rock

A walker had to be rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck on an exposed crag. The 51-year-old, who was walking on his own on Pillar,...

18 April 2014

Peak District first as Google Trekker used to photograph its trails

The Peak District national park is claiming two firsts as it celebrates its 63rd birthday. The park authority is the first in Britain to use Google...

17 April 2014

Glen Shiel walker injured in 400ft fall from Forcan Ridge

A walker has been flown to hospital after falling 400ft from a Highland ridge. The man was on Forcan Ridge in Glen Shiel when he fell about 120m fr...

15 April 2014

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