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Helicopter rescue for pair clinging to shepherd's crook on Moffat hillside

A man who was clinging on to a shepherd’s crook held by his friend was plucked to safety by a Royal Navy helicopter as he lay above a steep slope on a Scottish hillside.

29 September 2014

Rohan supports Yorkshire Dales team help maintain Three Peaks paths

An outdoor brand is teaming up with a national park authority to help raise cash to maintain paths in its most popular area.

29 September 2014

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued after pulled muscle halts progress

A group of walkers attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks was rescued after one of them was unable to carry on after suffering an injury.

28 September 2014

Man seriously injured in 33ft fall from Sharp Edge on Blencathra

A man had to be carried below the cloudbase before he was airlifted to hospital after seriously injuring himself in a fall at a north Lakeland blackspot.

25 September 2014

Two Tweed Valley mountain rescuers gain distinguished service awards

A man who first volunteered to work with a mountain rescue team as part of his Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has been rewarded for almost 40 years' service with the team.

25 September 2014

Four rescue teams in two separate searches for lost Kinder Scout walkers

Mountain rescuers were called out twice on the same day to search for walkers lost on the Peak District’s highest hill.

24 September 2014

Rescuers thank climbers who helped after pair badly injured in Stanage fall

Mountain rescuers have publicly thanked climbers who helped when two people were seriously injured in a fall from a Peak District crag.

23 September 2014

Rescuers aid injured 84-year-old North Pennines walker on Maiden Way

An 84-year-old walker was rescued after suffering an injury on a fell in the North Pennines. Penrith Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Thursda...

22 September 2014

Lost Scafell Pike walkers guided to safety by rescuers in night operation

Two walkers were helped to safety after getting lost coming down from England’s highest mountain. The pair phoned for help on Friday when they be...

20 September 2014

Lost Scafell Pike walker found after light spotted by returning rescuers

A walker lost after going for a trip on England’s highest mountain was found after his light was spotted by rescuers.

29 September 2014

Three-hour rescue after climber falls 100ft on Wyndcliff near Chepstow

An injured climber was rescued from a south Wales cliff in a difficult operation lasting three hours.

29 September 2014

Cicerone expert writers in day of talks at Manchester Ellis Brigham store

A group of outdoor writers will deliver a series of talks and advice sessions at a Manchester outdoors store.

27 September 2014

Death-fall teen Andrew Lucas's family agrees payment from Brathay group

The family of a teenager who died after a fall from a mountain five years ago have settled their legal claim against the trust that organised the expedition.

25 September 2014

Aira Force walker rescued after breaking ankle in fall

A walker was rescued after breaking her ankle in a fall at a Lake District beauty spot. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.30p...

24 September 2014

Climber Andy Cave leads Peak celebrations to mark 10 years of access

Top climber Andy Cave led a walk on open access land to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the implementation of the ‘right to roam’.

23 September 2014

Boxer dog Sophie freed by rescuers after spending two hours in rock cleft

Mountain rescuers spent two hours freeing a dog which fell down a cleft in rocks at a popular climbing venue in North Yorkshire.

22 September 2014

Alan Hinkes joins national park head at reopening of Pen-y-Pass hostel

A record-breaking British mountaineer helped officially reopen a youth hostel more than 1,000ft up on a Snowdonia pass.

21 September 2014

Injured climber airlifted after fall on Scout Crag in Langdale

A climber was rescued after falling from a Lakeland crag and injuring both ankles. The 33-year-old was on lower Scout Crag in Great Langdale today ...

20 September 2014

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