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Ultra athletes gear up for this weekend's Lakeland 100 and 50 races

An athlete who began his running career with a five-mile fun event to raise cash for his son’s football team will this weekend tackle a gruelling 100-mile course over the Lake District’s mountain passes.

23 July 2014

Kendal climbing centre claims European first with indoor via ferrata

A Cumbrian climbing centre will open what it claims to be a European first: an indoor via ferrata. The Kendal Wall site will launch the route tomor...

22 July 2014

Climber rescued after breaking leg bouldering at Earl Crag

A climber was rescued after breaking his leg while bouldering on a North Yorkshire crag. The 54-year-old man fell from Earl Crag above Cowling on S...

21 July 2014

Mountaineer Alan Hinkes leads walk to re-open Black Sail youth hostel

Record-breaking mountaineer Alan Hinkes reopened one of England’s remotest youth hostels by leading a walk from a neighbouring hostel.

20 July 2014

Double shot of history marks Patterdale rescuers' 50th anniversary

A mountain rescue team had a double shot of history as members gathered to celebrate its half century.

19 July 2014

Malham Cove fatality named as Roy Lancaster, husband of murdered priest

Police have named the man whose body was found at the foot of an 80m Yorkshire Dales crag. Roy Lancaster, 54, contacted North Yorkshire Police befo...

19 July 2014

Murder probe after man's body found at foot of Malham Cove

A body has been found at the foot of an 80m crag in the Yorkshire Dales. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out early today to r...

18 July 2014

Patterdale team aids three injured walkers in separate Lakeland incidents

A Lake District mountain rescue team was called out three times today to incidents involving injured walkers.

17 July 2014

Mountain expert warns walkers of dangers of dehydration

A mountain expert is warning hillwalkers and climbers to make sure they keep properly hydrated when they head out during summer.

16 July 2014

Police name Malcolm Hall as climber who fell to his death at Kettle Ness

Police have named the man who fell to his death on sea cliffs in North Yorkshire. Malcolm Hall, 51, was climbing with another man when he fell from...

22 July 2014

Fourth walker with ankle injury prompts Patterdale team callout

Walkers with ankle injuries continued to keep a Lake District mountain rescue team busy over the past few days, as members turned out for the fourth such callout yesterday.

21 July 2014

Man arrested after climber falls to his death on Kettle Ness cliffs

A man has been arrested and released on bail after the death of a climber on sea cliffs in North Yorkshire.

21 July 2014

Mountain biker rescued after crashing in Whinlatter Forest

An injured mountain biker was rescued after falling from her bike in a Lake District forest. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 2.30...

20 July 2014

Two Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers prompt callouts in separate incidents

A walker taking part in a charity challenge was rescued after collapsing while tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

19 July 2014

Minister gives green light to new Somerset section of England Coast Path

The latest stretch of the English coastal path has been given the go-ahead. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs approved 90km (5...

18 July 2014

Llanberis team founder John Ellis Roberts dies in climbing fall

One of the founders of a Snowdonia mountain rescue team has died in a climbing accident in the Llanberis Pass.

18 July 2014

Police name Corin Castle as man who fell to his death in Cairngorms

Police have named a man who fell to his death from a Cairngorms mountain earlier this month. Corin Castle, 21, of Canterbury, Kent, fell 600ft in G...

17 July 2014

Friends of Blencathra: our offer for mountain likely to be accepted

Campaigners hoping to buy a Lake District mountain that has been put up for sale said they are confident their offer will be accepted.

15 July 2014

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