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Lost Bleaklow walker found after seven-hour night-time search

A man was brought to safety from the Peak District’s second-highest hill after a seven-hour night-time search involving three mountain rescue teams.

15 March 2016

Rescuers called to injured Helvellyn walker above closed Dunmail Raise road

Rescuers were called out for the first time this year to the western slopes of Helvellyn, above a road closed when part of it was washed away by floods.

13 March 2016

Air ambulance doctor Simon Le Clerc heads stateside to research new treatment

A flying doctor involved in rescues of stricken outdoor enthusiasts is jetting across the Atlantic to investigate a lifesaving treatment.

12 March 2016

Report says people with dementia benefit from walking and outdoor activities

Walking and outdoor activities should be encouraged for people who have dementia, a report published today said.

11 March 2016

Rescuers' winter warning after 'extremely lucky' man survives Striding Edge fall

Rescuers warned the Lake District’s mountains are still in the grip of winter after being called out to England’s third-highest mountain for the second time in 24 hours.

11 March 2016

Insulation brand PrimaLoft first 'ingredient' member to join European Outdoor Group

A leading manufacturer of insulation used by many outdoor brands has become the first ‘ingredient’ member of a European trade association.

10 March 2016

Coniston footpath and Highland rewilding schemes contend for €30,000 grant

Two British projects are in the running to win a major grant in a European competition. A scheme to repair a badly eroded path up the Old Man of Co...

09 March 2016

New image of missing walker Jim Robertson released as search resumes

Police have released a CCTV image of a missing hillwalker as rescuers prepare to resume the search for the man.

09 March 2016

Rising climbing star Molly Thompson-Smith urges women to try the sport

A rising young star of the climbing world is urging other women to try the sport. Berghaus-sponsored athlete Molly Thompson-Smith chose Internation...

08 March 2016

Longest new stretch of new England Coast Path opens in Somerset

The longest new section of the England Coast Path officially opened to the public today. Natural England’s chairman Andrew Sells marked the openi...

15 March 2016

Hypothermic walker rescued after collapsing on Ingleborough

A walker was rescued from one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks after collapsing near its summit. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called ...

13 March 2016

Missing walker Jim Robertson's daughter sets up cash appeal for mountain rescuers

The daughter of a walker who has been missing for 10 days in the Cairngorms has launched a fundraising page for the mountain rescue team at the centre of the search for him.

12 March 2016

New appeal for sightings of missing walker Jim Robertson as search continues

Police renewed their appeal to walkers for sightings of a man who has been missing in the Cairngorms for more than a week.

11 March 2016

Scores of 'high-risk' hillgoers get winter-skills training in student scheme

Scores of high-risk hillgoers have received practical winter mountain training to increase their safety.

10 March 2016

Man rescued after being found 'frozen but alive' after night on Helvellyn

A man was rescued after being found ‘frozen but alive’ by a walker after spending the night on England’s third-highest mountain.

10 March 2016

Man's body found near summit of Ben Lomond

A man’s body has been recovered from Scotland’s most southerly munro. Lomond Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by police on Saturday after the d...

09 March 2016

Aberglaslyn rescue team leader finds body of his son Josh Llwyd-Hopcroft after search

The leader of a mountain rescue team discovered his own son’s body following a search by his colleagues when the young man was reported missing.

08 March 2016

Missing Cairngorms walker Jim Robertson's daughter in desperate plea for help

The daughter of a missing hillwalker has issued a desperate plea to walkers and mountaineers for sightings of her father.

07 March 2016

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