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New Dunmail Raise trail will help Lakeland walkers and cyclists avoid main road

National park bosses have announced they will install a new trail for cyclists and walkers near a section of main road washed away by the December floods.

19 February 2016

Julia Bradbury joins stars lined up for Keswick Mountain Festival

A television star will join record-breaking mountaineers and a double Olympic champion at a mountain festival this year.

19 February 2016

Families of Ben Nevis climbers Rachel Slater and Tim Newton 'still hopeful'

The families of two climbers missing on Ben Nevis said they are still hopeful the couple will be found.

18 February 2016

Ogwen rescuers fail to find 'Hounds of Llewelyn' after blood trail spotted

Rescuers in Snowdonia were called out to investigate a mystery trail of blood on a mountain. Two walkers on Carnedd Llewelyn made the discovery on ...

18 February 2016

One climber dies and another seriously injured after Creag Meagaidh avalanche

A climber has died after an avalanche on a Lochaber mountain. He was climbing with another man on Creag Meagaidh on Wednesday when the pair were ca...

17 February 2016

One of three lost Lowther Hills walkers dies after being airlifted to hospital

One of the three walkers airlifted from a hill in Dumfries and Galloway has died. Two others are being treated for hypothermia at Dumfries and Gall...

17 February 2016

Missing walkers airlifted to hospital after been found on hills near Durisdeer

Three men who went missing in the Lowther Hills have been found and airlifted to hospital. The walkers were reported missing after failing to retur...

17 February 2016

Search continues for three walkers missing in Lowther Hills

A search is underway for three hillwalkers who have gone missing in the Lowther Hills. Police in Dumfries and Galloway said they are becoming incre...

17 February 2016

Search for lost Ben Nevis climbers suspended after rescuers caught in avalanche

A search for two climbers missing on Ben Nevis has been suspended after two rescuers were caught in an avalanche.

16 February 2016

Dave Bankart named as climber who died in Creag Meagaidh avalanche

Police have named the climber who died in an avalanche on a Lochaber mountain earlier this week. Adrian David Bankart, known as Dave, was climbing ...

19 February 2016

Calder Valley rescuers gather to kick off team's 50th anniversary year

More than 40 rescue team members gathered to kick off the organisation’s golden jubilee celebrations.

19 February 2016

Second walker recovered from Lowther Hills dies in hospital

A second of three walkers airlifted after spending the night on the Lowther Hills has died. Geoffrey Stewart, 74, of Dumfries, died in hospital, po...

18 February 2016

Three rescues in one afternoon for Brecon rescuers as winter catches out walkers

Mountain rescuers were involved in three separate incidents in one afternoon where walkers got caught out by icy conditions on south Wales’s highest mountain.

17 February 2016

Two in serious condition after being avalanched on Creag Meagaidh

Two people are in a serious condition in hospital after being avalanched on a Highland mountain. The pair were airlifted from Creag Meagaidh on Wed...

17 February 2016

Ben Nevis search helicopter diverted to second incident after Creag Meagaidh avalanche

A search by a Coastguard helicopter for two missing climbers on Ben Nevis has been suspended after reports of an incident on another Lochaber mountain.

17 February 2016

Helicopter and search dogs join operation to find missing Lowther Hills walkers

A Coastguard helicopter has joined the search for three walkers missing overnight in the Lowther Hills in Dumfries and Galloway.

17 February 2016

Police renew appeal after 'fantastic' response over missing Ben Nevis climbers

Police have thanked members of the public for their ‘fantastic’ response to appeals for information on missing Ben Nevis climbers Rachel Slater and Tim Newton.

16 February 2016

Climbers will help hoist new Stanedge Pole to mark national park anniversary

Climbers will help hoist a wooden pole near one of the Peak District’s most popular crags in a ceremony to mark the national park’s 65th anniversary.

16 February 2016

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