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Two Duke of Edinburgh's groups helped from Kinder Scout in eight-hour rescue

More than 60 rescuers and a Coastguard helicopter were involved in an eight-hour operation to help two Duke of Edinburgh’s Award groups in difficulty on the Peak District’s highest hill.

09 July 2015

Western Beacons rescuers invite public to see them practise at Rhossili

A mountain rescue team is inviting members of the public to join it at a south Wales beauty spot. Western Beacons Mountain Search and Rescue Team m...

09 July 2015

Ogwen Valley rescuers seek walkers for eighth Oggie 8 challenge

A mountain rescue team is on the lookout for hillwalkers and runners to help it celebrate its 50th anniversary.

09 July 2015

Search underway for second 'potentially' missing Steall walker in Lochaber

A mountain rescue team has been called in to search for a walker in the same area as a man went missing more than a month ago.

08 July 2015

Leave your mobiles and laptops behind and head for a Scots hostel Tech Detox

Visitors to picturesque Scottish youth hostels will have their mobile phones and laptops confiscated as part of a move to detox from technology.

07 July 2015

Duke of Edinburgh's Award leader Jez Prescott named as Beacons lightning victim

Police have named one of the men killed by lightning strikes on the Brecon Beacons on Sunday. Duke of Edinburgh’s Award leader Jez Prescott was o...

07 July 2015

Peak mountain bikers accuse council as Rushup Edge row continues

A mountain bikers’ group has accused a county council of misrepresenting its views over a controversial bridleway in the Peak District.

07 July 2015

Keswick mountain rescuers called out to aid drunk lake-goers

Mountain rescuers were asked to deal with two incidents where men had mixed alcohol and water. The Keswick team received a midnight call to aid a m...

06 July 2015

Roseberry Topping sunset photographer rescued after breaking ankle

A walker had to be rescued from a Cleveland hill when she injured herself after taking photographs of the sunset.

05 July 2015

Plans revealed for latest section of England Coast Path in Dorset

The Government’s official outdoors body has published plans for the latest stretch of the proposed England Coast Path.

09 July 2015

Rescuers searching for missing walker John Barnes, 92, find body on Black Hill

Rescuers searching for a missing 92-year-old hillwalker have found a body. Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out yesterday afternoon to ...

09 July 2015

Police reveal details of second missing Steall walker Tom Brown

Police have released details of the walker who is believed to be missing in the Steall area of the Highlands.

09 July 2015

Leo Houlding begins new climb on the Mirror Wall, four times height of Shard

One of Britain’s top climbers has begun an attempt on an Arctic ‘big wall’ four times the height of London’s Shard.

08 July 2015

Police appeal after three Black Rock climbers attacked by youths near Cromford

Police are appealing for information after a group of climbers was attacked by a large group of youths.

07 July 2015

Teen suffers spine injuries in fall from Castlebergh Rock in Yorkshire Dales

A teenager suffered possible spinal injuries in a fall from a Yorkshire Dales crag. The 16-year-old fell from Castlebergh Rock overlooking Settle y...

07 July 2015

Campaigners fear further cuts to national parks as Chancellor prepares Budget

Government cuts to national park funding over the past five years have led to the loss of hundreds of jobs and led to a major reductions in services to visitors and residents.

06 July 2015

Two Brecon Beacons walkers die and two injured after being struck by lightning

Two people have died and two others are in hospital after they were struck by lightning on south Wales’s highest mountain range today.

05 July 2015

Ramblers welcome Appeal Court ruling that could open up 1,000 'lost' paths

Up to 1,000 lost paths and bridleways could be reinstated after the Court of Appeal upheld a case based on a law passed more than 200 years ago.

04 July 2015

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