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Don't forget your torch, say rescuers, after walker benighted at Alcock Tarn

Mountain rescuers have pleaded with walkers to pack a torch when they head for the hills. The plea follows an incident in which 18 members of the L...

16 November 2014

Body found in Glen Clova search for missing Commando Luke Ireland

A body has been found by rescuers searching for a man missing in the Angus Glens. A major search involving three mountain rescue teams and 240 Roya...

14 November 2014

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers raise cash to maintain paths they used

Workers who completed a challenge walk raised cash to help maintain the route they used. Staff from Cottages4you and Hoseasons successfully walked ...

11 November 2014

Badly injured Lakeland mountaineer found after major three-hour search

An badly injured mountaineer was found at the foot of a Lake District crag after a major search lasting more than three hours.

11 November 2014

New pylon threat to Lake District as plans revealed to bury lines elsewhere

Campaigners have welcomed an announcement that overhead power lines may be buried in some of England and Wales’s national parks.

10 November 2014

Wasdale rescue team gets huge cash boost after Jasper rescue

Rescuers are quids-in after retrieving a dog that had been lost on England’s highest mountain for three days.

08 November 2014

New shelter will replace existing Camasunary bothy on Skye

A replacement bothy is being built on the Isle of Skye after the present shelter owner decided he needed to take the existing shelter back for his own use.

07 November 2014

Lost dog Jasper found safe and well after three days on Scafell Pike

The owner of a dog missing for nearly four days on England’s highest mountain said he was overjoyed at his safe return.

06 November 2014

Relief as Lake District authority throws out 'Legoland' White Moss plans

Campaigners are celebrating after national park planners threw out plans for a ‘welcome hub’ on common land.

05 November 2014

Climber and scrambler airlifted from Tryfan in separate incidents

A climber and walker were rescued from the same Snowdonia mountain in two separate incidents today. Rescuers were called to Tryfan today when a cli...

15 November 2014

Council halts work on Chapel Gate as mountain bikers secure meeting

Mountain bikers outraged at what they see as the taming of a classic Peak District route have managed to halt work on the track.

13 November 2014

Five-hour rescue for walkers lost in dark on Langdale Pikes

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on the Langdale Pikes. The pair called for help yesterday after they got into difficul...

11 November 2014

Berghaus appoints Elaine Gardiner to oversee corporate sustainability

A new face has joined outdoor brand Berghaus to help boost its corporate sustainability. The Sunderland-based outfit said Elaine Gardiner will help...

10 November 2014

Terminally ill climber Jeff Lowe will bring film to Kendal festival

One of the major players in the mountaineering world, who is terminally ill, will make an appearance at the upcoming Kendal Mountain Festival.

10 November 2014

Police name Malham Cove death-fall walker as David Longbottom

Police have named the walker who fell to his death from Malham Cove earlier this week. David Longbottom was killed in the fall at the 80m (260ft) l...

07 November 2014

Malham Cove walker dies in fall at 260ft crag

A walker has died after falling from the top of a limestone crag in the Yorkshire Dales. The 72-year-old was walking above Malham Cove when he fell...

06 November 2014

Peak District virtual trails go online with Google Street View images

A national park has become the first in Britain to offer users a virtual off-road tour of its routes using Google Street View.

06 November 2014

Owner appeals for news of Jasper after dog goes missing on Scafell Pike

A walker is appealing to fellow outdoor enthusiasts for sightings of his collie dog which went missing on the slopes of England’s highest mountain.

04 November 2014

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