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Outdoor fans urged to volunteer for Respect the Mountains Llanberis clean-up

Outdoor fans can do their bit to clean up the mountain environment at an upcoming event in Snowdonia.

04 May 2016

Climber Leo Houlding returns to Greenland for 1,000-mile kiting venture

A renowned British climber has returned to the Arctic wilderness of Greenland – to try his hand at snowkiting.

03 May 2016

Woman airlifted from Blencathra after suffering allergic reaction

A woman was airlifted from a Lake District fellside after she became ill. The 18-year-old Cockermouth woman suffered an allergic reaction while on ...

02 May 2016

Three callouts in one day as Coniston rescuers aid walkers and runner

A Lake District rescue team was called out three times in one day to deal with incidents over the bank holiday weekend.

01 May 2016

Coast to Coast walker rescued after injuring knee in Borrowdale fall

A walker on the Coast to Coast route had to be rescued after falling and injuring her knee. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 8.50p...

01 May 2016

Marc Lauenstein wins wintry Three Peaks Race by nine seconds

Only nine seconds separated the winner and second-place man in the gruelling Three Peaks Race. Marc Lauenstein crossed the finishing line in Horton...

30 April 2016

Experts to use climbing techniques to check Monsal Trail structures in Peak District

Experts will use rock-climbers’ techniques to check one of the Peak District’s most popular trails.

29 April 2016

Red kite put down after being shot in 'shocking act of cruelty'

Police are appealing for the public’s help after a protected bird of prey was killed in what they described as a shocking act of cruelty.

28 April 2016

Search launched after partially sighted walkers reported overdue in Cheviots

A large group of partially sighted walkers sparked a search after failing to return when expected from a walk in the Cheviots.

28 April 2016

Scottish ministers and power firm SSE appeal against Stronelairg windfarm ruling

The Scottish Government and a power company have begun an appeal against a ruling blocking a controversial Highland windfarm development.

03 May 2016

Bowland Pennine rescue team called out twice to injured mountain bikers

A rescue team was called out twice over the bank holiday weekend to deal with mountain bikers injured in separate accidents.

02 May 2016

Mountaineer Sir Hugh Munro loses out as Burns tops Great Scots poll

A pioneering Victorian mountaineer lost out to Scotland’s most famous poet in a charity’s poll to find the top representative of the nation.

02 May 2016

Four teams in rescue of injured Snowdonia canyon walker in Maentwrog gorge

An injured man was brought to safety from a Snowdonia gorge in an operation involving four rescue teams and a Coastguard helicopter.

01 May 2016

Swiss dentist Marc Lauenstein takes Three Peaks Race crown at first attempt

A Swiss dentist was crowned king of the peaks in his first visit to one of the Yorkshire Dales’ toughest fell races.

01 May 2016

North Dartmoor rescuers launch crowdfunding appeal for new training room

A volunteer rescue team is asking the public to help fund a new training room at its base. North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team will launch a crow...

29 April 2016

Mother and daughter rescued from Greenup Edge after getting lost in blizzard

Two walkers were rescued after getting into difficulties in a blizzard on a Lake District fell. Three rescue teams were involved in the operation t...

29 April 2016

New Lake District walkers' and cyclists' track opens at Dunmail Raise

A new track for cyclists and walkers was officially opened, linking the North and South of the Lake District.

28 April 2016

Alan Hinkes joins Everest avalanche survivor in Snowdon Nepal fundraiser

A record-breaking British climber joined a man who narrowly escaped an Everest avalanche to raise cash for Nepal with a trip to Wales’s highest mountain.

27 April 2016

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