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Tryfan walker clinging to Adam and Eve among nine ill prepared rescued walkers

Poorly equipped and ill prepared walkers kept mountain rescuers busy over the weekend in Snowdonia. One woman had to be rescued from Tryfan in high...

08 March 2015

Buzzard numbers recovering, but kestrels in decline, Scottish raptor study finds

A study of birds of prey in Scotland has found that, while some species are recovering from low numbers, kestrels are becoming rarer north of the border.

08 March 2015

Rescuers praise Kinder Scout walkers' skills after one suffers ankle injury

A group of Peak District walkers was praised by rescuers for its skills in guiding them accurately to its position after one of them suffered an ankle injury.

08 March 2015

Injured Cleveland walker rescued after horse riders hear cries for help

An injured walker was rescued after two horse riders heard his cries for help as darkness fell. The man was walking on his own in the Court Green a...

07 March 2015

Outdoor fans urged to 'walk the Pennine Way in a day' to mark 50th birthday

Outdoor enthusiasts are being urged to walk the Pennine Way in a day to mark the 50th birthday of the UK’s first national trail.

07 March 2015

Rohan repeats its Gift Your Gear discount scheme for unwanted outdoor kit

A scheme that allows outdoor enthusiasts to donate their unwanted gear for younger users is again offering discounts on new clothing at Rohan stores.

05 March 2015

Walker rescued after getting stuck overnight on Ben Nevis summit

A walker was rescued after spending the night on Britain’s highest mountain. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was alerted after reports the walker w...

05 March 2015

Walkers aid man who spent an hour clinging to Mam Tor trig pillar in gales

A man was rescued by two walkers after clinging to a trig pillar on a Peak District in high winds for an hour.

04 March 2015

Navy crewman Robin Suckling awarded for bravery for Buachaille Etive Mòr rescue

A Royal Navy helicopter crewman who carried out a rescue in storm-force winds on a Highlands mountain has received a bravery award.

03 March 2015

Britain from the Air photo exhibition lands in Leeds

A touring exhibition offering views of Britain from the Air lands in the UK’s third largest city this week.

08 March 2015

Berghaus and Lake District top BBC Countryfile Magazine's readers' poll

Readers of BBC Countryfile Magazine have named Berghaus as the top outdoor brand. And the Lake District topped the awards for UK’s national parks...

08 March 2015

Lost Lake District walkers safe after major search by more than 40 rescuers

A major search for missing walkers on the Lake District fells ended when the group managed to find its own way off the mountains.

08 March 2015

Two walkers suffer broken ankles in separate Lakeland falls

Two walkers suffered broken ankles in separate incidents on Lake District fells. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 11.30am today...

07 March 2015

Could rescue cats be the purr-fect answer to teams' mountain searches?

The role of animals in mountain rescue is well documented, with Search and Rescue Dogs Association members in many teams helping cut the time spent searching for outdoor enthusiasts in distress.

05 March 2015

Call off Stickle Tarn sale, MP Tim Farron tells Lakes authority

A Lake District MP is continuing his fight against the national park authority’s plan to sell off a mountain beauty spot.

05 March 2015

Badly Drawn Boy and Dodgy join Keswick Mountain Festival music line-up

A Mercury Music Prize winner and chart-toppers from the Britpop era will entertain crowds at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival.

04 March 2015

Peak bosses pledge to replace historic Stanage marker

An ancient marker close to one of the Peak District’s most popular climbing venues is to be replaced after suffering the ravages of time.

03 March 2015

MP Tim Farron steps up Stickle Tarn sell-off campaign with Commons motion

A Lake District MP is calling on the national park authority to halt the sale of a mountain tarn and its surrounding area.

02 March 2015

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