Adventurer Mark Beaumont's talk boosts Aberdeen rescuers' funds

A renowned adventurer helped boost a mountain rescue team’s funds by recounting tales of his record-breaking trips.

19 September 2014

Pat Littlejohn and Mick Fowler appointed Mountaineering Council patrons

Two climbing veterans have been appointed patrons of the British Mountaineering Council. Pat Littlejohn and Mick Fowler join a select group that in...

18 September 2014

GPS pressure leads Ordnance Survey to ponder map co-ordinates change

Britain’s national mapping agency is considering abandoning a system of co-ordinates on its maps first devised more than 180 years ago.

17 September 2014

Clare Balding meets Yorkshire Dales staff for Radio 4 Ramblings episode

Yorkshire Dales staff will feature in a BBC radio broadcast following a day spent with presenter Clare Balding.

16 September 2014

Wainwright Society calendar profits will to to Brathay charity

A calendar produced by aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright is now on sale. The Wainwright Society’s annual calendar features photogr...

14 September 2014

Swiss outdoors rescue smartphone app Uepaa! launches in UK

A smartphone app used by 50,000 outdoor enthusiasts in the Alps has been launched in the UK. Uepaa! is a peer-to-peer system that provides extra sa...

13 September 2014

Dales Way walker airlifted after being trampled by cows

A woman was airlifted from a long-distance path after she was injured by cows while walking with her dogs.

12 September 2014

Exhausted walker airlifted from Ben Nevis

A walker was airlifted from Britain’s highest mountain after getting into difficulties. The woman was walking on Ben Nevis yesterday when she com...

11 September 2014

Alan Hinkes toasts 60 years of Lakeland volunteers with Great Gable pint

A record-breaking British mountaineer combined his two loves to mark the Lake District’s volunteers’ 60 years of service.

10 September 2014

Disabled climbers invited to first Edinburgh ParaClimb competition

Climbers at a special competition event are expected to use ingenuity, balance and determination to tackle routes beyond expectations.

19 September 2014

Warning as dislodged rock leads to 20ft fall for Tryfan scrambler

A mountain rescuer warned loose rocks are becoming more common on the hills, after a man was injured while scrambling on a Snowdonia peak.

17 September 2014

Runner rescued from Caldbeck Fells in four-hour night-time operation

Mountain rescuers were called out to help in injured fellrunner on a Lakeland hill in the middle of the night.

16 September 2014

Mountain rescue vet among team aiding exhausted biker and dog

A mountain rescue team member used his veterinary skills after being called to an exhausted mountain biker in North Yorkshire.

15 September 2014

Fellrunner guides lost Wharfedale walker to safety as rescuers called out

A lost walker in the Yorkshire Dales was brought to safety by a fellrunner who came across her. The woman became disoriented while walking from Arn...

14 September 2014

Walker airlifted to hospital from north Wales hillside after leg injury

An injured walker was airlifted to hospital after gashing his leg badly in a fall on a north Wales hillside.

13 September 2014

Rescuers use hammer and chisel to free trapped Ingleborough caver

Rescuers used a hammer and chisel to free a caver trapped underground in the Yorkshire Dales. The 44-year-old and his caving companion tried for an...

12 September 2014

Jane Doole named as climber who died in Coire an t-Sneachda rockfall

Police have named the climber who died when she was hit by a rockfall in a Cairngorms corrie. Jane Doole, 61, of Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire, ...

11 September 2014

Only four hours' sleep for rescuer as Kendal team gets seven callouts

A Lakeland mountain rescue team revealed one of its members got only four hours’ sleep during a busy 40-hour period last week.

09 September 2014


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