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Kenton Cool makes record 12th Everest summit, joined by Brit Robert Richard Lucas

Mountaineer Kenton Cool has extended his British record with a 12th ascent of the world’s highest mountain.

13 May 2016

Jim Robertson's family notified after walker finds body near Loch Etchachan

A walker has found a body in the Cairngorms. Police have informed the family of Jim Robertson, who has been missing in the area since early March. ...

13 May 2016

Keswick festival organisers welcome early reopening of main Lakes road

Organisers of a major outdoor festival taking place in the Lake District this month have welcomed the early reopening of the national park’s main north-south road.

11 May 2016

Lakeland Dunmail Raise road set to re-open tomorrow, three weeks early

The main road through an English national park will open tomorrow, five months after severe floods washed part of it away.

10 May 2016

Coastguard releases footage of injured climber's Ben Nevis rescue

A climber was winched from Britain’s highest mountain after falling and injuring himself. The Inverness Coastguard helicopter flew to the site on...

10 May 2016

Second Great Gable rescue after climber falls from Tophet Wall

Rescuers were called to Great Gable for the second day in succession to deal with an injured climber.

08 May 2016

Ill Lakeland walker rescued from Rannerdale Knotts

A walker was rescued after becoming unwell on a Lake District fell. The 65-year-old woman from Essex was on a circular walk on Rannerdale Knotts on...

08 May 2016

Search called off as Three Peaks walkers turn up on wrong side of Ingleborough

A search for two walkers in difficulties was called off when they turned up, on the wrong side of a fell.

08 May 2016

'Extremely lucky' climber airlifted from crag after Great Gable fall

A climber was described by rescuers as extremely lucky after suffering only leg injuries in a fall on a Lake District mountain.

07 May 2016

Osprey urges safety checks on its Poco AG child carriers

Owners of a child carrier from a leading outdoor brand are being asked to check their models for a potential defect.

13 May 2016

Police appeal for sightings of missing Glen Coe walker Edward Davies

Police are appealing for sightings of a missing walker in the Highlands. Two mountain rescue teams were called out to search for Edward Davies, who...

12 May 2016

Major search adds to busy Ten Tors weekend for North Dartmoor team

A major search for a missing man added to the workload of rescuers covering the annual Ten Tors challenge on Dartmoor.

10 May 2016

Extra time for Mend our Mountains scheme as appeal extended by a week

A crowdfunding appeal to help repair mountain footpaths has gone into extra time. The British Mountaineering Council’s Mend our Mountains campaig...

10 May 2016

Walker rescued after suffering broken ankle at Brontë Waterfalls near Haworth

A A walker was stretchered from a West Yorkshire beauty spot after breaking her ankle. The Yorkshire Air Ambulance joined members of the Calder ...

09 May 2016

Missing Highlands walker Jerome Richmond found safe and well

A walker who was reported missing in the Highlands has been found safe and well. Police Scotland said officers had traced Jerome Richmond. Mr Ri...

08 May 2016

Pregnant woman among 42 walkers aided by rescuers at Stickle Tarn

A pregnant woman was airlifted from a popular Lakeland fell after suffering abdominal pains. The walker was in a group of 42 people at the dam at S...

08 May 2016

Police appeal for sightings of missing Ben Wyvis walker Jerome Richmond

Police are appealing to walkers for sightings of a man who has gone missing in the Highlands. Jerome Richmond is believed to have gone hillwalking ...

08 May 2016

Cricket ball injury among a hat-trick of callouts for Patterdale rescue team

A mountain rescue team was called to aid a spectator at a cricket match after she was hit on the head by the ball.

07 May 2016

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