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Mountain biker airlifted to hospital after crashing near Cockermouth

A mountain biker was rescued after injuring herself when she fell from her machine in Lake District woodland.

08 September 2015

Body of missing walker Stephen Longfellow found on Tryfan

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in Snowdonia have found his body. North Wales Police said teams looking for Stephen Longfellow of Leeds mad...

06 September 2015

Six-hour rescue for fallen Scafell Pike walker

An injured walker was rescued from a Lake District mountain in a six-hour operation involving two teams and a Royal Navy helicopter crew.

05 September 2015

Climber Mick Fowler will attempt first ascent on mystery Himalayan peak

An award-winning pair of British climbers will attempt a first ascent on a mystery Himalayan mountain.

04 September 2015

New Alastair Lee film The Citadel will premiere at Calder Valley rescuers' event

A team of rescuers will host the premiere of a new film by a renowned adventure film-maker. Alastair Lee’s The Citadel will screen at the Picture...

04 September 2015

'Bleary-eyed' Llanberis rescue team has busiest month on record

Britain’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team has just clocked up its busiest ever month. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, whose area includes ...

02 September 2015

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

31 August 2015

Dog walker critical after being trampled by cows at Brampton, Cumbria

A woman was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after being trampled by cows. The Great North Air Ambulance was scrambled about 1.40pm on...

31 August 2015

British Film Institute unearths 1911 footage of Ben Nevis Model T Ford stunt

Britain’s official film charity has unearthed footage of the remarkable journey of a vintage car down the UK’s highest mountain.

31 August 2015

Tryfan walker Stephen Longfellow 'fell some distance' to his death

Rescuers have revealed how they found the body of an experienced walker who had fallen on a Snowdonia mountain.

06 September 2015

Walker, 70, knocked unconscious in fall on St Sunday Crag

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after being knocked unconscious when she fell. The 71-year-old from Preston in Lancashire suff...

05 September 2015

Cleveland rescue team needs your vote to win green energy bid

Mountain rescuers are asking outdoor enthusiasts to back them in their bid to provide green energy at their new base.

05 September 2015

Appeal to help find missing Snowdonia walker Stephen Longfellow

Police are appealing for information about a walker who has gone missing in Snowdonia. Stephen Dennis Longfellow was last seen five days ago and hi...

04 September 2015

Safety warning follows rescue of walkers who strayed from Wastwater Screes

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Lake District fell. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Tuesday to a r...

03 September 2015

Rescuers use smartphone system to find walkers lost in dark near Whernside

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in the dark while attempting a Three Peaks challenge. The man and woman, both 36, called for help after...

02 September 2015

Five bank holiday weekend rescues keep Keswick team busy

A Lake District rescue team was kept busy over the bank holiday weekend with five callouts to walkers and mountain bikers.

31 August 2015

Dig out your unwanted clothing for Rohan's September Gift Your Gear offer

It’s time to root out that outdoor gear you’re never going to wear again and put it to good use. Retailer Rohan is again taking in unwanted out...

31 August 2015

Elderly pair rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge on Blencathra

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on a notorious Lake District ridge. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 2.35pm on Sunday...

31 August 2015

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