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Rescuers say precarious Lord's Rake boulder on Scafell has now split

A mountain rescue team has reported a large, precariously perched boulder on England’s second highest mountain has split is now in pieces.

02 August 2016

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after injuring ankle on Hay Stacks

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after slipping and injuring herself. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly after...

01 August 2016

BMC boss pleads with critics of new Climb Britain name: 'give it time'

The boss of the representative body for mountaineers in England and Wales has responded to the storm of criticism of the decision to change its name.

31 July 2016

Two rescue teams and two helicopters go to aid of climber after fall on Malham Cove

Two rescue teams and two helicopters went to the aid of a climber who fell more than 30ft on a crag in the Yorkshire Dales.

31 July 2016

Helvellyn camper with sickle cell anaemia stretchered from fell after falling ill

A teenager was rescued after falling ill while camping on the Lake District fells. The girl, who has sickle cell anaemia, was camping in Keppel Cov...

29 July 2016

Walker airlifted from Coniston fell after injuring ankle in fall

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring herself on a Lake District Mountain. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 2.20pm on...

28 July 2016

Missing Lakeland walker found at Black Sail hostel after night search

A missing walker was found by rescuers at a remote youth hostel as midnight approached. Members of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team were called out...

27 July 2016

Cyclist airlifted to hospital after being knocked unconscious on Great Dun Fell

A cyclist was airlifted to hospital after being knocked out when he fell from his bike on a Cumbria hill.

25 July 2016

Lomond national park bosses launch anti-litter Respect Your Park campaign

Scotland’s first national park has launched a campaign to clamp down on littering and to educate visitors to care for the area.

25 July 2016

Blencathra walker rescued after breaking ankle in Scales Fell slip

A walker was rescued after breaking his ankle on a Lake District mountain. The 26-year-old slipped while descending Scales Fell on Blencathra on Mo...

01 August 2016

Scores watch new dawn as Lake District and Yorkshire Dales extended

Scores of people saw dawn break over a national park landscape to mark the first day of the extended Lake District.

01 August 2016

Mountaineers give £5,000 after John Muir Trust loses Stronelairg windfarm appeal

Scotland’s mountaineering body has pledged financial support to a charity after it lost a potentially expensive legal battle over a proposed windfarm in the Highlands.

31 July 2016

Two rescue teams called out as three injured teens airlifted from Kinder Scout

Three young walkers were airlifted from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting into difficulties.

30 July 2016

Disabled teen Natasha Lambert summits Cairn Gorm in Sea and Summit challenge

A young disabled woman completed the ascent of the UK’s sixth highest mountain to raise awareness of her charity.

28 July 2016

Man and dog rescued after getting stuck on Barf's awkward step

A man and his dog were rescued after getting stuck on an ‘intimidating’ route on a Lake District fell.

28 July 2016

Lakeland walker airlifted from High Stile after suffering head injuries in fall

A walker was airlifted to hospital after she injured herself when she fell on a Lake District mountain.

26 July 2016

BMC and MCofS rebrand themselves as Climb Britain and Mountaineering Scotland

Two bodies that represent climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers throughout Britain have announced changes to their names.

25 July 2016

Rescuers called to help Yorkshire Three Peaks walker find second person in trouble

Rescuers who went to help an exhausted challenge walker discovered another walker in difficulties nearby.

24 July 2016

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