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Walker Lynda Teall thanks rescuers and air ambulance crew after Lakeland fall

A walker who was airlifted to hospital after badly breaking her ankle on a Lake District fell has thanked her rescuers.

25 January 2015

Camping pods may figure in £60,000 upgrade to North Lees site near Stanage

National park bosses have voted to improve a popular campsite used by climbers and walkers. The North Lees site will have a £60,000 upgrade to bri...

24 January 2015

Experts warn Snowdon walkers: be prepared for winter conditions

Mountaineering experts are urging anyone heading for Wales’s highest mountain to be prepared. Snowdon was whipped by 100mph winds recently and al...

23 January 2015

Injured climber airlifted after fall on Helvellyn winter route

A climber was injured in a fall close to where a walker fell to his death at the weekend. The mountaineer was tackling a winter route on Browncove ...

22 January 2015

Highlands walker found safe and well after Glenelg search

A walker was found safe and well after a major search in the Highlands involving mountain rescuers, a lifeboat crew, police dogs and a Coastguard helicopter.

21 January 2015

Langdale and Rydal shots come out tops in Wainwright Society photo contest

A shot of Langdale cloaked in low-level mist has won a competition run by aficionados of Alfred Wainwright.

21 January 2015

David Barrow named as man who fell to his death on Helvellyn

The walker who fell to his death on Helvellyn on Saturday has been named. David Barrow, 63, of Widnes, Cheshire, fell 300m (1,000ft) after going to...

20 January 2015

Derby mountain rescuers called to aid injured bellringer in church tower

Mountain rescuers were called out to a Derbyshire village after an appeal for help for a woman who had suffered arm and hip injuries.

19 January 2015

Collapsed walker rescued from Crummock Water shore path

A walker was rescued after collapsing in the Lake District. The woman from Lamplugh, Cumbria, was walking round the Crummock Water shore today when...

18 January 2015

A thrilled Terry Abraham sets sights on Blencathra after Scafell Pike BBC broadcast

Film-maker Terry Abraham has revealed he will turn his attention to another Lakeland fell for a documentary project.

25 January 2015

Two winter climbers injured in separate falls on Helvellyn range

Two winter climbers were injured in separate incidents on the Helvellyn range. Rescuers were called out first to aid a 21-year-old student from Lan...

24 January 2015

Beautiful but dangerous: mountain expert warns of cornice hazard to walkers

A mountain expert has warned hillgoers of the danger of a hidden danger to walkers and climbers. Heather Morning of the Mountaineering Council of S...

23 January 2015

Minister announces plans to make Ordnance Survey a government-owned company

A minister has announced plans to turn Britain’s national mapping agency into a government-owned company.

22 January 2015

Path repairs aid Swaledale walkers on Wainwright's Coast to Coast route

Staff and volunteers in the Yorkshire Dales national park have made the going easier for walkers on a long-distance trail.

21 January 2015

Holme Valley rescue team completes purchase of fire station base

A mountain rescue team has achieved its aim of buying its own headquarters for the first time in its history.

20 January 2015

Ben Nevis climbers winched from Tower Ridge after night stuck on mountain

Two climbers were winched unscathed from the UK’s highest mountain after spending a night stuck on a ridge.

19 January 2015

Lake District rescuers join training exercise with privatised helicopters

Volunteer mountain rescuers from the Lake District had their first look at the new privatised search and rescue helicopters that will support them from spring.

19 January 2015

Helvellyn walker dies of injuries after 1,000ft fall

A walker has died after falling from England’s third-highest mountain. A rescue team spokesperson said the injured man died of his injuries overn...

18 January 2015

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