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Walker injured in fall on Old Man of Coniston

A walker was rescued after falling and injuring himself on a Lake District fell. The 78-year-old man from Buckinghamshire suffered head injuries wh...

24 June 2014

Man suffers multiple injuries in 200ft fall from Grasmoor scramble route

A man suffered multiple injuries in a 200ft fall while scrambling in the Lake District. The 23-year-old local man fell from Grasmoor today while ta...

22 June 2014

Newfoundland dog dies of heat exhaustion on Lake District fell

Mountain rescuers were called out to recover the body of a large dog that collapsed and died on a Lake District fell.

23 June 2014

Walker airlifted from Scale Force after breaking ankle

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after breaking her ankle in a fall. The 72-year-old from Cockermouth was walking near Scale Force ab...

22 June 2014

Two injured Lake District climbers rescued after separate falls

Two climbers were airlifted to hospital after suffering injuries in separate falls in the Lake District.

20 June 2014

Injured man airlifted from Carnedd Llewelyn after night on mountain

A man was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after spending the night on the hill. The 77-year-old man was found by a passing walker at lunchtime on...

19 June 2014

Climber injured in fall from Shepherds Crag in Borrowdale

A climber was injured after falling from a route in the Lake District. The woman was attempting the climb on the North Buttress on Shepherds Crag i...

19 June 2014

Rescuers’ warning as runner collapses on Brecon Beacons SAS death route

Mountain rescuers warned hillgoers to make sure they have plenty of liquid with them after a fellrunner collapsed in the Brecon Beacons.

18 June 2014

Dales walker rescued after being hit by falling rock at Gordale Scar

A walker had to be rescued after she was hit by a falling rock on a path in the Yorkshire Dales. The 53-year-old woman suffered head injuries in th...

17 June 2014

Cautious welcome as one fifth of Scotland declared 'wild land'

Ramblers, mountaineers and conservationists welcomed the Scottish Government’s new policy that designates almost a fifth of the nation as wild land.

23 June 2014

Three lost walkers rescued from Lakeland fells in night operation

Three badly prepared walkers had to be rescued after getting lost in the dark on the fells above Coniston.

23 June 2014

Sticks Pass mountain biker airlifted after injuring himself in crash

An injured mountain biker was airlifted from a Lake District mountainside after falling from his machine.

22 June 2014

Steve Birkinshaw smashes Joss Naylor's Wainwrights record by 12 hours

Long-distance specialist Steve Birkinshaw has smashed the record for a round of the Lake District’s 214 Wainwright fells.

20 June 2014

Runner Steve Birkinshaw on track to beat Wainwrights record tonight

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw is on schedule to break the record late today for the fastest round of all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District.

20 June 2014

Trust bosses' plea after Mar Lodge fire probe points to campers' barbecue

A wildfire that engulfed part of a National Trust for Scotland estate in the Cairngorms was probably started by careless use of a barbecue.

19 June 2014

Rescuers in five-hour operation to free walkers trapped by rhododendrons

A pair of walkers had to be rescued from an Irish hillside after being trapped by dense rhododendrons.

18 June 2014

Rescuers challenge walkers to tackle new Wharfedale Three Peaks route

A Yorkshire Dales rescue team is offering walkers the chance to sample an alternative Three Peaks Challenge.

17 June 2014

Steve Birkinshaw passes halfway mark in his Wainwrights record bid

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw has passed the halfway point in his bid to break the record for summiting the Lake District’s Wainwright peaks.

17 June 2014

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