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Bodies of man and woman found on Ben Nevis

The bodies of a man and woman have been found on Ben Nevis. Police said formal identification is taking place and the families of missing climbers ...

23 March 2016

Walker interviewed by police after Helvellyn rescue

Rescuers said a walker was interviewed by police after being stretchered from a Lake District fell. Two teams were alerted after reports of an inju...

23 March 2016

Criminals target Great North Air Ambulance charity in burglary

Thieves have hit a charity whose helicopters regularly rescue stricken outdoor enthusiasts. Burglars broke into the headquarters of the Great North...

22 March 2016

BBC man searches for heroes who rescued him during Cumbria Storm Desmond floods

A BBC presenter is hunting for heroes who came to his aid during floods in Cumbria. Mike Zeller is trying to contact a swiftwater team who rescued ...

21 March 2016

Missing walker Tom Brown's sister pleads with hill-goers to leave route details

The sister of a walker missing in the Highlands for more than eight months pleaded with hillgoers not to be irresponsible.

21 March 2016

Spirit of Kinder gathering will mark Mass Trespass anniversary

The British Mountaineering Council’s hillwalking advocate will be among those gathering to mark the anniversary of a historic event in the battle for access to England’s uplands.

20 March 2016

Man airlifted after suffering head injuries in fall at Cow and Calf, Ilkley

A man was airlifted from a West Yorkshire beauty spot after falling and injuring himself. The 52-year-old was scrambling on rocks at the Cow and Ca...

20 March 2016

Critically injured man airlifted to hospital after 650ft Helvellyn fall

A severely injured man was airlifted from England’s third-highest mountain after falling 650ft. The 32-year-old, from the South of England, fell ...

19 March 2016

Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden gain Piolets d'Or awards for Gave Ding climb

Two British climbers have taken a prize at the ‘mountaineering Oscars’ for an unprecedented third time.

18 March 2016

Children at heart of Government plans to boost England's national parks

The Westminster Government has announced plans to boost the number of children visiting England’s national parks.

23 March 2016

'Senseless' vandalism of Snowdon digger will delay path repairs

A ‘senseless’ attack on a national park’s digger will cost thousands of pounds and delay repairs to one of its most popular paths.

22 March 2016

Ingleborough Mend our Mountains scheme on track with early crowdfunding pledges

An appeal to raise cash to repair a heavily used path on the Yorkshire Three Peaks route is more than a fifth of the way to its target after only eight days.

21 March 2016

Police appeal for walkers' help after Snowdon digger vandalised on Llanberis Path

Police are appealing to walkers for help in tracking down vandals on Wales’s highest mountain. An excavator belonging to Snowdonia National Park ...

21 March 2016

Rescue team seeks information on ice-axe found on Ben Nevis

Have you lost a piece of climbing gear on Britain’s highest mountain? Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team said a technical ice-axe was found on the Nor...

20 March 2016

Climber rescued after breaking ankle in Malham Cove fall

A climber was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales crag after falling 10ft and breaking his ankle. The 19-year-old was tackling a route on Malham Cove on...

20 March 2016

Body of missing walker Herpreet Bilkhu found on Ben More

Rescuers have found the body of a missing hillwalker on a southern Highlands munro. Edinburgh man Herpreet Bilkhu was reported missing after going ...

20 March 2016

Operation Moffat adventure film shortlisted for Women's Sport Trust award

A film about a journey following in the footsteps of Britain’s pioneering first woman mountain guide has been shortlisted for an award.

19 March 2016

Cairngorms search for missing walker Jim Robertson will resume at weekend

Searches for a walker missing in the Cairngorms for more than two weeks will resume this weekend. Mountain rescue teams will be based in the area o...

18 March 2016

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