Rescuers warn of Microspikes limits after Snowdon walkers share pair

Mountain rescuers warned hillgoers of the limitations of traction spikes in full winter conditions after they had to rescue a man sharing a pair with his friend.

08 February 2015

Footpath works open up extra section of Dales Way to wheelchair users

A section of a long-distance trail through the Yorkshire Dales has been opened up to wheelchair users and families with young children.

06 February 2015

Royal Navy's HMS Gannet rescue helicopters notch up busiest ever January

Crews at the Royal Navy’s search and rescue helicopter base in Scotland had their busiest January on record.

06 February 2015

North York Moors walker rescued after collapsing in Guisborough Woods

A walker was rescued after collapsing while walking in the North York Moors. Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.30am today when...

05 February 2015

March opening planned for new Portree youth hostel on Isle of Skye

A new youth hostel will open on a Hebridean island next month. The former Bayfield Backpackers building on the Isle of Skye, and the adjacent Bayvi...

04 February 2015

Max Norman named as climber who died in Liathach avalanche

Police have named the climber who died after being caught in an avalanche on Liathach at the weekend.

03 February 2015

Injured Rift Pot caver rescued from slopes of Ingleborough after fall

A caver was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales pothole after injuring himself when he fell 16ft underground.

02 February 2015

Ben Carter takes over as leader of Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team

A rescue team covering the South Pennines has a new leader. Ben Carter has taken the reins of the Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team, based in My...

01 February 2015

Climber dies after pair avalanched in Liathach corrie

A climber has died after being avalanched on a mountain in Torridon in the north-west Highlands. The man was with another, winter climbing on Liath...

01 February 2015

Woodland areas among Lake District authority's £½m asset sell-off

More land has been put on the market, as part of a wholesale sell-off of land by the Lake District National Park Authority.

07 February 2015

Lake District authority puts Langdale beauty spot Stickle Tarn up for sale

A prime piece of Lake District real estate has been put up for sale by the national park’s authority.

06 February 2015

Moray charity seeks outdoor fans' support to preserve Sea King rescue helicopter

A community group is seeking the help of outdoor enthusiasts to preserve a historic helicopter that has carried out numerous rescues on Scotland’s mountains.

06 February 2015

Climber Alan Hinkes will recount mountain tales at Telegraph Outdoor Show

Record-breaking mountaineer Alan Hinkes will appear at a London outdoors show this month. The Yorkshire-based climber, the only Briton to have summ...

05 February 2015

Disabled athlete Karen Darke heads Edinburgh festival bill this weekend

Disabled athlete Karen Darke will be one of the star speakers at this week’s Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival, which features many tales of triumph over adversity.

03 February 2015

PrimaLoft coat swap will help homeless people keep warm

Outdoor retailers visiting a giant European trade show are being offered the chance to swap their jackets for a brand new one, and help homeless people.

03 February 2015

Cave rescuers called to check suspected North Yorkshire mineshaft

[caption id="attachment_39125" align="alignleft" width="450" caption="Cave Rescue Organisation members were called out to investigate"][/caption]Rescuers were called to look into a hole that appeared on the Yorkshire-Lancashire boundary.

01 February 2015

Schoolgirl caver airlfted after hip locks in Long Churn Cave

A schoolgirl was airlifted to hospital after suffering a painful locked hip joint while on a caving trip in the Yorkshire Dales.

01 February 2015

Motorsport legend John Surtees's donation aids air ambulance blood project

A former motor-racing champion has come to the aid of a scheme that could save the lives of injured climbers and walkers.

31 January 2015


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