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Eiger record-holding climber Ueli Steck will deliver London talk this week

The man who climbed the North Face of the Eiger in a record-breaking time will speak to an audience in London this week.

18 January 2016

Spine Race finisher Javed Bhatti heads south to attempt double Pennine Way run

So what do you do when you’ve just completed the country’s most brutal race up the snowy spine of England.

17 January 2016

Three children among family rescued from snowbound 4x4 on Lakeland track

Three children were among a family rescued after getting stuck in the snow on a remote Lake District track.

17 January 2016

Injured Peak District woman's surprise as crowd of rescuers turns up to help

An injured woman was surprised to find almost 30 rescuers coming to her aid after she slipped on an icy Peak District path.

16 January 2016

Kayakers urged to take care as search continues for missing paddler Jason Chung Yai-Ho

Police are appealing to paddlers to be prepared before they take to the water. The plea from Police Scotland came after a major search for a missin...

15 January 2016

Government approves 70-mile section of England Coast Path along North Sea shore

The longest stretch of England’s coastal path so far proposed was given approval by the Government today.

15 January 2016

Climbers plucked from avalanche-prone Snowdonia crag after night on mountain

Two climbers were plucked from an avalanche-prone Snowdonia gully after spending the night in sub-zero temperatures on the mountain.

14 January 2016

Eoin Keith claims victory in The Spine Race and smashes record by 15 hours

Ultrarunner Eoin Keith has clinched victory in the event dubbed Britain’s most brutal race. The Cork-based runner smashed the record for The Mont...

13 January 2016

Jobs will go as National Trust for Scotland announces major restructure

Scotland’s largest conservation charity has announced plans for a major reorganisation, decentralising decision making and its simplifying management structure.

12 January 2016

Simon Davidson and Joe Smith named as climbers who died in Glen Coe fall

Police have named the two climbers who died in a fall from a Glen Coe mountain, one of whom was a member of the local mountain rescue team.

18 January 2016

Two climbers die in fall on Stob Coire nam Beith in Glen Coe

Two climbers have died on a Glen Coe mountain. Their bodies were found by two other climbers on Saturday on Stob Coire nam Beith. Glencoe Mounta...

17 January 2016

Rescuers battle shoulder-high snowdrifts to reach injured Helvellyn snowboarder

Rescuers had to battle through shoulder-deep snow to reach a man who suffered serious spinal injuries while snowboarding on the slopes of England’s third-highest mountain.

17 January 2016

Spine Race runners help hypothermic walker to safety on Border Ridge

A walker suffering from hypothermia in sub-zero temperatures was helped to safety by competitors in a gruelling long-distance race.

16 January 2016

Esk Hause camper rescued after getting stuck in waist-deep snow

A man was rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck in waist-deep snow. The 24-year-old got into difficulties after one of his tent pol...

15 January 2016

'Lump in the throat' as public greets Royal Navy rescue crews' fly-past

Aircrews from the Royal Navy’s search and rescue helicopters made an emotional final tour of Scottish communities today.

14 January 2016

Fund in memory of John Ellison will benefit hillwalkers and climbers with cancer

Mountaineers have set up an award to provide funds in memory of the founder of Climbers Against Cancer.

13 January 2016

Check weather, say rescuers, after Snowdon pair get stuck in snow

Rescuers urged walkers to check weather reports before heading for the mountains after two people got stuck in snow on Wales’s highest mountain.

12 January 2016

Calder Valley rescuers boost flood-gear funds with Spine Challenge effort

A rescue team’s funds were boosted by more than £1,000 by the efforts of four of its members who tackled a gruelling Pennine challenge.

12 January 2016

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