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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

Pair winched from Glyder Fach after getting stuck on Bristly Ridge

Rescuers have released footage of a dramatic rescue of two men who got stuck on a Snowdonia mountain in wintry conditions.

11 January 2016

Yorkshire Dales extension moves a step closer as no objections received

The extension of an English national park has come a step closer with the announcement that there have been no objections to the proposal.

11 January 2016

Tom Hollins wins the Montane Spine Challenger after battling overnight snow

Ultrarunner Tom Hollins has won a gruelling race along the Pennine Way after contending with heavy rain, freezing temperatures and overnight snow.

10 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

Lost Ben Lomond pair were 'not equipped' for winter munro walking

Two walkers who got lost in the dark on Scotland’s southernmost munro in winter conditions were fortunate to escape without injury, rescuers said.

11 January 2016

Royal Navy helicopter heroes plan final fly-past over mountain rescue scenes

Royal Navy search and rescue helicopter crew members will make a final fly-past of some of the scenes of their most daring operations this week.

11 January 2016

Two callouts for rescuers to injured and lost Bleaklow walkers

Three teams took part in the rescue of injured and lost walkers on the Peak District’s second highest hill in two separate incidents.

10 January 2016

Runners in The Spine Race face a night in driving rain on Yorkshire moors

The event dubbed Britain’s most brutal race is underway, with competitors currently having to cope with driving rain as they negotiate the Yorkshire moors in the dark.

09 January 2016

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