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Experienced climber Martin Harris broke neck in Striding Edge fall, inquest told

An experienced mountaineer stumbled on a notorious Lake District peak and plunged 300 feet to his death, an inquest was told.

05 October 2015

Chesterfield police seek owner of rucksack and outdoor gear found in field

Police are appealing for the owner of a rucksack and outdoor gear that were found in a field to come forward.

04 October 2015

Mountaineer Kenton Cool abandons Himalayan climb to return to dying father

One of Britain’s top mountaineers has revealed how he had to abandon a Himalayan expedition when his father fell gravely ill.

04 October 2015

Walker airlifted after injuring leg on Tryfan descent

A walker was rescued from the slopes of a Snowdonia mountain after injuring her leg. The 60-year-old was forced to abandon her attempts to walk to ...

04 October 2015

Three teams in rescue of injured South Pennines walker

Three rescue teams were called out to aid an injured walker in the South Pennines. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was asked to help Oldham Mo...

03 October 2015

BASE jumper caught in tree among three callouts for Keswick team

A BASE jumper snagged in a tree, an injured landscape photographer and a walker with heart problems kept a Lakeland rescue team busy with three callouts in one day.

02 October 2015

Family of missing Glen Coe walker Robin Garton appeal for sightings

The family of a hillwalker who has been missing in the Highlands for a week pleaded with anyone with sightings of him to come forward.

02 October 2015

Northumberland national park gives go-ahead for £14.8m The Sill centre

Plans for a multi-million pound visitor centre in a national park have been given the green light. The £14.8m development in Northumberland will b...

01 October 2015

Residents and businesses to have say on Snowdon's future

Residents and businesses around Wales’s highest mountain are to be asked their views on how to manage the peak.

30 September 2015

Police appeal after seriously injured cyclist found on Buttertubs Pass

Police are appealing for information after a seriously injured cyclist was found on a Yorkshire Dales pass.

05 October 2015

Borrowdale walker dies despite passers-by resuscitation attempts

A walker has died on a Lake District fell despite efforts by passers-by to save him. The man was found at the top of Grains Gill near Glaramara on ...

04 October 2015

Lost Dales cavers rescued from Easegill system in five-hour operation

Four cavers were brought to safety from an underground system after they were reported overdue. The three men and a woman were attempting a through...

04 October 2015

Lakeland walker with head injury airlifted from Pillar

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after he suffered a head injury. The Caernarfon Coastguard helicopter flew to the scene at Wind Gap ...

03 October 2015

Hill sleuths among 40 eccentrics celebrated as Dull Men of Great Britain

The trio of hill sleuths responsible for promoting and demoting several peaks from baggers’ records have joined a list of their own: dull men.

02 October 2015

Outdoor fans will need map and compass during Highland GPS jamming

Outdoor enthusiasts in the North-West of Scotland are being warned they will not be able to rely on GPS devices for two weeks this month.

02 October 2015

Kenton Cool joins line-up as Buxton Adventure Festival goes monthly

An outdoors festival that previously took place over a weekend will now be extended to run monthly. Record-breaking Everest summiteer Kenton Cool i...

02 October 2015

Afan Goed mountain biker rescued after breaking leg in crash

A mountain biker was rescued after crashing his bike and injuring his leg. Western Beacons Mountain Search and Rescue Team was called out on Wednes...

01 October 2015

Rescuers called out to help pair reported to be stuck on Striding Edge

Rescuers were called out to help two walkers who were reported to be stuck on a Lake District ridge. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by...

30 September 2015

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