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Road floods cause problems for rescuers heading for injured Ribbehead caver

Flash flooding in the area round the Yorkshire Three Peaks caused problems for rescuers trying to reach an injured caver.

30 July 2015

Work begins to restore popular footpath on Assynt mountain Quinag

Work has begun on repairing a footpath on a popular Highlands mountain. Local workers will restore the route on Quinag in Assynt, where walkers’ ...

30 July 2015

Original Mountain Marathon heads to Tweedsmuir Hills for this year's event

Organisers of the Original Mountain Marathon have revealed the venue for this year’s event. The two-day test of runners’ stamina, endurance and...

29 July 2015

Scafell Pike litter blitz will take place after mountain of rubbish found

A television crew will film an upcoming effort to clear England’s highest mountain of rubbish, as part of a series on countrywide littering.

27 July 2015

Tryfan climbers rescued after man spends five hours on summit waiting for pair

A climber called out mountain rescue after waiting five hours on a Snowdonia summit when his two companions got lost on a route.

26 July 2015

Gift Your Gear scheme gains gold award from OutDoor show judges

A scheme that collects unwanted outdoor gear for re-use by deserving groups has gained recognition at a major trade show.

26 July 2015

Woman with broken ankle rescued after falling in water at Brontë beauty spot

A woman was rescued after breaking her ankle when she fell into water at a West Yorkshire beauty spot.

25 July 2015

Harris Mountain Festival includes eagle-spotting Segway trek

Visitors to a mountain festival on a Hebridean island will be able to take part in a Segway trek in search of eagles.

25 July 2015

Ramblers urge Scots to Get Outdoors to mark 50th anniversary

A campaigning walking charity is hoping Scots will Get Outdoors to help the group celebrate its 50th birthday.

24 July 2015

Outdoor fans asked to be on lookout for missing Glasgow man Jackson Reid

Police are appealing to outdoor enthusiasts to be on the lookout for a man who has been missing for more than a month.

30 July 2015

Inexperienced walkers rescued after getting stuck in Borrowdale gully

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck in a steep Lake District gully. The pair called for help after they found they could neither go up nor...

29 July 2015

Duke of Edinburgh's group praised after Beacons rescue in appalling weather

A group of teenagers did the right thing after getting lost in appalling weather conditions on a south Wales hill, rescuers said.

27 July 2015

'We nailed it!' Leo Houlding and team succeed in climbing the Mirror Wall

Climber Leo Houlding and his team are celebrating their ascent of the remote Arctic Mirror Wall in Greenland.

27 July 2015

Wasdale rescue team leader finds hill full of rubbish after 'flashing lights' alert

A mountain rescue team discovered rubbish scattered on a hillside at the scene of a makeshift camp after it was alerted to flashing lights on the fell.

26 July 2015

Rescuers called to aid 'smelly' casualty trapped on Dales hillside

A team of rescuers was called to deal with a trapped casualty, described as ‘smelly’. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association was alerted on S...

26 July 2015

Ex-Deputy PM Nick Clegg chips in to support Stanage scheme

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has lent his support to a national park scheme to help fund a popular rock-climbing venue.

25 July 2015

Budget cuts force Snowdonia to close three information centres over winter

Snowdonia national park will keep only one of its information centres open all year round, following funding cuts of almost 14 per cent.

24 July 2015

YHA offers budget hostelling deals to tempt families during school holidays

A hostelling charity is offering budget breaks for families during the summer holiday. YHA has 38 venues in areas ranging from Snowdonia, the Lake ...

24 July 2015

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