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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet north Wales mountain rescuers

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met mountain rescuers during a visit to north Wales. And the princess tackled a climbing wall while dressed in a ...

20 November 2015

Unseen photos of Shackleton's Antarctic survival story mark centenary

An exhibition opens on Saturday to mark the centenary of one of the best known extreme survival stories.

20 November 2015

Warning to walkers as work begins on Ben Nevis mountain path

Outdoor enthusiasts tackling Britain’s highest mountain are being warned that construction work has begun on the most popular route up the hill.

19 November 2015

Climber, 13, rescued after injuring leg on Northumberland crag

A schoolboy was rescued after injuring himself while climbing on a Northumberland crag. The 13-year-old was with an organised school group on the c...

18 November 2015

Royal Navy Sea King crew honoured for heroic rescue of Ben Nevis pair

The crew of a Royal Navy Sea King helicopter has been honoured for its heroic rescue of two climbers in blizzard conditions on Britain’s highest mountain.

18 November 2015

Fire service donation boosts Dartmoor rescuers' fleet

A fleet of rescue vehicles has been expanded thanks to a donation from firefighters. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service formally handed ove...

17 November 2015

Penrith team rescues shepherd stuck on crag above Haweswater

Mountain rescuers went to the aid of a Lake District shepherd who got stuck on steep ground after he slipped.

16 November 2015

Climbers discover body of fallen walker on Tryfan

A man has died after falling 100ft on a Snowdonia mountain. Two climbers discovered the body of the walker, who it is believed may have lain on Try...

15 November 2015

Mountain rescue head responds after 'incredible' Ben Nevis operation

The head Scotland’s mountain rescue organisation has responded to comments made by a team following a dangerous mission on the UK’s highest mountain.

14 November 2015

RSPB slams 'Victorian attitudes' after discovery of poisoned red kite

An investigator has criticised ‘Victorian attitudes’ to wildlife after it was revealed a red kite was poisoned.

20 November 2015

Remarkable footage released as Ueli Steck regains Eiger climb record

Swiss speed climber Ueli Steck has regained his record for the fastest climb of the Eiger’s North Face.

19 November 2015

Cotswold and Snow & Rock join cycle and running stores in new company

Four major retailers have formed a single company following a string of acquisitions earlier this year.

19 November 2015

Team helps in rescue operation of stricken Coastguard helicopter

A rescue team helped in the recovery of a helicopter that had to make an unplanned landing after getting into difficulties on the slopes of a Yorkshire Dales fell.

18 November 2015

Campaigners angry at 'unfair' common land swap for Circuit of Wales

Campaigners have expressed their anger at a land swap allowing a motor-racing circuit to be built on the edge of a national park.

17 November 2015

Trust welcomes Holyrood refusal of Glencassley and Sallachy windfarms

Campaigners have welcomed the Scottish Government’s refusal of plans for two Highland windfarms. The Glencassley and Sallachy developments in Sut...

17 November 2015

Team stops Coastguard helicopter rolling over in Ingleborough rescue

A rescue team had to use its skills to help stop a search and rescue helicopter and its crew rolling over after it developed a fault.

16 November 2015

Mountaineers' quest for award designers begins

The body that represents hillwalkers, climbers and mountaineers in Scotland has begun a quest for artists to design two new awards.

15 November 2015

Body found in search for missing North York Moors walker Stephen Gibson

Rescuers searching for a missing walker on the North York Moors have found a body. Stephen Gibson had not been seen since Wednesday when he became ...

14 November 2015

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