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Mammut staff mark Matterhorn ascent's 150th anniversary with Peak climb

It's 150 years since the Matterhorn was first climbed, so what better way to mark the date than a climb of the imposing...

14 July 2015

Four walkers rescued after getting lost in mist while coming down Cnicht

A group of walkers was rescued after getting lost coming down a mountain in north Wales. Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 6.15...

13 July 2015

Major weekend search fails to find missing Nevis walker Tom Brown

A major search by rescuers over the weekend has failed to find a walker missing in the Highlands. Tom Brown was last seen 10 days ago in the Glen N...

12 July 2015

Head for heights needed as Iain Miller climbs Donegal sea stack Cnoc na Mara

If you don't have a head for heights, you may want to skip this vertiginous video from climber Iain Miller.

12 July 2015

Volunteers bag 11 loads of rubbish and beer keg in Wasdale clean-up

Wasdale, home to England’s highest mountain and deepest lake, is looking a little more spruce after the efforts of a volunteer clean-up squad.

11 July 2015

Walker airlifted from Sty Head path after becoming unwell

An ill walker was airlifted from a Lake District footpath. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted when the 65-year-old became faint and unwell wh...

11 July 2015

Rescue team appeals for sightings of missing Glen Nevis walker Tom Brown

Rescuers who spend a third day looking for a missing walker in the Highlands have appealed to outdoor enthusiasts to report any sightings of the man.

09 July 2015

Plans revealed for latest section of England Coast Path in Dorset

The Government’s official outdoors body has published plans for the latest stretch of the proposed England Coast Path.

09 July 2015

Rescuers searching for missing walker John Barnes, 92, find body on Black Hill

Rescuers searching for a missing 92-year-old hillwalker have found a body. Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out yesterday afternoon to ...

09 July 2015

Lake District rescuers called out twice to aid walkers on High Street range

Rescuers were called out to walkers in difficulty on the High Street range in the Lake District twice in three hours.

13 July 2015

Duke of Edinburgh's group rescued from Black Mountain after walker falls ill

A group of Duke of Edinburgh’s Award walkers were rescued after one of their team became unwell on the Black Mountain in the Brecon Beacons.

13 July 2015

Four free phone apps that will help you identify moorland wildlife and features

Can you tell your curlew from your dunlin? Can you differentiate between Yorkshire fog and sheep’s fescue? Help is at hand for outdoor fans in a ...

12 July 2015

Mountaineers welcome decision to turn down Beinn Mhòr windfarm plans

Campaigners have welcomed the decision to turn down plans for a windfarm near Glen Affric. Both the Mountaineering Council of Scotland and the John...

11 July 2015

Exhuasted walker airlifted from fell above Ullswater

A young walker suffering from exhaustion was airlifted from a Lake District fell. The walker was reported as drifting in and out of consciousness n...

11 July 2015

Walker airlifted from Hay Stacks after suffering heart attack

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after collapsing with chest pains. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was alerted at 5pm on Thursday...

09 July 2015

Two Duke of Edinburgh's groups helped from Kinder Scout in eight-hour rescue

More than 60 rescuers and a Coastguard helicopter were involved in an eight-hour operation to help two Duke of Edinburgh’s Award groups in difficulty on the Peak District’s highest hill.

09 July 2015

Western Beacons rescuers invite public to see them practise at Rhossili

A mountain rescue team is inviting members of the public to join it at a south Wales beauty spot. Western Beacons Mountain Search and Rescue Team m...

09 July 2015

Ogwen Valley rescuers seek walkers for eighth Oggie 8 challenge

A mountain rescue team is on the lookout for hillwalkers and runners to help it celebrate its 50th anniversary.

09 July 2015

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