A Royal Navy rescue helicopter has ‘christened’ a new landing pad at a Scottish hospital. The helipad is perched 14 storeys above ground at Sou...
A walker was airlifted to hospital after breaking his ankle on the Lake District fells. The man, who was walking alone on Greenup Edge above Far Ea...
Two walkers who got lost overnight on England’s highest mountain were found after a major search involving five mountain rescue teams.
Outdoor campaigners have made a direct appeal to Scotland’s First Minister to throw out plans for a controversial windfarm.
Members of a Snowdonia mountain rescue team shared a formal dinner with RAF colleagues – on top of a 3,000ft peak.
Climbers and conservationists have agreed to work together to safeguard Scotland’s birds of prey from accidental disturbance.
A mountain rescue team has warned lives may be put at risk following the theft of vital gear from one of its doctors.
A new exhibition in the Lake District tells the story of the first ascent of a Himalayan peak 60 years ago.
Britain’s oldest national conservation group has welcomed planners’ rejection for the second time of proposals for a ‘welcome hub’ in the Lake District.
A mountain rescuer has climbed the height of Everest to raise funds for his team. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team member Lee Harris completed 14 clim...
A British climbing legend has praised organisers of fundraising events at a Lake District festival, which boosted an appeal for Nepal earthquake victims by almost £15,000.
An expert climber has been appointed to ensure Scotland’s students stay safe on the winter mountains.
Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered the chance to clean up the countryside in a national park and enjoy a range of activities.
Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in deteriorating weather while on a walk up England’s highest mountain.
A cyclist was seriously injured when he fell down a ravine in the Lake District. The 38-year-old suffered head, chest and back injuries in the inci...
Two of Britain’s climbing elder statesmen will lead a new expedition to climb the height of Everest to help victims of the Nepal earthquakes.
A 26ft-high wooden pyramid designed by a team of young architects has been unveiled on the banks of Loch Lomond.
Over-reliance on electronic gadgets could put hillwalkers’ lives at risk, experts warned. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland said technology ...