Walker, 80, airlifted from Tryfan after fall from scrambling route

A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering cuts to the head in a fall. The 80-year-old was scrambling near the summit of Tryfan ...

20 April 2016

Snowdonia bosses consult experts over spelling change for Cadair Idris

National park bosses are in a quandary over what to call one the area’s best known mountains. Snowdonia National Park Authority is to seek advice...

19 April 2016

Climbers urged to check suspect Black Diamond gear after recall notice

A major gear manufacturer is warning climbers to stop using some of it models. Black Diamond has issued a voluntary recall on certain ascenders, vi...

19 April 2016

Happy birthday to the trig pillar, 80 years old today

A familiar friend to hillgoers is celebrating an 80th birthday today. Ordnance Survey’s first triangulation pillar went into use on 18 April 1936...

18 April 2016

Lakeland walker rescued after suffering heart problems on Buttermere path

Rescuers went to the aid of a walker who was suspected of having heart difficulties while on a Lake District route.

17 April 2016

Police flag down rescuers' vehicle to hand over lost Ingleborough walkers

Rescuers were flagged down by police after finding a pair of walkers from one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

14 April 2016

Week-long celebrations will mark John Muir Way's second anniversary

Walkers are being invited to pull on their boots to mark the second anniversary of a long-distance trail.

12 April 2016

Friends of Lake District Black Combe walk will highlight planned pylon route

A conservation charity will lead a walk over a Lake District fell to highlight its opposition to a planned major power line.

12 April 2016

Two Duke of Edinburgh's Award groups rescued after getting lost on Bleaklow

Two groups of young walkers from the same school were rescued after getting lost in wintry weather on the Peak District’s second-highest hill.

12 April 2016

Emma Flaherty elected mountaineers' vice-president as women volunteers sought

A climber and PE trainer has been elected a vice-president of the British Mountaineering Council. Emma Flaherty joins Rupert Davies and Nick Kurth ...

20 April 2016

Mountaineers fear new National Trust charges will hit outdoor leader training

Mountaineers fear the introduction of fees for commercial use of land owned by one of the country’s biggest conservation charities could hit outdoor training.

19 April 2016

New Stanedge Pole put in place to mark Peak District anniversary

A Peak District landmark has been replaced in a ceremony marking the national park’s 65th anniversary.

18 April 2016

Mountaineer Sir Hugh Munro in running for top Great Scot place

A mountaineering pioneer is in the running to top a poll of most important Scots. Sir Hugh Munro is up against big names such as Robert Burns and F...

17 April 2016

Duke of Edinburgh's Award youth airlifted from Greenup Edge after injury

A teenager was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring himself. The 17-year-old youth was taking part in a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award e...

16 April 2016

Borrowdale walker suffers serious injuries in fall from Nitting Haws crag

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after fall from a crag. The 23-year-old woman was walking with a family group on Nitting Haws in Bor...

13 April 2016

Kenneth Hands named as Snowdon walker who died in fall from Crib Goch

A man who died after falling from a ridge in Snowdonia has been named. Kenneth Steven Hands, of Oldbury in the West Midlands, came off Crib Goch on...

12 April 2016

Lakeland walker stretchered from fell after breaking ankle in Dovedale slip

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after breaking his ankle. The 62-year-old was walking with his wife when he slipped in Dovedale ...

12 April 2016

Rescuers free girl from Runscar Cave after she became jammed underground

A young caver had to be rescued after getting stuck in a Yorkshire Dales system. The 12-year-old girl became physically stuck while trying to get o...

11 April 2016


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