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Navy Sea King forced to land during rescue of Ben Nevis climbers

A search and rescue helicopter had to make an unscheduled landing while taking part in an operation to help missing climbers on the UK’s highest mountain.

11 January 2015

Three cavers rescued after getting stranded in Gaping Gill system

Three cavers were rescued from a Yorkshire Dales system after getting stranded underground. The men were reported overdue after going into the Gapi...

11 January 2015

Terry Abraham's Scafell Pike film set for BBC screening

A film chronicling a year in the life of England’s highest mountain will be shown on national television.

09 January 2015

Runners prepare to tackle The Spine, the country's 'most brutal race'

Almost 100 hardy runners are gearing up for what has been described as Britain’s most brutal race. The Spine starts this Saturday and involves a ...

08 January 2015

Warnings issued as Scottish mountains set to be hit by 100mph winds

Winds reaching speeds of 100mph are expected on Scottish mountains over the next two days. The Met Office has issued an amber warning for the Highl...

08 January 2015

Climbing buddies will join Sir Chris Bonington for look back at life

Climbing legend and elder statesman of mountaineering Sir Chris Bonington will look back at his life at a London gathering.

07 January 2015

North York Moors walls and hedgerows restored thanks to grants

National park bosses have handed out grants to farmers and landowners to restore traditional hedgerows and drystone walls in their area.

06 January 2015

Hallin Fell walker airlifted after injuring ankle

A walker was airlifted from Lake District fell after injuring his ankle. The man fell while walking on his own near the summit of Hallin Fell yeste...

05 January 2015

Five escape injury as cornice collapse causes Ben Nevis avalanche

Five people escaped serious injury in an avalanche on Britain’s highest mountain. A cornice collapse on the North Face of Ben Nevis resulted in t...

04 January 2015

Ed Catmur wins The Challenger race after enduring hail, snow and gales

A gruelling race along the southern part of the Pennines has been won by Surrey-based runner Edward Catmur.

11 January 2015

Growth in outdoor industry group enables more conservation grants

An organisation formed by outdoor companies to help fund conservation projects said it has gone from strength to strength.

09 January 2015

Talks by Sandy Irvine's great-niece will raise cash for Mountain Trust

A relation of a tragic adventurer at the centre of a mountain mystery will entertain outdoor fans with a series of talks.

08 January 2015

'Lucky' pair rescued from Ben MacDui in 100mph winds and blizzard

Two walkers were rescued from the UK’s second highest mountain after getting into difficulties in atrocious conditions.

08 January 2015

Peak District will get new name in March – for Chinese visitors

Tourism bosses have announced that a national park is to be renamed. But the new name for the Peak District will only apply in China, where some Br...

07 January 2015

Open Spaces Society plans celebrations to mark 150 years of campaigning

Britain’s oldest national conservation body is planning a big picnic to celebrate its 150th anniversary.

06 January 2015

Met Office says 2014 was warmest year on record

Last year was the UK’s warmest on record, the Met Office said. Provisional figures released by the country's official weather forecasters show th...

05 January 2015

Walker stretchered from Malham Cove after slip leads to broken ankle

A walker was stretchered from a popular Yorkshire Dales beauty spot after slipping and breaking her ankle.

04 January 2015

Kendal mountain rescuers notch up record callouts despite festive lull

A Cumbrian rescue team said it had its busiest ever year in 2014. Kendal Mountain Rescue Team said its festive season was relatively quiet, but its...

03 January 2015

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