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'Stick together' plea from rescuers after Tryfan scrambling injury

Mountain rescuers stressed the importance of groups staying together on the hill after three men were rescued from a Snowdonia peak.

17 November 2014

Royal Marines officer pays tribute to Luke Ireland who died in Glen Clova

A Royal Marines officer has revealed the Commando who died in Glen Clova last week was hoping to become a Mountain Leader.

16 November 2014

University clubs to get instruction in bid to incease mountaineering safety

University students will get mountaineering instruction in a scheme backed by a Scottish charity. St John Scotland is funding the appointment of a ...

16 November 2014

Climber and scrambler airlifted from Tryfan in separate incidents

A climber and walker were rescued from the same Snowdonia mountain in two separate incidents today. Rescuers were called to Tryfan today when a cli...

15 November 2014

Council halts work on Chapel Gate as mountain bikers secure meeting

Mountain bikers outraged at what they see as the taming of a classic Peak District route have managed to halt work on the track.

13 November 2014

Five-hour rescue for walkers lost in dark on Langdale Pikes

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on the Langdale Pikes. The pair called for help yesterday after they got into difficul...

11 November 2014

Berghaus appoints Elaine Gardiner to oversee corporate sustainability

A new face has joined outdoor brand Berghaus to help boost its corporate sustainability. The Sunderland-based outfit said Elaine Gardiner will help...

10 November 2014

Terminally ill climber Jeff Lowe will bring film to Kendal festival

One of the major players in the mountaineering world, who is terminally ill, will make an appearance at the upcoming Kendal Mountain Festival.

10 November 2014

Police name Malham Cove death-fall walker as David Longbottom

Police have named the walker who fell to his death from Malham Cove earlier this week. David Longbottom was killed in the fall at the 80m (260ft) l...

07 November 2014

Andrew Bingham heads Westminster rescue group after closure threat

Conservative MP Andrew Bingham has stepped up to head a parliamentary organisation which deals with mountain rescue.

17 November 2014

Opinion: Derbyshire council and those Rushup Edge bridleway works

When grough covered the recent furore over work carried out by Derbyshire County Council on bridleways and routes in the Peak District, we were taken to task over what some saw as giving a slanted view of the situation.

16 November 2014

Don't forget your torch, say rescuers, after walker benighted at Alcock Tarn

Mountain rescuers have pleaded with walkers to pack a torch when they head for the hills. The plea follows an incident in which 18 members of the L...

16 November 2014

Body found in Glen Clova search for missing Commando Luke Ireland

A body has been found by rescuers searching for a man missing in the Angus Glens. A major search involving three mountain rescue teams and 240 Roya...

14 November 2014

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers raise cash to maintain paths they used

Workers who completed a challenge walk raised cash to help maintain the route they used. Staff from Cottages4you and Hoseasons successfully walked ...

11 November 2014

Badly injured Lakeland mountaineer found after major three-hour search

An badly injured mountaineer was found at the foot of a Lake District crag after a major search lasting more than three hours.

11 November 2014

New pylon threat to Lake District as plans revealed to bury lines elsewhere

Campaigners have welcomed an announcement that overhead power lines may be buried in some of England and Wales’s national parks.

10 November 2014

Wasdale rescue team gets huge cash boost after Jasper rescue

Rescuers are quids-in after retrieving a dog that had been lost on England’s highest mountain for three days.

08 November 2014

New shelter will replace existing Camasunary bothy on Skye

A replacement bothy is being built on the Isle of Skye after the present shelter owner decided he needed to take the existing shelter back for his own use.

07 November 2014

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