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Olympic long-distance runner Jo Pavey will speak at Women's Climbing Symposium

An Olympic long-distance runner will be the special guest at a gathering of women climbers next month.

20 September 2016

Search dog Rona finds lost Coast to Coast Walk couple in night rescue

A couple attempting the Coast to Coast Walk were rescued after getting lost in the dark on a Lake District fell.

19 September 2016

Seriously injured Lakeland mountain biker airlifted from Dodd after crash

Two helicopters were used in the rescue of a mountain biker who suffered serious injuries in a crash on a Lake District fell.

18 September 2016

Penrith Mountain Rescue Team seeks new volunteer members

A volunteer rescue team in Cumbria is looking for new recruits. Penrith Mountain Rescue Team covers a large area including the Lake District fells ...

17 September 2016

Two teams in rescue of injured walker at remote Bleaklow site

Two teams went to the aid of a walker who injured himself in a remote part of the Peak District’s second-highest hill.

16 September 2016

Injured Yorkshire Dales walkers rescued in two separate incidents

A walker was rescued after falling on a rocky path in the Yorkshire Dales. The 71-year-old tripped and injured himself near the top of Trow Gill, b...

16 September 2016

Trust closes Steall footpath and warns rockfall repairs could take weeks

A charity has closed a Highland footpath after a huge rockfall brought large boulders down on to the route.

15 September 2016

French interpreter needed as rescuers go to aid of injured Coast to Coast walker

A Lake District rescue team needed a French interpreter after a walker fell and injured himself. The man from France suffered a suspected broken le...

14 September 2016

Peak District boss 'appalled' at death of peregrine falcon after being shot

A protected bird of prey has died after being found with shotgun wounds in the Peak District. The injured young peregrine falcon was found by walke...

14 September 2016

Every little helps: Tesco shoppers in vote for Nine Standards Rigg path work

Supermarket shoppers have the chance to bag some cash to help improve a notoriously boggy route across a Yorkshire Dales fell.

20 September 2016

Nevis group seeks volunteers for three-day path work-party based at CIC Hut

A charity is on the lookout for volunteers to spend three days based in a historic mountain hut while carrying out path repairs.

18 September 2016

Parked vehicles prevent rescue team reaching injured Skiddaw fellrunner

A rescue team was delayed reaching an injured fellrunner because of badly parked vehicles. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.30p...

17 September 2016

Lake District pair rescued after getting stuck at 'usual place' on Barf

A Lake District team was called out to rescue two walkers stuck at one of their regular sites on a fell.

16 September 2016

Rescuers praise passers-by who went to aid of crashed Corn Du paraglider

Rescuers have praised passers-by who went to the aid of a paraglider injured in a crash on south Wales’s second-highest peak.

16 September 2016

Woodhead rescuers brave thunderstorm to reach injured Wharncliffe Crags climber

A climber was rescued after falling more than 20ft from a crag in South Yorkshire. The incident happened in torrential rain on Tuesday at Wharnclif...

16 September 2016

sportscotland agrees funding to keep Mountain Weather Information Service running

An independent weather forecasting service at the centre of a storm over its future said its finances have been secured.

14 September 2016

Everest climber Doug Scott embarks on lecture tour for Nepal charity

The climber who was the first Briton to summit Everest is embarking on a lecture tour to raise cash for people in the remote valleys of Nepal.

14 September 2016

Rescuers warn Steall walkers to take care after 40-ton boulders crash on to path

A rescue team has warned walkers to take care after a huge landslide in the shadow of Britain’s highest mountain.

14 September 2016

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