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Man dies despite fellow walkers' efforts after collapse on Helvellyn

A walker has died after collapsing on England’s third highest mountain. The 64-year-old man from Lincoln suffered a cardiac arrest today on Helve...

28 August 2014

Outdoor fans offered Rohan discount if they gift their unwanted gear

Outdoor fans are being encouraged to donate their unwanted gear to help disadvantaged groups enjoy the countryside.

27 August 2014

Volunteers restore Helvellyn summit shelter to celebrate 60 years

A shelter on the summit of England’s third highest mountain has been restored by volunteers. Lake District national park volunteers gave the cros...

26 August 2014

John Muir Trust seeks judicial review of Stronelairg windfarm decision

Campaigners are seeking a judicial review of the Scottish Government’s decision to approve a controversial windfarm in the Highlands.

26 August 2014

Man's body found by rescuers searching for missing Rùm hillwalker

Rescuers searching for a missing hillwalker on a Hebridean island have found a body. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team joined Coastguard and Police Sco...

24 August 2014

Mountain rescuers launch boat after Ullswater canoeists capsize

Mountain rescuers were called out to help two canoeists who had capsized on Ullswater. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by the Coastguar...

24 August 2014

Body of cave diver found after major north Wales rescue operation

The body of a caver has been found after a major operation involving rescuers from across the UK. The man, believed to be from Leicestershire, got ...

24 August 2014

Climber injured in 30ft fall from Tremadog crag

A climber was rescued after falling more than 30ft from a crag where another man died a fortnight ago.

21 August 2014

Tent poles and traffic cone among finds in Llanberis rubbish clear-up

A haul of rubbish in a clean-up of a corner of Snowdonia included a traffic cone, tent poles, an empty whisky container and a CO2 capsule.

20 August 2014

Kenton Cool's next challenge: world's three highest peaks in three months

Record-breaking British mountaineer Kenton Cool has announced his next big challenge: the Himalayan Trilogy.

27 August 2014

Author Mark Reid to lead 24-mile charity walk through Wensleydale

A guidebook author and Mountain Leader is reviving a challenge walk in the Yorkshire Dales to help raise cash for charity.

26 August 2014

Walkers rescued after getting stuck on crags above Coniston

Rescuers were called out twice in the same day to incidents in the Coniston area. A man and a woman called for help when they got stuck on Little H...

26 August 2014

Mountain rescuers aid Ullswater dinghy trio who ran out of power

Mountain rescuers spent an hour and a half ferrying three men in a boat to their destination after they ran out of power.

26 August 2014

Climbers' North Face survey prompts rethink on Ben Nevis's origins

A two-week survey carried out by mountaineers on the UK’s highest mountain may lead geologists to revise their theories on its origins.

24 August 2014

Hypothermic teen treated waiting for family to emerge from Gaping Gill

Rescuers were called out to the slopes of a Yorkshire Dales fell after a teenager began suffering from hypothermia.

24 August 2014

Mountaineers' relief as Scots Government rejects Glenmorie turbines plan

The Scottish Government has turned down controversial plans for a major windfarm on the hills above Bonar Bridge in the Highlands.

21 August 2014

Emotional repeat of Old Man of Hoy ascent for 80-year-old Chris Bonington

Climbing elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington said his repeat of a historic first climb was an emotional experience.

21 August 2014

North Wales Police appeal for help after second peregrine falcon poisoning

Police are appealing for the public’s help after a peregrine falcon was poisoned. North Wales Police said tests confirmed the protected bird died...

20 August 2014

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