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Two Fred Whitton cyclists airlifted after crashes at Honister and Wrynose

A cyclist taking part in one of the country’s toughest events was airlifted to hospital after crashing in the Lake District.

11 May 2014

Dartmoor bosses expect cash boost as 2,400 teens prepare for Ten Tors

National park bosses are hoping for a cash boost as thousands of young people prepare for a weekend challenge event.

08 May 2014

Twitter and Facebook groups aim to raise cash to buy Blencathra

A social media campaign to crowdsource the purchase of one of Lakeland’s best loved mountains is gathering pace.

07 May 2014

Wainwright fans seek first-hand accounts of encounters with late author

Did you ever come across a familiar-looking taciturn bespectacled fellwalker on your travels? Aficionados of the late guidebook author Alfred Wainw...

06 May 2014

Mountain biker rescued by Cleveland team after crash above Square Corner

A mountain biker was rescued after crashing on a trail in the North York Moors national park. Ambulance staff asked for help from Cleveland Mountai...

06 May 2014

Walker airlifted after breaking ankle on Shap Fells

A walker was airlifted from a Cumbrian fell after breaking her ankle. The woman was with a larger group walking on the Shap Fells when she suffered...

04 May 2014

Walker suffers head injury in fall above Malham Cove

A walker was rescued after slipping and injuring his head at a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot. The 81-year-old man was crossing the limestone pavement...

03 May 2014

Woodhead rescue team will show skills as it gears up for Tour de France

A mountain rescue team celebrating its 50th anniversary will demonstrate its skills as part of the national Mountain and Cave Rescue Awareness Weekend.

02 May 2014

Mountaineers urge council to take action on Glen Lyon estate access

Mountaineers are urging a local authority to take action after more than 600 people reported problems walking on a Highland estate.

01 May 2014

More than 30 rescuers in night operation to free trapped walker on Pillar

More than 30 volunteer rescuers were involved in the night-time rescue of a walker who was trapped by a fallen rock on a Lake District fell.

09 May 2014

Mountain expert Heather Morning urges outdoor fans to check for ticks

A mountain expert is urging outdoor enthusiasts to check for ticks after a camping trip left her with a number of unwanted guests.

08 May 2014

Ramblers' review call as farmer cleared after walker Roger Freeman's death

A farmer has been acquitted of manslaughter following the death of a walker attacked by cattle on his land.

07 May 2014

Keswick festival walk programme includes Blencathra and 40 Wainwrights

Visitors to an upcoming Lake District mountain festival will have the opportunity to walk up a mountain recently put on the market with a price tag of more than £2m.

06 May 2014

Lost Scafell Pike walkers found back at car as rescuers search fell

A major search was mounted after two walkers reported they were lost on England’s highest mountain.

05 May 2014

'Mountaineer's mountain' Blencathra up for sale, with £2.1m price tag

Alfred Wainwright called it a ‘mountaineer’s mountain; one of the grandest objects in Lakeland’.

04 May 2014

Army gears up as 2,400 teens prepare for Dartmoor's Ten Tors

The Army and hundreds of young competitors are gearing up for an annual test of stamina and navigation on Dartmoor next weekend.

02 May 2014

Snowdon cyclists warned to stay off train tracks as bridleway ban starts

Mountain bikers have been warned to beware of trains on Wales’s highest mountain on the day a voluntary ban on using bridleways comes into force.

01 May 2014

Great Round How walker airlifted after knee injury

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after falling and injuring his leg. Cockermouth and Keswick Mountain Rescue Teams were alerted yes...

01 May 2014

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