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Boxer dog Murphy airlifted from Lakeland fells after five days in mountains

A missing dog has been found safe and well after spending five nights on the Lake District fells. Searches took place each day on the fells above P...

20 April 2014

Walker dies after falling 500ft on Snowdon

A walker has died after falling 500ft on Wales’s highest mountain. The man was with a friend coming down from Snowdon’s summit yesterday when t...

19 April 2014

Walker rescued after getting stuck on Pillar Rock

A walker had to be rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck on an exposed crag. The 51-year-old, who was walking on his own on Pillar,...

18 April 2014

Peak District first as Google Trekker used to photograph its trails

The Peak District national park is claiming two firsts as it celebrates its 63rd birthday. The park authority is the first in Britain to use Google...

17 April 2014

Glen Shiel walker injured in 400ft fall from Forcan Ridge

A walker has been flown to hospital after falling 400ft from a Highland ridge. The man was on Forcan Ridge in Glen Shiel when he fell about 120m fr...

15 April 2014

Injured walker rescued in 'epic' eight-hour operation on Bow Fell

Two helicopters were involved in the rescue of an injured walker on a Lake District mountain. Three mountain rescue teams went to the aid of the ma...

14 April 2014

Hypothermic mountain biker airlifted from Dollywagon Pike

A mountain biker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after suffering from hypothermia. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about...

12 April 2014

Police raid farms as Black Isle raptor death toll rises to 19

More dead birds of prey have been found on the Black Isle as police launched a series of raids on farms in the area.

09 April 2014

Highland raptor poisoning reward now £14,000 as separate deaths probed

A reward of almost £14,000 is now on offer to try to catch the killer of 16 birds of prey in the Highlands.

08 April 2014

Walker airlifted after breaking arm on descent of Great Gable

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after breaking her arm. The 52-year-old woman was coming down from Great Gable with family members...

19 April 2014

Father and two children found after getting lost on Skye walk

A family group who went missing while walking on the Isle of Skye was found safe and well. The 40-year-old man and his two children got lost walkin...

18 April 2014

Striding Edge walkers warned of helicopter stone drops for path repairs

Walkers tackling one of the Lake District’s most popular scrambling routes to England’s third-highest peak face disruption while path repairs take place.

17 April 2014

Easter hillwalkers warned: it's still winter on the mountains

Walkers heading for the hills over Easter are being warned by mountain experts to expect winter conditions on some routes.

15 April 2014

Alan Hinkes launches How Stean Gorge via ferrata aerial walkway

Britain’s most successful high-altitude climber tested a high-level Yorkshire attraction before its opening to the public.

14 April 2014

Three stuck cavers rescued in two Yorkshire Dales incidents

Three cavers were rescued in two separate incidents over the weekend. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out about 6.45pm on Sat...

14 April 2014

Kirkby Stephen mountain rescuers offer hill skills course to walkers

Mountain rescue experts are offering walkers the chance to learn navigation and hill skills with them.

11 April 2014

Exhausted Scarth Gap backpacker rescued after collapsing

Mountain rescuers and air ambulance crew went to the aid of a woman who collapsed while on a backpacking trip in the Lake District.

09 April 2014

'Feisty' footpath champion Pat Wilson dies, aged 97

A feisty footpath campaigner who asked for a pair of wirecutters as a Christmas present has died aged 97.

08 April 2014

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