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Mountain experts warn of Northern Corries rock danger after fatal fall

Mountain experts are warning of the danger of falling rocks in the Cairngorms after a woman was killed in the Northern Corries.

03 September 2014

Red Pike walker airlifted to hospital after suffering chest pains

A walker was airlifted to hospital from a Lake District mountain after suffering chest pains. The 27-year-old was on Red Pike, above Buttermere, on...

02 September 2014

Lost Coast to Coast walker found after major search by 40 rescuers

A lone walker on the Coast to Coast route was rescued in a major operation involving more than 40 volunteers after she got lost on a section of the route over Nine Standards Rigg.

02 September 2014

Woman dies in Coire an t-Sneachda rockfall on Cairn Gorm

A woman has died while mountaineering in the Cairngorms. Emergency services were alerted to the incident about 2.30pm today when they received repo...

02 September 2014

Four cold and wet campers in night-time rescue in southern Highlands

A group of campers suffering from the cold was rescued in the early hours of the morning. The four called for help from the Bealach a’ Mhaim betw...

30 August 2014

Lost Lakeland walkers found at car after overnight search by 80 rescuers

A major overnight search involving 80 volunteer mountain rescue team members ended when two missing walkers were found at their car.

30 August 2014

Rescuers called out to three separate Tryfan incidents as walkers get stuck

A family group was rescued after getting stuck on a Snowdonia mountain. The four were tackling the North Ridge of Tryfan when they strayed on to st...

28 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

Injured mountain biker rescued after fall in Grizedale Forest

A mountain biker was rescued after falling on a Lake District route and injuring himself. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Sunday ab...

03 September 2014

Pennine Way pair and dog in night rescue after getting lost

A pair of walkers were rescued after getting lost in the dark on the northern stretches of the Pennine Way.

02 September 2014

Injured Pennine Way walker rescued six miles away from completing route

An injured walker had to be rescued just six miles short of completing the Pennine Way. The man, in his 60s and from Lincolnshire, had covered virt...

02 September 2014

Rescuers help 84-year-old walker from Blencathra after he 'ran out of legs'

Rescuers went to the aid of an 84-year-old man who 'ran out of legs' tackling a Lake District mountain for the first time.

01 September 2014

Martindale walker rescued after seizure on Lakeland fell

A walker was rescued after having a fit on a Lake District fell. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out today to aid ambulance crew members...

30 August 2014

Sunshine memories fade as cool, wet end brings average summer figures

A cooler and wetter August has dragged down this summer’s ratings to something like average. The Met Office said that, though June and July were ...

29 August 2014

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

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