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Injured and collapsed walkers airlifted from Kinder Scout

An injured walker was airlifted on Monday from the Peak District’s highest hill. There was initial confusion after Kinder Mountain Rescue Team wa...

26 May 2014

Second rescue for Patterdale team as Aira Force walker carried from site

A rescue team called to help a man injured at a Lake District beauty spot had to deal with a second casualty who fell a short time later.

26 May 2014

Walker rescued after breaking leg on Scafell Pike

A walker was stretchered from England’s highest mountain after breaking her leg. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 3.50pm yesterday ...

25 May 2014

Injured girl airlifted from fell on Scafell range

A girl was airlifted to hospital after dislocating her kneecap while walking on the Scafell range. The 14-year-old was with a school group at Calf ...

23 May 2014

Three-hour night search for Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers on pub bench

A night-time search for two lost challenge walkers ended when they turned up at the rescuers’ headquarters after taking refuge on a pub bench.

23 May 2014

Outdoor fans urged to look out for missing woman Linda Good in Highlands

Outdoor enthusiasts are being urged to look out for a missing woman who may have made her way to Glen Nevis or the Cairngorms.

22 May 2014

Outdoor fans urged to vote for Ben Nevis in National Lottery poll

Outdoor enthusiasts are being urged to vote for the UK’s highest mountain in an online poll being run by the National Lottery.

21 May 2014

Organisers ready to surprise 1,000 runners as Lowe Alpine marathon nears

Organisers of a tough Highland event are promising surprises for up to 1,000 athletes at a secret location next month.

20 May 2014

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw eyes Joss Naylor's Wainwrights record

A Cumbria-based ultrarunner is planning to smash a 27-year-old record for the ascent of all the Lake District’s Wainwrights.

19 May 2014

Yorkshire Dales fellrunner treated after collapsing in Austwick race

A fellrunner collapsed while taking part in a race in the Yorkshire Dales. The 36-year-old man was competing in the Austwick Fell Race today when h...

26 May 2014

Nine-year-old boy found safe and well after going missing on Carling Knott

A search was launched after a nine-year-old boy went missing while hillwalking on a Lakeland fell. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out ...

25 May 2014

Injured walker airlifted to hospital after Tryfan fall

An injured walker had to be airlifted to hospital after straying on to a mountain face described by rescuers as ‘unforgiving’.

25 May 2014

Missing woman Linda Good found safe in Scotland

Police said a Warwickshire woman who went missing has been found safe in Scotland. Linda Good left her Stratford-upon-Avon home about 7am to drive ...

23 May 2014

Mountaineers say windfarm would affect 'extraordinary' Glen Affric

Mountaineers have voiced their opposition to a windfarm development in the Highlands they said would make an extraordinary landscape ordinary.

22 May 2014

Pavey Ark climber airlfted to hospital with head injuries after fall

A climber was airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries after falling in the Lake District. Police were alerted today after the man, in his ...

21 May 2014

Vango's Cheeky Little Campers campaign aims to get kids outdoors

One of the UK’s best known tent brands is helping to encourage children into the outdoors with a project involving 10 primary schools.

20 May 2014

Walker flown to hospital after collapsing on Cumbria cycleway

A walker was airlifted to hospital after collapsing on a west Cumbria cycleway. The 67-year-old man from Egremont was walking on the former railway...

20 May 2014

Climber Johnny Dawes thanks team who 'saved his leg' after Stanage fall

One of Britain’s best known rock-climbers was reunited with rescuers who, he said, helped to save his leg after he suffered serious injuries in a fall earlier this year.

19 May 2014

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