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Couple rescued from Brecon Beacons hillside after getting stuck in dark

A couple was rescued after getting lost on a hillside in the Brecon Beacons. Longtown Mountain Rescue Team was called out yesterday after the walke...

27 October 2014

Rescuers battle 80mph winds to find two Helvellyn walkers lost in dark

Rescuers battled 80mph winds to go to the aid of two walkers lost in the dark after summiting England’s third highest mountain.

27 October 2014

Group finds injured Dales walker after two-hour wait in phone dead-zone

An injured walker on the Pennine Way was discovered by fellow hikers after sitting on the fell for two hours.

26 October 2014

Landslip closes main road south of Fort William

Outdoor enthusiasts heading for Fort William are being warned that a landslip has closed the main road south of the town.

26 October 2014

Hypothermic Scafell Pike walker improves after getting to lower ground

A walker who suffered hypothermia while tackling England’s highest mountain was told by rescuers to make her way to lower ground to get out of gale-force winds.

26 October 2014

Deer collision risk increases on Scotland's roads as clocks go back

Outdoor enthusiasts driving in Scotland are being warned of the increased risk of hitting deer as the clocks go back.

24 October 2014

Police say dead Black Isle birds of prey were 'pest-control victims'

Police say they believe the deaths of 16 birds of prey in the Black Isle area earlier this year were not the result of targeted poisoning.

24 October 2014

Loch Lomond national park boss Fiona Logan steps down

The boss of a Scottish national park has announced she is stepping down. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs chief executive Fiona Logan is leaving the a...

23 October 2014

Experts urge hillwalkers to get into winter gear as clocks go back

Experts are warning hillgoers not to get caught out as the clocks go back this weekend, and shorter daylight hours mean careful mountain planning is needed.

22 October 2014

Rescuer breaks ankle as teams called out to second Lakeland night incident

Mountain rescuers had to take to the Lakeland fells in the early hours of this morning, just three hours after getting back from a night-time incident in 80mph winds.

27 October 2014

Lake District rescuers forced to crawl in high winds to reach injured walker

Mountain rescuers had to crawl in high winds to reach an injured walker in the Lake District. The woman injured her leg while walking near Red Tarn...

26 October 2014

Brit Rock Film Tour's Hebden Bridge date to raise cash for rescue team

Outdoor fans have the chance to watch a brand new collection of adventure films produced by award-winning cinematographer Al Lee, while raising funds for a rescue team.

26 October 2014

Missing walker's body found in Wasdale beck

The body of a walker was discovered by rescuers looking for a woman who had gone missing while with a group in the Lake District.

26 October 2014

Swirl How walker airlifted to hospital after injuring knee

An injured walker was airlifted to hospital after falling in the Lake District. The man, from Staffordshire, fell while descending from Swirl How y...

25 October 2014

Scarborough mountain rescuers share in £8,000 Duke of York award

A mountain rescue team received a share of a community fund to help equip its swiftwater experts. The Scarborough and Ryedale team was one of three...

24 October 2014

Change of plans for Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden on Hagshu first ascent

A pair of British climbers who were about to attempt a first ascent of a Himalayan mountain had a swift change of plans when they found another group of mountaineers already on the route.

24 October 2014

Lake District winter fell-top assessor job up for grabs

As jobs go, it has to be one the country’s most bizarre. Each week’s work involves ascending almost the height of Everest, and braving snow, ra...

23 October 2014

Eiger North Face speed climber Ueli Steck joins Kendal festival trail-run

Fancy pitting yourself against the man who holds the world record for the fastest ascent of the imposing North Face of the Eiger.

21 October 2014

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