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Lost Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued after midnight call for help

Two walkers tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge had to be rescued after getting lost in the dark.

10 August 2014

Walker texts thanks to team after 2am rescue from Waun Fach

A grateful walker sent a text thanking rescuers who led him to safety after he got lost on a Brecon Beacons mountain.

09 August 2014

Mountain rescuers reach injured Ullswater walker by boat

A walker was rescued after breaking her ankle on a Lake District path. The woman was walking alongside Ullswater on Thursday when she slipped and i...

07 August 2014

Climbing team hoping for surprise finds in survey of Ben Nevis North Face

Climbers are hoping for some surprise finds in the most detailed botanical survey of cliffs on Britain’s highest mountain.

06 August 2014

Climber dies in fall from Tremadog crags

A climber has died after falling at a popular Snowdonia crag. The man fell while climbing on Valerie's Rib on Craig Bwlch-y-Moch on Tuesday evening...

06 August 2014

Martin Livingstone named as walker whose body was found on Ben Starav

Police have named the walker whose body was found on a mountainside in Glen Etive at the weekend. Martin Livingstone, 55, of Coatbridge, North Lana...

06 August 2014

Four rescued from Tryfan after straying on to steep crags

A mountain rescuer warned that increasing numbers of walkers are going astray on a Snowdonia mountain after four people were led to safety from a rescue blackspot after getting stuck on steep ground.

06 August 2014

Skiddaw walker, 80, rescued after becoming exhausted on fell

A walker was rescued from a Lake District mountain after he became exhausted and unable to carry on. The 80-year-old was stretchered from Skiddaw y...

05 August 2014

Sir Chris Bonington celebrates 80th birthday with plans for new climb

One of the elder statesmen of British mountaineering celebrates his 80th birthday tomorrow. Sir Chris Bonington is still climbing and hillwalking a...

05 August 2014

Pavey Ark scramblers rescued after getting stuck on Jack's Rake

A group tackling a Lakeland route had to be rescued after getting stuck on a scramble that has been the scene of two deaths and a serious injury in recent years.

10 August 2014

Ordnance Survey marks Wainwright's Pennine Journey on new maps

A long-distance trail based on a pre-war work by Alfred Wainwright has now appeared on the latest Ordnance Survey maps.

08 August 2014

Couple winched to safety after getting stuck in Bristly Ridge gully

A couple tackling an ascent in Snowdonia had to be winched from the mountain after getting stuck on difficult ground.

07 August 2014

Prince William to train as East Anglia air ambulance pilot

Prince William is to take up a new job as an air ambulance pilot, Kensington Palace has announced. The Duke of Cambridge, who is patron of Mountain...

07 August 2014

Giant balloon sparks major Ullswater search after fears of paraglider crash

A major search was sparked in the Lake District after reports a paraglider had crashed into Ullswater.

06 August 2014

Rescuers searching for missing Dartmoor walker find man's body

Rescuers searching for a missing Dartmoor walker have found a man’s body. The discovery was made in the early hours of this morning near Okehampt...

06 August 2014

Walker airlifted from Aira Force after injuring himself in fall

A walker was rescued after falling several metres at a Lake District beauty spot. The man fell from the top of a waterfall above Aira Force near Ul...

05 August 2014

Monsal Trail section closed for two days during Bakewell Show

Walkers and cyclists are being warned part of a Peak District trail will close over the next two days.

05 August 2014

Rescuers searching for missing Ben Starav walker find man's body

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Highlands have found a body. Three mountain rescue teams and two search and rescue helicopters took ...

04 August 2014

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