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Helicopter crew praised as Langdale climber seriously hurt in 130ft fall

A climber suffered serious injuries when she fell more than 130ft from a crag in Great Langdale. The young woman fell 40m from Gimmer Crag on Satur...

Sixth Helvellyn death this year as Swirral Edge walker dies of heart attack

Rescuers have released more details of the incident in which a man died on England’s third highest mountain.

Mountain council warns cash restraints could delay national parks' expansion

The organisation that represents hillwalkers and climbers in England and Wales said spending cuts could threaten the extension to two national parks announced today.

National trail apps bring Bram Stoker's Dracula to life for Whitby walkers

Visitors on a national trail will be able to experience gothic horror as they walk in the footsteps of a famous Victorian author.

Campaigners fight on as North York Moors potash mine formally approved

Campaigners battling against the setting up of a huge mine in a national park say the fight is not over, despite formal approval being granted today.

Campaigners frustrated at 'pathetic' two-year Lakes and Dales decision delay

Campaigners say they are frustrated by Government delays on a proposed extension of two national parks in the North of England.

Review: Fife Coastal Path by Sandra Bardwell and Jacquetta Megarry

This comprehensive little book will guide walkers undertaking the route around the ancient kingdom of Fife.

Walker airlifted after injuring leg on Tryfan descent

A walker was rescued from the slopes of a Snowdonia mountain after injuring her leg. The 60-year-old was forced to abandon her attempts to walk to ...

BASE jumper caught in tree among three callouts for Keswick team

A BASE jumper snagged in a tree, an injured landscape photographer and a walker with heart problems kept a Lakeland rescue team busy with three callouts in one day.

Author Bill Bryson backs campaign to keep giant pylons out of Lake District

A leading author and outdoors activist has backed a campaign to keep giant electricity pylons out of a national park.

Three teams join nine-hour rescue of injured woman on Skye Cuillin range

Three mountain rescue teams worked through the night to bring to safety an injured woman who fell on a ridge on the Isle of Skye.

Government confirms Lakes and Dales national parks will be extended

The Government has announced that two national parks in northern England will be extended. The long-awaited decision to extend the Yorkshire Dales ...

Paraglider rescued after crash landing on Whernside summit

A paraglider had to be rescued after crash landing on Yorkshire’s highest fell. The man was airlifted from Whernside after landing on the summit ...

Climber seriously injured in fall from Dow Crag near Coniston

A climber was seriously injured in a fall from a Lake District crag. The man was on a route on Dow Crag near Coniston on Saturday afternoon when he...

Police appeal after Inverness rescue helicopter targeted with laser

Police have warned the public of the potential catastrophic consequences of shining lasers at aircraft after a search and rescue helicopter was targeted.

Two walkers rescued after getting lost in dark on Y Garn

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in the dark on a Snowdonia mountain. The couple were unable to tell the mountain rescue team which moun...

Lakeland walker with head injury airlifted from Pillar

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after he suffered a head injury. The Caernarfon Coastguard helicopter flew to the scene at Wind Gap ...

Family of missing Glen Coe walker Robin Garton appeal for sightings

The family of a hillwalker who has been missing in the Highlands for a week pleaded with anyone with sightings of him to come forward.


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