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Llanberis mountain rescuers: 'we can't sustain present level of callouts'

The UK’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team said it cannot sustain the present level of callouts, following a record number during August.

Review: The Pennine Way: the Path, the People, the Journey by Andrew McCloy

Not a guidebook to Britain's first long-distance footpath, more a journal with lots of colourful accounts of people and things you might encounter on the walk.

Mountain rescuer James Edwards died after fall on munro ascent to set up radio link

Rescuers have revealed details of the difficult operation to reach one of their members who died after falling on a remote mountain in north-west Scotland.

Drunk man abuses rescuers after five-hour night operation on Helvellyn's slopes

Rescuers had to contend with an abusive drunk casualty who was found near England’s third-highest mountain in a five-hour night-time operation.

Dundonnell mountain rescuer James Edwards dies after Fisherfield fall

A mountain rescuer has died of his injuries after falling in a remote mountain area of the Highlands.

More than 30 Snowdonia rescuers called out after helicopter catches fire on Yr Aran

More than 30 mountain rescue team members were called out after a military helicopter caught fire after a forced landing on a Snowdonia peak.

Pargalider seriously injured in Blencathra crash-landing

A paraglider was seriously injured when he crash-landed on a Lake District mountain. The man fell 40ft down a crag in the incident on Blencathra on...

Rescue helicopter called in to airlift injured Striding Edge walker with diabetes

A rescue helicopter was called in to airlift an injured walker from a Lake District fell after her condition deteriorated as she was being stretchered to safety.

Two rescue teams and two helicopters go to aid of climber after fall on Malham Cove

Two rescue teams and two helicopters went to the aid of a climber who fell more than 30ft on a crag in the Yorkshire Dales.

North-east mountain rescuers deal with record number of incidents in August

Two mountain rescue teams covering the North Pennines and the North-East responded to a record number of calls during August.

Family group in six-hour rescue after getting into difficulties on Kinder Scout

A large family group had to be rescued after getting into difficulties on the Peak District’s highest hill.

Boy stuck on Drake Stone crag among eight rescues for North-East teams

Rescuers had to go to the aid of a 10-year-old boy who got stuck on a climbing crag in the Northumberland national park.

Mend Our Mountains-funded work begins with Exmoor footpath restoration

Footpath repairs supported by a crowdfunding project have begun on Exmoor. A section of a route near Chains Combe in Exmoor national park is the fi...

Coast to Coast walker airlifted from Far Easedale after ankle injury

A walker attempting the Coast to Coast Walk was airlifted to hospital after injuring herself on a Lake District fell.

Rescuers praise crew's 'outstanding flying' after man injured in Nedd Fechan fall

Rescuers praised the flying of a Coastguard helicopter crew who winched an injured man from a Brecon Beacons beauty spot.

Dartmoor rescue team joins overnight search for missing river teen Nathan Wood

Rescue team members spent six hours overnight looking for a missing teenager who may have jumped in a Devon river.

Rescuers searching for lost Glaramara walkers find second group in difficulties

Rescuers who were called out to help a pair of walkers who were lost after spending 10 hours on the Lake District fells discovered a second group in difficulties nearby.

Two rescue teams called out as three injured teens airlifted from Kinder Scout

Three young walkers were airlifted from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting into difficulties.

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