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What happens after that 999 call? Mountain accident survivors tell their tales

Two men caught in separate serious incidents in the Lake District recall their traumas and what happened after the call for mountain rescue.

Injured Borrowdale climber and five stuck on Black Crag rescued in night operation

An injured climber was rescued and five others who were stuck were brought to safety in a night operation lasting almost four hours on a Borrowdale crag.

BT backs down on plans to remove Seathwaite phone box after rescuers' campaign

Plans to remove a remote Lake District phone box have been dropped after a campaign by mountain rescuers who said it was vital to hillgoers’ safety.

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring hip in slip on Borrowdale path

A walker was rescued after injuring herself when she slipped on a Lake District path. The 59-year-old fell heavily on to her hip when she slipped o...

Coast to Coast walker rescued after injuring knee in Borrowdale fall

A walker on the Coast to Coast route had to be rescued after falling and injuring her knee. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 8.50p...

Borrowdale walker suffers serious injuries in fall from Nitting Haws crag

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after fall from a crag. The 23-year-old woman was walking with a family group on Nitting Haws in Bor...

Seriously injured Lakeland walker rescued after cries for help heard

A man was airlifted to hospital after being knocked unconscious when he fell up to 100ft from a Lake District fell.

Keswick rescuers called out to injured High Spy walker and man stuck on Helvellyn

A walker was airlifted to hospital after breaking her ankle on a Lake District fell. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Friday when the...

Esk Hause camper rescued after getting stuck in waist-deep snow

A man was rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck in waist-deep snow. The 24-year-old got into difficulties after one of his tent pol...

Autumn statement leaves £900,000 hole in Great North Air Ambulance appeal

A charity that runs an air ambulance in northern England faces having to find almost £1m for a new base after a blow revealed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his autumn statement.

Passer-by has to use Seathwaite landline to summon help for injured walker

A passer-by had to descend to a Lake District hamlet where a phone box was threatened with removal to summon help for an injured man he came across.

Keswick mountain rescuers plead for walkers to oppose Seathwaite phone removal

A mountain rescue team is urging outdoor enthusiasts to oppose the removal of a phone box in a remote Lake District hamlet.

Boy airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injury in Borrowdale fall

A boy was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when he fell in the Lake District. The eight-year-old from Arnside in Cumbria was ...

Keswick mountain rescuers called to support firefighters tackling Borrowdale blaze

Firefighters called on the expertise of mountain rescuers to help them during a major blaze on Lake District fells.

Criminals target Great North Air Ambulance charity in burglary

Thieves have hit a charity whose helicopters regularly rescue stricken outdoor enthusiasts. Burglars broke into the headquarters of the Great North...

'Take a torch' plea by rescuers after walkers get lost on Scafell Pike

Rescuers reminded walkers to pack a torch when they head for the hills, after two walkers were led to safety after getting lost on the slopes of England’s highest mountain.

Castle Crag walker airlifted to hospital after suffering ankle injury

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself in a slip. The 62-year-old was walking on Castle Crag in Borrowdale when she ...

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

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