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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.

Hill sleuths celebrate 'birthday' with news of three new hill classifications

There were winners and losers in the nuttalls stakes as a pair of dedicated hill measurers marked their outfit's tenth birthday with scrutiny of three English peaks.

Original Mountain Marathon runners overcome 'minefield of shoe-swallowing bogs'

Hardy racers faced conditions described as a minefield of shoe-swallowing bogs and ankle-turning tussocks in a tough mountain marathon.

Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders survive pee-bottle mix-up in first ascent of Sersank

Two seasoned mountaineers have described the travails of successfully summiting an unclimbed Himalayan peak, including a mix-up between drinking- and pee-bottles.

Man falls 500ft to his death as Lakeland walkers head for night at Priest's Hole

A man has died after falling almost 500ft on a Lake District mountain while heading for a cave made popular by a television programme earlier this year.

Outdoor fans can learn Tristan Gooley's natural navigation tips at Friends' lecture

Outdoor enthusiasts can learn some of the secrets of ‘natural navigation’ at an event organised by a Cumbrian conservation charity.

Missing man found after North Pennines night search by 10 teams and seven dogs

A missing man was found after a major search in the North Pennines involving 10 mountain rescue teams, seven search dogs and a Coastguard helicopter.

Every little helps: Tesco shoppers in vote for Nine Standards Rigg path work

Supermarket shoppers have the chance to bag some cash to help improve a notoriously boggy route across a Yorkshire Dales fell.

Lake District pair rescued after getting stuck at 'usual place' on Barf

A Lake District team was called out to rescue two walkers stuck at one of their regular sites on a fell.

Kendal Mountain Festival: awards, earthquakes, mountaineers and mistakes

Kendal Mountain Festival has established itself as one of the premier gatherings of outdoor folk in the country.

Review: Risking Life and Limb

Judy Whiteside's look back at the first 50 years of the Ogwen Valley team gives a comprehensive insight into the tragedies, triumphs, quirks and humour of mountain rescue in Snowdonia and beyond.

Certificates on offer to walkers who complete Pennine Way

Walkers who complete Britain’s oldest national trail can now get a certificate to mark their achievement.

Family pays tribute to Kevin Ryan, who died in 500ft fall from Priest's Hole cave

The family of the man who fell to his death on a Lake District mountain have revealed details of the incident.

Mountain biker with injured leg fourth callout for Calder Valley rescue team

An injured mountain biker was rescued after suffering a suspected broken leg in remote woods in the South Pennines.

Wanted: intrepid hillwalkers willing to tackle Striding Edge by torchlight

It’s a classic Lakeland ridge that’s on the to-do list of many hillwalkers. Striding Edge’s grade-one scramble leading to England’s third-h...

Trust warns Steall footpath rockfall repairs will take at least a month

A popular Highland footpath that was hit by a massive rockfall will remain closed for at least a month, a charity said.

Penrith Mountain Rescue Team seeks new volunteer members

A volunteer rescue team in Cumbria is looking for new recruits. Penrith Mountain Rescue Team covers a large area including the Lake District fells ...

Injured Yorkshire Dales walkers rescued in two separate incidents

A walker was rescued after falling on a rocky path in the Yorkshire Dales. The 71-year-old tripped and injured himself near the top of Trow Gill, b...

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