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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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

Britain gains a new mountain as new model pushes Calf Top over the mark – by 6mm

Britain has a new mountain. Remodelling by Ordnance Survey has promoted a Yorkshire Dales hill to the mountain lists – b...

Rescue team in three abortive Ingleborough Three Peaks incidents in one evening

A rescue team was alerted three times in one evening to abortive incidents involving challenge walkers in the Yorkshire Dales.

Wasdale team's seven 'avoidable' callouts in 12 hours as rain lashes fells

Rescuers have again emphasised the need for hillgoers to be prepared after a team received seven callouts to England’s highest mountain in 12 hours.


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