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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.

Walker sledged from Kinder Scout after breaking wrist in fall

A walker was sledged from the Peak District’s highest hill after breaking her wrist in a fall. Edale Mountain Rescue Team used its specialised st...

Scores watch new dawn as Lake District and Yorkshire Dales extended

Scores of people saw dawn break over a national park landscape to mark the first day of the extended Lake District.

Pennine Way walker rescued after breaking ankle 15 days into trail

A walker who spent 15 days on the Pennine Way had to be rescued almost within sight of his goal after injuring himself.

North Yorkshire Police: wrong not to charge man who set illegal Mossdale bird traps

Police have said they made a mistake in only issuing a caution to a man who admitted setting three illegal traps for birds of prey in the Yorkshire Dales.

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook will open 'unique' Welcome Way linking three towns

An access champion will officially open a unique long-distance walking route at the weekend. Kate Ashbrook will walk part of the Welcome Way from t...

Yorkshire Dales walker rescued after injuring leg in stepping stones slip

A walker was stretchered from a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot after injuring herself when she fell on stepping stones.

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.

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...

Lomond national park bosses launch anti-litter Respect Your Park campaign

Scotland’s first national park has launched a campaign to clamp down on littering and to educate visitors to care for the area.

Mountain biker seriously injured in high-speed Whinlatter Forest crash

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she came off her machine on a Lake District route.

Mountain Leader: 'I felt like Pied Piper' as numerous walkers get lost on Scafell Pike

A Mountain Leader said he felt like the Pied Piper as lost walkers tagged on to his guided group in the dark on England’s highest mountain.

Joss Naylor invites public to join him during 30-mile 80th birthday Lakeland run

A fellrunning legend has invited fellow runners to join him at the weekend as he tackles a 30-mile route across the Lakeland mountains to mark his 80th birthday.

Friends' quick thinking helps save man as Blencathra walker suffers heart attack

Quick thinking by a walkers’ companions helped avert a tragedy after he suffered heart problems on a Lake District mountain.

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