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Air ambulance crew battles Arctic weather to airlift injured Bow Fell walker

The crew of an air ambulance battled Arctic conditions to airlift an injured walker from a Lake District mountain.

Blizzard pair call for help from Ingleborough summit after passing previous rescue

Rescuers were called to aid two challenge walkers who had passed them earlier in the day while dealing with an injured woman.

Birthday boy Javed Bhatti on course to complete remarkable Pennine Way double

Ultrarunner Javed Bhatti is on course to complete a remarkable winter double run of the Pennine Way this weekend.

Outdoor fans urged to have a Grand Day Out to help flood victims and rescuers

Mountaineering legend Sir Chris Bonington is leading an event organised by the outdoors community to help Cumbrians who suffered during the recent floods.

Mountain rescuers from across country in action as floods hit northern England

Volunteers from mountain rescue and search teams from across the country have been taking a crucial role during some of the worst floods in living memory in northern England.

Lake District flood warnings downgraded but more rain on way

Emergency services have stood down from their flood readiness in the Lake District as river levels recede.

Lake District car park charges waived as flood appeal fund tops £3 million

Charges at five car parks across the Lake District are being waived until after the New Year, to help attract visitors back to the area.

Patterdale team in action as Glenridding floods for second time in four days

A Lake District mountain rescue team was called out overnight to help residents in a nearby village which flooded for the second time four days.

Northumberland team's close shave as tree falls on rescue site during Storm Desmond

A mountain rescue team has described how its members had a close shave while helping in the rescue of a family trapped by rising flood water.

Cairn Gorm climber stretchered for two miles after breaking leg in fall

An injured climber had to be stretchered by rescuers for two miles after breaking his leg in a fall. The man fell while tackling a route on Tuesday...

Runner Javed Bhatti arrives at Edale to complete amazing double Pennine Way run

A runner who completed the gruelling race along the length of the Pennine Way has succeeded in his attempt to run the whole route again in the opposite direction.

Outdoor festival set to return to Peebles after success of inaugural event

An outdoors festival will return to a Scottish Borders town after the success of the inaugural event.

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.

Border search team pair gear up for 109-mile Mountain Rescue Challenge

Imagine running a marathon. Not so tough, eh? Now imagine doing it in the middle of winter, carrying a pack over rough terrain in the mountains. A...

Duddon and Furness rescuers raise more than £2,000 for Storm Desmond flood victims

Members of a mountain rescue team who took part in the operation to help Cumbria during Storm Desmond have raised more than £2,000 for flood victims.

Fifty years on, Berghaus celebrates with HQ revamp and Extrem range relaunch

One of the UK's top outdoor brands is preparing for its golden anniversary with a major revamp of its headquarters and a new top-performing range.

'Closest I came to dying': climber Leo Houlding was booked on Flight MH17

A climber who has posted several notable firsts and Base jumped from the top of a 2,000m peak has revealed the closest he feels he came to death.

Lake District felltop assessors continue despite Storm Desmond 'ripping apart' office

The Lake District’s two felltop assessors have vowed their work will carry on despite their base being ‘ripped apart’ by flood water.


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