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Ogwen Valley rescuers light up Tryfan to celebrate 50th anniversary

A rescue team and its supporters lit up a Snowdonia mountain in a spectacular display to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Walker suffers head injury in 50ft fall on Glenridding Dodd

A woman was airlifted to hospital after injuring her head in a fall on a Lakeland fell. The 23-year-old fell about 15m (50ft) on loose ground while...

Mountaineering body backs £15 Stanage sticker scheme

The British Mountaineering Council has backed a scheme for members of the public to contribute to the upkeep of one of the Peak District’s top climbing venues.

Ramblers: no need to hit the wintry hills as Scotland offers many low-level walks

The Ramblers in Scotland are urging walkers to hit the countryside, even though it may still be winter on the hills.

New Campaign for National Parks boss Fiona Howie urges halt to cash cuts

The new head of a campaigning body said cuts to national parks’ budgets must stop. Fiona Howie said authorities in England and Wales should be gi...

Rescued walker Jonathon Ward issues challenge to raise cash for air ambulance

A walker who was rescued after breaking his ankle on England’s highest mountain is urging outdoors enthusiasts to join him in a challenge to raise cash for the air ambulance that helped him.

Scientists reveal plan to cover Kinder Scout in green slime

Conservationists plan to cover parts of the Peak District’s highest hill in green slime. Walkers have been warned to expect scenes reminiscent of...

National park offers silly hat challenge to Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers

National park bosses are hoping for a head start to fundraising with a whacky challenge to walkers. The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority wan...

Boy, 10, stretchered from Winlatter Forest after mountain bike crash

A boy was rescued from a Lake District forest after injuring his leg in a mountain biking accident. The 10-year-old was with a school group on the ...

In search of solitude: hillwalking pair reveal the Remotest Hills of Wales

For those who want to escape the madding crowds, Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams have researched Wales's remotest mountains, though some results may come as a surprise.

Heads up as sock brand Bridgedale adds range of hats to its collection

Best known for its socks, UK brand Bridgedale now has a range to keep your head warm as well as your toes.

Three Black Mountain walkers rescued after spending night on hill

Three walkers were rescued from a Brecon Beacons hillside after getting lost overnight. Rescuers said the trio had no means of navigating in poor v...

New film set to raise profile of volunteer mountain rescuers

Mountain rescuers are set to raise their profile with the release of a film showing the work of volunteer team members.

Mountaineers say: let's make this the outdoor election

On the day Parliament is dissolved and the election campaign kicks off in earnest, Britain’s mountaineers are urging politicians to put the outdoors at the top of their agenda.

Kyle Boote's up to launch official Cleveland Way ale

Britain’s second-oldest national trail is to get an official brew, with sales of the beer helping to maintain the route.

Lake District rescuers produce 40,000 safety leaflets to try to reduce callouts

Mountain rescue teams in the Lake District are hoping to cut the number of callouts with 40,000 safety leaflets which will be distributed to visitors to the national park.

Injured Lake District walker airlifted from Scale Beck path

A walker was rescued after suffering a serious ankle injury on a Lake District footpath. Mountain rescuers were airlifted to a site close to the wo...

Inverness rescue helicopter base officially opened as Sea King service nears end

The civilian search and rescue helicopter base at Inverness was officially launched as the RAF and Royal Navy service entered its final few days in the area.


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