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Renewed plea to climbers as Ben Nevis search for Rachel Slater and Tim Newton continues

Rescuers are again heading out on to Britain’s highest mountain in an attempt to find two climbers missing for 10 days.

Man airlifted from Helvellyn after falling 500ft from Swirral Edge

A man was airlifted from England’s third-highest mountain after falling almost 500ft from a ridge. The 27-year-old tumbled about 150m from Swirra...

On test: midlayers reviewed

We tested and reviewed 10 midlayer tops to see how well they performed at keeping you warm and comfortable on the hill.

Peak District mountain biker rescued after breaking leg in Houndkirk crash

A mountain biker was rescued from a Peak District hill after injuring herself when she crashed. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1.2...

Tragedy and comedy as Cockermouth rescuers clock up second-busiest year

A Lake District mountain rescue team had its second-busiest on record in 2015, with 76 callouts recorded in the year.

On test: winter waterproof jackets reviewed

Ten waterproof jackets with a variety of different systems designed to keep you dry on the hill. Which works best?...

Keep it in the family: rescue team recruit Tess follows mum and dad into service

A mountain rescue team has a new recruit who followed her mum and dad into the service. Border collie Tess has become an operational member of the ...

Kayakers urged to take care as search continues for missing paddler Jason Chung Yai-Ho

Police are appealing to paddlers to be prepared before they take to the water. The plea from Police Scotland came after a major search for a missin...

Bergans of Norway kits out Lake District felltop assessors

The Lake District's felltop assessors have been kitted out with gear from Bergans of Norway to protect them on their daily trips up Helvellyn.

On test: Superfeet Custom Copper insoles reviewed

Superfeet's special in-store fitPod moulds these walkers' insoles to the shape of your foot...

Families of Ben Nevis climbers Rachel Slater and Tim Newton 'still hopeful'

The families of two climbers missing on Ben Nevis said they are still hopeful the couple will be found.

Lakeland fells in full winter conditions, rescuers warn, after 15 teens reported overdue

Rescuers in the Lake District issued a warning to walkers that the area’s fells are in full winter condition and correct equipment is essential if you’re heading for the hills.

Search dog handlers boot up thanks to Bogs Footwear support

A deal to provide search dog handlers with insulated wellies will keep the volunteers' feet warm and dry.

Friends' grant will help trust maintain path on Ben Lomond

A donation from one conservation charity will help another one maintain a high-level path on one of Scotland’s most popular munros.

Dave Tighe's half marathon run will help rescuers who saved his life in Lakeland accident

A man who nearly lost his life in a paragliding crash in the Lake District is planning to run a half-marathon to raise cash for his rescuers.

Weekend searches fail to find missing kayaker Jason Chung Wai-Ho

A kayaker who was last seen launching his craft almost a week ago on the west coast of Scotland is still missing.

Snugpak's Cocoon hammock system 'works like a giant banana skin'

A hammock sleeping system that works like a big banana skin – innovation from sleeping bag experts Snugpak..

Mountain rescuers in action as Storm Frank sweeps across southern Scotland

Mountain rescue teams in southern Scotland were active helping residents as Storm Frank hit the area yesterday, causing floods in many towns and villages in the Borders and Dumfries and Galloway.

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