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Six callouts for new Edale mountain rescue recruits during testing weekend

New members of a mountain rescue team had a baptism of fire, with six rescues interrupting their planned final training assessment.

Lomond national park prepares for extension of ban on wild camping

A national park authority is to open consultations on plans that would restrict wild camping in many areas along the shores of lochs.

Climber Andy Cave leads Peak celebrations to mark 10 years of access

Top climber Andy Cave led a walk on open access land to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the implementation of the ‘right to roam’.

Fellrunner guides lost Wharfedale walker to safety as rescuers called out

A lost walker in the Yorkshire Dales was brought to safety by a fellrunner who came across her. The woman became disoriented while walking from Arn...

Author Mark Reid to lead 24-mile charity walk through Wensleydale

A guidebook author and Mountain Leader is reviving a challenge walk in the Yorkshire Dales to help raise cash for charity.

Mountaineers urge minister John Swinney to oppose Rannoch windfarm

Mountaineers in Scotland are calling on a Government minister to back opposition to a proposed windfarm in his constituency.

Callout to collapsed Yorkshire Three Peaks walker prompts second rescue

Rescuers called to help a collapsed challenge walker on Yorkshire’s highest mountain discovered a second walker in difficulties.

Trust says Talladh-a-Bheithe windfarm would undermine new wild land map

A conservation charity is urging residents and visitors to lodge objections to plans for a windfarm which, it said, would fatally undermine a recently agreed wild-land map.

RSPB welcomes Marks and Spencer stores' grouse sales suspension

One of the UK’s top retailers said it won’t stock red grouse in its stores this year. Marks & Spencer said it could not guarantee a responsible...

Brit Rock Film Tour's Hebden Bridge date to raise cash for rescue team

Outdoor fans have the chance to watch a brand new collection of adventure films produced by award-winning cinematographer Al Lee, while raising funds for a rescue team.

World's biggest potash mine planned next to Coast to Coast Walk route

A national park authority has received an application for the world’s biggest potash mine close to the route of Alfred Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk.

Mountain rescue vet among team aiding exhausted biker and dog

A mountain rescue team member used his veterinary skills after being called to an exhausted mountain biker in North Yorkshire.

Two cavers rescued after getting lost in Ease Gill system

Two men were rescued after getting lost underground on a caving trip in the western Dales. The pair were reported overdue yesterday evening when th...

Mountaineers warn delay on hilltracks rules could prompt rush to build more

Mountaineers have warned that delays in implementing new rules on hilltracks in Scotland could lead to a rush by landowners to beat the deadline.

Rescuers searching for missing Dartmoor walker find man's body

Rescuers searching for a missing Dartmoor walker have found a man’s body. The discovery was made in the early hours of this morning near Okehampt...

Injured Bleaklow walker airlifted to hospital after major search

A walker was airlifted from a Peak District hillside after falling and injuring himself. Two rescue teams joined the operation to find the 67-year-...

Mountain rescuers' callout to 'SOS lights' finds rescue team on exercise

A mountain rescue called out to a north Wales hillside after reports of flashing lights found another rescue team was carrying out a training exercise.

Walkers urged to take care not to start wildfires as hot spell continues

Walkers and outdoor enthusiasts are being urged to take care not to start moorland fires as temperatures continue to soar.

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