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Rain and gales lash runners in first Lakes Sky Ultra race

Organisers of a gruelling Lakeland mountain race were forced to divert runners from the most difficult section of the route after high winds and heavy rain lashed the fells.

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

'Bring your cowbells' say organisers of gnarly, hardcore Lakes Sky Ultra race

Runners in a new skyrunning event in the Lake District are being promised it will be ‘gnarly, hardcore and awesome’.

Fallen Dow Crag climber treated by rescue team practising at site

A mountain rescue team was on hand when a climber fell on the crag on which they were practising. Members of the RAF Leeming MRT were on an exercis...

Injured Derwent Edge climber among five incidents for busy Edale rescuers

A climber was airlifted to hospital after falling from a Peak District crag. The man was climbing solo on Dovestone Tor on Derwent Edge when he fel...

Road closed while Ogwen Valley rescuers bring walkers to safety from rocky crags

A Snowdonia mountain rescue team was kept busy over the bank holiday weekend with four callouts. At one stage, a main road had to be temporarily cl...

How I cheated death after a fall on an icy Lake District mountainside

Paul Besley broke his skull, leg, ankle and shoulder when he fell while winter walking. Here's how he survived and how you could if the worst happened...

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Lost dog Jasper found safe and well after three days on Scafell Pike

The owner of a dog missing for nearly four days on England’s highest mountain said he was overjoyed at his safe return.

Walker, 70, knocked unconscious in fall on St Sunday Crag

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after being knocked unconscious when she fell. The 71-year-old from Preston in Lancashire suff...

Elderly pair rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge on Blencathra

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on a notorious Lake District ridge. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 2.35pm on Sunday...

Walker suffers serious injuries in fall at Harcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge

A walker was rescued after suffering serious injuries in a fall at a Pennine beauty spot. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out on Su...

Scafell walkers stuck near Broad Stand rescued in six-hour operation

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on crags on England’s second-highest mountain. The pair were brought to safety in a 6½-hour operati...

Two rescues on Tryfan among busy weekend of callouts for Ogwen Valley team

Rescuers were twice called out to walkers stuck on the same mountain route in Snowdonia at the weekend.

Rescuers warn of winter conditions on Helvellyn after man gets stuck

Rescuers have repeated a warning that England’s third highest mountain is still in the grip of winter conditions after they were called out to help a man stuck on a scrambling route.

Lake District rescuers urge winter hillgoers to be prepared following two deaths

Mountain rescuers are urging hillgoers to be prepared as they head for the Lake District fells, following the deaths of two people in falls recently.

Wasdale rescue team gets huge cash boost after Jasper rescue

Rescuers are quids-in after retrieving a dog that had been lost on England’s highest mountain for three days.

Owner appeals for news of Jasper after dog goes missing on Scafell Pike

A walker is appealing to fellow outdoor enthusiasts for sightings of his collie dog which went missing on the slopes of England’s highest mountain.

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