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North Pennines walker injured after falling 60ft into Hareshaw Linn gorge

A walker was rescued after falling 60ft into a gorge in the North Pennines. The woman slipped off the footpath leading into Hareshaw Linn from Bell...

Blencathra walker rescued after breaking ankle in Scales Fell slip

A walker was rescued after breaking his ankle on a Lake District mountain. The 26-year-old slipped while descending Scales Fell on Blencathra on Mo...

Walker stretchered from Lake District fell after breaking ankle in Stile End slip

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after breaking her ankle when she slipped on wet turf.

More biker callouts as England and Wales mountain rescue figures rise

The number of mountain rescue incidents in England and Wales increased last year, bucking a trend of declining callouts.

Ex-Oban team leader elected Damon Powell elected chair of Scottish Mountain Rescue

A former team leader of Oban Mountain Rescue Team has been elected chair of the umbrella body for Scottish teams.

Check weather, say rescuers, after Snowdon pair get stuck in snow

Rescuers urged walkers to check weather reports before heading for the mountains after two people got stuck in snow on Wales’s highest mountain.

Brecon team clocks up 100th rescue on last day of 2015

A mountain rescue team clocked up its 100th rescue of the year on the last day of 2015. Brecon Mountain Rescue Team was called out on New Year’s ...

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.

Penrith team rescues shepherd stuck on crag above Haweswater

Mountain rescuers went to the aid of a Lake District shepherd who got stuck on steep ground after he slipped.

Wasdale team's seven 'avoidable' callouts in 12 hours as rain lashes fells

Rescuers have again emphasised the need for hillgoers to be prepared after a team received seven callouts to England’s highest mountain in 12 hours.

Man and dog rescued after getting stuck on Barf's awkward step

A man and his dog were rescued after getting stuck on an ‘intimidating’ route on a Lake District fell.

Stuck Peak District couple send selfie to guide rescuers to them

A couple stuck on steep ground at a Peak District beauty spot guided rescuers by sending them a selfie showing their position.

Coast to Coast walker rescued after injuring knee in Borrowdale fall

A walker on the Coast to Coast route had to be rescued after falling and injuring her knee. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 8.50p...

Scottish mountain rescuers deny split as three teams question organisation's 'focus'

Mountain rescuers in Scotland have denied the movement is about to split, after the three busiest teams expressed dissatisfaction with the way its umbrella body was operating.

Two callouts for rescuers to injured and lost Bleaklow walkers

Three teams took part in the rescue of injured and lost walkers on the Peak District’s second highest hill in two separate incidents.

Winter warning for walkers after two fall from Snowdon's Crib Goch ridge

National park bosses are urging walkers to be prepared when they head for the mountains after a recent spell of winter weather caught out visitors.

Calder Valley rescuers launch mission to return Carl the Snail home after Carlisle floods

A rescue team has launched a mission to return a Cumbrian visitor to his home after the devastating floods of Storm Desmond.

North York Moors walker Stephen Gibson still missing after 30-hour search

A huge search failed to find a walker who went missing on the North York Moors. Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team members stood down at ...


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