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Llanberis mountain rescuers: 'we can't sustain present level of callouts'

The UK’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team said it cannot sustain the present level of callouts, following a record number during August.

Rescuers urge hillgoers to go prepared as Lakeland teams deal with 'avoidable' callouts

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District are appealing to hillgoers to make the right preparations for their trip on to the fells.

Missing Lakeland walker found at Black Sail hostel after night search

A missing walker was found by rescuers at a remote youth hostel as midnight approached. Members of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team were called out...

Joss Naylor invites public to join him during 30-mile 80th birthday Lakeland run

A fellrunning legend has invited fellow runners to join him at the weekend as he tackles a 30-mile route across the Lakeland mountains to mark his 80th birthday.

Second Great Gable rescue after climber falls from Tophet Wall

Rescuers were called to Great Gable for the second day in succession to deal with an injured climber.

Fellrunner Joss Naylor will mark 80th birthday with 30-mile Lakeland route

A fellrunning legend will make a fundraising journey recalling his father’s move across Cumbria more than 90 years ago.

'Take a torch' plea by rescuers after walkers get lost on Scafell Pike

Rescuers reminded walkers to pack a torch when they head for the hills, after two walkers were led to safety after getting lost on the slopes of England’s highest mountain.

Mountain rescuers from across country in action as floods hit northern England

Volunteers from mountain rescue and search teams from across the country have been taking a crucial role during some of the worst floods in living memory in northern England.

Lost walker rescued after Great Gable Remembrance Day event

A walker was rescued when he got lost after attending a Remembrance Day ceremony on a Lake District mountain.

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.

Rescuers say precarious Lord's Rake boulder on Scafell has now split

A mountain rescue team has reported a large, precariously perched boulder on England’s second highest mountain has split is now in pieces.

Mountain Leader: 'I felt like Pied Piper' as numerous walkers get lost on Scafell Pike

A Mountain Leader said he felt like the Pied Piper as lost walkers tagged on to his guided group in the dark on England’s highest mountain.

Wasdale pub landlord Mark Corr plans to serve his ale on Scafell Pike summit

England’s highest mountain will be transformed into a temporary hostelry at the weekend. Pub landlord Mark Corr will lug a barrel containing 36 p...

'Extremely lucky' climber airlifted from crag after Great Gable fall

A climber was described by rescuers as extremely lucky after suffering only leg injuries in a fall on a Lake District mountain.

'Fortunate' walker, 62, survives cold night on Scafell Pike range

A walker was described by rescuers as ‘very fortunate’ after surviving a cold night on England’s highest mountain range.

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.

Rescuers warn walkers heading to Lakeland hills as floods and 100mph winds loom

Rescuers have warned walkers to think carefully before heading for the Lake District hills this weekend.

Helicopter crew praised as Langdale climber seriously hurt in 130ft fall

A climber suffered serious injuries when she fell more than 130ft from a crag in Great Langdale. The young woman fell 40m from Gimmer Crag on Satur...


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