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Police name Fraser Campbell as climber who died in Ben Nevis North Face fall

Police have named the climber who died in a fall on the North Face of Ben Nevis at the weekend. Fraser Campbell was near the top of the Long Climb ...

Book reunion prompts Sersank ascent by climbers Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders

A British mountaineering duo have posted a first ascent of a Himalayan peak after reuniting almost 30 years after last climbing together.

Injured Borrowdale climber and five stuck on Black Crag rescued in night operation

An injured climber was rescued and five others who were stuck were brought to safety in a night operation lasting almost four hours on a Borrowdale crag.

WATCH dramatic rescue of Fairhead climber stuck in force-nine gale

A climber was rescued after getting stuck on a sea-cliff in a force-nine gale. Two Coastguard rescue teams, the Prestwick Coastguard helicopter and...

Bamford Edge climber injured in fall as protection ripped out

A climber was rescued after he was injured when his protection failed in a fall on a Peak District crag.

Nevis group seeks volunteers for three-day path work-party based at CIC Hut

A charity is on the lookout for volunteers to spend three days based in a historic mountain hut while carrying out path repairs.

Everest climber Doug Scott embarks on lecture tour for Nepal charity

The climber who was the first Briton to summit Everest is embarking on a lecture tour to raise cash for people in the remote valleys of Nepal.

Forecast gloomy for Mountain Weather Information Service as funding disappears

The forecast is looking gloomy for a weather service that offers specialised reports for Britain’s hillgoers.

PHD says its new Sleep Systems gear will help you get the right warmth with less weight

Combining down clothing with the right sleeping bag is the key to keeping warm with the least weight, says insulation specialist PHD.

Film of Leo Houlding's Mirror Wall ascent will be screened at Banff and Kendal

A film charting the ascent of an imposing Arctic big wall by a team led by British climber Leo Houlding has been chosen to headline the opening night of a major international festival.

Team in 'most difficult' rescue after Ben Nevis climber dies in North Face fall

A climber has died after falling from a route on Britain’s highest mountain. Rescuers put themselves at risk to bring his companion to safety and...

Climber Kieran Shaw dies after fall on Aonach Mòr

A man has died after falling on a Lochaber mountain. Kieran Shaw was on a route near the East Gully on Aonach Mòr on Sunday when he fell...

British Mountaineering Council ditches plans to call itself Climb Britain

The British Mountaineering Council has performed a u-turn on its decision earlier this year to rebrand itself Climb Britain.

Olympic long-distance runner Jo Pavey will speak at Women's Climbing Symposium

An Olympic long-distance runner will be the special guest at a gathering of women climbers next month.

Woodhead rescuers brave thunderstorm to reach injured Wharncliffe Crags climber

A climber was rescued after falling more than 20ft from a crag in South Yorkshire. The incident happened in torrential rain on Tuesday at Wharnclif...

Green MSP Andy Wightman seeks Government guarantees over mountain weather forecasts

A Green member of the Scottish Parliament said the Government needs to come clean over the future of an independent mountain weather service.

North-east mountain rescuers deal with record number of incidents in August

Two mountain rescue teams covering the North Pennines and the North-East responded to a record number of calls during August.

Mountain rescuer James Edwards died after fall on munro ascent to set up radio link

Rescuers have revealed details of the difficult operation to reach one of their members who died after falling on a remote mountain in north-west Scotland.


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