Mountain rescuers unexpectedly turned veterinary midwives during a callout as blizzards swept their area.

Buxton team members were asked to check on the wellbeing of an elderly farmer and ended up helping deliver a new addition to the livestock

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New Mend Our Mountains campaign gets underway with Peak District walk

A group of walkers took to the Peak District hills to help kick off an ambitious appeal to raise £1m to improve some of Britain’s most popular paths.

Blown-over trees halt rescuers' vehicle at Thirlmere incident

Rescuers’ progress was halted by trees blown down by the Beast from the East in a Lake District forest.

Walker suffers multiple injuries in Helvellyn fall

A walker suffered numerous injuries after she slipped and tumbled 50ft on England’s third-highest mountain.

Rescuers praise resilience of group trapped in freezing Yorkshire Dales cave for 26 hours

Rescuers have released more details about a major operation to save five cavers trapped below ground in the Yorkshire Dales at the weekend.

Calder Valley team's four-legged members retire after more than 10 years' service

Two long-serving members of a rescue team have retired after numerous missions. Four-legged friends Nell and Pepper have each assisted the Calder V...

Scots hillgoers asked to pledge price of a bobble hat to 'Mend Our Mountains'

Hillgoers are being asked to spare the price of a bobble hat – to improve conditions underfoot on two of Scotland’s mountains.

Three teams in operation to find five lost Yorkshire Dales cavers trapped for 26 hours

A major rescue operation to locate a group of lost cavers in the Yorkshire Dales ended successfully when they were brought to the surface unharmed.

Five young walkers rescued from Helvellyn summit after hypothermia concerns

A group of young walkers was rescued from England’s third-highest mountain after getting into difficulties in bad weather.

Yorkshire Dales report points finger at grouse moors for bird of prey decline

A report compiled by national park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales points a finger at the management of grouse moors for the decline in birds of prey in their areas.

We join Lake District felltop assessor Zac Poulton to brush up our winter skills

Fancy brushing up your winter mountain skills with an expert? We took to the hill with one of the Lake District's felltop assessors...

On test: waterproof trousers reviewed

The UK climate makes a pair of waterproof trousers an essential piece of outdoor kit. So how well did our test pants perform in typically British weat...

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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