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David Balharry appointed as new John Muir Trust boss

The John Muir Trust has appointed a respected conservationist and keen mountaineer as its new chief executive.

21 October 2019

Lakeland walker rescued after suffering leg injury in slip

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring his leg. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 12.30pm on Friday to the i...

19 October 2019

'Tough' 80-year-old able to walk to team vehicle after Borrowdale fall

A ‘tough’ octogenarian was able to walk to a team vehicle supported by rescuers after injuring her head in a fall.

18 October 2019

Missing walker Andrew Moorhouse found safe again by Fort William police

Missing walker Andrew Moorhouse has been found in the Highlands. The 47-year-old Sheffield man was reported missing on Tuesday after travelling to ...

13 October 2019

Anxious Blencathra walker rescued after getting stranded on ridge

A group of walkers had to be rescued after one of them was overcome by anxiety on a rocky ridge on Blencathra.

12 October 2019

Rescuers searching for missing Glen Roy walker find body

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Highlands have found a body. Members of Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team, working with the Inverness Co...

11 October 2019

Campaigners disappointed as Lake District votes not to ban motors from green lanes

Campaigners said they are disappointed the national park authority decided not to ban motor vehicles from two unsurfaced lanes in the Lake District.

10 October 2019

Ramblers welcome Cairngorms authority's order to remove Glen Clova hilltrack

Campaigners have welcomed a national park’s decision to order the removal of a hilltrack in the Cairngorms.

07 October 2019

Lakeland walker stretchered from fell after injuring ankle above Borrowdale

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after injuring her ankle. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1.15pm on Saturday t...

06 October 2019

Forty walkers make night traverse of Striding Edge to raise cash for rescue teams

Forty walkers made a night ascent of England’s third highest mountain to help raise cash for mountain rescue.

20 October 2019

Lost Peak District walker found after night search by two teams

A lost walker was rescued from Peak District moorland in a night-time operation involving two teams. The 23-year-old man called police for help whe...

19 October 2019

An Cladach bothy on Islay will close for six months during stalking season

The charity caring for a bothy on Islay has agreed it will be closed for six months each year, at the request of the owners.

17 October 2019

Honeymoon couple rescued after getting lost on Snowdonia mountain

A couple celebrating their honeymoon in Snowdonia had to be rescued after they lost their way in the dark.

12 October 2019

Kendal gears up for Mountain Festival with expanded range of films and speakers

Organisers of the UK’s biggest outdoor festival are gearing up for the event next month. Kendal Mountain Festival’s theme for 2019 is openness,...

11 October 2019

Serial 'disappearer' Andrew Moorhouse reported missing again

A man who has repeatedly gone missing while walking has been reported missing again. Police Scotland appealed for information on Andrew Moorhouse w...

11 October 2019

Girl rescued after suffering ankle injury on Snowdonia track

A girl was rescued from a Snowdonia hilltrack after suffering a suspected broken ankle. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted about 2.15pm on...

10 October 2019

National park grant helps Cave Rescue Organisation make the switch to digital radios

A grant from a national park’s fund has helped a Yorkshire Dales rescue team update its radios. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation needed...

06 October 2019

Mountain instructor Wes Hunter steps up to join Lakeland felltop assessor team

A seasoned mountaineering instructor has bagged a top job in the Lake District. Wes Hunter will join the team of felltop assessors who make the asc...

04 October 2019