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Lakeland rescuers condemn 'urban explorers' in dangerous Coniston mines jaunt

Rescuers in the Lake District said urban explorers who ventured into disused mines were putting themselves in danger.

24 November 2020

Rescuers pay tribute to pioneer mountaineer Hamish MacInnes who died aged 90

Mountain rescuers have paid tribute to pioneering climber and innovator Hamish MacInnes, who has died aged 90.

23 November 2020

Walker airlifted from Tryfan after injuring himself in fall

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself in a fall on a Snowdonia mountain. The man was part of a group of two couples and a frien...

23 November 2020

On test: 15 to 35 litre daysacks reviewed

A daysack should be able to accommodate all the gear and clothing you need on your single-day walk on the hills or in the countryside.

19 November 2020

Runaway dog Betsy rescued after spending three nights on Cadair Idris

A missing dog was rescued after spending three nights on a Snowdonia mountain. Betsy, a small pointer cross, slipped her harness and escaped her ow...

17 November 2020

Aberglaslyn team joins operation to rescue injured man who fell 100ft into quarry

A man was rescued after suffering serious injuries when he fell 100ft into a disused north Wales quarry.

15 November 2020

More than 40 rescuers called out after reports of walker fainting on Helvellyn range

More than 40 rescuers from two teams were involved in the search for a group of walkers who got into difficulties on the Helvellyn range.

14 November 2020

Post-lockdown visitor surge leads to path erosion on trust's Scottish hills

Increasing numbers of walkers using mountain paths in Scotland during the coronavirus crisis has led to damage to routes.

12 November 2020

Bids sought in online charity auction marking Terry Abraham's Helvellyn film

Lightweight tents and a tour of a mountain rescue base are two of the lots up for grabs in a charity auction.

10 November 2020

Walker stretchered from Lakeland fell after injuring leg

A walker was rescued after injuring herself on a Lake District fell. The Kendal woman was walking in Caiston Glen, south of High Hartsop Dodd, on S...

24 November 2020

Rescuers in seven-hour operation to aid Cadair Idris walker with head injury

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering a head injury on a Snowdonia mountain. The woman, in her 40s and from Anglesey, was crossing the...

23 November 2020

Couple's Blencathra date ends in man falling from Sharp Edge

A couple enjoying their second date together had an eventful outing in the Lake District. An ascent of Sharp Edge on Blencathra ended with the man ...

22 November 2020

Peak District team's plea to hillgoers after walker located at home after callout

Rescuers in the Peak District pleaded with hillgoers to let them know if they reach safety after calling out the team.

18 November 2020

Review: Life of a Mountain Helvellyn by Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham’s ‘final love letter to the Lakes’ is a soaring, sprawling epic film capturing the Lake District national park’s most popular mountain and those who live, work and play around it, and who are drawn to the fell and its rocky challenges.

16 November 2020

Walker stuck on An Teallach rescued in nine-hour night operation

A walker stuck on a mountain ridge in the north-west Highlands was rescued in an operation lasting almost nine hours.

15 November 2020

Work to start on Ribblehead Viaduct repairs after national park grants consent

Repairs will take place on a historic landmark in the Yorkshire Dales. Network Rail has obtained listed building consent for the work on Ribblehead...

13 November 2020

Organisers postpone next year's 60-mile Fellsman challenge in Yorkshire Dales

Organisers of a long-distance challenge event in the Yorkshire Dales have announced it will not take place next year.

10 November 2020

Ex-rights-of-way inspector will be campaigners' eyes and ears on Isle of Wight

A retired rights-of-way inspector will be the eyes and ears of campaigning group the Open Spaces Society on the Isle of Wight.

09 November 2020