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'Busiest week' for Aberdyfi rescue volunteers with four callouts

Volunteers from a Snowdonia rescue team were called out four times in five days, including to two incidents outside their area.

02 August 2021

Lakeland walker dies after collapsing on Hart Crag

A walker has died after suffering a suspected heart attack on a Lake District mountain. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out to the incid...

31 July 2021

Review: Walking the Wainwrights, by Graham Uney

The author opens his book with a somewhat anticlimactic account of summiting Carrock Fell to complete his first round of all 214 fells detailed by renowned author and artist Alfred Wainwright.

29 July 2021

On test: Keela ADS Long Sleeve Zip Top reviewed

Price: £24.95 Colour: yellow/grey Weight: 222g Material: polyester Country of manufacture: not stated Recommended wash: 40C This top is part of Keela’s range aimed at active pursuits.

28 July 2021

Police issue water warning after deaths during Lomond national park's 'worst weekend'

Police in Scotland have warned of the dangers of entering lochs and rivers after a number of people died in water incidents over the weekend.

25 July 2021

Back-to-back callouts for Western Beacons rescuers in waterfall country

A team in the Brecon Beacons had back-to-back callouts in waterfall country on Thursday. Police alerted Western Beacons Mountain Rescue Team about ...

23 July 2021

Outdoor brands reveal new products as trade show resumes after two-year gap

The outdoor industry has taken its first tentative boot-shod steps to a kind of normality with the staging of a UK trade show, for the first time in two years.

18 July 2021

Snowdonia rescuers kept busy as weather tempts visitors onto the hills

Rescuers from a Snowdonia team were called out three times recently as good weather tempted people onto the hills.

20 July 2021

Rescuers searching for missing Lakeland walker find man's body

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Lake District discovered a man’s body. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.35pm o...

20 July 2021

Injured teen winched from Blencathra after separating from family group

Rescuers have praised the skills of a helicopter crew which plucked an injured teenager from difficult terrain on a Lake District mountain.

01 August 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak backs bid for Coast to Coast Walk's national trail status

A scheme to gain national-trail status for Alfred Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk has received the backing of a top politician.

30 July 2021

Two people rescued from Snowdon summit after being struck by lightning

Rescuers were called to the summit of Wales’s highest mountain after two people were struck by lightning.

29 July 2021

Lakeland walker stretchered from Cat Bells after injuring ankle

A walker was stretchered from a popular Lakeland fell after injuring her ankle. The 60-year-old was descending Cat Bells towards Hause Gate on Mond...

27 July 2021

Rescuers complete mission to free flock of sheep trapped on ledge for a week

Volunteers from a Lake District rescue team retrieved a group of sheep that had been marooned on a crag in hot weather without water for at least a week.

25 July 2021

Right to roam campaigners plan mass trespass on Brighton Downs

Campaigners are planning what they are calling a peaceful mass trespass on the Brighton Downs to press for better access to the countryside.

22 July 2021

Body found after mountain rescuers join search for Brothers Water swimmer

Mountain rescuers used their two inflatable boats as part of a major operation to search for a man reported missing in Brothers Water.

22 July 2021

Three rescues in one callout for Lake District team

A Lake District team completed three rescue missions in one callout. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was alerted at 11.40am on Saturday when a wal...

20 July 2021

Rescuers called out to Càrn nan Gobhar after two walkers take a tumble

Two walkers were rescued from a Highland mountain after taking a tumble. One of them was stretchered from Càrn nan Gobhar after suffering a leg in...

19 July 2021