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Scots mountain experts launch campaign to provide free reliable winter advice

Mountain experts in Scotland have launched a campaign to provide reliable information to outdoor enthusiasts heading for the hills.

02 December 2021

Helvellyn group led to safety after getting stuck on Striding Edge

Three people had to be led to safety after getting stuck on Striding Edge on Helvellyn. Rescuers said the wintry conditions on the ridge were too c...

01 December 2021

Northumberland rescuers have busiest weekend of year as Storm Arwen hits

Volunteer rescuers in Northumberland had their busiest weekend of the year as Storm Arwen hit the North-East of England.

29 November 2021

Walker airlifted to hospital after injuring ankle on snowy Lakeland fell

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring his leg on a Lake District mountain. A passer-by raised the alarm after the incident on High Spy....

29 November 2021

Patterdale team launches appeal for new rescue boat

A Lake District team has launched an appeal to buy a new boat. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team uses its rigid inflatable boat both in water rescues...

26 November 2021

Rescuers lead Helvellyn walkers to safety from dark, cloudy summit

Two walkers were led to safety from England’s third-highest mountain after experiencing difficulty finding their descent route.

25 November 2021

Three-year project aims to protect future of England's upland commons

A three-year £3m project to secure the future of upland commons has received a funding boost. The system of common land was enshrined in law in th...

23 November 2021

Ramblers Scotland appeals for legal costs help in Ardnamurchan access fight

Ramblers Scotland is appealing to the public to help fund a legal battle over access at a Highland estate.

19 November 2021

Mapping data shows more people walking, for longer distances, this summer

Data collected by Britain’s national mapping agency showed people using its app were walking longer distances and in greater numbers over the summer.

18 November 2021

Two runners begin winter Wainwrights attempt within an hour of each other

It’s hard to avoid the bus analogy: you wait ages for a winter Wainwrights attempt and then two come along on the same day.

01 December 2021

Thousands return to Kendal Mountan Festival after in-person event resumes

More than 20,000 people made their way to Kendal to take part in the return of the town’s mountain festival after a hiatus last year when the event was held online.

30 November 2021

Cumbria rescuers called out 30 times over weekend as Storm Arwen lashes county

Mountain rescuers in Cumbria were called out 30 times over the weekend as Storm Arwen lashed the area.

29 November 2021

Sheepdog Sam rescued after spending two days in disused Lake District mine

A missing dog was successfully rescued from a disused Lake District mine after spending two days underground.

28 November 2021

Interview: Nims Purja, the 'unknown' mountaineer who smashed the 8,000m peaks record

“I think this movie is going to replace Rocky IV.” Nirmal Purja is no shy, retiring violet. He was talking about the film 14 Peaks: Nothing is ...

25 November 2021

Aberdyfi rescuers' successful test of new digital radio system on Cadair Idris

A Snowdonia rescue team is introducing a new radio system, which it hopes will improve communications during large callouts.

23 November 2021

Coast to Coast walker injured in fall from Striding Edge on Helvellyn

Rescuers in the Lake District were called out after a walker fell from Striding Edge on Helvellyn. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by C...

20 November 2021

Search Dogsbodies receive £5,000 boost for vital equipment

Dogsbodies helping a search charity will benefit from a cash boost from walking and outdoor provider HF Holidays.

18 November 2021

Park bosses launch twice-weekly winter conditions service for Snowdon

National park bosses in Snowdonia have commissioned a company to provide twice-weekly ground condition reports on Wales’s highest mountain.

18 November 2021