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Group of lost walkers handed police fine after being rescued from The Cobbler

A group of walkers were handed fines after being rescued from a mountain in the southern Highlands. Arrochar Mountain Rescue Team was called out fo...

25 May 2020

Lakeland teams warn: be prepared for longer wait for rescue during Covid-19 crisis

Rescuers in the Lake District are warning the public it will take longer to reach them if they need help during the coronavirus crisis.

23 May 2020

Dundonnell rescuers thank outdoor fans after two months without callouts

Rescuers in north-west Scotland have thanked the public for sticking to government rules on exercising.

21 May 2020

Outdoor companies respond to Covid-19 crisis with donations and PPE products

Outdoor brands have been responding to the coronavirus crisis by turning their attention to the particular needs of the public and professionals while fighting the spread of Covid-19.

21 May 2020

Climber dies in fall from Peak District limestone crag

A climber has died after falling from a limestone crag in the Peak District. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 6.45pm to the incident at...

19 May 2020

Yorkshire Dales bosses praise weekend visitors for following relaxed lockdown rules

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales said most weekend visitors to the area adhered to social distancing and pleas to show respect.

18 May 2020

Police issue penalties to eight wild campers in Yorkshire Dales

Police in the Yorkshire Dales have handed fixed-penalty notices to a group found wild camping. A local resident reported five tents had been pitche...

16 May 2020

Free grough route mapping and planning service continues during Covid-19 crisis

We’re happy to announce we’re continuing our free online mapping and route planning service, launched in response to the coronavirus crisis.

15 May 2020

Aberdyfi team uses Covid-19 protocols during callout to teen stuck on steep ground

Rescuers in Snowdonia were called out to bring to safety a teenager who was stuck on a steep slope. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team put in place it...

13 May 2020

Father and son rescued after getting lost on descent from Scafell Pike

A father and son were rescued after getting lost while descending from England’s highest mountain. The incident happened close to the site of a s...

25 May 2020

Yorkshire Dales visitors can 'clear their heads' but Cumbria not ready for large influx

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales said the area would be a place where key workers and members of households could come to exercise over the coming bank holiday weekend.

22 May 2020

Mountain bothies remain closed despite some Covid-19 lockdown easing

The charity that looks after more than a hundred rudimentary hill shelters said they remain closed because of the coronavirus crisis.

21 May 2020

Father and son rescued after getting lost walking near Lakeland accident blackspot

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in poor visibility near an accident blackspot in the Lake District.

20 May 2020

BBC Four to screen Climbing Blind film of Jesse Dufton Old Man of Hoy ascent

The Orcadian sea stack the Old Man of Hoy has been a climbing magnet for decades, since Chris Bonington, Rusty Baillie and Tom Patey made the first ascent in 1966.

18 May 2020

Scots mountain groups working on government submission for re-opening hills

Mountaineering Scotland said it is leading discussions about how people may be able to return to the hills in a phased way.

15 May 2020

Yorkshire Dales boss calls for visitors' respect and warns many facilities closed

The boss of the Yorkshire Dales national park has asked visitors to show respect to the countryside and its communities.

15 May 2020

North Wales rescue teams urge hillgoers: be patient; don't become a patient

Mountain rescuers in north Wales are urging hillgoers to be patient, and not become a patient. The umbrella body for teams in the area thanked peop...

15 May 2020

Take charge of your own safety on hills, say rescuers, as lockdown eased

Anyone heading for the hills after the coronavirus lockdown is relaxed should take responsibility for their own safety, rescuers have said.

12 May 2020