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Broken boot prompts call to mountain rescue for Scafell Pike walkers

Rescuers set out onto the slopes of England’s highest mountain with spare footwear after a pair of walkers got into difficulties when a boot fell apart.

14 October 2021

Hadrian's Wall becomes incident 'hot spot' as rescuers aid two walkers

Rescuers in Northumberland were called out twice to aid walkers in difficulties along Hadrian’s Wall.

13 October 2021

Pair rescued after getting lost descending from climb on Raven Crag in Borrowdale

Two climbers were rescued after getting lost descending from a route in the Borrowdale Fells. The men called for help after topping out on the Corv...

11 October 2021

Police appeal for help finding missing Cairngorms man David Whiteman UPDATED

Police are appealing for help finding a man who has gone missing in the Cairngorms. David Whiteman was last seen in the area of Cairn Toul at 2pm o...

09 October 2021

Newcomers Garry Greenhow and Rose Mather claim victory in Three Peaks Race

Newcomers were victorious in the Three Peaks Race, which was staged for the first time in 18 months. Garry Greenhow took first place and Rose Mathe...

10 October 2021

Runners take to the hills as Three Peaks Race resumes after Covid-19 break

Runners will return to a historic Yorkshire Dales challenge on Saturday when the Three Peaks Race resumes after a break caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

08 October 2021

Callout to injured Hadrian's Wall walker continues Northumberland teams' busy autumn

A walker was rescued from the path at Hadrian’s Wall after injuring his leg in a fall. Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team and Nort...

05 October 2021

Walker dies in fall from scrambling route on Sharp Edge on Blencathra

A man has died after falling from a Lake District ridge. Rescuers said he was traversing Sharp Edge on Blencathra on Friday when he fell down a gul...

04 October 2021

NatureScot extends South Lanarkshire estate restrictions for three more years

The Scottish Government’s agency for the outdoors has extended restrictions on a South Lanarkshire estate for three more years.

03 October 2021

Injured man treated for hypothermia after falling 10 metres into Aira Force gorge

A man was rescued after spending an hour in a Lake District stream when he fell more than 30ft into a gorge.

13 October 2021

Two fatal incidents among 12 callouts in nine days for Wasdale rescuers

Rescuers from the Wasdale team have been called out to 12 incidents on England’s two highest mountains in the first nine days of October.

12 October 2021

Pressure grows on rail bosses to reopen Dalwhinnie crossing as MSPs join campaign

Pressure is growing on railway bosses to reopen a crossing used by outdoor enthusiasts to access Highland mountains and lochs.

11 October 2021

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after suffering chest pains on Cat Bells

A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering chest pains while walking on a Lake District fell. The 64-year-old was also reported to be having d...

10 October 2021

Exhausted walker stretchered from Lakeland hill after numerous falls

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after she became exhausted and unable to continue.

09 October 2021

Rescue crews rescued from Scafell Pike after low cloud stops helicopters flying

Two rescue helicopter crews had to be brought to safety from England’s highest mountain after getting stranded as weather closed in.

08 October 2021

Writer and director Sally Wainwright 'flattered' to be South Pennines Park ambassador

Acclaimed writer and director Sally Wainwright said she is flattered to become the first ambassador of the newly formed South Pennines Park.

04 October 2021

Shauna Coxsey elected to head athletes' group on sport-climbing governing body

Climbing Olympian Shauna Coxsey has been elected president of the athletes’ group on the body that oversees sport climbing.

03 October 2021

Anna Taylor completes self-powered Classic Rock round, climbing's 'Wainwrights' challenge

A rising star of climbing has completed a self-powered round of all the Classic Rock routes. Anna Taylor cycled 2,400km reaching the climbs, and as...

01 October 2021