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Felltop assessor Graham Uney tells of friend's fall that sparked huge rescue effort

One of the Lake District’s felltop assessors has revealed he was one of the two men involved in a mountain incident that prompted a massive rescue effort lasting more than eight hours.

Police welcome Keith Riddoch's conviction for killing buzzard on pheasant shoot

A man has been found guilty of recklessly killing a protected bird of prey during a pheasant shoot in the Highlands.

Tourism and business bodies back Thirlmere zipwire plans

The controversial planned zipwires across a Lake District reservoir have received backing from two tourism and business bodies.

Forty volunteers in eight-hour rescue of badly injured Lake District climber

Forty volunteer team members battled for more than eight hours to rescue a badly injured mountaineer from a Lake District mountainside.

Seriously injured walker airflifted from Tryfan after 300ft fall in icy conditions

A walker was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after tumbling 300ft when he slipped on snow and ice.

Leo Houlding and Antarctic team summit the Spectre by 'route of least resisitance'

Climber Leo Houlding has reached the summit of the Antarctic mountain he set out to ascend. But bad weather and delay getting to the Spectre meant ...

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after 65ft fall into gill near Seathwaite

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she tumbled 65ft into a Lakeland ravine.

Derbyshire cave rescuers in three-hour operation to free terrier Peggy

Rescuers spent three hours extricating a dog that fell into a crevice between boulders while her owners were out walking with her.

Body of caver found after search by rescuers on Yorkshire Dales fell

Rescuers searching for a missing caver in the Yorkshire Dales have found the body of a man. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called o...

Review: Trails with Tales – intriguing walks round Leighton Moss, Silverdale and Arnside, by Beth and Steve Pipe

The area of outstanding natural beauty lying just outside the Lake District national park is brought to life in this series of short walks.

On test: Montane Icarus insulated jacket reviewed

Montane's jacket is the first in the UK to use PrimaLoft's innovative synthetic ThermoPlume insulation.

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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