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Man dies in 800ft fall on Snowdon after slipping on snow and ice

A man has died after falling more than 800ft on Wales’s highest mountain. Members of the public reported seeing the walker fall down a steep clif...

North Yorkshire Police launch 'Operation Owl' to crack down on raptor persecution

Police in the county with the worst record in England for raptor persecution are stepping up their fight to catch criminals responsible for killing birds of prey.

Lake District rescuers in seven-hour operation after man falls 160ft on Great End

A man who fell more than 160ft on a Lake District mountain was rescued in an operation lasting seven hours.

Injured Helvellyn walker rescued after tripping on crampon

A walker was rescued after injuring himself when his crampon points stuck in ice, causing him to trip.

Flip! Experts warn new clothing trend could be fatal attraction for your compass

Mountain experts have identified a new hazard for hillgoers, after analysis of a recent rescue in the Highlands.

Lost Blencathra walkers' lack of compass 'could have had serious consequences'

A group of badly equipped walkers was guided to safety by phone after getting lost on Blencathra in the Lake District.

Hillwalker missing after fall on Lochaber munro Beinn a' Chaorainn

Rescuers are searching for a hillwalker who has been reported missing in Lochaber. Police were alerted at 3.50pm on Sunday after the man was report...

Searches fail to find walker Neil Gibson as rescuers brave high avalanche risk

Searches by rescue teams over the weekend have failed to find a missing walker and his dog in the Highlands.

Mountaineering council annual meeting put back two months for review changes

The annual meeting of the British Mountaineering Council is likely to be put back by two months to allow further consultation on proposed governance changes.

We join Lake District felltop assessor Zac Poulton to brush up our winter skills

Fancy brushing up your winter mountain skills with an expert? We took to the hill with one of the Lake District's felltop assessors...

On test: Lowe Alpine Aeon 27 rucksack reviewed

A daysack aimed at walkers, climbers and mountain bikers: how did this new model from rucksack experts Lowe Alpine perform?.

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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