Welsh emphasis in plan to safeguard Snowdon, Britain's most popular mountain

It’s the most popular mountain in Britain and is visited by more than half a million people each year.

20 March 2018

Buxton rescuers undertake special snowstorm delivery: a new-born lamb

Mountain rescuers unexpectedly turned veterinary midwives during a callout as blizzards swept their area.

19 March 2018

Rescuers voice concerns after two further incidents on wintry Lakeland mountains

Rescuers were called out to two incidents where outdoor enthusiasts were injured in falls on wintry Lake District mountains.

19 March 2018

Outdoors fans urged to take 5km challenge to help reinstate flood-hit Lakeland path

A charity is asking outdoor enthusiasts to get active to help it raise funds to reinstate a Lake District route that was severely damaged by floods.

18 March 2018

Blown-over trees halt rescuers' vehicle at Thirlmere incident

Rescuers’ progress was halted by trees blown down by the Beast from the East in a Lake District forest.

17 March 2018

Rescuers praise resilience of group trapped in freezing Yorkshire Dales cave for 26 hours

Rescuers have released more details about a major operation to save five cavers trapped below ground in the Yorkshire Dales at the weekend.

13 March 2018

Scots hillgoers asked to pledge price of a bobble hat to 'Mend Our Mountains'

Hillgoers are being asked to spare the price of a bobble hat – to improve conditions underfoot on two of Scotland’s mountains.

12 March 2018

Three teams in operation to find five lost Yorkshire Dales cavers trapped for 26 hours

A major rescue operation to locate a group of lost cavers in the Yorkshire Dales ended successfully when they were brought to the surface unharmed.

11 March 2018

Yorkshire Dales report points finger at grouse moors for bird of prey decline

A report compiled by national park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales points a finger at the management of grouse moors for the decline in birds of prey in their areas.

10 March 2018

Patterdale team rescues climber stuck in wintry conditions on scramble route

Rescuers in the Lake District had an early morning callout to aid a climber who got stuck on a scrambling route on a fellside.

20 March 2018

Hypothermic cyclist among those helped as Calder Valley team goes on snow patrol

A hypothermic mountain biker and a coach-load of stranded passengers on a high Pennine road were among numerous people helped by a rescue team over the weekend.

19 March 2018

Man dies in 200ft fall from Helvellyn in snow and icy conditions

A man has died after falling more than 200ft on England’s third-highest mountain. Rescuers were quickly at the scene on Helvellyn yesterday but w...

18 March 2018

New Mend Our Mountains campaign gets underway with Peak District walk

A group of walkers took to the Peak District hills to help kick off an ambitious appeal to raise £1m to improve some of Britain’s most popular paths.

17 March 2018

Walker suffers multiple injuries in Helvellyn fall

A walker suffered numerous injuries after she slipped and tumbled 50ft on England’s third-highest mountain.

15 March 2018

Calder Valley team's four-legged members retire after more than 10 years' service

Two long-serving members of a rescue team have retired after numerous missions. Four-legged friends Nell and Pepper have each assisted the Calder V...

13 March 2018

On test: waterproof trousers reviewed

Heading for the great outdoors in the UK almost always means being prepared for wet weather. Even in the height of summer, showers or persistent ra...

11 March 2018

Five young walkers rescued from Helvellyn summit after hypothermia concerns

A group of young walkers was rescued from England’s third-highest mountain after getting into difficulties in bad weather.

11 March 2018

Women's anthology Waymaking aims to step up gender balance in outdoor writing

Outdoors publisher Vertebrate has marked International Women’s Day by announcing an anthology of women’s work.

08 March 2018


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