Injured Lakeland walker rescued after four-hour crawl with broken leg and arm

A walker crawled for up to four hours after being injured in a fall on a Lake District fell. Rescuers said the man’s efforts to get to safety evo...

20 April 2021

Rescue helicopter winches injured walker from Cadair Idris

A walker was winched from a Snowdonia mountain after injuring herself when she slipped. A Coastguard helicopter flew to the scene on Cadair Idris a...

18 April 2021

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted after fall on Hindscarth

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after suffering head and neck injuries in a fall.

17 April 2021

Mountaineering Scotland welcomes lifting of stay-local orders for hill-goers

Mountaineering Scotland has welcomed the easing of travel restrictions from Friday, allowing people to travel outside their local area.

16 April 2021

Missing man walks to safety during major search in Cheviots

A walker reported missing in the Cheviots managed to make his way to safety while a major search was underway.

14 April 2021

How an outdoor retailer survived lockdown: a service centre, a woman's eye and explainer videos

From Monday, people in England will be able to visit the hairdresser, have pint in a beer garden and enjoy the fun of a theme park.

09 April 2021

Keswick outdoors retailer smashes charity target with fellwalking challenge

A Lake District retailer and its customers have raised more than £5,000 for charity with a challenge in which people were encouraged to climb fells.

07 April 2021

Vango owner AMG Group cuts ties with boot brand Anatom and sock firm Teko

The company that owns major outdoors brand Vango has cut its ties with a boot brand and a sock firm. AMG Group said it had ended its licensing arra...

05 April 2021

Two walkers die in separate incidents in Lomond national park

Rescuers searching for a missing hillwalker in the southern Highlands discovered a man’s body. The 33-year-old was found on Ben A’an in the Tro...

04 April 2021

On test: Olight RN3500 and RN180 TL Bike Lights reviewed

Price: £167.93 (for set) RN3500 front light Weight: lamp, mount and battery 414g Maximum brightness: 3,500 lumens Power supply: 7.2V 5200mAh lithium-ion battery pack Modes: flood beam; spot beam; hybrid beam, four levels in each, plus flashing Country of manufacture: China RN180 TL rear light Weight: lamp and mount 50g Maximum brightness: 180 lumens Power supply: built-in 3.7V 800mAh rechargeable battery Modes: constant, low, medium high; flash, three modes; smart, day, night; auto brake Country of manufacture: China This new cycle light set from Olight consists of a white front light and a red rear light.

20 April 2021

Man airlifted from Striding Edge after breaking ankle in slip

A man was airlifted from Helvellyn after breaking his ankle. The 60-year-old from north-east England slipped while traversing Striding Edge on Satu...

18 April 2021

Rescuers find Lakeland walker in wrong valley after she separated from parents

A walker was led to safety by rescuers after becoming separated from her parents on the Lake District fells.

16 April 2021

Puppy Louis rescued after falling 300ft in Moffat Hills

A puppy was rescued after surviving a 300ft fall on a Scottish hillside. Police asked for the help of Moffat Mountain Rescue Team on Wednesday afte...

14 April 2021

Retailer says camping gear 'flying off shelves' as Britons shun foreign travel

The UK’s biggest outdoors retailer is anticipating a surge in camping as Britons look to holidays at home, with uncertainty continuing over foreign travel.

12 April 2021

Yorkshire Dales national park bosses welcome visitors' return as lockdown eases

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales said it is a huge relief to be able to properly welcome visitors back to the area from Monday.

10 April 2021

Man suffers vaccine effects during attempt to rescue daughter on Snowdonia mountain

A father on a rescue mission to aid his daughter on a Snowdonia mountain sparked a callout when he began to suffer from the effects of the Covid-19 vaccine.

06 April 2021

Second callout in a week to The Cheviot for Northumberland rescuers

Rescuers were called out for the second time in a week to The Cheviot to aid a walker in difficulties.

05 April 2021

Walkers rescued after getting lost in mist on the Cheviots

Two walkers who got lost on hills near the England-Scotland border were rescued in an operation lasting almost four hours.

01 April 2021


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