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Yorkshire Dales bosses issue advice as Covid-19 tiers come into force

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales have issued updated advice after the introduction of a tier system of restrictions in England.

03 December 2020

Helvellyn couple rescued after being caught out by mist and darkness

A couple were rescued were rescue from the Helvellyn range after getting lost in mist and being caught out by nightfall.

30 November 2020

Two injured walkers and cragfast man rescued from Pillar in six-hour operation

Three walkers were rescued from a Lake District mountain in a major night-time operation lasting six hours.

30 November 2020

Couple on date call for help after getting stuck on Helvellyn

A couple on a date in the Lake District had to be rescued after they got stuck on steep ground on Helvellyn.

28 November 2020

Mountain man Kílian Jornet attempts new 24-hour challenge: running on the flat

Record-breaking mountain runner Kílian Jornet is planning a new challenge outside his comfort zone: running on the flat.

26 November 2020

Lakeland rescuers condemn 'urban explorers' in dangerous Coniston mines jaunt

Rescuers in the Lake District said urban explorers who ventured into disused mines were putting themselves in danger.

24 November 2020

Rescuers pay tribute to pioneer mountaineer Hamish MacInnes who died aged 90

Mountain rescuers have paid tribute to pioneering climber and innovator Hamish MacInnes, who has died aged 90.

23 November 2020

Walker airlifted from Tryfan after injuring himself in fall

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself in a fall on a Snowdonia mountain. The man was part of a group of two couples and a frien...

23 November 2020

On test: 15 to 35 litre daysacks reviewed

A daysack should be able to accommodate all the gear and clothing you need on your single-day walk on the hills or in the countryside.

19 November 2020

Cadair Idris walkers who called for help 'were unprepared for conditions'

Rescuers said two ill prepared walkers in difficulties on Cadair Idris were fortunate not to have had a worse outcome.

01 December 2020

Royal Marines aid injured teen after fall on Whernside

A group of Royal Marines went to the aid of a teenager who fell while descending Yorkshire’s highest mountain.

30 November 2020

On test: Leatherman Free T4 multi-tool reviewed

Price: £74.95 Weight: 124g Size: 9.3cm x 2.1cm x 2.4cm Country of manufacture: USA Leatherman’s Free range of multi-tools feature a system that allows one-handed opening of the tools – useful if you need to keep hold of what you’re working on while selecting a different implement.

30 November 2020

Major European outdoor brands join in 'Green Friday' fundraiser for eco-projects

Some of Europe’s biggest outdoor brands are using Black Friday to raise cash for conservation causes.

27 November 2020

Central Beacons rescuers struggle to fund new base three years after blaze

A volunteer rescue team in south Wales said it is struggling to raise funds for a new base after a fire destroyed its headquarters three years ago.

25 November 2020

Walker stretchered from Lakeland fell after injuring leg

A walker was rescued after injuring herself on a Lake District fell. The Kendal woman was walking in Caiston Glen, south of High Hartsop Dodd, on S...

24 November 2020

Rescuers in seven-hour operation to aid Cadair Idris walker with head injury

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering a head injury on a Snowdonia mountain. The woman, in her 40s and from Anglesey, was crossing the...

23 November 2020

Couple's Blencathra date ends in man falling from Sharp Edge

A couple enjoying their second date together had an eventful outing in the Lake District. An ascent of Sharp Edge on Blencathra ended with the man ...

22 November 2020

Peak District team's plea to hillgoers after walker located at home after callout

Rescuers in the Peak District pleaded with hillgoers to let them know if they reach safety after calling out the team.

18 November 2020

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