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Scafell Pike couple who spent 14 hours on fells 'owe their lives to bivvy bag'

A couple who spent the night sheltering on the Lake District mountains may owe their lives to the plastic bivvy bag they used, rescuers said.

22 February 2017

Climber airlifted to hospital after fall in Cairn Gorm Northern Corries

A climber was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a fall in the Scottish Highlands. Police in Aviemore were alerted to the incident a...

21 February 2017

Lost Cheviot walkers use phone picture to guide rescuers to location

Two walkers took a picture on their mobile phone to guide rescuers to them after getting lost on a mountain in the Cheviot Hills.

20 February 2017

'Barefoot Aleks' completes record 3,800-mile run down the length of Europe

A man who took up running less than five years ago has completed a gruelling journey down the complete length of mainland Europe.

19 February 2017

Baby Jesse joins Calder Valley rescuers in callout to injured mountain biker

Rescue team volunteers were joined by a young supporter after being called out to aid an injured mountain biker.

19 February 2017

Rescuers seek walkers for Wharfedale 3 Peaks challenge

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales are looking for walkers with stamina who are up for tackling a 22-mile route over three fells.

18 February 2017

Woman suffers serious injuries in 65ft fall from Borrowdale scramble

A woman was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she fell more than 60ft while scrambling on a route in the Lake District.

17 February 2017

Snugpak launches brand new insulated and waterproof jacket!

Stay warm and dry with Snugpak’s Torrent Jacket Snugpak, the UK’s leading sleeping bag and insulated clothing manufacturer, has launched its first ever insulated, waterproof jacket – the Torrent jacket.

17 February 2017

More than 40 rescuers called out as walker injured in 300ft Old Man of Coniston fall

More than 40 mountain rescuers were involved in an operation to help two walkers who fell in separate incidents on The Old Man of Coniston.

16 February 2017

Climber who fell from Cairn Gorm dies in hospital

A man who was injured in a fall from a Highland mountain has died in hospital. He was climbing and walking on his own on Tuesday when he fell in Co...

22 February 2017

Two Pen-y-ghent walkers and dogs rescued after getting lost in dark

Two walkers were rescued, along with their dogs, after getting lost in the dark during a journey on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

21 February 2017

Old Man of Coniston couple rescued after getting lost in mist

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in low cloud on the Lake District fells. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 3.05pm after t...

20 February 2017

Peak District mountain bikers spark debate on future of Cut Gate route

Mountain bikers in the Peak District are seeking views on one of the national park’s most popular routes.

19 February 2017

Six-hour search launched after two walkers reported missing on Bleaklow

Two walkers were rescued from the Peak District’s second-highest hill after being reported missing overnight.

19 February 2017

Review: Annandale Way, by Roger Turnbull and Jacquetta Megarry

This latest addition to Rucksack Readers’ range is a guide to this gentle trail, which leads walkers from a river’s source to its meeting with the sea.

18 February 2017

Friday BBC show's unique techniques will showcase The Lake District: A Restless Year

Following the broadcast of Terry Abraham’s Life of a Mountain: Blencathra earlier this week, the BBC is offering more Lakeland eye candy.

17 February 2017

On test: insulated jackets reviewed

An insulated jacket is an essential piece of kit for anyone heading for the hills during winter. Temperatures can drop markedly as you ascend, and ...

28 January 2017

Family of tragic kayaker Dominic Jackson in push to boost locator beacon use

The family of a kayaker whose body was found on the Caithness coast after a major search has launched a campaign to encourage the use of personal locator beacons.

15 February 2017

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