Injured kayaker airlifted from North Pennines river after six-hour rescue operation

An injured paddler was airlifted from a river in the North Pennines after a six-hour rescue operation.

24 February 2020

Two callouts in two hours to same spot for rescuers as Borrowdale walkers injured

Rescuers were called twice within two hours to virtually the same spot on a Lake District fell to help injured walkers.

24 February 2020

Rescuers in major day-long search after Tomas Gafrik reported missing on Ben Nevis

A major search involving 39 mountain rescuers has been underway all day for a man who has gone missing on Britain’s highest mountain.

23 February 2020

Prospects looking up for revived climbing meet as winter finally arrives in Highlands

Organisers of a revived major international climbing festival in Scotland have been cheered by recent improvements in conditions.

20 February 2020

Ardnish Estate to end free use of Peanmeanach bothy due to visitor numbers

Walkers and outdoor enthusiasts will no longer have free use of a bothy in the western Highlands. From early October, the Peanmeanach on the Ardnis...

19 February 2020

Police name Richard Armstrong as man who fell to his death on Stob Bàn

Police have named the man who died after falling from a munro in the Mamores on Sunday. Richard Armstrong of Cumbria fell about 30m into a gorge on...

18 February 2020

Good Samaritan runner injures ankle after stopping to offer help on Lakeland fell

A runner who stopped to help someone who had slipped on a Lake District hillside fell victim to injury himself within yards of leaving the person.

16 February 2020

Urgent work protects historic Yorkshire Dales mill hours before storm sweeps in

Work to protect a historic Yorkshire Dales building was completed hours before Storm Ciara swept the area.

14 February 2020

North Wales mountain rescuers called into action as Storm Ciara strikes area

Mountain rescue teams in north Wales were in action over the weekend as Storm Ciara caused problems for residents and visitors in the area.

11 February 2020

Snowdonia walkers rescued after getting lost on Cadair Idris

Two walkers were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain as weather closed in. The men, in their late 20s and early 30s, called for help after getting lo...

24 February 2020

Tree surgeon fined for damaging 200-year-old sycamore in Yorkshire Dales

A second person has been convicted after a healthy tree was damaged in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

24 February 2020

Ullswater shot and Wasdale view top Wainwright Society photo contest

A shot of a boat sailing on Ullswater with a backdrop of the snow-covered Helvellyn range has been judged top image in a competition.

20 February 2020

On test: AKU Serai mountaineering boots reviewed

Price: £380 Country of manufacture: Italy Weight: 1,862g a pair (size 44/9½) Colour: black/grey/silver Construction: Kevlar/nylon/microfibre uppers plus Liba Smart PU Waterproofing: Gore-Tex Insulated Comfort Sole stiffness: 10/10 Women’s version: no Sizes: 5-13 (38-47½) Crampon compatible: yes, with automatic locking models, B3 These mountaineering boots from AKU are designed for full-on Alpine and altitude use.

20 February 2020

On test: walkers' ice-axes reviewed

An ice-axe is an essential piece of safety equipment for anyone wanting to walk during winter conditions on the UK’s mountains.

18 February 2020

Man dies after falling 30m from Stob Bàn during Storm Dennis

A man has died after falling from a Highland munro during Storm Dennis. The 42-year-old fell about 100ft into a gorge on Stob Bàn in the Mamores o...

17 February 2020

Lochaber rescuers respond to 'charge them' demands: be careful what you ask for

Mountain rescuers have warned social media commentators to beware of what they wish for, after several posts saying four Ben Nevis walkers should be charged for their rescue.

14 February 2020

Climber Shauna Coxsey confirmed in Team GB squad for Tokyo Olympics

Climber Shauna Coxsey has been confirmed as a member of the UK squad for this year’s Tokyo Olympics.

11 February 2020

Don't Lose Your Way: Ramblers recruit citizen geographers to save paths at risk

The Ramblers have begun a quest to find an army of citizen geographers to find lost rights of way as a deadline approaches.

11 February 2020


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