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Team uses rope system to rescue walker who fell 65ft at Hardcastle Crags

Rescuers rigged up a rope system to bring to safety a walker who fell about 65ft down a steep slope at a Pennine beauty spot.

21 October 2018

Signs of the times: Dales craftsman uses 44-year-old machine to form finger posts

Have you ever stopped and pondered, as you check you’re on the right track, how those ubiquitous wooden finger posts we see throughout the countryside are produced.

20 October 2018

Scafell pair rescued in six-hour operation after getting stuck on Broad Stand

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on dangerous ground at a Lake District accident blackspot.

20 October 2018

Explorer Paul Rose turns the lens on Yorkshire Dales for new BBC Two series

Explorer and mountaineer Paul Rose is turning his attention to the Yorkshire Dales for a new television series.

19 October 2018

Walker rescued after torch batteries fade on Pen-y-ghent's slopes

A walker was rescued after getting lost in the dark on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks. Five separate groups of rescuers searched routes on Pen-y-...

18 October 2018

Climber Sir Chris Bonington: Britain's national parks need an injection of idealism

Mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington has called for an injection of idealism into Britain’s national parks if they are to survive.

16 October 2018

Blencathra walker escapes serious injury in 100ft fall from Sharp Edge

A walker escaped serious injury in a 100ft fall from a Lake District ridge. The woman was with her dog on Sharp Edge on Blencathra on Sunday when s...

16 October 2018

Two Snowdonia walkers rescued from Tryfan as Storm Callum lashes mountain

Two walkers were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain as Storm Callum’s high winds and torrential rain lashed the hill.

14 October 2018

John Muir Trust plans toilets and extra parking at foot of Blàbheinn on Skye

A conservation charity has revealed plans to double the number of parking places and build two toilets at the foot of a popular munro on the Isle of Skye.

11 October 2018

Rescuers spend three hours searching for Cadair Idris walkers after panic attack

Mountain rescuers spent more than three hours searching a Snowdonia peak for a pair of walkers who got into difficulties in bad weather.

21 October 2018

Rescuers enlist farmer and brightly lit tractor in search for hypothermic woman

Mountain rescuers enlisted the help a farmer and his tractor to help find a missing woman in the dark.

20 October 2018

Four rescued in seven-hour operation after getting stuck on Dow Crag

Four people were rescued in an operation lasting more than seven hours after they got stuck on a Lake District fell.

20 October 2018

Scottish police appeal for information on missing walker Joshua Cooke

Police are appealing for a man who has gone missing in northern Scotland. Officers said they believe Joshua Cooke may have been planning to walk th...

18 October 2018

Top rock-climber Pete Whittaker joins Patagonia-backed anti-fracking campaign

A top climber has joined the campaign against fracking, in the week the controversial gas-extraction process started in Lancashire.

16 October 2018

New Anglesey section of Wales Coast Path gives walkers 'fantastic' views

A new two-mile stretch of coastal footpath has been created on Anglesey to give walkers improved sea views.

16 October 2018

Motor groups help fund repairs to Yorkshire Dales Roman route Cam High Road

An ancient right of way in the Yorkshire Dales has been repaired thanks to cash donated by recreational motorists.

15 October 2018

Scottish Natural Heritage boss Francesca Osowska completes 1,300-mile cycle ride

The boss of Scottish Natural Heritage has completed an epic 1,300-mile cycle ride round the nation in the hope of inspiring the public to get active.

12 October 2018

Lakeland walker rescued after collapsing at Boredale Hause

A walker was rescued after collapsing on a Lakeland fell. The woman was walking with friends at Boredale Hause above Patterdale on Wednesday when t...

11 October 2018

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