Mountaineering mourns Andy Nisbet and Steve Perry who died in Ben Hope fall

The mountaineering community is mourning the loss of two of its accomplished members who died in a fall on Ben Hope.

07 February 2019

Bowland Pennine rescuers' four callouts include search for lost fellwalkers

Two lost walkers were rescued from a fell in the Forest of Bowland. The operation to find the pair was one of four callouts in five days for the Bo...

05 February 2019

Ingleborough pair rescued after getting lost in dark on first hillwalking trip

A couple had to be rescued after getting lost on their first hillwalking expedition. The man and woman were caught out by the dark on Souther Scale...

04 February 2019

BMC and rescuers criticise 'unprecedented' Snowdonia 'closed mountains' message

The British Mountaineering Council has criticised a national park authority which urged hillgoers to stay away from its peaks.

01 February 2019

Stay off Snowdonia's mountains during severe weather say national park bosses

National park bosses in Snowdonia are urging mountaineers to stay off the area’s peaks. The authority said Snowdon has been under a cover of snow...

31 January 2019

Whernside walkers await rescue in group shelter after slip leads to ankle injury

A walker was rescued from the flanks of Whernside in the Yorkshire Dales after suffering a suspected broken ankle in a slip.

27 January 2019

Police probing mystery Pen-y-ghent death say they have received a name

Police investigating the death of a mystery woman whose body was found on the flanks of Pen-y-ghent in the Yorkshire Dales say they have been given a name.

25 January 2019

Mountain rescuers in eight-hour operation after glider crashes on The Cheviot

Mountain rescuers were called out after a glider crashed on The Cheviot on the Scotland-England border.

21 January 2019

Eugeni Roselló Solé drops out of Montane Spine Race four miles from finish

Ultrarunner Eugeni Roselló Solé has had to pull out of the Montane Spine Race agonisingly close to the finish.

17 January 2019

Two walkers die in fall on Scotland's most northerly munro Ben Hope

Two walkers have died in a fall on Scotland’s most northerly munro. Assynt Mountain Rescue Team was called out to Ben Hope in Sutherland on Tuesd...

06 February 2019

Wintry Ribblehead shot wins Wainwright Society photo competition

A photograph of a wintry Ribblehead station in the Yorkshire Dales has won an annual competition run by aficionados of the late Alfred Wainwright.

05 February 2019

Walker rescued from snowy Arthur's Seat after breaking leg

Mountain rescuers were called out to help a walker who broke his leg while walking on Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh.

02 February 2019

Rescue crew uses full winch length to pluck injured climber from Cairn Gorm

A rescue helicopter had to use the full length of its winch to rescue an injured climber after a fall in the Cairngorms.

31 January 2019

Injured climber airlifted from Snowdon after falling 75ft in avalanche

A climber was airlifted to hospital after breaking an ankle when he was caught in an avalanche on Wales’s highest mountain.

30 January 2019

John Muir Trust pays tribute after death of 'Mr Cairngorms' Adam Watson

The John Muir Trust has paid tribute to a mountain expert affectionately known as Mr Cairngorms, who died this week.

26 January 2019

Sheepish Borrowdale casualty rescued after getting stuck on Goat Crag

Mountain rescuers were called to aid a sheepish casualty stuck on Goat Crag in the Lake District. A farmer requested the help of Keswick Mountain R...

24 January 2019

Pen-y-ghent walker rescued after slip on ice leads to ankle injury

A walker was rescued after slipping on ice and injuring himself on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks. The 40-year-old man was descending from Pen-y-...

20 January 2019

Tycoon Getty's grandson withdraws controversial Chilterns deer-fence bid

The grandson of the late oil tycoon John Paul II has withdrawn his plans to build a deer fence across a Chilterns bridleway.

17 January 2019


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