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Lakeland walkers led to safety after getting lost in dark on Great End

A group of walkers had to be led to safety from a Lake District mountain after getting caught out by nightfall.

26 March 2018

Four Inns challenge competitor airlifted to hospital after breaking leg

A competitor in a challenge event was airlifted to hospital after breaking his leg. The 41-year-old was taking part in the Four Inns race on Saturd...

26 March 2018

Rescuers use doggie treats to help retrieve retriever from Peak District mine

A rescue team member had to bribe a casualty to help bring her to safety after she fell down a disused mine shaft.

22 March 2018

Rescue team member scales tree to reach stranded paraglider in north Wales

A rescue team member used his professional skills to reach a stranded paraglider left hanging 65ft above the ground after crashing into trees.

21 March 2018

Patterdale team rescues climber stuck in wintry conditions on scramble route

Rescuers in the Lake District had an early morning callout to aid a climber who got stuck on a scrambling route on a fellside.

20 March 2018

Hypothermic cyclist among those helped as Calder Valley team goes on snow patrol

A hypothermic mountain biker and a coach-load of stranded passengers on a high Pennine road were among numerous people helped by a rescue team over the weekend.

19 March 2018

Man dies in 200ft fall from Helvellyn in snow and icy conditions

A man has died after falling more than 200ft on England’s third-highest mountain. Rescuers were quickly at the scene on Helvellyn yesterday but w...

18 March 2018

New Mend Our Mountains campaign gets underway with Peak District walk

A group of walkers took to the Peak District hills to help kick off an ambitious appeal to raise £1m to improve some of Britain’s most popular paths.

17 March 2018

Walker suffers multiple injuries in Helvellyn fall

A walker suffered numerous injuries after she slipped and tumbled 50ft on England’s third-highest mountain.

15 March 2018

Prince Charles unveils plaque to mark Lake District's world heritage status

Prince Charles has unveiled a plaque to mark the Lake District’s designation as a Unesco world heritage site.

26 March 2018

Body of missing Strathcarron hillwalker Neil Gibson discovered following search

The body of a walker who went missing in February has been found in the Highlands. Police confirmed Neil Gibson’s body has been found after furth...

26 March 2018

Ramblers pay tribute to Jerry Pearlman, who paved the way for right-to-roam law

Campaigners have paid tribute to a luminary of the outdoor access movement who died recently. Jerry Pearlman’s work paved the way for the right-t...

22 March 2018

Welsh emphasis in plan to safeguard Snowdon, Britain's most popular mountain

It’s the most popular mountain in Britain and is visited by more than half a million people each year.

20 March 2018

Buxton rescuers undertake special snowstorm delivery: a new-born lamb

Mountain rescuers unexpectedly turned veterinary midwives during a callout as blizzards swept their area.

19 March 2018

Rescuers voice concerns after two further incidents on wintry Lakeland mountains

Rescuers were called out to two incidents where outdoor enthusiasts were injured in falls on wintry Lake District mountains.

19 March 2018

Outdoors fans urged to take 5km challenge to help reinstate flood-hit Lakeland path

A charity is asking outdoor enthusiasts to get active to help it raise funds to reinstate a Lake District route that was severely damaged by floods.

18 March 2018

Blown-over trees halt rescuers' vehicle at Thirlmere incident

Rescuers’ progress was halted by trees blown down by the Beast from the East in a Lake District forest.

17 March 2018

Rescuers praise resilience of group trapped in freezing Yorkshire Dales cave for 26 hours

Rescuers have released more details about a major operation to save five cavers trapped below ground in the Yorkshire Dales at the weekend.

13 March 2018

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