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Wasdale team risks being swept away in swollen stream during Scafell Pike rescue

Mountain rescuers risked being swept away in torrential mountain stream when they were called out to help a family group on the slopes of England’s highest mountain.

07 August 2017

Three teams in operation to bring hypothermic Helvellyn walkers to safety

Three mountain rescue teams were called out to bring a group of walkers to safety from England’s third-highest mountain after they were discovered suffering from hypothermia on its summit.

06 August 2017

North-East rescue teams responded to a dozen incidents in July

Two volunteer rescue teams in north-eastern England responded to a dozen incidents in July. Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team and N...

06 August 2017

Climber airlifted to hospital after falling on High Tor crag in Derbyshire

A climber was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself and falling from a Derbyshire crag. The man was attempting a route at High Tor near Matl...

05 August 2017

Stuart Thompson named as man who fell to his death on Glen Coe's Aonach Eagach

A man has died after falling from a mountain in Glen Coe. Police have named the him as Stuart Thompson, of Bathgate in West Lothian. Mr Thompson...

04 August 2017

Major operation launched to rescue more than 60 cadets from Mourne Mountains

A major rescue operation was launched after a large group of Army cadets got into difficulties on the Mourne Mountains in Northern Ireland.

02 August 2017

Cadair Idris walkers call for help after getting lost in cloud

A mountain rescue team was called out after a two walkers got lost in low cloud on a Snowdonia mountain.

31 July 2017

New bothy openings among highlights as charity looks back on successful year

Volunteers spent the equivalent of almost four years’ working days on Britain’s bothies in 2016. The Mountain Bothies Association, which looks ...

28 July 2017

Top US climber Lyn Hill will be star of Women's Climbing Symposium

A top international climber will be the star attraction at the Women’s Climbing Symposium in Bristol later this year.

28 July 2017

National Trust for Scotland accused of 'bullying' outdoor firm Hilltrek over Glencoe name

A leading Scottish landscape charity stands accused of heavy-handed behaviour after it ordered a small outdoors gear company to stop using the name Glencoe for one of its jackets.

07 August 2017

Mountaineering Scotland urges walkers and hill-goers to consult deerstalking site

Mountaineering Scotland is encouraging outdoor enthusiasts to check online before heading for the hills to avoid conflict between walkers and stalkers.

06 August 2017

Victory after 40-year campaign as Ramblers hail Peacehaven path opening

Ramblers are celebrating after a successful 40-year battle to open a footpath in East Sussex. Members of the campaigning walkers’ charity were jo...

06 August 2017

Rescuers called out to free walker stuck on muddy Llŷn Peninsula path for eight hours

Mountain rescuers were called out to help a walker who had lain on a remote footpath for eight hours.

05 August 2017

Walker dies after falling 200ft from Pyg Track on Snowdon

A walker has died after falling more than 200ft on Wales’s highest mountain. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 6.30pm on Monday af...

02 August 2017

Isle of Lewis police seek information on missing man Torsten Kulke

A major search is underway for a man missing on the Isle of Lewis. Police appealed for anyone who may have information about the whereabouts of Tor...

01 August 2017

Yorkshire Dales fellrunner injured in fall on Whernside

A fellrunner was taken to hospital after injuring himself while descending Yorkshire’s highest mountain.

30 July 2017

Police appeal after man injured in Tan Hill Inn campsite fracas

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was injured in a disturbance at a campsite at Britain’s highest pub.

28 July 2017

Family discovers body of man who fell to death on Tryfan

A man has died after falling from a Snowdonia mountain. A woman and her three teenage boys came across the man’s body while descending Tryfan on ...

28 July 2017

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