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Teen camper airlifted from Lakeland fell after severe asthma attack

A teenager was airlifted from a Lake District fell after becoming ill. The 15-year-old suffered a severe asthma attack while camping with a group a...

05 November 2016

Four-year-old child among group rescued from Skiddaw after night falls

A four-year-old child was among a group who had to be rescued from a Lake District mountain after getting caught out by the dark.

04 November 2016

Yorkshire Three Peaks fellrunner found unharmed after going missing

A fellrunner was found unharmed after he went missing during a challenge in the Yorkshire Dales. The 63-year-old man was attempting the 39km (24-mi...

04 November 2016

Work starts to replace Yorkshire Dales bridge demolished by Storm Desmond

A replacement for a bridge in the Yorkshire Dales national park that was swept away by flood water should be opened to walkers by the end of the month.

01 November 2016

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted from fell after slip at Burnmoor Tarn

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring herself in a fall. The woman, in her 80s, slipped and suffered suspected back injur...

01 November 2016

Earlier nightfall catches out Helvellyn walkers rescued from Swirral Edge

Rescuers pledged to try harder to educate hillgoers about earlier nights after a pair of walkers had to be rescued from England’s third highest mountain.

31 October 2016

Rockfall-hit Steall footpath in Glen Nevis set to re-open to walkers

A Highland path that was closed after a huge rock fall left it in a dangerous state will re-open this weekend.

28 October 2016

New England Coast Path stretch opens part of Norfolk shore to walkers for first time

A stretch of the Norfolk coast is being opened to walkers for the first time. The latest section of the England Coast Path includes three new miles...

24 October 2016

Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders survive pee-bottle mix-up in first ascent of Sersank

Two seasoned mountaineers have described the travails of successfully summiting an unclimbed Himalayan peak, including a mix-up between drinking- and pee-bottles.

21 October 2016

Original Mountain Marathon runners overcome 'minefield of shoe-swallowing bogs'

Hardy racers faced conditions described as a minefield of shoe-swallowing bogs and ankle-turning tussocks in a tough mountain marathon.

04 November 2016

Campaigners slam 'sham' consultation as government shrinks outdoors surveys

Campaigners have dismissed as sham a consultation by a government department into outdoors research. The Open Spaces Society said a decision on cha...

04 November 2016

Injured Peak District climber airlifted after fall from Baslow Edge

A climber was airlifted to hospital after falling from a Peak District crag. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1.15pm on Thursday whe...

03 November 2016

Sir Chris Bonington's updated autobiography charts 60 years' mountaineering

One of Britain’s most renowned mountaineers has produced a revised autobiography, charting more than 60 years climbing and exploring.

01 November 2016

Certificates on offer to walkers who complete Pennine Way

Walkers who complete Britain’s oldest national trail can now get a certificate to mark their achievement.

31 October 2016

Ringing Roger path repair work will start as Mend Our Mountains appeal smashes target

Work is about to begin on a badly eroded path on the Peak District’s highest hill after a crowdfunding appeal raised cash for repairs.

30 October 2016

Rescue team issues timely warning to hillwalkers as clocks go back

Rescuers have issued a timely reminder to walkers heading for the hills to pack a torch, as the end of British summer time approaches.

28 October 2016

Cowal Way gains Scotland's Great Trails status

A long-distance route passing through diverse countryside has been granted great trail status in a ceremony in Argyll.

22 October 2016

Family pays tribute to Kevin Ryan, who died in 500ft fall from Priest's Hole cave

The family of the man who fell to his death on a Lake District mountain have revealed details of the incident.

19 October 2016

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