Fellrunner guides lost Wharfedale walker to safety as rescuers called out

A lost walker in the Yorkshire Dales was brought to safety by a fellrunner who came across her. The woman became disoriented while walking from Arn...

14 September 2014

Walker airlifted to hospital from north Wales hillside after leg injury

An injured walker was airlifted to hospital after gashing his leg badly in a fall on a north Wales hillside.

13 September 2014

Rescuers use hammer and chisel to free trapped Ingleborough caver

Rescuers used a hammer and chisel to free a caver trapped underground in the Yorkshire Dales. The 44-year-old and his caving companion tried for an...

12 September 2014

Jane Doole named as climber who died in Coire an t-Sneachda rockfall

Police have named the climber who died when she was hit by a rockfall in a Cairngorms corrie. Jane Doole, 61, of Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire, ...

11 September 2014

Only four hours' sleep for rescuer as Kendal team gets seven callouts

A Lakeland mountain rescue team revealed one of its members got only four hours’ sleep during a busy 40-hour period last week.

09 September 2014

Walker found safe and well after spending night on Lake District fells

A walker was found safe and well after a major overnight search involving three teams in the Lake District.

09 September 2014

Octogenarian walker airlifted to hospital after Lakeland fall

A walker in her 80s was airlifted to hospital after falling and injuring herself in the Lake District.

08 September 2014

Two cavers rescued after getting lost in Ease Gill system

Two men were rescued after getting lost underground on a caving trip in the western Dales. The pair were reported overdue yesterday evening when th...

07 September 2014

Lost Coast to Coast walkers use tablet computer to guide rescuers

A pair of walkers lost in the dark in the Lake District used their tablet computer to guide rescuers to them.

04 September 2014

Swiss outdoors rescue smartphone app Uepaa! launches in UK

A smartphone app used by 50,000 outdoor enthusiasts in the Alps has been launched in the UK. Uepaa! is a peer-to-peer system that provides extra sa...

13 September 2014

Dales Way walker airlifted after being trampled by cows

A woman was airlifted from a long-distance path after she was injured by cows while walking with her dogs.

12 September 2014

Exhausted walker airlifted from Ben Nevis

A walker was airlifted from Britain’s highest mountain after getting into difficulties. The woman was walking on Ben Nevis yesterday when she com...

11 September 2014

Alan Hinkes toasts 60 years of Lakeland volunteers with Great Gable pint

A record-breaking British mountaineer combined his two loves to mark the Lake District’s volunteers’ 60 years of service.

10 September 2014

More than 200 mountain rescuers will take part in Aviemore gathering

More than 200 mountain rescuers from all over the British Isles will converge on the Scottish Highlands for a major conference.

09 September 2014

Walker airlifted from Aberglaslyn Pass after dizzy spell leads to hip injury

A walker was airlifted to hospital after falling in Snowdonia. The woman, in her 50s, was walking on the Fisherman’s Path along the edge of Afon ...

08 September 2014

Severely ill wild-camper among six callouts for busy Keswick rescue team

A man wild camping in the Lake District had to be airlifted to hospital after suffering severe abdominal pains.

08 September 2014

Friends help injured walker from Snowdonia mountain

An injured walker was helped from a Snowdonia by his walking companions before being met by rescuers.

04 September 2014

Ramblers 'overjoyed' as 2020 announced as England Coast Path end date

The country’s biggest walkers’ charity has welcomed the coalition Government’s announcement of a completion date for the England Coast Path.

03 September 2014


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