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Tweed Valley rescuers complete purchase of former Melrose fire station

Mountain rescuers have bought a former fire station in the Scottish Borders to replace their present base which they have outgrown.

24 April 2016

David Ledouble will head new Hydro Flask European office

An American outdoor brand has set up a European office after the success of its high-performance flasks in the US.

24 April 2016

Climbing elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington marries Loreto McNaught-Davis

Mountaineering legend Sir Chris Bonington has tied the knot with a long-time friend. The Everest summiteer married Loreto McNaught-Davis in a cerem...

24 April 2016

Paralysed Jack Morgan summits Pen-y-ghent to raise cash for rescue team

A man who was paralysed from the chest down in a fall five years ago has made it to the top of one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

23 April 2016

Yorkshire Dales rescuers seek walkers and runners for long-distance challenge

Fancy a challenging trot across the Yorkshire Dales with the inner warm glow of knowing you’re helping a great bunch of volunteer rescuers.

22 April 2016

Four Skye walkers winched from Blàbheinn in night rescue operation

A group of walkers was winched from a ledge on a mountain on the Isle of Skye after getting into difficulties.

22 April 2016

Keswick mountain rescuers called to support firefighters tackling Borrowdale blaze

Firefighters called on the expertise of mountain rescuers to help them during a major blaze on Lake District fells.

21 April 2016

Lakeland walkers prompt Priest's Hole search after Secret Britain TV programme

Rescuers were called out to search for two walkers who had gone to investigate a cave that was recently featured on television.

20 April 2016

Emma Flaherty elected mountaineers' vice-president as women volunteers sought

A climber and PE trainer has been elected a vice-president of the British Mountaineering Council. Emma Flaherty joins Rupert Davies and Nick Kurth ...

20 April 2016

Dave Freeborn appointed Patterdale rescue team honorary president

Mountain rescuers have appointed one of their long-serving members as an honorary president. Dave Freeborn is only the second person to receive Pat...

24 April 2016

Lakeland walker airlifted after suffering injuries in High Rigg fall

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after suffering head and chest injuries in a fall. The 80-year-old man was walking with friends on...

23 April 2016

Jasmin Paris smashes women's Bob Graham Round record by more than two hours

A woman ultrarunner is reported to have smashed the female record for completing one of England’s toughest challenges.

23 April 2016

Peak clean-up volunteers will get chance to try weaselling

Outdoor fans will be able to try a little weaselling as a reward for their clean-up efforts in a national park.

22 April 2016

Women's climbing gathering moves to Manchester with October date

A top gathering of women climbers will take place in Manchester later this year. The Women’s Climbing Symposium is in its sixth year and has esta...

22 April 2016

Trailrunner and mountain biker Andy Brown takes up post with distributer Rosker

A keen trailrunner and mountain biker who grew up with a passion for hillwalking and rock-climbing has been appointed to a new post with a major outdoors distributer.

21 April 2016

Video from Doug Scott's charity marks first anniversary of Nepal earthquakes

A charity founded by Britain’s first Everest summiteer is marking the first anniversary of the Nepal earthquakes with the release of a video and report.

21 April 2016

Walker, 80, airlifted from Tryfan after fall from scrambling route

A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering cuts to the head in a fall. The 80-year-old was scrambling near the summit of Tryfan ...

20 April 2016

Snowdonia bosses consult experts over spelling change for Cadair Idris

National park bosses are in a quandary over what to call one the area’s best known mountains. Snowdonia National Park Authority is to seek advice...

19 April 2016

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