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Dave Tighe's half marathon run will help rescuers who saved his life in Lakeland accident

A man who nearly lost his life in a paragliding crash in the Lake District is planning to run a half-marathon to raise cash for his rescuers.

24 January 2016

Keep it in the family: rescue team recruit Tess follows mum and dad into service

A mountain rescue team has a new recruit who followed her mum and dad into the service. Border collie Tess has become an operational member of the ...

22 January 2016

Kendal Mountain Festival's 14,000 visitors boosted local economy by £2m

Visitors to one of the UK’s leading outdoor events boosted the local economy by £2m, a survey found.

19 January 2016

Veteran mountaineer Mick Tighe awarded mountain culture accolade

A veteran mountain guide and rescue team member has been awarded a top accolade. Mick Tighe is the winner of this year’s Scottish Award for Excel...

19 January 2016

Cumbria's Grand Day Out raises £20,000 for flood victims and mountain rescue

A day of activities aimed at raising cash for victims of the Cumbria floods and the county’s mountain rescue teams brought in double organisers’ target.

18 January 2016

Simon Davidson and Joe Smith named as climbers who died in Glen Coe fall

Police have named the two climbers who died in a fall from a Glen Coe mountain, one of whom was a member of the local mountain rescue team.

18 January 2016

Two climbers die in fall on Stob Coire nam Beith in Glen Coe

Two climbers have died on a Glen Coe mountain. Their bodies were found by two other climbers on Saturday on Stob Coire nam Beith. Glencoe Mounta...

17 January 2016

Rescuers battle shoulder-high snowdrifts to reach injured Helvellyn snowboarder

Rescuers had to battle through shoulder-deep snow to reach a man who suffered serious spinal injuries while snowboarding on the slopes of England’s third-highest mountain.

17 January 2016

Spine Race runners help hypothermic walker to safety on Border Ridge

A walker suffering from hypothermia in sub-zero temperatures was helped to safety by competitors in a gruelling long-distance race.

16 January 2016

Birthday boy Javed Bhatti on course to complete remarkable Pennine Way double

Ultrarunner Javed Bhatti is on course to complete a remarkable winter double run of the Pennine Way this weekend.

23 January 2016

Sir Chris Bonington urges outdoor fans to chip in to help 'magical' Suilven route

A mountaineering elder statesman is urging outdoor enthusiasts to back a plan to raise £50,000 to help complete repairs to a path on a ‘magical walk’.

22 January 2016

Weekend searches fail to find missing kayaker Jason Chung Wai-Ho

A kayaker who was last seen launching his craft almost a week ago on the west coast of Scotland is still missing.

19 January 2016

Take a torch, map and compass, say rescuers after Dartmoor walker gets lost

Rescuers pleaded with walkers to take the correct gear with them when they head for the Dartmoor hills.

19 January 2016

Eiger record-holding climber Ueli Steck will deliver London talk this week

The man who climbed the North Face of the Eiger in a record-breaking time will speak to an audience in London this week.

18 January 2016

Spine Race finisher Javed Bhatti heads south to attempt double Pennine Way run

So what do you do when you’ve just completed the country’s most brutal race up the snowy spine of England.

17 January 2016

Three children among family rescued from snowbound 4x4 on Lakeland track

Three children were among a family rescued after getting stuck in the snow on a remote Lake District track.

17 January 2016

Injured Peak District woman's surprise as crowd of rescuers turns up to help

An injured woman was surprised to find almost 30 rescuers coming to her aid after she slipped on an icy Peak District path.

16 January 2016

Kayakers urged to take care as search continues for missing paddler Jason Chung Yai-Ho

Police are appealing to paddlers to be prepared before they take to the water. The plea from Police Scotland came after a major search for a missin...

15 January 2016

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