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Coastguard releases dramatic rescue footage after man injured in Crib Goch fall

A man was airlifted from a snowy ridge in Snowdonia after injuring himself. The Coastguard released dramatic footage of the rescue on Crib Goch on ...

07 March 2017

Peak District incidents keep Glossop rescuers busy with four weekend callouts

A man was airlifted from a Peak District hillside after suffering a suspected broken leg. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team was called on Saturday to th...

07 March 2017

Two Danish walkers rescued from Cheviots on first day of UK walking trek

Two overseas visitors had to be rescued after getting into difficulties in the wintry Cheviot Hills within a day of landing in Britain.

03 March 2017

Scottish mountain rescuers get close-up view of new Coastguard helicopter

Mountain rescuers in Scotland got their first hands-on experience of a new helicopter that will be based north of the border.

02 March 2017

Watch as Coastguard crew winches ill walker from Ben Nevis ridge

A walker was airlifted from a ridge on Britain’s highest mountain after becoming ill. The tricky operation by the crew of the Coastguard helicopt...

28 February 2017

Controversial camping bylaws set to come into force in Lomond national park

A controversial camping permit scheme comes in to force in a Scottish national park this week. Anyone wanting to pitch their tent in certain areas ...

27 February 2017

Walker with broken leg airlifted from Cadair Idris after fall

A walker was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering a suspected broken leg. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted shortly after ...

25 February 2017

Owen Griffiths named as climber who died after Coire an t-Sneachda fall

Police have named the man who died after falling in the Northern Corries of Cairn Gorm on Tuesday. Owen Griffiths, 25, of Evesham, Worcestershire, ...

24 February 2017

YHA extends a doggy welcome to 13 hostels in England and Wales

Youth hostellers in England and Wales will be able to take their dogs with them at selected sites. But anyone wishing their pooch to accompany them...

23 February 2017

Lakeland walker with broken ankle rescued after slip above Ullswater

Two rescue teams went to the aid of a walker who suffered a suspected broken ankle when she slipped on a Lake District fell.

07 March 2017

Calder Valley team reaches 1,000-rescue milestone as Brontë moors walker injures leg

A rescue team clocked up its 1,000th mission when it went to the aid of an injured walker on the Brontë moors.

04 March 2017

Walker airlifted in critical condition after falling 130ft on Blencathra

A walker was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries after falling on a Lake District mountain.

03 March 2017

Sharp Edge warning for Blencathra walkers after couple get stuck on ridge

Rescuers have reminded hillgoers that they need to be properly equipped and prepared if tackling a notorious Lake District ridge in winter, which they described as a serious undertaking.

01 March 2017

British Mountaineering Council board faces no-confidence motion

The board of the British Mountaineering Council is facing a potential vote of no confidence at the organisation’s annual meeting in April.

28 February 2017

Upper Wharfedale rescuers leave open-day to aid lost Great Whernside walkers

Rescuers had to leave celebrations to mark their headquarters refurbishment after a call for help from a family lost on a Yorkshire Dales fell.

26 February 2017

Cat Bells walker rescued after getting stuck in Storm Doris's high winds

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck in high winds as Storm Doris swept across the area.

24 February 2017

Sonia Prior appointed sales director with outdoors distributor Bradshaw Taylor

A major outdoors gear distributor has appointed a new sales director. Sonia Prior joins Bradshaw Taylor from Amer Sports. Rutland-based Bradshaw...

23 February 2017

Mountain experts issue advice for weekend hillgoers in 'unusual' lean winter

Mountain experts are warning anyone heading for the Scottish hills this weekend to expect the unexpected.

23 February 2017

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