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Climber dies in Ben Nevis New Year's Day accident

A climber has died in an incident on Ben Nevis. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Tuesday after the young woman fell...

01 January 2019

Happy New Year from grough!

Happy New Year to everyone from the grough team. We hope you've had lots of fun in the great outdoors in the past year. Here's hoping you have a...

31 December 2018

Young Peak District walker airlifted after being knocked out in trip

A young walker was airlifted to hospital after tripping and knocking themselves unconscious. Buxton Mountain Rescue Team was called out to the inci...

30 December 2018

British mountain rescuers recognised in New Year's Honours

Volunteers from Britain’s mountain rescue community have been recognised in the New Year Honours. Lochaber team member Jonathan Hart was appointe...

29 December 2018

Ochils mountain rescuers seek information after base hit by vandalism

Volunteers from Ochils Mountain Rescue Team are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who damaged the gas supply at its base.

27 December 2018

Spare the glitter and use porridge to help Rudolph fly, says expert

Families helping Rudolph and his friends on Christmas Day are being advised he doesn’t need a glittering trail to find his way.

21 December 2018

Derby rescuers recall team's search on 30th anniversary of Lockerbie bombing

A mountain rescue team has been recalling the part its members played in the search following the Pan Am Flight 103 terrorist bombing.

21 December 2018

Mountaineers gain access and parking pledge from new Cairn Gorm ski centre firm

Walkers, climbers and mountaineers will be able to continue parking their vehicles free of charge this winter at the Cairn Gorm ski centre, Mountaineering Scotland said.

19 December 2018

Yorkshire Dales bosses draw up Three Peaks code of conduct to tackle problems

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales have produced a code of conduct for walkers tackling the Three Peaks Challenge.

18 December 2018

Derby team clocks up record 70 incidents as injured Thorpe Cloud walker rescued

Mountain rescuers used their 4x4 vehicle to ford a river to bring an injured Peak District walker to safety.

31 December 2018

Man airlifted after falling while scrambling on Tryfan with eight-year-old son

A man was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself in a fall on Tryfan. The walker, from south-east England, was with his partner and eight-yea...

31 December 2018

Campaigners fight fence plans at tycoon Getty's grandson's Chilterns farm

Access campaigners are fighting plans by the grandson of the late oil tycoon John Paul Getty II to build a deer fence across a public bridleway.

29 December 2018

Man dies on Snowdon after walkers report rockfall

A man has died after a fall on Wales’s highest mountain. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by members of the public who reported seeing ...

29 December 2018

Rescuers called out to Ingleborough walker lost in fog in dark on summit

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales were called out on Boxing Day to aid a walker lost on Ingleborough. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation said...

27 December 2018

Three Lakeland walkers rescued in bad weather in two incidents

Three walkers were rescued in two separate incidents in the Lake District after getting caught out by bad weather.

21 December 2018

Happy Christmas from all of us to all of you!

We’d like to wish our readers, followers, friends and everyone in the great outdoors a happy Christmas.

21 December 2018

Wander Woman Phoebe Smith will tackle solo Hadrian's Hundred charity trek

Outdoors writer Phoebe Smith will miss Christmas with her family and friends to tackle a 100-mile charity walk, dressed as a superhero.

19 December 2018

Patrick Boothroyd named as climber who died after Ben Nevis fall

Police have named the man who died after falling on Ben Nevis at the weekend. Patrick Boothroyd suffered fatal injuries when he fell while climbing...

18 December 2018

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