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Rescuers appeal to Kinder Scout walkers to be on lookout for missing defibrillator

A rescue team in the Peak District is asking outdoor enthusiasts to be on the lookout for an expensive piece of its equipment that has gone missing.

24 August 2017

Ignore Wainwright's Barf route, plead rescuers, after third incident of stuck walkers

A rescue team urged hillwalkers to ignore a route described by author Alfred Wainwright, after the third incident this year involving people getting stuck at the site.

21 August 2017

Patterdale rescuers launch boat in search for 'intoxicated' couple on Ullswater

Members of a Lake District mountain rescue team took to the water in the early hours of Wednesday after a domestic incident was reported on Ullswater.

16 August 2017

Five Lakeland charities to benefit from cash left over from abandoned Blencathra bid

Five charities will benefit from funds left over from an aborted community attempt to buy a Lake District mountain.

15 August 2017

Brecon Beacons rescuers' warning after third injury at Sgŵd Gwladus waterfall

Rescuers against jumping from a Brecon Beacons waterfall after the third callout to the site in the past year.

14 August 2017

Ogwen Valley rescuers in four-hour rain-sodden mountain search after hoax calls

Rescuers in Snowdonia spent more than four hours searching in heavy rain after a series of hoax calls were made to police.

14 August 2017

Major 13-hour Dartmoor search called off after lost walkers located at bus station

A major search on Dartmoor lasting more than 13 hours was called off when rescuers learnt the two lost walkers at the centre of the operation had been picked up from a bus station.

13 August 2017

Police appeal for sightings of Glen Nevis camper David Munro

Police have appealed to outdoor enthusiasts for sightings of a man in Glen Nevis. Officers said concerns have been raised for the safety of David M...

12 August 2017

Rescue leader Nick Owen celebrates 25 years in charge of Elterwater Hostel

A mountain rescue stalwart is celebrating 25 years in charge of a Lake District hostel. Nick Owen’s volunteer duties as a member of Langdale Ambl...

11 August 2017

Ogwen Valley rescuers called to two separate groups of walkers stuck on Tryfan

Rescuers who were called out to help a group of walkers stuck on a Snowdonia mountain were alerted to a second party in trouble on the same peak.

22 August 2017

Bouldering champ Shauna Coxsey finishes season with Munich silver medal

World bouldering champion Shauna Coxsey rounded off her season with a second place at the final world cup meeting in Munich.

21 August 2017

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring head in Scarth Gap fall

A walker was rescued after injuring her head in a fall on a Lake District mountain. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 5pm on Tuesd...

16 August 2017

Yorkshire Dales caver airlifted after suffering serious injuries in Gaping Gill

A caver was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in the Yorkshire Dales. The Cave Rescue Organisation was alerted about 11.40pm a...

15 August 2017

Rescuers praise walkers who helped injured man after Hay Stacks fall

Rescuers have praised walkers who helped a man who fell 10ft on a Lake District mountain. The 56-year-old from the Wirral was walking alone when he...

14 August 2017

Outdoors Future Camp for upcoming trade leaders scrapped due to lack of interest

A planned event aimed at nurturing future leaders in the outdoors industry has been scrapped due to lack of interest.

14 August 2017

Isle of Lewis police searching for missing Torsten Kulke say body has been found

Police searching for a missing man on a Hebridean island said a body has been found. German visitor Torsten Kulke was reported missing on Monday 31...

13 August 2017

'I was going through the air with eyes closed' – walker recalls Striding Edge fall

A walker who blacked out and fell 30ft while traversing Striding Edge on England’s third-highest mountain has recalled her ordeal.

11 August 2017

'Are we in trouble'? Wayward Scout group rescued from Cairngorms bothy

A group of Scouts was airlifted from a remote bothy after being reported missing in the Cairngorms. The Inverness Coastguard helicopter located the...

11 August 2017

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