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Couple rescued from Blencathra after getting stuck on Foule Crag

A couple were rescued after getting stuck when they mistakenly strayed on to steep ground on Blencathra.

17 June 2017

Police urge weekend Pen y Fan visitors to avoid Storey Arms parking area

Police are warning visitors to south Wales’s highest peak to expect the main parking area to be especially busy.

16 June 2017

Snowdon Partnership seeks views on plans for Wales's highest mountain

A consultation on the future of Wales’s highest mountain has begun. The Snowdon Partnership is seeking views on its plans for the mountain. Fe...

15 June 2017

Aberdeen and Dundonnell rescuers combine to find students' lost weather balloon

Two mountain rescue teams co-operated on an unusual mission: the rescue of a balloon. A weather balloon packed with equipment went missing after be...

14 June 2017

John Muir Trust launches Keep it Wild campaign to protect Scotland's wildernesses

The John Muir Trust conservation charity has launched a campaign to protect Scotland’s wild lands which, it says, face the threat of industrial-scale developments.

12 June 2017

Coast to Coast walker rescued after injuring ankle in Grisedale

A walker was rescued after injuring herself on the Lake District fells. The 68-year-old Guernsey woman slipped and suffered a suspected broken ankl...

12 June 2017

Fellrunner alerts rescuers to man stuck overnight on Lake District fell

A fellrunner alerted rescuers to a man who had spent the night stuck on a Lake District hillside in cold, wet conditions.

09 June 2017

Three Exmoor rescue team members clock up 75 years' service

Three members of a rescue team have clocked up a total of 75 years’ service. Exmoor Search and Rescue Team volunteers Sami Bryant-Jones, John Gen...

07 June 2017

Couple rescued from Priest's Hole cave after hypothermia alert

A couple had to be rescued after getting into difficulties at a Lake District cave that featured in a television programme.

05 June 2017

Peak ranger and rescue team members recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Several mountain rescue volunteers have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. A Peak District ranger also received acknowledgement of ...

17 June 2017

Mountain Bothies Association takes over Lingy Hut in northern Lake District

The Mountain Bothies Association has taken over responsibility for a hut in the northern Lake District.

15 June 2017

Fell-care volunteers battle wild weather as Keswick festival site forced to close

Volunteers faced wild weather as they battled to maintain the fells as part of Keswick Mountain Festival.

14 June 2017

'Godfather of outdoor writing' Walt Unsworth dies, aged 88

A man described as the godfather of outdoor writing has died. Walt Unsworth, the founder of publishers Cicerone Press, died this month, aged 88, af...

13 June 2017

Experts' warning to hillgoers after two rockfall strikes in two days in Cairngorms

Mountain experts issued a warning to hillwalkers and climbers after two incidents in the Cairngorms in which people were injured by rockfalls.

12 June 2017

Cairngorm team braves 'extremely dangerous' conditions to rescue climber

Rescuers had to brave conditions described as extremely dangerous to reach a climber injured in a rockfall in the Cairngorms.

11 June 2017

North York Moors bosses seek groups to 'adopt' Cleveland Way stretches

National park bosses are on the lookout for families or groups prepared to ‘adopt’ a section of a national trail.

08 June 2017

OMM organisers warn runners' details may have disappared in IT failure

Organisers of a mountain marathon have warned would-be competitors some of their details may have been lost in an IT incident.

07 June 2017

Lost walkers, injured caver and a potholing sheep keep Yorkshire Dales rescue team busy

Two walkers attempting a challenge route were rescued after getting lost in the dark. The two 25-yeaer-old women reported themselves benighted betw...

04 June 2017

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