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Aberdyfi rescuer tells of team's physical and mental challenges in two fatal incidents

A rescue team member has spoken of the difficulties faced by volunteers after their involvement in two fatal incidents.

02 June 2017

Lakeland walker with severe chest pains airlifted from Whiteside

A walker suffering severe chest pain was airlifted from a Lake District mountain. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was alerted at 12.45pm on Wednes...

01 June 2017

Ramblers urge would-be MPs to back their Manifesto for a Walking Britain

The next government should reward landowners who go beyond their legal obligations to provide access to the public, Britain’s largest walkers’ charity said.

30 May 2017

Marcus Scotney and Carol Morgan clinch wins in hard-fought Dragon's Back Race

Ultrarunner Marcus Scotney overcame injury worries to clinch victory in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race.

27 May 2017

Lake District flip-flop walker rescued after getting stuck on scree

Rescuers in the Lake District were called out to rescue a man stuck on a fellside in flip-flops. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out abo...

26 May 2017

Helpers aged from 12 weeks to 89 years join Peak District Pick and Play clean-up

More than 100 volunteers, aged from 12 weeks to 89 years old, joined in a Peak District clean-up event.

25 May 2017

Berghaus Dragon's Back Race: tough day for field as runners ruled out of event

The man in charge of the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race has admitted some of his decisions have not been popular with some competitors in the race.

24 May 2017

Peak District rangers take to 'fire bikes' to put across blaze message

Peak District rangers have taken to two wheels to get across an important safety message for outdoor enthusiasts in the national park.

22 May 2017

Climber rescued after fall at Great Wanney Crag in Northumberland

A climber was rescued after she injured herself in a fall on a Northumberland crag. The woman suffered a suspected broken ankle when she fell on to...

22 May 2017

Scots Government acts as report finds link between grouse shooting and eagle losses

The Scottish Government will look at licensing grouse shooting after a report showed a strong link between the disappearances of golden eagles and shooting estates.

01 June 2017

Flow Country scheme helped by European Outdoor Conservation Association cash

A scheme to restore an area of the Flow Country in northern Scotland will receive cash from an organisation funded by the outdoors industry.

31 May 2017

Ultrarunner Tom Holllins aborts double Bob Graham Round attempt after falling ill

Ultrarunner Tom Hollins had to abandon his attempt to run a double Bob Graham Round at the weekend when he became unwell.

30 May 2017

Police appeal as tests reveal Yorkshire Dales buzzard found near Malham was shot

Police in North Yorkshire are appealing for information after a dead buzzard was found in the Yorkshire Dales.

26 May 2017

Final warning issued to Jim Mann as Berghaus Dragon's Back Race nears climax

One of the lead runners in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race is in the ‘last chance saloon’ after being handed his second official warning for deviating from the course.

26 May 2017

Columbia agrees to kit out 2,000 national park staff over next five years

Outdoors brand Columbia will kit out up to 2,000 national park staff with clothing in a five-year partnership.

25 May 2017

New Abyssinia bothy opens to outdoor users in Glen Kinglas

A new mountain shelter with an African slant has opened for outdoor enthusiasts in a popular walking area in the Scottish Highlands.

23 May 2017

'World's toughest mountain race' underway as Dragon's Back runners head south

The event dubbed the world’s toughest mountain race got underway in north Wales today, with runners heading south from Conwy Castle in a five-day event.

22 May 2017

Labradoodle Sydney rescued after becoming exhausted on Yorkshire Dales walk

A dog was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales fell when it became exhausted on a walk. The 11-year-old labradoodle was walking with his owners between C...

21 May 2017

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