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Peak District boulderer injured in fall at Robin Hood's Stride

A boulderer was rescued after injuring himself at a Peak District crag. The 29-year-old from Nottingham fell at Robin Hood’s Stride near Birchove...

04 May 2017

Walker seriously injured in 165ft fall in Mourne Mountains

A walker was seriously injured in a fall in the Mourne Mountains in Northern Ireland. The man is believed to have fallen up to 50m (165ft) at the w...

02 May 2017

Walkers light up three Lakeland fells in event to help Nepal earthquake victims

Hundreds of walkers helped light up the Lake District hills to raise cash for charity. Participants in the Lakeland Festival of Light took to three...

01 May 2017

'Mission accomplished' as Victoria Wilkinson breaks women's Three Peaks record

Fellrunner Victoria Wilkinson has broken the women’s record for the gruelling Three Peaks Race, set nine years ago.

30 April 2017

Watchdog rules Mountain Warehouse insulated jacket ad was not misleading

An advertising watchdog has dismissed a claim against outdoors retailer Mountain Warehouse that an online description of an insulated jacket was misleading.

27 April 2017

Lakeland walker airlifted to trauma centre after falling 40ft on Ullswater path

A woman was rescued after falling 40ft on a Lakeland path. The 83-year-old was walking on the path alongside Ullswater on Tuesday when she fell 12m...

26 April 2017

Runner Nicky Spinks smashes Joss Naylor Challenge record on 50th birthday

A record-breaking ultrarunner celebrated her 50th birthday by smashing another record. Nicky Spinks ran the 50 or so miles of the Joss Naylor Lakel...

24 April 2017

Three Peaks Race runners face snow again in pursuit of Dales event's records

Runners in the Three Peaks Race face the prospect of snow-covered fells for the second year in succession.

24 April 2017

Tearful BMC president Rehan Siddiqui resigns despite defeating no-confidence call

The chair of the British Mountaineering Council has resigned, despite defeating a vote of no confidence in his executive.

23 April 2017

Four callouts and one award for Edale rescuers in busy bank holiday weekend

The May Day bank holiday weekend proved busy for one Peak District rescue team, with four callouts and an award to collect.

03 May 2017

Man seriously injured in 300ft fall from St Sunday Crag

A man was seriously injured when he fell 300ft from a Lake District mountain. The 69-year-old suffered multiple injuries in the fall from St Sunday...

01 May 2017

Gyrocopter crashes into Great Knoutberry Hill during The Fellsman challenge event

A pilot was airlifted from a Yorkshire Dales fell after a gyrocopter crashed near its summit. The aircraft hit the ground near the summit of Great ...

30 April 2017

Renowned speed climber Ueli Steck dies in Himalaya fall

The climber who held the record for the fastest ascent of the North Face of the Eiger has died in an accident in the Himalaya.

30 April 2017

BMC seeks two volunteers to join its governance review

The British Mountaineering Council is seeking two volunteers to join a review of the way it is governed.

26 April 2017

Campaigners win 14-year footpath battle with elite Harrow School

Footpath campaigners are claiming victory in a 14-year access battle with a top public school. A government planning inspector ruled against Harrow...

25 April 2017

Teen rescued after injuring knee on Snowdonia climb

A teenager was rescued after injuring themselves while rock-climbing in Snowdonia. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was called out at 4.40...

23 April 2017

Dales caver freed from Swan Dike Pot after spending hours stuck underground

A caver was rescued from after getting stuck underground in the Yorkshire Dales for more than seven hours.

24 April 2017

Injured Lakeland fellrunner airlifted from Robinson after fall

An injured fellrunner was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling during a race. The 60-year-old was taking part in the Anniversary W...

23 April 2017

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