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Bankers' fines help finance rescuers' rope techniques training

Fines imposed on bankers for their misdemeanours have helped rescuers hone their skills. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton volunteers spent the ...

03 November 2017

Unwanted outdoor gear helps equip youngsters for Yorkshire Dales activities

Donations of unwanted outdoor gear have been put to good use by youngsters in the Yorkshire Dales. The clothing, collected by retailer Rohan as par...

02 November 2017

'Brutal' Lakeland conditions test runners' mettle in 50th OMM event

Conditions described by organisers as ‘brutal’ led to a fifth of competitors retiring early from the 50th Original Mountain Marathon.

31 October 2017

Win an ice climbing trip this winter – photography competition

Adventure travel company inversion are running a photography competition to win an ice climbing adventure to the spectacular Vall de Boí, Spain this winter.

31 October 2017

Wear bright colours, urges rescuer, as Highland walker found after night on the hills

A rescuer has advised lost walkers to wear bright colours to help those searching for them. Donald Macrae of Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team also u...

29 October 2017

Survey shows Walkers Are Welcome status is good for towns' health and wealth

Making walkers welcome provides economic and health benefits for towns, a survey has found. Walkers Are Welcome towns can now be found across Engla...

28 October 2017

Coastguard releases footage as injured climber winched after Skye fall

A climber was winched from a rockface after injuring herself in a fall on the Isle of Skye. The woman, believed to be in her 20s, was on a sea clif...

28 October 2017

Friends of Lake District issue statement after 'innacurate' Thirlmere zipwire post

Conservation charity the Friends of the Lake District has issued a statement on its position towards planned developments at Thirlmere.

26 October 2017

Read our work, then use it to light your bothy fire, say artists

Academics have placed copies of a limited artwork in remote mountain bothies – and they’re happy for you to use them to light the fire.

25 October 2017

Deadline looms for outdoor fans to enter Kendal photography competition

Outdoor enthusiasts with an eye on a top photography prize need to get snappy to be in with a chance to win.

03 November 2017

Injured man airlifted from Coniston fell after falling 100ft from scramble

A man was airlifted from a Lake District mountainside after falling about 100ft. A member of the public raised the alarm after seeing the man tumbl...

01 November 2017

Rescuers use washing-up liquid to free trapped Snowdonia climber

Rescuers used their tailoring skills and copious amounts of washing-up liquid to free a climber jammed in a crack on a Snowdonia rockface.

31 October 2017

Cairngorm team in 'brutal' stretcher carry of injured walker in eight-hour night rescue

Rescuers in the Cairngorms were forced to make a ‘brutal’ stretcher carry over several miles after a man suffered a serious injury in a fall.

29 October 2017

Two Original Mountain Marathon runners rescued after suffering injuries

A runner taking part in the Original Mountain Marathon in the Lake District was rescued after injuring his ankle on the fells.

28 October 2017

Yorkshire Dales volunteers upgrade Swinner Gill stretch of Coast to Coast path

Volunteers have upgraded a section of Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk in the Yorkshire Dales. The 220m stretch of the popular long-distance rout...

28 October 2017

Touching the Void climber Simon Yates will deliver talk for Northumberland rescuers

The mountaineer famed for cutting the rope of his climbing partner as he dangled from an Andean mountain will deliver a talk to raise funds for a rescue team.

26 October 2017

Ribblehead visitor centre reopens on Yorkshire Three Peaks route with virtual tour

Visitors to Ribblehead station on the route of the Yorkshire Three Peaks walk can now take a virtual journey over the area, including the renowned Ribblehead viaduct.

25 October 2017

Rescuer and teen son will attempt National Three Peaks Challenge for Calder Valley team

A rescuer and his teenage son will tackle the National Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for his team.

23 October 2017

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