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'Missing' Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers create headache for rescue team

Missing walkers tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge caused headaches for rescuers at the weekend.

24 July 2017

Hypotherimic Three Peaks challenger airlifted from Lake District fell

A man was airlifted from a Lake District fell after becoming hypothermic while taking part in a Three Peaks Challenge.

24 July 2017

Cairngorm rescuers follow hunch to find walker lost in dark on Braeriach

Rescuers’ local knowledge paid off in finding a walker lost in the dark on a Cairngorms mountain. Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team members followed...

22 July 2017

Charity receives £½m boost to help people with dementia get outdoors

A charity that helps people with dementia get outdoors has received a cash boost. The Big Lottery Fund has given almost half a million pounds to De...

20 July 2017

Calder Valley pair will attempt Matterhorn ascent to aid team's radio upgrade

Two rescue team members are swapping their home Pennine terrain for a daunting climb in the Pennine Alps.

19 July 2017

Sales of new Wainwright Society calendar will help Fix the Fells

Outdoors fans who want a daily reminder of the beauty of the Lake District can snap up the latest calendar produced by the Wainwright Society.

19 July 2017

New recruit Orion aims to star in Calder Valley rescue team

A new recruit is hoping to become a star member of a Yorkshire rescue team. Orion, an 11-week-old springer spaniel will begin training with Calder ...

17 July 2017

Yorkshire Dales climber suffers head injuries in 33ft fall

A climber was injured after falling more than 30ft on a Yorkshire Dales crag. The 57-year-old was on a route on Robin Proctor’s Scar near Austwic...

16 July 2017

Andy Berry and Cat Slater triumph in challenging Lakes Sky Ultra conditions

Britons claimed victory in the tough Lakes Sky Ultra Race, which attracted an international field. Andrew Berry finished first in the event, with C...

16 July 2017

Man suffers serious leg injuries in fall at Brimham Rocks, North Yorkshire

A man suffered serious leg injuries after falling at a North Yorkshire beauty spot. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association members were called ou...

24 July 2017

Injured Fisherfield walker forced to spend night on mountain after crawling for hours

A walker had to crawl for several hours from a remote part of the Highlands after injuring her ankle in a slip.

23 July 2017

Rescuers remind walkers of Sharp Edge difficulties after father and son get stuck

Rescuers issued a reminder of the difficulties facing anyone tackling Sharp Edge in the wet, after a father and son were rescued from the ridge.

21 July 2017

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after injuring himself on Sty Head path

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring himself. The 60-year-old was walking with a friend on the Sty Head path on Wednesda...

20 July 2017

Landfill waste levies help fund Ardinning nature reserve path upgrades

Taxes levied on landfill waste have helped upgrade a moorland path in the shadow of the Campsie Fells.

19 July 2017

Lakeland climber has unlucky break while celebrating birthday at Newlands crag

A Lake District climber had an unlucky break while celebrating his birthday. The man fell more than 30ft while leading a climb on Miners Crag in Ne...

19 July 2017

Rescuers in dusk-to-dawn operation to bring injured Snowdonia climber to safety

A Snowdonia rescue team undertook a 7½-hour night-time operation to bring a climber to safety after he was injured while abseiling.

16 July 2017

Lakeland walker rescued from Borrowdale fell after injuring ankle

A walker was rescued after injuring her ankle on a Lake District fell. The woman was reported to be on the Allerdale Ramble when the incident happe...

16 July 2017

Police plea to hill-goers to prepare properly after spate of rescues

Police and outdoors experts are urging walkers to plan their trips into the mountains properly after a spate of rescue callouts.

14 July 2017

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