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Two Peak District walkers rescued as Edale team's busy year continues

Two Peak District walkers were rescued in separate incidents in which they injured their legs. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out to the fir...

26 October 2015

Mountain Leader group aids fallen walker as rescuers called out to Tryfan

A walker was helped by a group undertaking Mountain Leader training after he fell on a Snowdonia mountain.

25 October 2015

Repeat rescue for Wharfedale team as another dog falls down Guisecliff hole

A mountain rescue team was called out to retrieve a dog that had become trapped in a rock cleft in North Yorkshire.

24 October 2015

Three teams join nine-hour rescue of injured woman on Skye Cuillin range

Three mountain rescue teams worked through the night to bring to safety an injured woman who fell on a ridge on the Isle of Skye.

24 October 2015

Walkers asked to look out for clues on missing Glencoe walker Robin Garton

Police are appealing to walkers and outdoor enthusiasts to be on the lookout for anything that may help in their search for a man who has been missing in the Highlands for a month.

23 October 2015

'We have only 10 years to save lost paths' says access expert Phil Wadey

An access expert has warned the clock is ticking for thousands of public highways. Phil Wadey, vice-chairman of the Open Spaces Society, warned the...

23 October 2015

National trail apps bring Bram Stoker's Dracula to life for Whitby walkers

Visitors on a national trail will be able to experience gothic horror as they walk in the footsteps of a famous Victorian author.

22 October 2015

Borrowdale walker rescued from Swanesty How after injuring ankle in slip

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after slipping and injuring her leg. The woman was walking with her partner on Swanesty How in Borro...

22 October 2015

Founder Bernard Heath helps Mountain Bothies Association mark 50 years

The man who founded the organisation that looks after Britain’s mountain shelters joined members to celebrate the charity’s 50th anniversary.

21 October 2015

Summer's over, so pack a torch, Snowdonia mountain experts warn walkers

Mountain experts are warning hillgoers to be prepared so they don’t get caught out in the dark. Rescue teams in Snowdonia face an increase in cal...

26 October 2015

Sixth Helvellyn death this year as Swirral Edge walker dies of heart attack

Rescuers have released more details of the incident in which a man died on England’s third highest mountain.

25 October 2015

Helvellyn walker dies after collapsing on Swirral Edge

A man has died after collapsing on a Lake District ridge. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out this morning to Swirral Edge on Helvellyn,...

24 October 2015

Mountain council warns cash restraints could delay national parks' expansion

The organisation that represents hillwalkers and climbers in England and Wales said spending cuts could threaten the extension to two national parks announced today.

23 October 2015

Dales 'missing link' improved to help disabled visitors at Grimwith Reservoir

Disabled outdoor enthusiasts can now enjoy a trip round a Yorkshire Dales reservoir thanks to footpath improvements.

23 October 2015

Government confirms Lakes and Dales national parks will be extended

The Government has announced that two national parks in northern England will be extended. The long-awaited decision to extend the Yorkshire Dales ...

23 October 2015

Pennine walkers urged to help log lifesaving sphagnum moss bogs

Scientists are asking outdoor enthusiasts to help them log an important lifesaving moorland plant. Sphagnum moss helped save lives during both Worl...

22 October 2015

Scottish outdoors body warns of increased deer risk as clocks go back

Scotland’s official outdoors body is urging people to take extra care on the nation’s roads as the end of British Summer Time signals an increased risk of hitting deer.

22 October 2015

Outdoor groups pay tribute to Michael Meacher, architect of right to roam

Outdoor campaigners paid tribute to a former Labour Environment Secretary who has died. Michael Meacher was the architect of the right-to-roam laws...

21 October 2015

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