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Injured climber airlifted from Lochnagar after falling hundreds of feet

A climber was airlifted to hospital after falling on a Highland mountain where a walker’s body was found last month.

24 February 2018

Yorkshire Dales walker suffers serious head injuries in fall on Moughton

A walker suffered serious head and face injuries in a fall on a Yorkshire Dales hillside. The 71-year-old was descending the steep hill at Hunterst...

24 February 2018

Mountaineering Scotland urges national park to reject new Cononish gold mine plans

Mountaineering Scotland is urging national park planners to reject a renewed proposal to start mining gold in a wild land area.

23 February 2018

Three walkers still missing as police reveal body of Gibson brothers' dog found

Police have revealed the body of the dog belonging to two brothers who went missing in Strathcarron has been found.

23 February 2018

Walker who fell to his death on Snowdon named as Steven Smith

The walker who died after falling more than 800ft on Snowdon has been named. Steven Smith, 48, of Rotherham in South Yorkshire, was walking with a ...

22 February 2018

FOI request reveals planning officer recommended Thirlmere zipwire refusal

Lake District bosses have revealed the national park’s planning officer had recommended rejection of the plans for zipwires across Thirlmere.

21 February 2018

Experts’ warning to outdoor fans as exploding headtorch sparks Glenmore Lodge blaze

Mountain experts are warning outdoor enthusiasts to be vigilant after an exploding headtorch battery sparked a fire at Glenmore Lodge.

19 February 2018

Man dies in 800ft fall on Snowdon after slipping on snow and ice

A man has died after falling more than 800ft on Wales’s highest mountain. Members of the public reported seeing the walker fall down a steep clif...

19 February 2018

Lake District rescuers in seven-hour operation after man falls 160ft on Great End

A man who fell more than 160ft on a Lake District mountain was rescued in an operation lasting seven hours.

16 February 2018

Lakeland walker airlifted after injuring head in tumble while descending Pillar

Two helicopters were called to aid an injured walker who tumbled a considerable distance while descending a Lake District fell.

24 February 2018

Rescue team paramedic reaches Cat Bells walker within minutes after ankle injury

A walker received help within minutes after badly injuring her ankle in a slip on a Lake District fell.

24 February 2018

Man dies in 300ft fall from scrambling route on Dow Crag near Coniston

A man has died after falling more than 300ft from a Lake District cliff. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 12.05pm on Thursday to rep...

23 February 2018

Climber enlists public's help to rescue dogs stranded on Helvellyn for two days

Climbers have rescued two dogs that were stuck for two day in a precarious position high on England’s third tallest mountain in freezing conditions.

22 February 2018

Climber Shauna Coxsey wins Scottish mountain culture youth award

Olympic climbing hopeful Shauna Coxsey has won a youth ambassador award for her contribution to Scotland’s mountains.

21 February 2018

Controversial Thirlmere zipwire plans withdrawn over MoD low-flying concerns

Plans for a controversial zipwire across Thirlmere in the Lake District have been withdrawn. Mike Turner of Treetop Trek, the man behind the propos...

20 February 2018

Labrador Paddy rescued after running away from owners on Lonscale Fell

A walkers’ dog was rescued from a Lake District hillside after getting stuck on steep ground. Paddy the labrador was with his owners on Lonscale ...

19 February 2018

North Yorkshire Police launch 'Operation Owl' to crack down on raptor persecution

Police in the county with the worst record in England for raptor persecution are stepping up their fight to catch criminals responsible for killing birds of prey.

17 February 2018

Injured Helvellyn walker rescued after tripping on crampon

A walker was rescued after injuring himself when his crampon points stuck in ice, causing him to trip.

16 February 2018

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