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Search resumes for missing Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox

A search has resumed for a missing walker believed to be on Ben Nevis. The operation to find London man Kyle Knox was suspended overnight but resum...

01 April 2015

Scots and Welsh mountains are only for the experienced this Easter, experts warn

Experts in Scotland and Wales are warning of the dangers of ill-prepared walkers going on to the mountains this Easter.

31 March 2015

Rescuers warn of winter conditions on Helvellyn after man gets stuck

Rescuers have repeated a warning that England’s third highest mountain is still in the grip of winter conditions after they were called out to help a man stuck on a scrambling route.

30 March 2015

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after fall on Pike of Carrs

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after slipping and dislocating both knees. The Great North Air Ambulance joined members of Langdal...

30 March 2015

Walker rescued after injuring leg in fall above Levers Water

A walker was rescued after injuring himself while walking in the Lake District. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 2.55pm on Sunday...

30 March 2015

Six callouts for Edale rescuers as bad weather sweeps Peak District

Poor weather conditions led to a busy weekend for a Peak District mountain, with six callouts and more work to help fellrunners struggling in the cold and wet.

29 March 2015

Kyle Boote's up to launch official Cleveland Way ale

Britain’s second-oldest national trail is to get an official brew, with sales of the beer helping to maintain the route.

28 March 2015

Scientists reveal plan to cover Kinder Scout in green slime

Conservationists plan to cover parts of the Peak District’s highest hill in green slime. Walkers have been warned to expect scenes reminiscent of...

27 March 2015

Lake District rescuers produce 40,000 safety leaflets to try to reduce callouts

Mountain rescue teams in the Lake District are hoping to cut the number of callouts with 40,000 safety leaflets which will be distributed to visitors to the national park.

27 March 2015

Retailer George Fisher to start drone delivery of airborne snacks to hillwalkers

A Lake District outdoor retailer is offering hillgoers a novel way to top up their energy levels with an airborne food delivery service.

01 April 2015

Coast to Coast walker, 70, seriously injured in Borrowdale fall

A walker was seriously injured when he fell while tackling the Coast to Coast route through the Lake District.

31 March 2015

Mountaineers say: let's make this the outdoor election

On the day Parliament is dissolved and the election campaign kicks off in earnest, Britain’s mountaineers are urging politicians to put the outdoors at the top of their agenda.

30 March 2015

Yorkshire Dales walker rescued after slip leads to leg injury at Conistone Pie

A walker was rescued after injuring his leg in a slip in the Yorkshire Dales. The 61-year-old man was walking near Conistone Pie in Wharfedale when...

30 March 2015

'Incredibly fortunate' walker escapes with minor injuries in 100ft Snowdon fall

A walker who fell 100ft from Wales’s highest mountain was described by rescuers as incredibly fortunate.

30 March 2015

Rescued walker Jonathon Ward issues challenge to raise cash for air ambulance

A walker who was rescued after breaking his ankle on England’s highest mountain is urging outdoors enthusiasts to join him in a challenge to raise cash for the air ambulance that helped him.

28 March 2015

Ullswater walkers rescued as dark descends after 5pm start

Two people who set out for a walk at 5pm on a Lake District path had to be rescued when it got dark. The pair set off from Patterdale Youth Hostel ...

28 March 2015

Search dog Bonnie makes the grade to join Cleveland team

A mountain rescue team has a new recruit after a successful trial in Wales. Search dog Bonnie and her handler Dean McMann passed their test in the ...

27 March 2015

Kirkby Stephen rescue team bids farewell to Gordon Kay after 30 years' service

A veteran mountain rescuer has retired after 30 years with his team. Gordon Kay was presented with a long-service certificate by Kirkby Stephen Mou...

27 March 2015

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