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Highland police issue plea after rescues of 'woefully unprepared' walkers

Police in Scotland are pleading with hillwalkers to be fully prepared before setting out, after three separate incidents involving rescue teams over the weekend.

09 May 2017

Boy airlifted with multiple injuries after Whinlatter Forest mountain bike crash

A Coastguard helicopter landed on a forest track to airlift and injured boy to hospital after a mountain bike crash.

07 May 2017

North York Moors national park put on fire alert after prolonged dry spell

A prolonged dry spell of weather has put a national park’s moors and forests at risk of wild fires.

05 May 2017

Runner Chris Perry adds to family triumphs with victory in The Fellsman

An ultrarunner confirmed a family dynasty with a win in one of the toughest events on the calendar. Chris Perry followed in his brother Adam’s fo...

01 May 2017

Crummock Water walker injured after being pulled off feet by dog

A walker suffered multiple injuries when he fell down a lakeside shore after his dog pulled him off his feet.

04 May 2017

Peak District boulderer injured in fall at Robin Hood's Stride

A boulderer was rescued after injuring himself at a Peak District crag. The 29-year-old from Nottingham fell at Robin Hood’s Stride near Birchove...

04 May 2017

Walker seriously injured in 165ft fall in Mourne Mountains

A walker was seriously injured in a fall in the Mourne Mountains in Northern Ireland. The man is believed to have fallen up to 50m (165ft) at the w...

02 May 2017

Walkers light up three Lakeland fells in event to help Nepal earthquake victims

Hundreds of walkers helped light up the Lake District hills to raise cash for charity. Participants in the Lakeland Festival of Light took to three...

01 May 2017

'Mission accomplished' as Victoria Wilkinson breaks women's Three Peaks record

Fellrunner Victoria Wilkinson has broken the women’s record for the gruelling Three Peaks Race, set nine years ago.

30 April 2017

Teen injured in Gisburn Forest fall after mountain bike splits in half

A teenager was injured at a popular mountain biking venue when his machine split in half, causing him to fall.

08 May 2017

Helvellyn walker suffers multiple injuries in fall from Striding Edge

A walker suffered multiple injuries in a fall from Striding Edge on Helvellyn. The woman fell 30ft from the ridge on England's third-highest mounta...

07 May 2017

Thousands of young challengers prepare for annual Dartmoor Ten Tors event

Thousands of young people will take to the hills this weekend as part of the annual Ten Tors challenge.

05 May 2017

Keswick team rigs up rope system to rescue injured Cat Gill walker

A walker was rescued after falling more than 30ft into a Lake District gill. The 70-year-old was walking up Cat Gill near Walla Crag on Thursday wh...

04 May 2017

Lakeland walker suffers ankle injury with doctors' group in Pasture Bottom

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after suffering an ankle injury when she slipped. The 50-year-old was with fellow doctors in Pas...

04 May 2017

Four callouts and one award for Edale rescuers in busy bank holiday weekend

The May Day bank holiday weekend proved busy for one Peak District rescue team, with four callouts and an award to collect.

03 May 2017

Man seriously injured in 300ft fall from St Sunday Crag

A man was seriously injured when he fell 300ft from a Lake District mountain. The 69-year-old suffered multiple injuries in the fall from St Sunday...

01 May 2017

Gyrocopter crashes into Great Knoutberry Hill during The Fellsman challenge event

A pilot was airlifted from a Yorkshire Dales fell after a gyrocopter crashed near its summit. The aircraft hit the ground near the summit of Great ...

30 April 2017

Renowned speed climber Ueli Steck dies in Himalaya fall

The climber who held the record for the fastest ascent of the North Face of the Eiger has died in an accident in the Himalaya.

30 April 2017

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