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New searches by rescuers fail to find Ben Nevis walker who fell from summit

Searches by rescuers on Ben Nevis have failed to find the missing walker who is believed to have fallen from the summit on Sunday when a cornice collapsed.

26 January 2018

Ill equipped hypothermic Dartmoor walker 'very lucky' to be found by rescuers

Rescuers who were called out to find a lost Dartmoor walker said she was very lucky to have been found when she was, as her condition was deteriorating in bad weather.

23 January 2018

Ben Nevis walker missing after two rescued in 'very challenging' conditions

A walker is missing on Ben Nevis in severe conditions, after two others were rescued. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Sunday afternoon...

22 January 2018

Two stranded ski mountaineers rescued after night on Glen Coe mountain

Two ski mountaineers were winched to safety by a rescue helicopter after spending the night in sub-zero temperatures on a Glen Coe Mountain.

21 January 2018

Women's champ Carol Morgan retains title with second Spine Race win

Montane Spine Race women’s champion Carol Morgan has retained her title with a win in this year’s event.

19 January 2018

Lakeland rescuers offer winter gear advice after two incidents

Two Lake District rescue teams have advised walkers they need to carry ice-axes and crampons when heading to the area’s high fells.

18 January 2018

Pavel Paloncý leads Spine Race after Eoin Keith withdraws

Irish athlete Eoin Keith, who took over the lead of the Montane Spine Race when frontrunner Jim Mann retired, has himself dropped out of the race.

17 January 2018

Lake District Friends plan zipwire protest as John Muir Trust adds its objection

Conservation charity the Friends of the Lake District has announced plans for a rally in protest against the planned zipwire over Thirlmere.

16 January 2018

Missing walker Richard Cockerham airlifted after being found on Scafell Pike

Missing walker Richard Cockerham has been found by rescuers on the slopes of Scafell Pike. The 29-year-old was airlifted to hospital after being di...

16 January 2018

Rescuers suspend Ben Nevis missing walker search due to 'very challenging' conditions

Rescuers have had to suspend the operation to find a missing walker on Ben Nevis because of ‘very challenging’ conditions.

24 January 2018

Julia Bradbury to showcase Britain's 100 favourite walks in 2½-hour TV special

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy some of Britain’s best walks – without leaving the comfort of their sofa.

23 January 2018

Blizzards, storms, records and a marriage proposal: the Spine Race concludes

The Montane Spine Race has concluded, after living up to its reputation as Britain’s most brutal race.

21 January 2018

Brecon Beacons police in parking warning as another Fan Dance event takes place

Police in the Brecon Beacons have issued visitors with a warning of a busy weekend as another Fan Dance race takes place.

19 January 2018

Pavel Paloncý wins Spine Race for third time

Pavel Paloncý has won the Montane Spine Race for the third time. The Czech ultrarunner arrived at the finish at Kirk Yetholm on Thursday ahead of ...

18 January 2018

Spine Race organisers suspend running in face of severe weather warnings

Organisers of the Montane Spine Race have halted the event in the face of severe weather warnings. Runners are being held at checkpoints until it i...

18 January 2018

Eoin Keith takes the lead in Spine Race as Jim Mann retires injured

The Montane Spine Race earned its reputation as Britain’s most brutal over the past 24 hours as runners battled high winds and blizzards in the north Pennines.

17 January 2018

Search dogs found walker Richard Cockerham alive after 48 hours on Lakeland fells

Rescuers have revealed details of the huge operation to find a walker who was missing on the Lakeland fells for 48 hours in severe weather.

16 January 2018

Spine Race leader Jim Mann sets blistering pace as athletes endure overnight snow

Montane Spine Race leader Jim Mann is continuing to set a blistering pace as runners contend with harsh winter conditions in the northern Pennines.

16 January 2018

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