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Injured walker rescued after Patterdale team alerted while manning display trailer

A Lake District rescue team was called out to an injured man on a fell after being alerted during its Easter public event.

15 April 2017

Suilven path repairs start with pledge to 'treat mountain with respect'

Work on repairing a badly eroded path has begun on Suilven, one of Assynt’s most popular mountains.

15 April 2017

Free OMM entry and £1,750-worth of gear on offer in Lifesystems competition

Outdoor brand Lifesystems is offering the chance to win a free entry to a mountain marathon, along with all the recommended gear to take part.

15 April 2017

Lakeland walker calls for help after getting stuck at Barf rescue hotspot

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck on steep ground. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly before 11am...

13 April 2017

Three mountain bikers among five incidents in 24 hours for Edale rescuers

A fallen boulderer was among five incidents a Peak District rescue team was called out to in 24 hours, including three mountain bikers.

11 April 2017

Walker airlifted from remote path near Little Loch Broom in Highlands

A walker was airlifted from a remote Highland path after she fell and injured herself. Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Monday evenin...

11 April 2017

Yorkshire Dales authority takes on Cumbrian rights of way after enlargement

A national park authority has agreed to take on responsibility for an extra 300 miles of rights of way, following the park's enlargement last August.

08 April 2017

Moorland hotspot rescues among 16 incidents for busy North Dartmoor team

A rescue team has had a busy first quarter of the year, with 16 callouts in 13 weeks. Five of North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team’s moorland in...

05 April 2017

Broadcaster Stuart Maconie is new president of the Ramblers

Britain’s largest walkers’ charity has a new president. Broadcaster and outdoors enthusiast Stuart Maconie was announced as the honorary head o...

02 April 2017

Keswick's flood-hit youth hostel reopens after £½m investment

A Lake District youth hostel that was flooded during Storm Desmond in 2015 has officially reopened. YHA Keswick has been restored following a £500...

15 April 2017

Friends of the Lake District offer free landscape training to outdoor leaders

Cumbrian charity the Friends of the Lake District is offering free landscape learning sessions for outdoor leaders.

15 April 2017

Publisher Cicerone backs Lakeland rescuers' safety leaflets campaign

A publisher best known for its guides to walking and other outdoor activities is supporting mountain rescuers’ drive to reduce the number of callouts.

13 April 2017

Peak District Derwent Valley Easter road closure 'will benefit walkers and cyclists'

Peak District national park bosses are reminding visitors that one of its popular routes will be closed to motor traffic over the Easter weekend.

12 April 2017

Scafell Pike walker airlifted to hospital after injuring knee

A walker was airlifted from England’s highest mountain after injuring herself. The Great North Air Ambulance was scrambled at 3.30pm on Friday wh...

11 April 2017

Injured man airlifted from Black Crag near Skelwith Bridge after fall

A man was rescued after falling and injuring himself on a Lake District fell. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1.35pm on Sunday a...

11 April 2017

Spring is sprung, but hillgoers warned not to get carried away – on a stretcher

Mountain experts are warning Scottish hillgoers not to get carried away – on a stretcher. Walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts taking to the upl...

05 April 2017

Lomond national park wins public access appeal against Drumlean Estate

A national park authority has won a legal appeal against an estate that blocked access to the area. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Aut...

03 April 2017

New George Fisher woolly webcams will give Lakeland walkers fellside views

A leading Lake District retailer will offer a new view of the fells, thanks to its innovative woolly webcams.

01 April 2017

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