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Lakeland walker rescued from Maiden Moor after injuring knee during charity event

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself while taking part in a charity event.

25 June 2017

John Muir Trust agrees to take over Helvellyn from national park

Conservation charity the John Muir Trust is in line to take over management of England’s third highest mountain.

23 June 2017

Midnight mountaineer offers hints for walkers taking advantage of midsummer nights

A ‘midnight mountaineer’ has offered tips to hillgoers heading for the hills to take advantage of the short midsummer nights.

21 June 2017

Injured, lost and stuck walkers keep Cockermouth rescuers busy with three callouts

A walker on the Coast to Coast route was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. The visitor from Western Australia hurt her an...

20 June 2017

Dartmoor bosses blast selfish weekend visitors who 'put lives at risk'

Dartmoor national park bosses have blasted inconsiderate visitors who, they said, put lives at risk over the weekend.

19 June 2017

Wainwright Society annual challenge raises £1,500 for Fix the Fells

Aficionados of the celebrated Lakeland writer Alfred Wainwright have raised £1,500 in their annual charity challenge.

18 June 2017

Glossop mountain rescuers celebrate 60 years with look back at history

A rescue team marked 60 years’ service this weekend with a gathering at its base. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team has carried out hundreds of missio...

18 June 2017

Couple rescued from Blencathra after getting stuck on Foule Crag

A couple were rescued after getting stuck when they mistakenly strayed on to steep ground on Blencathra.

17 June 2017

Police urge weekend Pen y Fan visitors to avoid Storey Arms parking area

Police are warning visitors to south Wales’s highest peak to expect the main parking area to be especially busy.

16 June 2017

Runner Pavel Paloncý hits the trail in attempt to beat Pennine Way record

Czech ultrarunner Pavel Paloncý has begun his quest to beat the record time for running the full length of the Pennine Way.

24 June 2017

Mossdale Caverns service marks 50th anniversary of caving's worst tragedy

The worst tragedy in British caving history will be remembered this weekend. It is 50 years since the events in Mossdale Caverns in the Yorkshire D...

23 June 2017

Dream fulfilled as Arran Coastal Way joins Scotland's Great Trails network

A route around the coast of a Scottish island has gained the Great Trails status. The 65-mile circular Arran Coastal Way is the 29th long-distance ...

21 June 2017

Cheviots and Lakeland walkers rescued after succumbing to heat

Two walkers taking part in a charity event in the Cheviots were rescued after suffering heat exhaustion.

20 June 2017

Peak District climber airlifted after falling 30ft at Cratcliffe

A climber was airlifted from a Peak District crag after suffering multiple injuries in a fall. The 26-year-old from Newbold near Chesterfield, fell...

19 June 2017

Dave 'Heavy' Whalley opens Dundonnell rescue team's new Dingwall base

A mountain rescue luminary officially opened a team’s new base in the Highlands. Dave ‘Heavy’ Whalley performed the ceremony at Dundonnell Mo...

18 June 2017

Seven callouts in seven days for Cairngorm team as Shelter Stone climber rescued

Two teams took part in a ‘serious and complex’ rescue of a fallen climber on a remote Cairngorms crag.

18 June 2017

Peak ranger and rescue team members recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Several mountain rescue volunteers have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. A Peak District ranger also received acknowledgement of ...

17 June 2017

Mountain Bothies Association takes over Lingy Hut in northern Lake District

The Mountain Bothies Association has taken over responsibility for a hut in the northern Lake District.

15 June 2017

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