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Farmer helps rescuers reach stranded Pennine Way walker as storm approaches

A farmer helped ferry rescuers to aid an injured walker stranded high on the Pennine Way. The woman called for help on Monday after spending the ni...

17 October 2017

Rescuers searching for missing Lakeland walker Dawid Kancyr find body - updated

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Lake District have found a body. The search for Dawid Kancyr centred on Scafell Pike. The 28-year...

16 October 2017

Major Outdoor Trade Show merges with smaller event and moves to Manchester

Organisers of the UK’s largest trade show for the outdoors industry have announced it will merge with a smaller show and move to a new venue next year.

16 October 2017

Rescuers get lost walkers to download OS Locate app to guide them from fell

Two lost Lake District walkers were guided from the fells after mountain rescuers asked them to download an app to their mobile phone.

15 October 2017

Injured walker airlifted from Glen Strahfarrar munro as winds hit 80mph

A rescuer has praised the skill of a helicopter crew after an injured walker was airlifted from a Highland munro in winds gusting to more than 80mph.

15 October 2017

Two injured walkers treated as Calder Valley team called out to four incidents

Two injured walkers were among those aided in four callouts for Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team in seven days.

14 October 2017

Climber Sir Chris Bonington: 'Mountain rescue has almost become a sport'

Mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington has ruffled a few feathers after he was quoted in a national newspaper saying mountain rescue has almost become a ‘sport’ and an ‘industry’.

13 October 2017

Sock firm Bridgedale urges people to walk home for Christmas for ex-forces charity

Sock brand Bridgedale is backing a bid to encourage people to walk home for Christmas. The campaign will help raise funds for the Walking With The ...

12 October 2017

Walker dies after collapsing on Lake District fell

A walker died after collapsing on a fell in the Lake District. The 80-year-old woman was with a group at the top of Raven Crag overlooking Thirlmer...

11 October 2017

Walker battered by Storm Ophelia rescued after night on Lakeland fell

A walker who was ‘battered and bruised’ after being blown over by Storm Ophelia’s winds was rescued after spending the night on a Lake District fell.

17 October 2017

Sir Chris Bonington issues statement after mountain rescue controversy

Climbing luminary Sir Chris Bonington has issued a statement following the controversy around remarks he made about mountain rescue at the recent Cheltenham Literature Festival.

16 October 2017

Police voice concerns for missing Lake District walker Dawid Kancyr

Police in the Lake District said they are concerned for a walker who was last seen in Wasdale Head. Dawid Kancyr, 28, went missing on Saturday, Cum...

16 October 2017

Lakeland walker stretchered from fell after injuring ankle in Grains Gill slip

A walker was rescued after suffering a serious ankle injury in Grains Gill in Borrowdale. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.50pm...

15 October 2017

Stalling Busk plaque unveiled at Yorkshire Dales site of historic Ramblers access meeting

Members of the Ramblers joined a national park chairman at a remote Yorkshire Dales hamlet to mark a key meeting place in the campaign for countryside access.

14 October 2017

Passing walker guides team to true position of injured woman on Snowdonia peak

A passing walker guided rescuers to an injured woman on a Snowdonia mountain, after the team had been told she was on a different peak.

14 October 2017

'You're responsible for your safety,' says rescuer after Cadair Idris search for couple

A mountain rescuer reminded hillgoers to act responsibly when heading into the high ground, after a couple had to be brought to safety when they got lost on a Snowdonia peak.

12 October 2017

Woman's body found at base of Malham Cove in the Yorkshire Dales

The body of a woman has been found at a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot and climbing venue. Members of the Cave Rescue Organisation were called out abo...

12 October 2017

Lost family with two children winched from Snowdonia mountain in darkness

A family with two young children was winched from a Snowdonia mountain in darkness after they got lost.

09 October 2017

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