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On test: MSR Trailshot water filter reviewed

This handy little device will get rid of some of the nasties that lurk in streams. But how easy was this pocket filter to use?...

21 October 2017

Tumbling quad alerts rescuer to second incident during Ingleborough callout

A mountain rescuer responding to a callout in the Yorkshire Dales was alerted to a second incident when he saw an unmanned quad bike bouncing down the hillside.

20 October 2017

Film review: Alan Hinkes – the First Briton to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains, by Terry Abraham

Ask a member of the general public to name a famous British mountaineer and chances are the answer won’t be Alan Hinkes.

18 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

Converted barn to become 'stone tent', Yorkshire Dales planners agree

A field barn in the Yorkshire Dales that was converted into a holiday cottage without permission will be stripped down to be used as a camping barn.

20 October 2017

Thirlmere zipwire firm says consultation showed most in favour of plans

The company behind plans to build two zipwires across Thirlmere in the Lake District said most people who responded to a consultation were in favour of the project.

18 October 2017

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

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