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Lakeland climber has unlucky break while celebrating birthday at Newlands crag

A Lake District climber had an unlucky break while celebrating his birthday. The man fell more than 30ft while leading a climb on Miners Crag in Ne...

19 July 2017

Rescuers in dusk-to-dawn operation to bring injured Snowdonia climber to safety

A Snowdonia rescue team undertook a 7½-hour night-time operation to bring a climber to safety after he was injured while abseiling.

16 July 2017

Lakeland walker rescued from Borrowdale fell after injuring ankle

A walker was rescued after injuring her ankle on a Lake District fell. The woman was reported to be on the Allerdale Ramble when the incident happe...

16 July 2017

Police plea to hill-goers to prepare properly after spate of rescues

Police and outdoors experts are urging walkers to plan their trips into the mountains properly after a spate of rescue callouts.

14 July 2017

Duke of Edinburgh's Award group shelters lost Crinkle Crags walker overnight

A group of young walkers tackling a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition came to the aid of a woman lost on the Lakeland fells.

14 July 2017

Duddon and Furness rescuers prepare for mammoth charity stretcher carry

Two mountain rescuers will tackle a mammoth stretcher-carry spanning their team’s patch. Will Reed and Tom Fairchild, who are both members of the...

13 July 2017

Rescuers: Lake District rockfall incident on Great End 'could have been fatal'

Rescuers who spent more than seven hours bringing a group to safety on a Lake District fell said someone could have died in the incident.

09 July 2017

Patterdale team stalwart elected president of national mountain rescue body

A stalwart of the Patterdale team has been elected president of the national body for mountain rescue in England and Wales.

07 July 2017

Highland police seek information after buzzard found in illegal trap

Police are asking for help from outdoor enthusiasts after an illegal trap snared a bird of prey in the Highlands.

07 July 2017

New recruit Orion aims to star in Calder Valley rescue team

A new recruit is hoping to become a star member of a Yorkshire rescue team. Orion, an 11-week-old springer spaniel will begin training with Calder ...

17 July 2017

Yorkshire Dales climber suffers head injuries in 33ft fall

A climber was injured after falling more than 30ft on a Yorkshire Dales crag. The 57-year-old was on a route on Robin Proctor’s Scar near Austwic...

16 July 2017

Andy Berry and Cat Slater triumph in challenging Lakes Sky Ultra conditions

Britons claimed victory in the tough Lakes Sky Ultra Race, which attracted an international field. Andrew Berry finished first in the event, with C...

16 July 2017

Aberdyfi team rescues sheepish casualty from old mine shaft

Rescuers were called to help a casualty left looking sheepish after falling down old mine workings. Members of Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team had ...

14 July 2017

New OS map details green spaces but critics say it fails to deliver

Britain’s national mapping agency has released new data that details the country’s green spaces. The Ordnance Survey mapping and dataset is aim...

13 July 2017

Campaigners 'euphoric' as Lake District gains Unesco world heritage status

The Lake District has been granted world heritage site status by Unesco. It joins the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and Grand Canyon as a place...

09 July 2017

Ben Nevis climber dies in fall from Tower Ridge

A man has died after falling from a ridge on the North Face of Ben Nevis. The climber suffered fatal injuries when he came off Tower Ridge on Satur...

09 July 2017

Injured climber rescued after falling 10ft at Almscliff Crag

A climber was rescued after injuring himself in a 10ft fall at a North Yorkshire crag. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association was called out on T...

07 July 2017

Sheepdog Mac rescued after spending night trapped on Snowdonia quarry rockface

A sheepdog stranded on a quarry ledge in Snowdonia was rescued after spending a night on the rockface.

07 July 2017

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