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Rescuer finds body of Marcin Bialas six months after he fell from Ben Nevis

Rescuers have recovered the body of a man who fell from Ben Nevis in January. A Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team member located Marcin Bialas’s body...

01 July 2018

Coastguard releases footage of rescue of injured Ben Nevis walker

A walker was winched from Ben Nevis after injuring her ankle when she tripped. The Coastguard released footage of the rescue showing the scene on t...

26 June 2018

Upper Wharfedale rescuers seek walkers for Saturday's 22-mile challenge hike

A Yorkshire Dales rescue team is seeking walkers to tackle its fundraising challenge this weekend. The Wharfedale 3 Peaks Challenge involves a 22-m...

26 June 2018

Man airlifted from Cadair Idris after suffering chest pains

A man was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after complaining of chest pains. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted about 12.15pm on Friday...

24 June 2018

Dartmoor bosses 'delighted' at successful action against illegal off-roader

National park bosses have welcomed the successful prosecution of a driver caught off-roading in Dartmoor.

19 June 2018

Sport England welcomes BMC members' vote in favour of reform

Sport England has welcomed British Mountaineering Council members’ vote to reform the organisation’s structure.

18 June 2018

Lynn Robinson elected first woman BMC president as members vote for new structure

Members of the organisation that represents climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers in England and Wales have elected its first woman president.

17 June 2018

Walker airlifted from Hardcastle Crags after breaking ribs in fall

A walker was airlifted from a South Pennines beauty spot after falling and breaking his ribs. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out a...

14 June 2018

Whitehall announces opening of OS data but little cheer for outdoor sector

The Westminster Government has announced a limited freeing of part of Ordnance Survey’s extensive database covering the whole of Great Britain.

13 June 2018

Yorkshire Dales national park bosses urge vigilance as wildfire risk rises

Another national park has warned of the risks of fire as the prolonged hot, dry weather continues. Bosses at the Yorkshire Dales authority appealed...

27 June 2018

Dartmoor bosses urge extra vigilance as fire risk rises during hot spell

National park bosses are appealing to visitors to take extra care not to spark wildfires during the exceptionally prolonged warm weather.

26 June 2018

Rescuers refuse callout to 'wet' Ben Nevis walker

Rescuers refused to go to the aid of a man who called for help after getting wet on Ben Nevis. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team said the man, who had ...

24 June 2018

Peak conservationists to tackle Dambusters run to help fix 'bog of doom'

Conservation staff and national park employees will tackle a 10-mile run to help fix a moorland ‘bog of doom’.

22 June 2018

Adventurer Phoebe Smith heads up Extreme Sleep charity portaledge challenge

An adventurer and author who wrote a book on Extreme Sleeps is about to embark on a 10-day charity challenge putting the idea into practice.

18 June 2018

Walker airlifted to hospital after suffering seizures above Dolgoch Falls

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering seizures while on a Snowdonia hillside. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted by ambulance...

17 June 2018

Hector brings stormy end to Three Peaks Yacht Race after days of flat calm

A race that tests both sailing and mountain running ability had a tempestuous end as Storm Hector curtailed the final ascent of Ben Nevis.

15 June 2018

Missing Lakeland walker found safe after search involving three teams

A walker was found safe and well after a major search involving three Lake District rescue teams. The 83-year-old was reported overdue after embark...

14 June 2018

Donations help keep Central Beacons rescuers on the road after blaze at base

Help from the police and a specialist equipment company is helping to keep volunteer rescuers on the road after a devastating fire at their base last year.

12 June 2018

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