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Wander Woman Phoebe Smith appointed Long Distance Walkers' president

Outdoors journalist Phoebe Smith has taken up the post of president of the Long Distance Walkers Association.

11 June 2018

Peak District climber dies after fall at Horseshoe Quarry

A climber has died after falling at a Peak District Quarry. Edale and Buxton Mountain Rescue Teams were called out to the incident at Horseshoe Qua...

10 June 2018

Mountaineering Scotland student safety project extended for two years

A pioneering project that aims to help students gain mountaineering skills is being extended for another two years.

07 June 2018

Kirkby Moor windfarm owners appeal against ruling to dismantle Cumbrian turbines

The owners of a windfarm near the Lake District national park say they are appealing against a planning ruling to dismantle the development.

06 June 2018

Police appeal after vandals damage Brimham Rocks crag

Police are appealing for information after a National Trust beauty spot was vandalised. North Yorkshire Police said five young people were seen pus...

05 June 2018

Rescuers continue searches for Marcin Bialas who fell from Ben Nevis in January

Rescuers in the Highlands say they are still carrying out regular searches for a man who fell from Britain’s highest mountain in January.

01 June 2018

Rescuers searching for missing Knoydart walker Ian Stalker find man's body

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Highlands have found a man's body. The family of Ian Stalker have been informed after the discovery ...

31 May 2018

Police appeal for sightings of missing Knoydart walker Ian Stalker

Police are appealing for sightings of a walker who has gone missing in the Highlands. Ian Stalker was reported overdue from a journey in Knoydart. ...

30 May 2018

Rescuers alerted after nine-year-old boy goes missing on Cadair Idris

Rescuers were called out to a Snowdonia mountain after a nine-year-old boy went missing when he became separated from his father.

29 May 2018

British Mountaineering Council members urged to vote ahead of crucial meeting

Members of the British Mountaineering Council are being urged to vote on crucial proposals ahead of the organisation’s annual meeting in Kendal.

10 June 2018

Awards for Janet Davis, Mick Nield and Nicky Spinks in Queen's Birthday Honours

A retired worker for walking charity the Ramblers has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, along with a top fellrunner and a long-serving mountain rescuer.

09 June 2018

Nigel Clifford steps down as Ordnance Survey boss as interim chief is appointed

The boss of Britain’s national mapping agency has left the organisation. Nigel Clifford has been replaced as chief executive of Ordnance Survey b...

07 June 2018

Two Dales potholers brought to safety from Lost John's Cave in 12-hour rescue

Two cavers were rescued after getting lost during a trip underground in the western Dales. A major operation involving two teams and volunteer cave...

05 June 2018

Yorkshire Dales walkers asked for sightings of missing man Duncan Burgess

Police are appealing to outdoor enthusiasts for sightings of a man who has gone missing in the Yorkshire Dales.

02 June 2018

North York Moors bosses pay tribute to Barry Dodd who died in helicopter crash

National park bosses have paid tribute to a man who died in a helicopter crash in North Yorkshire. The North York Moors authority said Barry Dodd w...

01 June 2018

Helvellyn walker injured in fall from Striding Edge

A walker was rescued after injuring himself in a fall from a ridge on England’s third-highest mountain.

30 May 2018

Mountain biker airlifted after suffering critical injuries in Grizedale Forest fall

A mountain biker was critically injured in a fall in a Lake District forest. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called to the incident in Grizedale ...

29 May 2018

Nominate your rescue heroes for chance for them to win £2,000 of Peli gear

Do you know a deserving rescue team who would benefit from some free gear? Peli UK is looking for nominations for its Emergency Service Heroes 2018...

28 May 2018

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