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Major search by 60 rescuers fails to find missing Steall walker Eric Cyl

A major search involving more than 60 rescuers at the weekend failed to find missing walker Eric Cyl.

08 June 2015

Rescuer captures old and new as RAF Sea King passes Coastguard helicopter

A rescue team leader managed to capture the old and the new as he was joined by volunteers from across Snowdonia for a training session.

08 June 2015

Injured Gordale walker crawls to ambulance after Yorkshire Dales fall

An injured walker crawled to a waiting ambulance after falling into a ravine in the Yorkshire Dales. Rescuers were called out today after the incid...

07 June 2015

Midnight walk up Blencathra by 150 people raises £5,000 for Nepal appeal

A midnight walk by 150 people up a Lake District mountain is likely to raise £5,000 for victims of the Nepal earthquakes.

06 June 2015

Four calls for Wasdale team during busy night of lost and injured walkers

A Lake District rescue team received four calls for help in less than nine hours. The team was alerted to two injured walkers, as well as six peopl...

05 June 2015

Cash from Yorkshire Three Peaks walk will help maintain area's footpaths

More than 50 walkers are expected to tackle a Yorkshire Dales challenge, to raise cash to maintain the route they are walking on.

04 June 2015

Clean-up organisation Respect the Mountains to fold after EU grant bid failure

A group that organises mountain clean-ups each year across Europe has announced it will fold in the autumn.

04 June 2015

Rescuers appeal for sightings of missing walker Eric Cyl as more details released

Rescuers have issued a more detailed description of the missing hillwalker Eric Cyl, who was reported overdue from a walk in Lochaber.

02 June 2015

Mountain bothies charity gains Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

The charity that cares for mountain shelters in the UK has received an honour from the Queen. The Mountain Bothies Association has gained the Queen...

02 June 2015

Pennine climber rescued after getting stuck on Blackstone Edge

A climber had to be rescued after getting stuck on a Pennine crag. A police helicopter was used to fly a rescue team member to the site on Blacksto...

08 June 2015

Lakeland mountain biker airlifted to hospital after being found unconscious in wood

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after he was found in woodland in the Lake District. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out abo...

07 June 2015

Mountain rescuers risk their lives to save swimmer as two die in Llanberis river

Two men have died after getting into difficulties while swimming in a Snowdonia river. Two others were taken to hospital after the incident at the ...

07 June 2015

Morayvia group secures ex-RAF Sea King rescue helicopter for Kinloss display

A community group has succeeded in its bid to return a retired search and rescue helicopter in the area from which it operated for four decades.

06 June 2015

£6m boost will help repair of mountain paths in Scotland's national parks

Some of the worst eroded paths in Scotland’s national parks will be repaired and upgraded in a £6m scheme announced today.

05 June 2015

Aberdeen rescue team's Glen Tanar sponsored walk will take place on Saturday

A mountain rescue team will hold its main sponsored fundraiser this weekend. Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team’s sponsored walk takes place on the Gl...

04 June 2015

Police appeal to walkers after attempted Highlands gold heist near Tyndrum

Police are appealing to Highland walkers for information after an attempted gold heist failed. A gold mine in the shadow of munro Ben Lui was broke...

03 June 2015

Climbers will return to Ben Nevis's North Face for second scientific survey

A team of climbers and scientists is hoping for better weather as it plans its second survey on the cliffs of Britain’s highest mountain.

02 June 2015

Hypothermic Yorkshire Three Peaks walker rescued near Hull Pot

A walker attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge had to be rescued when she got into difficulties.

01 June 2015

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