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Injured walker stretchered from Crummock Water path after slip

A woman was taken to hospital after injuring herself while walking in the Lake District. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly af...

06 May 2018

Snowdonia walker dies on Glyder Fawr scrambling route

A walker has died while scrambling on a route in Snowdonia. The 40-year-old from south Wales was reported missing late on Thursday. The woman, w...

06 May 2018

Hundreds sign up for Dragon's Back Race, a year ahead of event

Hundreds of runners have already signed up for an extreme event down the spine of Wales, a year ahead of its start.

03 May 2018

Injured walker airlifted from Ben More after spending night on mountain

An injured walker was airlifted to hospital after spending the night on a Highland peak. Killin Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Tuesday and beg...

02 May 2018

John Muir Trust welcomes refusal of two Highland wild-land windfarm plans

A conservation charity has welcomed ministers’ rejection of plans for two windfarms in wild land areas of the Highlands.

01 May 2018

Neil Talbott wins gruelling 60-mile Fellsman race at first attempt

The winner of this year’s gruelling Fellsman event in the Yorkshire Dales said he was thrilled to bits to have won the race at the first attempt.

30 April 2018

Tom Owens wins Three Peaks Race but Peace's record stands

The record for the gruelling ‘marathon with mountains’ in the Yorkshire Dales remained unbroken after the winner finished just three minutes outside the existing fastest time.

29 April 2018

Lake District climber dies after falling on Raven Crag in Great Langdale

A climber has died in a fall on a Lake District crag. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 6.35pm on Sunday after the man f...

26 April 2018

Derby team called to three rescues in one afternoon

A rescue team was called out three times in succession in one afternoon to deal with injured walkers and a climber.

24 April 2018

Lakeland mountain illuminated as 700 walkers take to Cat Bells

A Lake District fell was illuminated by more than 700 walkers as part of a charity event for victims of an earthquake in Nepal.

06 May 2018

Four days of helicopter airlifts begin second Suilven footpath repair phase

Major works will begin next week on improvements to a footpath on Suilven. Hundreds of tons of stone and gravel will be airlifted on to the mountai...

04 May 2018

Prepare for snow on Scottish peaks during May Day holiday, walkers told

Outdoor enthusiasts heading for the Scottish peaks this holiday weekend are being warned to expect snow.

03 May 2018

Walker suffers serious head injury in Lake District tumble

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering a serious head injury in a fall on a Lake District mountainside.

01 May 2018

Adventurer Steve Backshall's Eiger North Face attempt will screen on TV

A documentary following adventurer and climber Steve Backshall as he tackles one of his toughest challenges will screen on television this month.

01 May 2018

Major cross-border search launched after walker goes missing in Cheviots

A major search was mounted on the Scotland-England border after a walker was reported missing. Three rescue teams and a Coastguard helicopter joine...

30 April 2018

Walker and dog rescued after straying on to steep landslip near Keswick

A walker was rescued after getting stuck on steep ground at the site of a landslide in the Lake District.

27 April 2018

Lake District bosses look at driverless pod as possible transport for national park

Visitors to the Lake District will be able to get a glimpse of the future when a driverless ‘pod’ makes its debut in the national park.

25 April 2018

Past Three Peaks Race winners return with eye on 22-year-old course record

Four former winners of a ‘marathon with mountains’ plus the reigning women’s champion will be heading back to the hills this weekend with an eye on the race’s record.

23 April 2018

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