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Rangers lead walks to Peak District plane wrecks and hidden 'letterboxes'

National park rangers are offering the public the chance to walk with them to discover aircraft wrecks on the Peak District’s highest hill.

10 October 2015

Police renew appeal after Buttertubs Pass cyclist dies in hospital

A cyclist who was found with serious injuries on a Yorkshire Dales pass has died. The man, in his 50s, was found on Sunday on the Buttertubs Pass b...

08 October 2015

Patterdale team rescues sheepdog after night stuck on St Sunday Crag

A sheepdog was brought to safety by a mountain rescue team after getting stuck on a Lake District crag.

06 October 2015

Climber Alan Hinkes will deliver talks at 10 Cotswold Outdoor stores

One of Britain's top mountaineers will recount tales of his exploits during a tour of outdoor shops. Alan Hinkes, the only Briton to have summited ...

06 October 2015

Experienced climber Martin Harris broke neck in Striding Edge fall, inquest told

An experienced mountaineer stumbled on a notorious Lake District peak and plunged 300 feet to his death, an inquest was told.

05 October 2015

Chesterfield police seek owner of rucksack and outdoor gear found in field

Police are appealing for the owner of a rucksack and outdoor gear that were found in a field to come forward.

04 October 2015

Mountaineer Kenton Cool abandons Himalayan climb to return to dying father

One of Britain’s top mountaineers has revealed how he had to abandon a Himalayan expedition when his father fell gravely ill.

04 October 2015

Walker airlifted after injuring leg on Tryfan descent

A walker was rescued from the slopes of a Snowdonia mountain after injuring her leg. The 60-year-old was forced to abandon her attempts to walk to ...

04 October 2015

Three teams in rescue of injured South Pennines walker

Three rescue teams were called out to aid an injured walker in the South Pennines. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was asked to help Oldham Mo...

03 October 2015

Scott and Bonington will join inaugural Mountain Arts Festival at Rheged

Artists will gather in Cumbria for a festival devoted to mountains. The inaugural Mountain Arts Festival will be held at the Rheged Centre near Pen...

10 October 2015

Two walkers rescued after getting lost in dark on Y Garn

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in the dark on a Snowdonia mountain. The couple were unable to tell the mountain rescue team which moun...

07 October 2015

Family of missing Glen Coe walker Robin Garton 'desperate' to find him

The family of a walker who went missing in the Highlands said they are desperate to find him. More than 50 mountain rescue volunteers joined a sear...

06 October 2015

Rescuers searching for missing walker find body on Fleetwith Pike

Rescuers searching for a walker missing on the Lake District fells have found a body. Three teams and six search dogs and handlers were called out ...

06 October 2015

Police appeal after seriously injured cyclist found on Buttertubs Pass

Police are appealing for information after a seriously injured cyclist was found on a Yorkshire Dales pass.

05 October 2015

Borrowdale walker dies despite passers-by resuscitation attempts

A walker has died on a Lake District fell despite efforts by passers-by to save him. The man was found at the top of Grains Gill near Glaramara on ...

04 October 2015

Lost Dales cavers rescued from Easegill system in five-hour operation

Four cavers were brought to safety from an underground system after they were reported overdue. The three men and a woman were attempting a through...

04 October 2015

Lakeland walker with head injury airlifted from Pillar

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after he suffered a head injury. The Caernarfon Coastguard helicopter flew to the scene at Wind Gap ...

03 October 2015

Hill sleuths among 40 eccentrics celebrated as Dull Men of Great Britain

The trio of hill sleuths responsible for promoting and demoting several peaks from baggers’ records have joined a list of their own: dull men.

02 October 2015

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