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Injured Lakeland walker's son guides rescuers to scene by torch flashes

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring himself in a fall. The Cambridgeshire man, in his 50s, was descending Sourmilk Gill a...

30 August 2017

'Soulless and unwelcoming' no more: Dubs Hut re-opens after bothies charity's work

A ‘soulless and unwelcoming’ former mining hut in the Lake District has been transformed into a more welcoming shelter for outdoor enthusiasts.

29 August 2017

Writers Beth Pipe and Karen Guttridge head for two weeks on Cumbria 'spirit trail'

Two women are set to show their adventurous spirits as they embark on a trip through Cumbria. Writers Beth Pipe and Karen Guttridge have previously...

28 August 2017

Déjà vu for Keswick rescuers as pair get stuck on Barf ‘Wainwright route’

A Lake District rescue team was called out to a regular blackspot, just a week after it advised walkers to use an alternative route.

27 August 2017

Long stretcher carry for Cockermouth rescuers after walker's Wandope injury

Rescuers had to undertake a long stretcher carry after a walker fell and injured himself on a Lake District mountainside.

27 August 2017

Dales walker Graham Sugden makes Upper Wharfedale team history as 1,500th casualty

A Yorkshire Dales walker unwittingly became part of a rescue team’s history after he fell on the hills above Littondale.

25 August 2017

Rescuers appeal to Kinder Scout walkers to be on lookout for missing defibrillator

A rescue team in the Peak District is asking outdoor enthusiasts to be on the lookout for an expensive piece of its equipment that has gone missing.

24 August 2017

Ignore Wainwright's Barf route, plead rescuers, after third incident of stuck walkers

A rescue team urged hillwalkers to ignore a route described by author Alfred Wainwright, after the third incident this year involving people getting stuck at the site.

21 August 2017

Patterdale rescuers launch boat in search for 'intoxicated' couple on Ullswater

Members of a Lake District mountain rescue team took to the water in the early hours of Wednesday after a domestic incident was reported on Ullswater.

16 August 2017

Walker suffering heart attack among six bank-holiday callouts for Ogwen team

Several walkers, climbers and a man suffering from a suspected heart attack were among those rescued over a busy bank holiday weekend by a team in Snowdonia.

29 August 2017

Man dies and another seriously hurt in two 650ft Striding Edge falls in two days

A man has died and another was seriously injured in two incidents on successive days on Striding Edge on Helvellyn.

28 August 2017

National Trust for Scotland drops Glencoe trademark threat to Hilltrek firm

The National Trust for Scotland has admitted it was wrong to pursue a small outdoors gear manufacturer over the Glencoe trademark.

28 August 2017

Lomond team urges Finnich Glen visitors to take care after fourth rescue

A rescue team is pleading with the public to take care when visiting a spectacular gorge in Stirlingshire that has seen a rise in numbers making their way to the site recently.

27 August 2017

Injured climber Mina Leslie-Wujastyk airlifted after 33ft Malham Cove fall

A top bouldering climber was airlifted to hospital after falling more than 30ft on a climb in the Yorkshire Dales.

27 August 2017

Cadair Idris walker airlifted to hospital after serious finger injury

A woman was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering a serious injury to her finger. Rescuers examining her realised she risked losing t...

25 August 2017

Ogwen Valley rescuers called to two separate groups of walkers stuck on Tryfan

Rescuers who were called out to help a group of walkers stuck on a Snowdonia mountain were alerted to a second party in trouble on the same peak.

22 August 2017

Bouldering champ Shauna Coxsey finishes season with Munich silver medal

World bouldering champion Shauna Coxsey rounded off her season with a second place at the final world cup meeting in Munich.

21 August 2017

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring head in Scarth Gap fall

A walker was rescued after injuring her head in a fall on a Lake District mountain. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 5pm on Tuesd...

16 August 2017

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