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Second day's search fails to find missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl

Rescuers and police have renewed appeals for sightings of an experienced hillwalker missing in the Highlands Eric Cyl was reported missing about 8.20pm on Saturday after going walking in the Ring of Steall in Lochaber.

01 June 2015

Search for missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl to resume in morning

A search for a walker missing in Lochaber was called off overnight and is expected to resume on Monday morning.

31 May 2015

Peak District boss saddles up for vintage ride to raise cash for wheelchair bike

A national park boss is hoping members of the public will chip in to make her go the extra distance in her charity challenge.

30 May 2015

Cotswold Outdoor owners snap up Snow & Rock shop chain

The company that owns the Cotswold Outdoor stores has snapped up a rival retailer. AS Adventure Group announced today it had acquired the Snow &...

29 May 2015

Woman dies after falling from crags on Tryfan's North Ridge

A woman has died after falling from a mountain in Snowdonia. The 70-year-old walker was found at the base of crags on Tryfan after her partner made...

27 May 2015

Search dog Elmo found after being taken from team leader's home

A rescue team has stood down its search after one of its specialist dogs went missing. Elmo, a trained dog with Surrey Search and Rescue, was taken...

28 May 2015

Snowdonia litter pickers find disarded parking meter and rubbish-filled tent

A parking meter and a tent filled with rubbish were among almost half a ton of litter cleared from a national park by outdoor fans at the weekend.

26 May 2015

Lost Scafell Pike dog Sid reunited with owner after charity's appeal

A dog found on top of England’s highest mountain has been reunited with its owner. The dog, christened Scafell by the charity that took him in, i...

25 May 2015

Wanted: walkers willing to wade up knees for charity Morecambe Bay event

Walkers willing to get their feet and legs wet are being sought by a charity for a trip accompanied by a guide with royal approval.

24 May 2015

Rescuers aid teen who fell into Aira Force beck during visit by group of 100

Mountain rescuers have thanked two passers-by who came to the aid of a teenager who fell into a Lake District beck.

01 June 2015

Scafell walkers stuck near Broad Stand rescued in six-hour operation

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on crags on England’s second-highest mountain. The pair were brought to safety in a 6½-hour operati...

31 May 2015

Ex-Irish finance boss Simon Skinner appointed chief of National Trust of Scotland

The former boss of an Irish financial services company has been appointed chief at Scotland’s largest conservation charity.

29 May 2015

Injured walker rescued from slopes of Ingleborough

A walker was rescued from the slopes of one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks after injuring herself. The 54-year-old injured her leg while walking at S...

29 May 2015

Patterdale rescuers use smartphone system to find lost Thornthwaite Crag pair

Two walkers lost on a Lake District fell were found by rescuers using smartphone technology. The pair rang 999 after getting lost near Thornthwaite...

28 May 2015

Injured Derwent Edge climber among five incidents for busy Edale rescuers

A climber was airlifted to hospital after falling from a Peak District crag. The man was climbing solo on Dovestone Tor on Derwent Edge when he fel...

27 May 2015

Mountain council seeks high-minded writers for annual competition

High-minded writers are being urged to enter a long-running literary competition. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland is seeking the best writin...

26 May 2015

Woman airlifted from Helvellyn after suffering head injuries in fall

A woman was airlifted from England’s third highest mountain after falling and injuring herself. The 28-year-old from Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwi...

25 May 2015

Overdue Lakeland wild camper found safe and well after search by four teams

A man was found safe and well after being reported overdue from a wild camping trip in the Lake District.

24 May 2015

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