Four rescued from Tryfan after straying on to steep crags

A mountain rescuer warned that increasing numbers of walkers are going astray on a Snowdonia mountain after four people were led to safety from a rescue blackspot after getting stuck on steep ground.

06 August 2014

Skiddaw walker, 80, rescued after becoming exhausted on fell

A walker was rescued from a Lake District mountain after he became exhausted and unable to carry on. The 80-year-old was stretchered from Skiddaw y...

05 August 2014

Sir Chris Bonington celebrates 80th birthday with plans for new climb

One of the elder statesmen of British mountaineering celebrates his 80th birthday tomorrow. Sir Chris Bonington is still climbing and hillwalking a...

05 August 2014

Callout to collapsed Yorkshire Three Peaks walker prompts second rescue

Rescuers called to help a collapsed challenge walker on Yorkshire’s highest mountain discovered a second walker in difficulties.

03 August 2014

Teen walker suffers serious injuries in Lake District fall

A teenage walker was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after falling on a Lake District fell.

03 August 2014

Rescuers in two-hour carry through 'jungle' to stretcher injured man to road

A mountain rescue team faced a difficult two-hour stretcher carry to bring an injured walker to safety after he injured himself on a Lake District fell.

03 August 2014

Injured Scafell Pike walker rescued in six-hour overnight operation

An injured walker was rescued from England’s highest mountain after getting lost in the dark. Two mountain rescue teams were involved overnight i...

01 August 2014

Body of man discovered by walker on Snowdon

The body of a missing walker has been found on Wales’s highest mountain. Another walker spotted the man near the summit of Snowdon yesterday. ...

31 July 2014

Lottery fund provides £3m boost to repair Scots national park paths

Lottery players have helped fund a £3m-plus boost to paths in Scotland’s two national parks. The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced a grant to ...

30 July 2014

Walker airlifted from Aira Force after injuring himself in fall

A walker was rescued after falling several metres at a Lake District beauty spot. The man fell from the top of a waterfall above Aira Force near Ul...

05 August 2014

Monsal Trail section closed for two days during Bakewell Show

Walkers and cyclists are being warned part of a Peak District trail will close over the next two days.

05 August 2014

Rescuers searching for missing Ben Starav walker find man's body

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Highlands have found a body. Three mountain rescue teams and two search and rescue helicopters took ...

04 August 2014

Borders rescue team volunteer loses £2,500 of gear in van theft

A mountain rescue team volunteer has lost £2,500 of equipment along with his campervan in a theft. James Burt of the Border Search and Rescue Unit...

03 August 2014

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted from Scale Force

A walker was airlifted to hospital after falling and injuring himself on a Lake District fellside. The man, in his 60s, was walking with a large gr...

03 August 2014

Scafell Pike fellrunner seriously injured in 65ft Corridor Route fall

A fellrunner was seriously injured after falling on England’s highest mountain. The man, in his 40s and from Otley, West Yorkshire, fell about 65...

02 August 2014

Injured Bleaklow walker airlifted to hospital after major search

A walker was airlifted from a Peak District hillside after falling and injuring himself. Two rescue teams joined the operation to find the 67-year-...

31 July 2014

Stuart Kettell aims for Snowdon's summit – pushing sprout with his nose

A charity fundraiser is making a unique ascent of Wales’s highest mountain. West Midlands man Stuart Kettell is pushing a brussels sprout up Snow...

31 July 2014

Aberdeen mountain rescuers appeal to ex-members to get in touch

Mountain rescuers are on the lookout for ex-team members as they prepare to celebrate the organisation’s half-century.

30 July 2014


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