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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

Walker, 82, rescued after breaking wrist on Borrowdale fellside

A walker was rescued after she tripped and broke her wrist on a Borrowdale fell. The 82-year-old was in Tongue Gill on the Allerdale Ramble on Thur...

23 May 2015

Ordnance Survey to offer digital downloads with its paper maps

Britain’s official mapping agency is to offer digital downloads with its paper maps. Although sales of Ordnance Survey paper maps rose for the fi...

22 May 2015

Do you recognise 'Scafell', dog found by walkers on England's highest mountain?

An animal charity is hoping hillwalkers can solve the mystery of a dog found on top of England’s highest mountain.

22 May 2015

Royal Navy Sea King makes first rescue landing on hospital pad 14 storeys up

A Royal Navy rescue helicopter has ‘christened’ a new landing pad at a Scottish hospital. The helipad is perched 14 storeys above ground at Sou...

21 May 2015

Lakeland walker airlifted from fell after breaking ankle on Greenup Edge

A walker was airlifted to hospital after breaking his ankle on the Lake District fells. The man, who was walking alone on Greenup Edge above Far Ea...

19 May 2015

Five teams in major operation to find two walkers lost overnight on Scafell Pike

Two walkers who got lost overnight on England’s highest mountain were found after a major search involving five mountain rescue teams.

18 May 2015

Outdoor groups in direct plea to Nicola Sturgeon to reject Allt Duine windfarm plans

Outdoor campaigners have made a direct appeal to Scotland’s First Minister to throw out plans for a controversial windfarm.

17 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

Chris Baker's award marks 60 years' service with Upper Wharfedale rescuers

A member of a mountain rescue team has clocked up more than 60 years’ service helping outdoor enthusiasts in distress.

23 May 2015

Ex-Cardross gamekeeper James O'Reilly sentenced after trapped buzzard found

A former gamekeeper on as Stirlingshire estate has been sentenced to a community order after a buzzard was found in a trap.

22 May 2015

Experts warn holiday walkers of dangers of Ben Nevis winter conditions

Mountain experts are warning bank holiday walkers that conditions on Britain’s highest peak are still challenging.

22 May 2015

Climber, 74, dies in fall at Oxenber Scar in Yorkshire Dales

A climber as died after a fall on a Yorkshire Dales crag. The woman was on Oxenber Scar near Austwick yesterday when she fell while descending betw...

22 May 2015

Coniston mountain rescuer Lee Harris climbs height of Everest to raise funds

A mountain rescuer has climbed the height of Everest to raise funds for his team. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team member Lee Harris completed 14 clim...

21 May 2015

Climber Doug Scott praises 'wonderful' £15,000 Keswick festival Nepal donations

A British climbing legend has praised organisers of fundraising events at a Lake District festival, which boosted an appeal for Nepal earthquake victims by almost £15,000.

19 May 2015

Climbing expert Nick Carter will work to improve students' safety on winter hills

An expert climber has been appointed to ensure Scotland’s students stay safe on the winter mountains.

18 May 2015

Barbecue and outdoor activities on offer for Snowdonia clean-up

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered the chance to clean up the countryside in a national park and enjoy a range of activities.

17 May 2015

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