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Cattle-grid reference helps rescuers find Lake District pair stuck on steep ground

Rescuers had to turn detective to find a couple who reported themselves stuck on steep ground in the Lake District.

18 March 2019

Floods hit Yorkshire Three Peaks route as rescuers warn: don't attempt challenge

Heavy rain in the Yorkshire Dales has left many routes flooded. The Cave Rescue Organisation had this advice for anyone considering the Three Peaks...

16 March 2019

Ben Nevis deaths prompt mountaineering experts' plea to use weather reports

Mountain experts have added their voice to pleas for outdoor enthusiasts in the Highlands to obtain weather information before heading out.

14 March 2019

Police say climbers who died on Ben Nevis were French and Swiss

Police said two of the men who died on Ben Nevis on Tuesday were French, and a third came from Switzerland.

14 March 2019

Third climber dies after Ben Nevis avalanche

A third climber has died after an avalanche on Ben Nevis. Police said the two people injured in the incident on the North Face on Tuesday had been ...

12 March 2019

Two die and two are injured in Ben Nevis avalanche

Two people have died after an avalanche on Ben Nevis. Police said a rescue operation is still underway and that two other people have been injured....

12 March 2019

Wainwright Society plans to publish out-of-print Pennine Journey book

Fans of the late writer Alfred Wainwright will soon be able to read his first work, which has been out of print for some time.

11 March 2019

Climber airlifted after spending night on Stob Coire nan Lochan dies in hospital

One of the climbers who was airlifted from a Glen Coe mountain on Saturday has died in hospital. The 57-year-old from Nottinghamshire was found by ...

10 March 2019

Hypotherimic climber in serious condition after Glen Coe rescue

A climber is in a serious condition in hospital after being airlifted from a Glen Coe mountain. Police said the 57-year-old Nottinghamshire man is ...

10 March 2019

Ben Nevis avalanche victim's family visits site as team pleads for search for ice-axes

Rescuers have taken relatives of one of the men who died in the avalanche on Ben Nevis last week to the site of the incident.

18 March 2019

Peak District manager Lorna Fisher plans 1,658-mile cycle ride through all 15 national parks

A Peak District manager is gearing up for a mammoth cycle ride to mark the 70th anniversary of the passing of legislation that led to the setting up of national parks.

15 March 2019

Cairngorms dog Ben plucked from perilous ledge after being spotted by helicopter crew

A dog stranded on a precarious Cairngorms mountain ledge in severe weather had a lucky break when he was spotted by a rescue helicopter crew on a training mission.

14 March 2019

Outdoor fans invited to bag a munro in memory of Sir Hugh

Outdoor fans are being invited to take part in a munrobagging challenge with a difference, to mark the centenary of the death of the man who gave his name to the 3,000ft mountains.

12 March 2019

Helicopter airlifts stone for Whernside footpath repairs in Yorkshire Dales

A helicopter has been used to airlift stone on to the flanks of Yorkshire’s highest mountain to repair a popular footpath.

12 March 2019

Doug Scott will tell tales of Everest ascent and The Ogre epic on Scottish lecture tour

Britain’s joint first Everest summiteer will embark on the Scottish leg of his lecture tour in May.

12 March 2019

Walker rescued after getting lost in 60mph winds on wintry Helvellyn

A walker was rescued after getting lost in high winds and wintry conditions on England’s third-highest mountain.

10 March 2019

Coachload of passengers among 33 people aided by rescuers on wintry Kirkstone Pass

A Lake District team went to the aid of 33 people caught in wintry conditions on the Kirkstone Pass. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team said there wer...

10 March 2019

Two climbers rescued after spending night on Glen Coe mountain

Two mountaineers have been rescued after spending the night on a Glen Coe mountain. The pair were reported overdue when they failed to return from ...

09 March 2019

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