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British mountain rescuers recognised in New Year's Honours

Volunteers from Britain’s mountain rescue community have been recognised in the New Year Honours. Lochaber team member Jonathan Hart was appointe...

29 December 2018

Ochils mountain rescuers seek information after base hit by vandalism

Volunteers from Ochils Mountain Rescue Team are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who damaged the gas supply at its base.

27 December 2018

Spare the glitter and use porridge to help Rudolph fly, says expert

Families helping Rudolph and his friends on Christmas Day are being advised he doesn’t need a glittering trail to find his way.

21 December 2018

Derby rescuers recall team's search on 30th anniversary of Lockerbie bombing

A mountain rescue team has been recalling the part its members played in the search following the Pan Am Flight 103 terrorist bombing.

21 December 2018

Mountaineers gain access and parking pledge from new Cairn Gorm ski centre firm

Walkers, climbers and mountaineers will be able to continue parking their vehicles free of charge this winter at the Cairn Gorm ski centre, Mountaineering Scotland said.

19 December 2018

Yorkshire Dales bosses draw up Three Peaks code of conduct to tackle problems

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales have produced a code of conduct for walkers tackling the Three Peaks Challenge.

18 December 2018

Ben Nevis climber dies after Tower Gully fall

A man has died after he fell while climbing on Ben Nevis. The 21-year-old was with a companion in Tower Gully when the incident happened on Sunday....

17 December 2018

Waterproofing brand Grangers prepares to move to new Derbyshire base

Waterproofing specialist Grangers is preparing to move into new headquarters in Derbyshire. The keys to the 43,000 sq ft development near Chesterfi...

14 December 2018

Snowdonia walkers and climbers warned of boulder hazard on Tryfan

Walkers and climbers are being warned of a potentially hazardous boulder on the slopes of Tryfan in Snowdonia.

13 December 2018

Man dies on Snowdon after walkers report rockfall

A man has died after a fall on Wales’s highest mountain. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by members of the public who reported seeing ...

29 December 2018

Rescuers called out to Ingleborough walker lost in fog in dark on summit

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales were called out on Boxing Day to aid a walker lost on Ingleborough. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation said...

27 December 2018

Three Lakeland walkers rescued in bad weather in two incidents

Three walkers were rescued in two separate incidents in the Lake District after getting caught out by bad weather.

21 December 2018

Happy Christmas from all of us to all of you!

We’d like to wish our readers, followers, friends and everyone in the great outdoors a happy Christmas.

21 December 2018

Wander Woman Phoebe Smith will tackle solo Hadrian's Hundred charity trek

Outdoors writer Phoebe Smith will miss Christmas with her family and friends to tackle a 100-mile charity walk, dressed as a superhero.

19 December 2018

Patrick Boothroyd named as climber who died after Ben Nevis fall

Police have named the man who died after falling on Ben Nevis at the weekend. Patrick Boothroyd suffered fatal injuries when he fell while climbing...

18 December 2018

Hypothermic walkers airlifted to hospital after spending 18 hours on Kinder Scout

Two walkers were airlifted to hospital after spending more than 18 hours on Kinder Scout in conditions described by rescuers as atrocious.

16 December 2018

Two Sophies will lend high-tech helping hand to Scottish rescuers' searches

Two Sophies will be helping mountain rescuers in Scotland with their future searches. Electronics company Thales has donated two high-tech thermal-...

13 December 2018

National Trust plans new ladder for Bowder Stone in Borrowdale

Conservation charity the National Trust is seeking permission to build a new ladder up the Bowder Stone in the Lake District.

12 December 2018

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