Simon Birch takes over as chair of Mountain Bothies Association

The charity that looks after almost 100 mountain shelters has a new chairman. Simon Birch was elected to head the Mountain Bothies Association afte...

21 October 2014

Climber airlifted after suffering serious injuries in fall at Goblin Combe

A climber was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a fall on a Somerset crag. Avon and Somerset Search and Rescue was called o...

20 October 2014

Peak District climbers injured in falls at Stanage and Stoney Middleton

Two climbers were injured in falls in the Peak District this weekend. A man from London fell from a route on Stanage Edge on Saturday. Edale Mou...

19 October 2014

Rob Woodall bags first marilyn round with 1,556th ascent on St Kilda stack

A walker from the flatlands of Cambridgeshire has become the first man to complete a round of all 1,556 marilyn hills.

17 October 2014

Footpath repair work begins on Skye munro Blàbheinn

Work has begun on restoring a popular path on the Isle of Skye. Helicopter airlifts were used to take materials to the site on Blàbheinn, where a ...

17 October 2014

Yorkshire Subterranean Society cavers celebrate club's 50 years

A caving club is celebrating its 50th anniversary by opening a new training area at its Yorkshire Dales base.

16 October 2014

Next stage of England Coast Path in Cumbria includes Wainwright route

Plans have been revealed for the latest stretch of England’s coastline to be opened up to walkers. The 55km (34-mile) length of Cumbrian shore in...

15 October 2014

Success for Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden with first climb on Hagshu

Two British climbers have posted a first ascent of a route in the Indian Himalaya. Mick Fowler contacted his sponsors Berghaus briefly on a dodgy c...

13 October 2014

Second trek to Pasture Bottom for rescuers after walker's knee injury

Mountain rescuers ended up on a trek to Pasture Bottom for the second time in two days after a walker fell and twisted his knee.

12 October 2014

Ultramarathon added to Keswick Mountain Festival as entries open

Keswick Mountain Festival organisers have thrown down the gauntlet to mountain runners with the announcement of a new 50km ultramarathon.

20 October 2014

Mountaineers: don't put ladders on Everest's Hillary Step

Mountaineers are urging the Nepalese Government not to allow the installation of ladders and fixed ropes near the summit of Everest.

20 October 2014

Rescuers called to two Helvellyn walkers 'stuck' in wind

Two men called for help after they reported being ‘stuck’ in high winds on a Lake District fell. The pair rang 999 from Lower Man, an outlier o...

19 October 2014

Five rescue teams share £20,000 gift as North Yorkshire Police says thanks

Five mountain rescue teams received a surprise cash gift at a gathering organised to thank them for their efforts.

17 October 2014

Walker from Amersham Ramblers dies in 50ft Dorset cliff fall

A walker has died after falling 50ft down a cliff while on a Ramblers’ trip on the south coast of England.

17 October 2014

Fellow walkers help man from Plover Hill after slip leads to broken ankle

A walker was helped from a Yorkshire Dales fell by his companions after he slipped and broke his ankle.

16 October 2014

Perth and Kinross Council accused of failing to protect Glen Lyon access

Mountaineers have accused a Scottish council of failing in its duty to uphold the right to roam on a Glen Lyon estate.

14 October 2014

Walker with broken ankle airlifted from The Whangie

A walker was airlifted from a peak in the Kilpatrick Hills after suffering a broken ankle. Lomond Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.35pm ...

13 October 2014

Six dog handlers join rescue after Pasture Bottom slip leads to ankle injury

A group of search dog handlers training in the Lake District joined rescuers who went to the aid of a walker who injured her ankle.

11 October 2014


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