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Rescuers' 'adventure smart' plea after Ingleborough walkers get lost in dark

Rescuers have pleaded with walkers to be ‘adventure smart’ after they went to the aid of two walkers who got lost in the dark in the Yorkshire Dales.

31 January 2020

Helvellyn film premiere set for sell-out show as Terry Abraham reveals trailer

Film-maker Terry Abraham has revealed a trailer for his third production in a trilogy of movies of Lake District mountains.

30 January 2020

Rescuers and mountaineers will attend Scottish Parliament reception

Parliamentarians will hear from mountaineers and rescuers at a Holyrood reception. Representatives of Scottish Mountain Rescue and Mountaineering S...

27 January 2020

Photographer Colin Prior receives Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture

A photographer renowned for his landscapes of the Highlands has received this year’s Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture.

26 January 2020

Grasmere protest to go ahead despite withdrawal of 'gentleman's yachts' bid

Organisers of a day of action against the commercialisation of the Lake District plan to go ahead with the event despite the withdrawal of an application that sparked the protest.

25 January 2020

Cat Bells walker recounts how 'indigestion' led to emergency airlift to hospital

A walker has told of how he was airlifted from a Lake District fell after suffering what he thought was a bout of indigestion.

24 January 2020

Man rescued after suffering injuries in Sharp Edge fall

A man was rescued after falling and injuring himself on Sharp Edge on Blencathra. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team went to his aid after being alerted ...

23 January 2020

Friends of Lake District launches campaign for 'under siege' national park

The charity that played a part in the setting up of a national park in the Lake District has thrown its weight behind calls to protect it from developments it says threaten its character.

20 January 2020

Injured Helvellyn walker airlifted from mountain after fall from Striding Edge

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District ridge after suffering injuries in a fall. A Royal Air Force Mountain Rescue Service team from RAF Leemi...

19 January 2020

Ullswater path improvements make the going easier for Lake District visitors

Lake District visitors will find the going easier on two routes in the Ullswater valley, thanks to path improvements.

31 January 2020

Injured climber rescued after fall from Northumberland crag

A climber was rescued after injuring herself in a fall from a Northumberland crag. The woman fell 3m (10ft) while on a route on Back Bowden Doors, ...

27 January 2020

Rescuers called to Stybarrow Dodd walkers after 11-year-old caught in bad weather

Rescuers went to the aid of a group of walkers, including an 11-year-old boy, who got into difficulties on the Helvellyn range.

26 January 2020

Helvellyn walker suffers head injuries in 60ft fall from Striding Edge

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling 60ft from a ridge. The man suffered head injuries in the incident on Striding Ed...

26 January 2020

Snowdonia walkers guided to safety after getting lost on Cadair Idris

Two walkers were guided to safety after getting lost on a Snowdonia mountain. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted shortly after 3.30pm afte...

25 January 2020

Use newer Yorkshire Three Peaks route, team says, after pair rescued from bog

Rescuers have advised walkers tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks to use a newer section of the route that avoids a notorious bog.

24 January 2020

Two walkers rescued from Blencathra after getting stuck on wintry crags

Two walkers were rescued from Blencathra after getting stuck in wintry conditions on steep ground. Passers-by alerted police on Sunday when they he...

20 January 2020

Collapsed Spine Race runner stretchered from remote Border Ridge hill

A competitor in the Montane Spine Race was stretchered from a remote hill after collapsing. Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team and c...

20 January 2020

Record-breaking climber Nims Purja is star speaker at February Fort William festival

A mountaineer who summited all 14 of the world’s highest peaks in record time is the star speaker at the Fort William Mountain Festival.

17 January 2020

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