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Past Three Peaks Race winners return with eye on 22-year-old course record

Four former winners of a ‘marathon with mountains’ plus the reigning women’s champion will be heading back to the hills this weekend with an eye on the race’s record.

23 April 2018

Yorkshire Dales walker airflifted to hospital after slipping at Gordale Scar

A walker was airlifted after injuring herself when she slipped on wet rocks at a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot.

22 April 2018

Walkers and mountain biker rescued in busy three-day period for Patterdale team

A Lake District rescue team was called out four times in three days to aid three walkers and a mountain biker in separate incidents.

17 April 2018

Rescuers 'gobsmacked' as search dog Dolly's vet bill appeal target reached

An appeal set up to raise cash for vital operations for a search dog reached its target in just five days, thanks to the generosity of the public.

14 April 2018

Friends of Lake District urge outdoor fans to join Great Cumbrian Litter Pick

A charity is urging members of the public to join it in an effort to clean up the countryside. Friends of the Lake District will stage its Great Cu...

12 April 2018

Body of man found on Latrigg near Keswick

A man’s body has been found on a Lake District fell. Police received a phone call on Tuesday morning after the discovery on Latrigg, overlooking ...

12 April 2018

Lake District walker rescued after injuring herself on Blencathra

A Lakeland walker was rescued from Blencathra after injuring her ankle. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.45pm on Sunday to the s...

11 April 2018

Outdoor brand Patagonia launches Blue Heart campaign to save European rivers

A California-based outdoors company has launched a multimedia campaign to try to save what it says are Europe’s last wild rivers.

05 April 2018

Stuart Younie takes helm at Mountaineering Scotland as David Gibson retires

An outdoors enthusiast who has been a member of Mountaineering Scotland for many years will take charge of the organisation from next week.

05 April 2018

Buxton rescuer Darren Hunt aids collapsed runner during London Marathon

A member of a mountain rescue team put his casualty care skills to good use while taking part in the London Marathon.

23 April 2018

New Cumbria National Trust boss Jeremy Barlow makes pledge on landscape

The man who has taken over the National Trust’s operations in Cumbria says rebuilding the memorial cairn on top of England’s highest mountain is among the charity’s key tasks this year.

17 April 2018

Climber rescued from Lake District crag after ropes jam during abseil

A climber was rescued after he got stuck on a Lake District crag when his ropes jammed while abseiling.

17 April 2018

Injured walker stretchered from Lakeland fell as weather thwarts two helicopter rescues

Bad weather prevented two helicopters from airlifting an injured walker from a Lake District fell. The 55-year-old woman fell about 20-30ft from th...

14 April 2018

Wainwright Society hands over cash for repairs to footpath on High Street route

Aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright have raised thousands of pounds to help improve a footpath on a Lake District mountain.

12 April 2018

Ramblers give £10,000 for repairs to Peak District path linked to access pioneer

Ramblers have donated £10,000 towards the improvement of a footpath leading to a Peak District hill with connections to a pioneering access campaigner.

11 April 2018

Passing Lakeland walker finds body of woman on fell above Great Langdale

A passing walker has found a woman’s body on a Lake District fell. The discovery was made on Thursday morning at the top of Rossett Gill, near An...

06 April 2018

Two Blencathra walkers rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on a Lake District ridge. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.15pm on Tuesday when the...

05 April 2018

Warning of ‘extremely dangerous’ conditions after nine-hour Scafell Pike rescue

Rescuers have warned that England’s highest mountain is currently ‘extremely dangerous’ to walkers who are not equipped with crampons and ice-axe.

05 April 2018

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