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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

Holme Valley rescuers launch £60,000 appeal after control vehicle written off

A rescue team has launched a fundraising drive to replace its control vehicle, which was damaged beyond repair in an accident.

08 March 2019

TV presenter Paul Rose heads this year's Great Cumbrian Litter Pick

Explorer and television presenter Paul Rose will head up this year’s Great Cumbrian Litter Pick. The event, organised by the Friends of the Lake ...

07 March 2019

Team warns of winter's return after couple rescued from Snowdon

Rescuers are warning hillgoers in Snowdonia that winter has returned to the area’s mountains. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team said walkers heading...

05 March 2019

Five Cumbrian charities benefit from £100,000 gift as Friends of Blencathra winds up

Five charities will benefit from funds raised for an unsuccessful bid to buy a Lake District mountain.

28 February 2019

Peak District visitors urged to be 'fire aware' after huge blaze on Marsden Moor

Peak District bosses are urging outdoor enthusiasts to take care after a huge overnight moorland blaze in the national park.

27 February 2019

Lakeland walker airlifted after suffering ankle injury in Langstrath

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District valley after injuring his ankle. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 3.30pm on Thursday to t...

22 February 2019

Lakeland bosses urge dog walkers to clean up and control pets as lambing looms

National park bosses in the Lake District are urging dog owners to act responsibly as the lambing season approaches.

20 February 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

Bodies of British climber Tom Ballard and Italian Daniele Nardi found on Nanga Parbat

The bodies of mountaineer Tom Ballard and his climbing companion Daniele Nardi have been found on Nanga Parbat.

09 March 2019

Survey finds 99 per cent of women say outdoor adventure aids mental wellbeing

The results of a major survey released to mark International Women’s Day demonstrate the benefits of outdoor activities on women’s mental wellbeing.

08 March 2019

Baden-Powell Scouts raise cash for rescue team with ascent of The Cheviot

A group of young people raised cash for mountain rescuers with a sponsored ascent of the highest hill in the team’s area.

05 March 2019

Body of Highlands walker found after search in Killilan area

A hillwalker’s body has been found after a search in the western Highlands. Police said a Coastguard helicopter located the 56-year-old’s body ...

01 March 2019

Put the t-shirt away – winter's on the way back, Scottish mountaineers warn

Pack away your shorts and t-shirts, and get your crampons and ice-axe back out of the cupboard – winter’s on its way back.

28 February 2019

Two Lakeland walkers rescued after getting lost on Helvellyn range

Two Lakeland walkers were led to safety after getting lost as night began to fall. The couple called for help on Monday after finding themselves on...

25 February 2019

Paris 2024 organisers plan to include sport climbing for second time in Olympics

Organisers of the 2024 Olympic Games want to include sport climbing in the event. The discipline is already scheduled for the 2020 Tokyo games, but...

21 February 2019

Yorkshire Dales bosses host training day for DofE and Scout expedition leaders

Yorkshire Dales bosses are inviting leaders of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award to a free training day.

19 February 2019

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