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Watch as Coastguard crew winches ill walker from Ben Nevis ridge

A walker was airlifted from a ridge on Britain’s highest mountain after becoming ill. The tricky operation by the crew of the Coastguard helicopt...

28 February 2017

Controversial camping bylaws set to come into force in Lomond national park

A controversial camping permit scheme comes in to force in a Scottish national park this week. Anyone wanting to pitch their tent in certain areas ...

27 February 2017

Walker with broken leg airlifted from Cadair Idris after fall

A walker was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering a suspected broken leg. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted shortly after ...

25 February 2017

Owen Griffiths named as climber who died after Coire an t-Sneachda fall

Police have named the man who died after falling in the Northern Corries of Cairn Gorm on Tuesday. Owen Griffiths, 25, of Evesham, Worcestershire, ...

24 February 2017

YHA extends a doggy welcome to 13 hostels in England and Wales

Youth hostellers in England and Wales will be able to take their dogs with them at selected sites. But anyone wishing their pooch to accompany them...

23 February 2017

Police appeal after buzzard shot in Nidderdale, North Yorkshire

Police in North Yorkshire are appealing for information after the discovery of a bird of prey that was killed illegally.

23 February 2017

Four young Scafell Pike charity walkers spark 'avoidable' rescue in wild weather

A Lake District mountain rescue team has described how its members brought four young women to safety in severe weather from England’s highest mountain.

22 February 2017

Climber who fell from Cairn Gorm dies in hospital

A man who was injured in a fall from a Highland mountain has died in hospital. He was climbing and walking on his own on Tuesday when he fell in Co...

22 February 2017

Two Pen-y-ghent walkers and dogs rescued after getting lost in dark

Two walkers were rescued, along with their dogs, after getting lost in the dark during a journey on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

21 February 2017

British Mountaineering Council board faces no-confidence motion

The board of the British Mountaineering Council is facing a potential vote of no confidence at the organisation’s annual meeting in April.

28 February 2017

Upper Wharfedale rescuers leave open-day to aid lost Great Whernside walkers

Rescuers had to leave celebrations to mark their headquarters refurbishment after a call for help from a family lost on a Yorkshire Dales fell.

26 February 2017

Cat Bells walker rescued after getting stuck in Storm Doris's high winds

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck in high winds as Storm Doris swept across the area.

24 February 2017

Sonia Prior appointed sales director with outdoors distributor Bradshaw Taylor

A major outdoors gear distributor has appointed a new sales director. Sonia Prior joins Bradshaw Taylor from Amer Sports. Rutland-based Bradshaw...

23 February 2017

Mountain experts issue advice for weekend hillgoers in 'unusual' lean winter

Mountain experts are warning anyone heading for the Scottish hills this weekend to expect the unexpected.

23 February 2017

Rare midge find is UK first for Highland 'lost world' estate Dundreggan

It’s perhaps not the news walkers in the Highlands would want to hear: a rare species of midge previously unknown in Britain has been discovered.

23 February 2017

Scafell Pike couple who spent 14 hours on fells 'owe their lives to bivvy bag'

A couple who spent the night sheltering on the Lake District mountains may owe their lives to the plastic bivvy bag they used, rescuers said.

22 February 2017

Climber airlifted to hospital after fall in Cairn Gorm Northern Corries

A climber was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a fall in the Scottish Highlands. Police in Aviemore were alerted to the incident a...

21 February 2017

Lost Cheviot walkers use phone picture to guide rescuers to location

Two walkers took a picture on their mobile phone to guide rescuers to them after getting lost on a mountain in the Cheviot Hills.

20 February 2017

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