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Former winners line up for bonus attempt on Three Peaks Race records

Five former winners will be joining the field for this year’s Three Peaks Race at the weekend. Runners tackling the gruelling ‘Marathon with Mo...

24 April 2019

Peak District walker dies in 50ft fall on Kinder Scout

A walker has died after falling 50ft on the Peak District’s highest hill. Kinder Mountain Rescue Team was alerted late on Easter Monday afternoon...

23 April 2019

Woman rescued from Lakeland fell after breaking ankle in slip

A woman was rescued from a Lakeland fell after breaking her ankle when she slipped. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly after 11pm ...

23 April 2019

Peak District mountaineers offer free activities to Pick and Play clean-up participants

Mountaineers in the Peak District are calling on members of the public to do their bit to tidy up the national park.

20 April 2019

Dry weather leads to wildfire warnings for outdoor fans over Easter period

Outdoor enthusiasts heading for the British countryside over the Easter holiday are being urged to be on their guard against starting wildfires.

18 April 2019

Duke of Edinburgh's Award teen stretchered from Lakeland fell after passing out

A teenager on a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition was stretchered from a Lake District fell after he passed out.

12 April 2019

Mountain weather service rejigs forecast areas to offer better service to walkers

A specialist mountain weather forecasting service has upgraded its coverage for the North of England.

07 April 2019

Rescuers in 7½-hour operation to aid walker injured in 50ft fall on Tryfan

A walker was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering multiple injuries in a fall. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation members were ...

05 April 2019

Skye rescuers on way to cardiac callout learn casualty is team member

A rescue team called out to reports of a man suffering a cardiac arrest learnt the casualty was a colleague.

29 March 2019

Mountain Bothies Association takes ownership of Glenpean bothy in west Highlands

The Mountain Bothies Association has taken ownership of a shelter that was one of its earliest renovation projects.

24 April 2019

Woman rescued from Lancashire river after leaping into water to save dog

A woman was rescued after she injured her back jumping into a Lancashire river to save her dog. The 27-year-old entered the River Lune at Caton whe...

23 April 2019

Firefighters in operation to control major wildfire on Ilkley Moor

A major wildfire has devastated a large area of Ilkley Moor in West Yorkshire. At the height of the blaze, about 70 firefighters were at the scene ...

21 April 2019

Wander Woman Phoebe Smith confirmed as Long Distance Walkers' president

Members of the Long Distance Walkers Association have confirmed adventurer and writer Phoebe Smith as their president.

19 April 2019

Rescuers praise climbers after woman breaks wrist in Tryfan fall

Rescuers have praised a rock-climber for her efforts after she injured herself in a fall on a Snowdonia mountain.

16 April 2019

Helmet saves Lake District mountain biker from serious injury in high-speed crash

A mountain biker’s helmet saved him from a more serious injury when he fell off at high speed on a Lake District fell.

09 April 2019

National Trust shelves Wasdale Head loo plans but will build Lake Head toilets

The National Trust has shelved plans for a new toilet block at Wasdale Head in the Lake District. It said the proposal received several objections,...

06 April 2019

Lake District climber rescued after injuring leg in fall from Borrowdale crag

A climber was rescued from a Lake District crag after suffering a suspected broken leg in a fall. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about...

01 April 2019

Lost Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued after getting separated from group

Two Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers were rescued after they got lost when they became separated from the large group they were with.

27 March 2019

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