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Mountain council: 'hillwalking and climbing on hold' as Covid-19 closures gather pace

The British Mountaineering Council has said hillwalking and climbing should be put on hold during the present coronavirus crisis.

Walker airlifted to hospital after injuring knee on Lakeland fell

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring herself on a Lakeland fell. The 20-year-old from Worcestershire was descending from Grisedale Tar...

Rescuers find body of climber Andy Vine on Aonach Mòr

Rescuers have found the body of a climber who went missing on a Highland mountain at the end of February.

Avalanche debris halts Lakeland walker's 650ft fall just metres from sheer drop

A walker was lucky to survive after falling more than 650ft on a Lake District mountain. The man came to rest on avalanche debris just metres above...

Rescuers face avalanche danger in search for Andrew Vine on Aonach Mòr

Rescuers have released more details of a major search for a climber who has been missing for three days since an avalanche on a Lochaber mountain.

Climber suffers broken leg in Ben Nevis avalanche

A climber was rescued after being injured in an avalanche on Ben Nevis. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Wednesday after the incident i...

Rescuers in major day-long search after Tomas Gafrik reported missing on Ben Nevis

A major search involving 39 mountain rescuers has been underway all day for a man who has gone missing on Britain’s highest mountain.

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after falling from route on Pillar

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling and suffering head and chest injuries.

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...

Snowdonia bosses threaten to close trails as crowds flock to its mountains

National park bosses in Snowdonia may have to close trails and car parks if the public fails to heed government advice to curtail travel.

Bacon and sausage barbecue lures missing Nell in remote Highland search

Mountain rescuers used a novel addition to their usual equipment in a successful search in the remote north-west Highlands.

Group rescued in 11-hour operation after getting stranded on Tryfan

A group stranded on a Snowdonia mountain was rescued in a night-time operation lasting more than 11 hours.

Schoolboy suffers injuries on wintry Helvellyn as 13 children stuck on snow slope

A group of schoolchildren was rescued from England’s third-highest mountain after getting into difficulties in winter conditions.

Search resumes for climber Andrew Vine, missing after Aonach Mòr avalanche

A search has resumed for a climber who went missing on a Lochaber mountain. Police are appealing for information on Andrew Vine who was last seen o...

Injured kayaker airlifted from North Pennines river after six-hour rescue operation

An injured paddler was airlifted from a river in the North Pennines after a six-hour rescue operation.

'Extremely lucky' walkers rescued from icy Ben Nevis in blizzard

A group of walkers caught out in ‘horrendous’ weather on Britain’s highest mountain were extremely lucky to survive, rescuers said.

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.

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...

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