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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...

Cairngorm rescuers' 'rant' after 16-mile walk in storm to find walker safe in bothy

A rescue team leader described as ‘a total waste of our resources’ an incident in which its members battled driving sleet in Storm Brendan to reach a walker, only to find him in his sleeping bag in a bothy.

Rescuers thank walkers who provided extra clothes for injured Sugar Loaf woman

Rescuers have thanked passers-by who provided extra clothing to a walker who injured herself on a Brecon Beacons peak.

Four callouts over Christmas period for Cockermouth rescuers

Volunteers from Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team were kept busy over the Christmas period, responding to four incidents on the Lake District fells.

Three teams and rescue helicopter in search for lost High Cup Nick walkers

Three teams and a rescue helicopter were involved in a search for two walkers who got lost in the dark in the north Pennines.

Voluntary groups call for dismantling of Cairn Gorm funicular railway

A group of voluntary organisations said the controversial funicular railway on Cairn Gorm should be dismantled.

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...

Record-breaking climber Nims Purja is star speaker at February Fort William festival

A mountaineer who summited all 14 of the world’s highest peaks in record time is the star speaker at the Fort William Mountain Festival.

Plans revealed for latest 125-mile Morecambe Bay stretch of England Coast Path

Plans for the latest section of the England Coast Path have been revealed. If approved, the 125-mile stretch from Silecroft in Cumbria to Cleveleys...

Walker airlifted from Cadair Idris after injuring head in fall

A walker was airlifted from a Snowdonia hillside after suffering a head injury in a fall. The 32-year-old took a short tumbling fall at the top of ...

Lakeland walker suffers serious injury in fall from Langstrath scramble route

A walker suffered a serious head injury in a fall from a scrambling route in the Lake District. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1...

Rescuers find no sign of 'casualty' reported to have fallen from Sharp Edge

Mountain rescuers stood down after failing to find a casualty who was reported to have fallen off a Lake District ridge.

Teen airlifted after suffering injury on Fleetwith Pike via ferrata

A teenager in search of thrills on a Lake District attraction had a bigger adventure than planned when he had to be rescued.


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