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Covid fines for pair with young child who pitched tent on Yorkshire cliff edge

Two people who pitched their tent next to unstable cliffs on the North Yorkshire coast have been given fixed penalties for breaking lockdown legislation.

Appeal for injured rescuer Chris Lewis tops £½m target in less than 36 hours

An appeal for funds to help a mountain rescuer severely injured during a callout has reached its £½m target in less than 36 hours.

Rescuers don skis to reach patient stranded by snow at Northumberland farm

Mountain rescuers in Northumberland used vehicles, skis and their leg power to reach a patient in a remote farm who needed medical attention.

Rescuer suffers life-changing injuries in 500ft fall during Lakeland callout

A volunteer mountain rescuer is in a serious condition in hospital after he fell almost 500ft during a callout.

Experts urge hill-goers to stay within limits in Scotland's 'best and worst' winter

Mountain experts are warning hill-goers in Scotland to stay within their limits while winter conditions prevail.

Ill equipped man rescued from Whernside was so cold he could hardly speak

Rescuers said a walker who got into difficulties on Yorkshire’s highest fell was inadequately equipped.

Welsh authorities plead: don't try to travel to our national parks

National park bosses in the Wales are urging the public to stick to the latest lockdown guidelines. Authorities in the three national parks pleaded...

Rescue teams have busy Christmas Day aiding injured and lost walkers

Several rescue teams were in action on Christmas Day to help walkers and others in distress. Members of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called...

Two injured walkers and cragfast man rescued from Pillar in six-hour operation

Three walkers were rescued from a Lake District mountain in a major night-time operation lasting six hours.

Aim low: introducing The Huws, diminutive Welsh hills to pique your interest

Hillwalking isn't necessarily about slogging to the top of the highest peaks; there's plenty of interest in Wales's less lofty summits.

Rescuers aim to raise £½m for injured Patterdale team member Chris Lewis

Mountain rescuers have set up an online fundraising page to support a team member who was seriously injured in a callout.

Pair who prompted callout in which Lakeland rescuer injured handed £200 fines

Two men who prompted a callout in which a mountain rescue volunteer was seriously injured have been handed a £200 penalty by police.

Welsh church scenes among Alfred Wainwright drawings up for auction

Four sketches by the celebrated author and artist Alfred Wainwright have been put up for auction. As well as two Lakeland drawings, an auction hous...

John Muir Trust completes path repairs on Quinag in north-west Highlands

A popular path on a Scottish mountain described as a ‘walker’s paradise’ has been restored. Work completed on Quinag in the north-west Highla...

Police criticise ill equipped Rochdale couple rescued from wintry Ingleborough

Police in the Yorkshire Dales have criticised a couple who had to be rescued from the summit of Ingleborough in wintry conditions on Sunday.

Lakeland rescuers issue 'stay at home' plea as area enters tier-four lockdown

Rescuers pleaded with visitors to stick to lockdown rules after a climber had to be rescued when he got stuck on a Lake District crag.

Rescuers offer advice for staying safe on Cross Fell, the Pennines' highest hill

Rescuers in Cumbria have warned of the potential pitfalls of those venturing on to the highest hill in the Pennines.

Rescuers in seven-hour operation to aid Cadair Idris walker with head injury

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering a head injury on a Snowdonia mountain. The woman, in her 40s and from Anglesey, was crossing the...


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