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Rescuers: walkers lost overnight on Cairn Gorm 'very lucky' to survive

Rescuers said a couple lost overnight on New Year’s Day in Arctic conditions on the Cairn Gorm plateau were very lucky to survive.

Edale rescuers put at full stretch by four simultaneous Peak District incidents

A man who suffered serious chest injuries after falling 25ft on to rocks was among four people helped by a Peak District rescue team in one day.

Cleveland Way appears on Street View after runners' seven-month effort

Walkers who fancy stretching their legs on one of England’s national trails can now get a visual preview of their route.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Coast to Coast pair rescued after getting lost in dark using Google Maps

A couple were rescued from the Coast to Coast Walk route after getting lost in the dark. The pair were using Google Maps to navigate when they beca...

More than 100 rescuers take part in training conference Cairngorms 'incident'

More than 100 mountain rescuers put their skills into practice dealing with a large-scale incident in the Cairngorms.

What happens after that 999 call? Mountain accident survivors tell their tales

Two men caught in separate serious incidents in the Lake District recall their traumas and what happened after the call for mountain rescue.

Yorkshire Dales walker with breathing difficulties airlifted from Pen-y-ghent

A walker was airlifted from a Yorkshire Dales peak after suffering breathing difficulties. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called ou...

Ramblers' survey finds half of England and Wales footpaths have problems

Almost a tenth of footpaths in England and Wales are unusable, and more than a half present problems to walkers.

Four bank holiday callouts keep Central Beacons rescuers busy

A mountain rescue team was called out four times in the same day, two of which were to injured walkers on the same hill.

Rescuers say £5 bivvy bag probably saved lives of stranded Cairn Gorm walkers

A rescue team leader said a couple who spent the night on a Highland mountain probably owe their lives to their plastic bivvy bag.

Central Beacons rescuers' veteran Huw Jones appointed MBE in New Year's Honours

A man who has served as a mountain rescue volunteer for more than 35 years has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours.

Rescuers praise Cheviot Hills walker for helping save life of unconscious man

Rescuers have praised a walker for helping to save a man’s life during an incident in the Cheviot Hills.

WATCH Nikki Bradley tackle knife-edge promontory The Sturrall on crutches

A woman who walks with the aid of crutches has completed a daring traverse of a knife-edge ocean headland as part of her fitness campaign.

Crib Goch rescue takes Llanberis team's 2016 tally over 200 mark for first time

A group of volunteer rescuers has clocked up a record number of missions this year – the first such team to respond to 200 incidents.

Great Gable walker airlifted after slip on snow leads to 300ft tumble

A man was airlifted from a Lake District fell after tumbling 300ft down the mountainside. The walker slipped on hard snow on Great Gable and fell a...

Kendal Mountain Festival: awards, earthquakes, mountaineers and mistakes

Kendal Mountain Festival has established itself as one of the premier gatherings of outdoor folk in the country.

More than 40 rescuers in six-hour battle to save man who fell 160ft from Sharp Edge

A man was seriously injured after falling almost 160ft from a Lake District ridge. More than 40 rescuers battled in bad weather to bring the 44-yea...

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