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Lake District rescuers and Surrey outdoor centre gain Queen's Award

A group of mountain rescuers and an outdoor activities centre have been honoured for their work. The Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Assoc...

Welsh groups warn Covid-19 measures risk 'stigmatising' outdoor fans

A group of outdoor organisations has called on the Welsh Government to issue advice on taking outdoor exercise, as those making safe use of paths and green spaces risk becoming stigmatised.

Yorkshire Dales cavers rescued after being trapped in Gaping Gill system

Two cavers were rescued from a Yorkshire Dales system after they were trapped by rising water. The men, both aged 22, were part of a larger party e...

Yorkshire Dales caver dies after fall despite efforts of almost 100 rescuers

A caver has died in the Yorkshire Dales after falling underground. Almost 100 people battled to save the man’s life but he died in the cave as re...

Climber Mick Fowler looks forward to a return to Himalaya after his most taxing year

Just when he thought he had put his cancer behind him, it returned; but now the mountaineer is looking forward finally to his planned Himalaya trip.

Cairngorm rescuers in first cave rescue after boy injured in fall

Members of Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team were called upon to carry out a rare cave rescue in the Highlands when a boy injured himself.

Mossdale Caverns service marks 50th anniversary of caving's worst tragedy

The worst tragedy in British caving history will be remembered this weekend. It is 50 years since the events in Mossdale Caverns in the Yorkshire D...

Family of tragic kayaker Dominic Jackson in push to boost locator beacon use

The family of a kayaker whose body was found on the Caithness coast after a major search has launched a campaign to encourage the use of personal locator beacons.

Lost Ingleborough group found after walking to caving-meet camp

A group of lost walkers on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks was located when they walked into a camp of cavers taking part in an annual meeting.

Ingleborough Hall steps into the stretch zone for outdoor learning during lockdown

Staff at a Yorkshire Dales outdoor education centre have had to step outside their comfort zone as the Covid-19 lockdown completely changes their approach to outdoor learning.

'Loyalty card' quip as Dales cavers rescued for second time in less than four weeks

Four cavers were rescued after spending more than 24 hours underground when rising water trapped them in a Dales system.

Daughter of caver 'Eski' thanks rescuers after visit to pothole where he died

The daughter of a caver who died in a Yorkshire Dales pothole has thanked all those who tried to rescue him, after visiting the site of the incident.

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.

Peak District gains loo with a view to highlight need for accesible facilities

Walkers could be forgiven for feeling a little flushed when reaching the top of a Peak District hill to find a loo with a view.

Rescuers praise resilience of group trapped in freezing Yorkshire Dales cave for 26 hours

Rescuers have released more details about a major operation to save five cavers trapped below ground in the Yorkshire Dales at the weekend.

Watch as Iain Miller combines sea kayaking and caving on Donegal's Umphin Island

They are two unlikely combinations of outdoor activities, but Iain Miller has shown that you can enjoy caving and sea kayaking at the same time.

Yorkshire Dales caver rescued after dislocating knee on hillside near Long Churn

A woman was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales hillside after injuring herself on a caving trip. The 21-year-old dislocated her knew near Long Churn Ca...

Rescuers condemn theft of safety gear installed in Yorkshire Dales cave for festival

Vital safety equipment placed underground in the Yorkshire Dales by a rescue team has been stolen. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation conde...

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