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Government confirms Lakes and Dales national parks will be extended

The Government has announced that two national parks in northern England will be extended. The long-awaited decision to extend the Yorkshire Dales ...

Volunteers clear half a ton of litter from Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon

Public-spirited volunteers removed more than half a ton of rubbish from Britain’s three national peaks.

Lost Dales cavers rescued from Easegill system in five-hour operation

Four cavers were brought to safety from an underground system after they were reported overdue. The three men and a woman were attempting a through...

Police confirm Hardendale Quarry body was that of missing walker Yvonne Mullen

Police have confirmed that the body found near Shap at the weekend was that of missing walker Yvonne Mullen.

Edale rescuers clock up 100th callout of year as Stanage climber breaks leg

A Peak District mountain rescue team clocked up its 100th callout of the year today when a climber fell from Stanage Edge, breaking his leg Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3pm to aid the man, who fell between 2m and 3m at the popular crag, suffering an open fracture to his leg and ankle.

Body of woman found near Crosby Ravensworth Fell

Police in Cumbria said a body has been found near Crosby Ravensworth Fell. A spokesperson said the body of an elderly woman was found on Saturday m...

Pack a torch, say rescuers, after Cross Fell walker gets lost in dark

Rescuers have reminded outdoor enthusiasts they need to remember daylight hours are shortening, after a walker had to be helped from the highest hill in the Pennines.

BBC Radio Four Listening Project will hear Keswick mountain rescue stories

Rescuers and casualties will share their thoughts in a radio broadcast on Monday morning. BBC Radio 4’s The Listening Project will be hosted by K...

Cleveland rescue team needs your vote to win green energy bid

Mountain rescuers are asking outdoor enthusiasts to back them in their bid to provide green energy at their new base.

New Gore-Tex C-Knit fabric launches with promise of comfort and breathability

Gore-Tex unveils its new fabric aimed at making life more comfortable and a little less noisy for walkers.

Two teams in eight-hour rescue of injured walker on Northumberland fell

Members of two rescue teams had to carry an injured walker almost two miles during an operation lasting eight hours.

BASE jumper caught in tree among three callouts for Keswick team

A BASE jumper snagged in a tree, an injured landscape photographer and a walker with heart problems kept a Lakeland rescue team busy with three callouts in one day.

Three callouts in one day for Patterdale rescuers as two women suffer strokes

A Lake District rescue team was called out three times in one day to help members of the public in difficulties.

Team thanks residents and colleagues after body found in Yvonne Mullen search

A Lakeland team has thanked residents and fellow mountain rescuers for their help during a major protracted search for a missing woman in the Crosby Ravensworth area.

Cumbrian rescuers search for walker Yvonne Mullen on Crosby Ravensworth Fell

Volunteer rescuers from teams across the Lake District have been involved in the search for a woman who went missing on a Cumbrian hill.

Rain and gales lash runners in first Lakes Sky Ultra race

Organisers of a gruelling Lakeland mountain race were forced to divert runners from the most difficult section of the route after high winds and heavy rain lashed the fells.

Two walkers rescued from Scafell Pike range after spending night on fell

Two walkers were rescued from the Lakeland fells after getting caught out in the dark. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team members were joined by colleagu...

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.


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