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This ingenious kettle will give your electronic gadgets a power boost, at a price...

Five shortlisted for annual Boardman Tasker mountain literature prize

Five books have been shortlisted for an international mountain literature award. Judges for the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature whitt...

Walkers set to record Google Street View images of Cleveland Way

Walkers will pound a national trail to bring armchair outdoors fans a view of the countryside. A team will traverse the Cleveland Way, equipped wit...

'Embarrassed' cavers rescued from Dowbergill Passage after 13 hours

Two cavers were rescued from a Yorkshire Dales system in an operation involving 29 volunteer team members.

Helvellyn walker airlifted to hospital after leg injury in Swirral Edge slip

Rescuers were called to a mountain ridge for the second time in three days to deal with an injured walker.

Quadriplegic Will Clark will tackle triathlon to raise cash for air ambulance

A man who was paralysed from the neck down in a cycling accident will take part in a gruelling triathlon to raise funds for charity whose helicopter flew him to hospital.

Bridgedale foots the bill as it donates 10,000 pairs of socks to rescuers

UK sock manufacturer reveals it has given 10,000 pair of its socks to more than 2,000 mountain rescue volunteers.

Girl, 8, survives 50ft fall from rocks at Yorkshire beauty spot Otley Chevin

A young girl survived with minor injuries after falling 50ft (15m) from rocks at a West Yorkshire beauty spot.

Profits from Cicerone Nepal trekking book will help earthquake survivors

Profits from a new guidebook to trekking in Nepal will go to help charities in the Himalayan country dealing with the aftermath of the recent earthquakes.

Derbyshire County Council is 'shooting itself in foot' over path team cuts plan

Britain’s oldest national conservation body has accused a council of shooting itself in the foot by cutting back on paths budget.

Last training session with RAF Sea Kings for Lakeland mountain rescuers

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District are staging their final training day with the military Sea King search and rescue helicopters of the RAF.

Mini-test: lightweight camping stoves

These four stoves won't take up much room in your rucksack on that backpacking trip, but which suits your needs?.

Drew Whitworth’s Kilimanjaro trek helps raise £1,000 for Calder Valley rescuers

A rescue team will benefit from a grand effort by a man who climbed Africa’s highest mountain. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team will use the ...

Minister Aileen McLeod launches scheme to boost eagle numbers in Borders

Up to a dozen golden eagles could grace the skies of southern Scotland, a minister said. The Scottish Government’s environment minister Aileen Mc...

Adventurer Bear Grylls joins Aberglaslyn rescuers to open new base

Adventurer and television presenter Bear Grylls has opened a rescue team’s new headquarters. The Everest summiteer joined Aberglaslyn Mountain Re...

Ragtag rescuers return to TV screens as Mountain Goats comedy begins

A series following a group of mountain rescue volunteers returns to the television screen this week. But pray you never have to call out the cast o...

Walker seriously injured in 300ft fall from Blencathra

A walker was seriously injured in a fall from a Lake District fell. The 70-year-old, from Germany, was seen to fall by another walker who phoned po...

John Muir Trust urges council to object to Creag Riabhach windfarm in Sutherland

A conservation charity is urging councillors to reject a bid to build a 22-turbine windfarm on a remote hillside in Sutherland.

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