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Buxton team first in England and Wales to gain CAA approval for drone use in rescues

A Peak District team said it is the first mountain rescue team in England and Wales to be granted approval to use drones in its operations.

Watch brand Elliot Brown raises £14,000 for mountain rescue with sales of special model

An upmarket watch brand has raised thousands of pounds for mountain rescuers through sales of its products.

Mountain rescuers in eight-hour operation after glider crashes on The Cheviot

Mountain rescuers were called out after a glider crashed on The Cheviot on the Scotland-England border.

Campaigners suggest 20mph limit on roads crossing common land

Campaigners say speed limits on roads crossing common land should be as low as 20mph. The Open Spaces Society called for enforced speed limits on u...

Hill sleuths' survey reveals true values of Snowdonia peak Foel Penolau

Myrddyn Phillips and his colleague Aled Williams go weaselling in the boulders of in a quest to find out whether the rocky peak measures up.

Missing Brontë moors walker Stephen Wright found after huge search by 11 teams

A missing walker was found with only minor injuries after spending the night on the Brontë moors in West Yorkshire.

Teen suffers multiple injuries in fall at Chudleigh Rocks

A teenager was airlifted to hospital after falling from a crag at a popular Devon climbing venue. Dartmoor Search and Rescue was alerted at 2.50pm ...

BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

Rescuers' plea after team helps fight Peak District fires

Mountain rescue volunteers helped put out a fire started in the Peak District by unthinking visitors.

'Tolkeinesque' Dragon's Back photo comes top in national parks 70th anniversary contest

A ‘Tolkein-esque’ view of a Peak District hill has been judged top photo in a competition marking the 70th anniversary of the foundation of national parks in England and Wales.

On test: Danner Mountain 600 Weatherized insulated boot reviewed

PrimaLoft insulation in Danner's heritage-styled boots adds warmth to winter walks...

Jim Mann and Carol Morgan head Montane Spine Challenger runners as night falls

More than 100 runners are currently battling gale force winds and driving rain as night falls on the Montane Spine Challenger race.

On test: Lowa Locarno GTX Lo shoe reviewed

We've been out and about to see if this understated Lowa shoe can double up as everyday urban footwear and good for trail walking.

Two birds of prey found shot as North Yorkshire raptor persecution continues

The carnage of birds of prey in England’s blackspot county continues, with North Yorkshire Police expressing frustration after the death of two more raptors.

Police appeal for sightings of walker Stephen Wright, missing on Brontë moors

Police are appealing for sightings of a walker who has gone missing on the Brontë moors. Stephen Wright contacted his wife on Monday evening to sa...

Old Lancashire station flagstones keep Yorkshire Dales walkers on track

Flagstones that once lined the platform at a Lancashire railway station are helping walkers keep on track in the Yorkshire Dales.

Yorkshire Dales gamekeeper Timothy Cowin pleads guilty to shooting two owls

A gamekeeper who shot two protected owls on a Cumbrian grouse moor has been convicted and ordered to pay more than £1,200 in fines and other costs.

Runner Pavel Paloncý takes second shot at beating Pennine Way record

Ultrarunner Pavel Paloncý is attempting to break a 29-year-old record for the fastest completion of the Pennine Way.

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