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Two rescued from an icy Blencathra after getting lost in dark

Two young men had to be rescued from a Lake District mountain after getting lost in the dark. The pair rang for help on Saturday when they became s...

Forty volunteers in eight-hour rescue of badly injured Lake District climber

Forty volunteer team members battled for more than eight hours to rescue a badly injured mountaineer from a Lake District mountainside.

Film-maker Richard Else: 'I believe Alfred Wainwright had Asperger Syndrome'

A film-maker who collaborated with acclaimed Lakeland guidebook author Alfred Wainwright said he believes the man had Asperger Syndrome.

Bankers' fines help finance rescuers' rope techniques training

Fines imposed on bankers for their misdemeanours have helped rescuers hone their skills. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton volunteers spent the ...

On test: MSR Trailshot water filter reviewed

This handy little device will get rid of some of the nasties that lurk in streams. But how easy was this pocket filter to use?...

Passing walker guides team to true position of injured woman on Snowdonia peak

A passing walker guided rescuers to an injured woman on a Snowdonia mountain, after the team had been told she was on a different peak.

Lost family with two children winched from Snowdonia mountain in darkness

A family with two young children was winched from a Snowdonia mountain in darkness after they got lost.

In search of the holy grail in a snow globe with Montane's Icarus jacket and PrimaLoft ThermoPlume

Wind, rain and a giant snow globe: all in the mix as we try Montane's new insulated jackets that use PrimaLoft's innovative ThermoPlume material.

Irish rescue team member Kevin Hallahan dies in Crib Goch accident in Snowdonia

A volunteer from an Irish rescue team has died in an accident in Snowdonia. Kevin Hallahan of the Dublin and Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team was takin...

Film-maker Terry Abraham resigns from Lakes charity over Thirlmere zipwire stance

Acclaimed film-maker and photographer Terry Abraham has resigned from a charity over the planned zipwires at Thirlmere.

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We donned our headtorch and delved deep into Santa's cavern to find some top gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

Ramblers look to next eight centuries, 800 years after Charter of the Forest

Eight hundred years ago a charter was sealed establishing the right to access England’s forests, previously the reserve of kings.

Rescuers use washing-up liquid to free trapped Snowdonia climber

Rescuers used their tailoring skills and copious amounts of washing-up liquid to free a climber jammed in a crack on a Snowdonia rockface.

Walker battered by Storm Ophelia rescued after night on Lakeland fell

A walker who was ‘battered and bruised’ after being blown over by Storm Ophelia’s winds was rescued after spending the night on a Lake District fell.

Walker dies after collapsing on Lake District fell

A walker died after collapsing on a fell in the Lake District. The 80-year-old woman was with a group at the top of Raven Crag overlooking Thirlmer...

The death of mountaineering? One climber's view of the recent British Mountaineering Council turmoil

Last April saw an attempt to remove the board of the BMC. Alpine Club member Phil Bartlett ponders whether he witnessed the demise of the activity ...

On test: three-season walking boots reviewed

We've spent the past few months pounding the trails to see how these walking boots performed. Which of the 13 pairs in our review will suit you?...

Missing Cadair Idris walker found asleep in dark on mountain path

Rescuers who found a missing walker asleep in the dark on a Snowdonia mountain path said the man could have died if weather conditions deteriorated sooner.

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