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Lake District rescuers urge winter hillgoers to be prepared following two deaths

Mountain rescuers are urging hillgoers to be prepared as they head for the Lake District fells, following the deaths of two people in falls recently.

Climber and scrambler airlifted from Tryfan in separate incidents

A climber and walker were rescued from the same Snowdonia mountain in two separate incidents today. Rescuers were called to Tryfan today when a cli...

Two injured Lake District climbers rescued after separate falls

Two climbers were airlifted to hospital after suffering injuries in separate falls in the Lake District.

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

Finlay Wild smashes own Cuillin record with sub-three-hour traverse

Mountain athlete Finlay Wild has posted the first ever sub-three-hour time for a traverse of the Skye Cuillin ridge.

Hill sleuths plan to measure Knight's Peak in 'hardest ever' survey

A trio of amateur hills sleuths are planning their most adventurous surveying trip so far. The men, who use professional-standard technology to mea...

Jacqueline Jackson named as climber who died in fall at Black Crag

Jacqueline Jackson, 65, of Brampton, Cumbria, fell 100m (330ft) to the foot of Black Crag last Thursday.

Daniel Smith walks into record books as youngest to complete munro round

A nine-year-old boy walked into the record books this weekend as he summited two Perthshire mountains.

Glencoe climbers feared dead after major avalanche on Bidean nam Bian

A number of climbers are feared dead after an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands. The party of six was caught by the major avalanche in the Centra...

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Watch The Ridge as Danny MacAskill tackles the Cuillin ridge by bike

It’s reckoned by many to be the most difficult scrambling ridge in the UK, and is approached with trepidation by many walkers.

Snowdonia walkers airlifted to hospital after lightning strike

Two walkers were airlifted to hospital after a lightning strike on a Snowdonia mountain. The men were close to the 905m (2,969ft) summit of Aran Fa...

Hill sleuths demote munro top as Knight's Peak falls six inches short

Three hill sleuths tackled their hardest mountaineering task ever to cut a peak down to size. Amateur surveyors Graham Jackson, John Barnard and My...

Snowdonia route closed after rock injures climber and crashes on to road

A main road through Snowdonia was closed today after a climber was seriously injured after dislodging a large rock which then crashed on to the carriageway below.

Search underway by rescuers after walker falls on Liathach

Rescuers are searching for a walker who was reported to have fallen from a mountain in north-west Scotland.

Climber dies in fall from Black Crag in Borrowdale

A climber has died after falling at a Lake District crag. The 50-year-old woman fell more than 300ft at Black Crag in Borrowdale yesterday...

Climbers raise £3,500 for rescue team facing move when fire station closes

A mountain rescue team facing being made homeless under fire service cuts received a boost to its funds for a new base thanks to local climbers.

The outdoors world in 2012: our backward glance at the year past

Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.


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