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Plea to charities after eight Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued in dark

A rescue team has urged charity challenge organisers to take greater care of those taking part, after a group of eight walkers had to be brought to safety.

Review: The Walker’s Handbook by Hugh Westacott

A comprehensive handbook on all aspects of walking, brought up-to-date in this recent edition...

Woman with broken ankle rescued from Earl's Crag above Cowling

A woman was rescued from a North Yorkshire crag after suffering a suspected broken ankle. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out on Th...

October date for volunteers to clean up Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike

Organisers of a clean-up event are urging keen hillwalkers to make the effort next month. The Real 3 Peaks Challenge takes place on the three highe...

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.

Yorkshire Wolds Way first national trail to be declared stile-free

A long-distance route in Yorkshire has become the first in England to be declared stile-free. The Yorkshire Wolds Way has beaten the Thames Path to...

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.

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.

One up, one down, as hill sleuths promote one munro top and demote another

The hill sleuths have been in the Highlands, to discover a four-inch deficit means one munro top gets deleted from the lists while another is promoted.

Climber breaks leg in fall at Stanage Edge

A climber was rescued after falling from a popular Peak District crag. The woman fell and suffered a suspected broken leg when she came off the roc...

11-year-old boy and dad rescued after getting stuck on Tryfan

A boy had to be rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Snowdonia mountain. The 11-year-old and his father, from Cardiff, got into difficu...

Search underway on Torridon mountains for missing runner Alexander Brett

A search is underway for a hillrunner who has gone missing in Torridon in the Scottish Highlands. Alexander Brett set off for a run across mountain...

On test: hydration systems

Keeping up your fluid intake while undertaking outdoor activities is vital. We compared different systems designed to help you stay hydrated...

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...

Ex-head chef Peter MacFarlane takes over as head of Nevis Range ski resort

A former head chef will head up a Highland ski and outdoor centre. Peter MacFarlane has been appointed managing director of Nevis Range in Lochaber...

Rescuers' warning to woodland walkers after pair get lost in Brechfa Forest

Rescuers have urged walkers to take care when going for trips in dense woodland after a couple got lost in a south Wales forest.

Lakeland campaingers urge public to say no to plans for 15 miles of pylons

Campaigners say the beauty of a national park is threatened by plans to build a power line with pylons as high as Nelson’s Column.

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...

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