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The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Derby rescuers pay tribute to former leader Steve Hilditch who has died

A mountain rescue team has paid tribute to a former team leader who died on Friday. Derby Mountain Rescue Team member Steve Hilditch lost a long fi...

Two Peak District walkers rescued as Edale team's busy year continues

Two Peak District walkers were rescued in separate incidents in which they injured their legs. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out to the fir...

Rangers lead walks to Peak District plane wrecks and hidden 'letterboxes'

National park rangers are offering the public the chance to walk with them to discover aircraft wrecks on the Peak District’s highest hill.

Review: The Walker’s Handbook by Hugh Westacott

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

Kinder Scout walker airlifted from hill after breaking ankle

A walker was airlifted from the highest hill in the Peak District after suffering a broken ankle. Kinder Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Sun...

'Outstanding flying' from RAF crew as teen injured airlifted from Beacons hill

Rescuers have praised the flying skills of an RAF Sea King crew who came to the aid of an injured teenager on a south Wales mountain.

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...

Duke of Edinburgh's group praised after Beacons rescue in appalling weather

A group of teenagers did the right thing after getting lost in appalling weather conditions on a south Wales hill, rescuers said.

Call 999 if you need us, says Edale team, after lost Kinder walkers phone base

A Peak District mountain rescue team urged outdoor enthusiasts to ring 999 if they needed help, after a group of lost walkers phoned the team’s base from the hill.

Northumberland rescuers celebrate 50 years with help from Rothbury

A Northumberland village is supporting its local mountain rescue team as it celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Volunteers clear half a ton of litter from Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon

Public-spirited volunteers removed more than half a ton of rubbish from Britain’s three national peaks.

Cave rescue team complains over 'horrifying' Bear Grylls TV programme

A rescue team has posted an official complaint to television bosses over scenes in a recent programme featuring a renowned adventurer.

Kinder Scout walker airlifted to hospital after falling ill

A walker was airlifted from the slopes of the Peak District’s highest hill after he became ill. The elderly man was walking with Marple ramblers...

Lost pair rescued from Kinder Scout after walking for 13 hours

Two walkers were rescued from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting lost in the dark. The man and woman, in their mid-20s, were found un...

Free audio files will guide walkers in Peak District and South Pennines

Walkers heading out to the Peak District and South Pennines can now take their own personal guide. Four audio trails can be downloaded to provide a...

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...

Review: The Montane Spine Race Film

A compelling little film shot in extreme conditions of an extreme challenge will give you an insight into the grim reality of a January jaunt up the Pennine Way.

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