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Kendal Mountain Festival: big names mingle with big crowds as event grows

Another successful year for the Cumbrian town's festival as the stars descend for four days of outdoor-oriented entertainment.

Team uses rope system to rescue walker who fell 65ft at Hardcastle Crags

Rescuers rigged up a rope system to bring to safety a walker who fell about 65ft down a steep slope at a Pennine beauty spot.

Climber stretchered from Almscliff Crag after breaking leg in fall

A climber was rescued after suffering a suspected broken leg in a fall from a North Yorkshire crag. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association was ca...

Lakeland campers rescued after getting trapped by floodwater in Borrowdale

A couple camping in the Lake District were rescued after they woke in the early hours to find their tent floating in flood water.

Rescuers' weather forecast plea after Lakeland campers awake to mist-covered fell

A Lake District rescue team pleaded with the public to plan ahead and check weather forecasts after it was called out five times over the weekend, including three in one day.

Rob Sinclair and Sophie Grant triumph in Lakes Sky Ultra race

Scottish runner Rob Sinclair has won the annual Lakes Sky Ultra race, with New Zealand-born Sophie Grant taking the women’s title.

Lake District climber dies after falling on Raven Crag in Great Langdale

A climber has died in a fall on a Lake District crag. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 6.35pm on Sunday after the man f...

Lake District walker rescued after injuring herself on Blencathra

A Lakeland walker was rescued from Blencathra after injuring her ankle. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.45pm on Sunday to the s...

Hypothermic cyclist among those helped as Calder Valley team goes on snow patrol

A hypothermic mountain biker and a coach-load of stranded passengers on a high Pennine road were among numerous people helped by a rescue team over the weekend.

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 ...

Blencathra walker escapes serious injury in 100ft fall from Sharp Edge

A walker escaped serious injury in a 100ft fall from a Lake District ridge. The woman was with her dog on Sharp Edge on Blencathra on Sunday when s...

Peak District police appeal after North Lees campsite vandalised

Police are appealing for information after a toilet block was vandalised at a Peak District campsite.

'Wet and cold' Lakeland walkers in night rescue after failing to find Priest's Hole

Forty mountain rescuers were woken in the early hours of Sunday after a group of walkers called for help after getting lost.

Aberdyfi team in eight-hour operation to rescue dad and daughter stuck on rockface

A man and his daughter were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting stuck on a scrambling route.

Lakeland walker seriously injured in fall at Fat Man's Agony on Side Pike

A walker suffered serious injuries when she fell from a Lake District scrambling route. The woman stepped aside to try to make room for a group to ...

Climber rescued from Lake District crag after ropes jam during abseil

A climber was rescued after he got stuck on a Lake District crag when his ropes jammed while abseiling.

Injured walker and climber among three callouts in two hours for Northumberland teams

Rescue teams in the North-East of England were called to deal with three incidents within a couple of hours.

Rescuers voice concerns after two further incidents on wintry Lakeland mountains

Rescuers were called out to two incidents where outdoor enthusiasts were injured in falls on wintry Lake District mountains.

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