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New Stanedge Pole put in place to mark Peak District anniversary

A Peak District landmark has been replaced in a ceremony marking the national park’s 65th anniversary.

Blencathra pair 'very lucky' after 65ft fall on Sharp Edge

Two walkers who fell from a Lake District mountain were described as very lucky by rescuers. One of the men fell 20m (65ft) from Sharp Edge on Blen...

Malham Cove climber rescued after injuring leg

A climber was rescued after suffering a leg injury on a Yorkshire Dales crag. The 20-year-old man was tackling a route on Malham Cove on Sunday whe...

Lakeland walker finds man's body at base of crag in Far Easedale

A walker heading for a Lake District scrambling route discovered a man’s body at the base of a crag.

Two climbers suffer head injuries in separate falls from Peak District crags

Two climbers suffered head injuries in separate falls at Peak District crags on the same day. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out to aid the ...

Walker, 70, knocked unconscious in fall on St Sunday Crag

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after being knocked unconscious when she fell. The 71-year-old from Preston in Lancashire suff...

Elderly pair rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge on Blencathra

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on a notorious Lake District ridge. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 2.35pm on Sunday...

Walker suffers serious injuries in fall at Harcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge

A walker was rescued after suffering serious injuries in a fall at a Pennine beauty spot. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out on Su...

Scafell walkers stuck near Broad Stand rescued in six-hour operation

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on crags on England’s second-highest mountain. The pair were brought to safety in a 6½-hour operati...

Climbers will help hoist new Stanedge Pole to mark national park anniversary

Climbers will help hoist a wooden pole near one of the Peak District’s most popular crags in a ceremony to mark the national park’s 65th anniversary.

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.

New mountain rescuer goes straight into action to aid injured Burbage climber

A newly qualified team member got his first taste of a real rescue when he was called out to aid a climber who fell on a Peak District crag.

Patterdale team rescues sheepdog after night stuck on St Sunday Crag

A sheepdog was brought to safety by a mountain rescue team after getting stuck on a Lake District crag.

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.

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

'Bring your cowbells' say organisers of gnarly, hardcore Lakes Sky Ultra race

Runners in a new skyrunning event in the Lake District are being promised it will be ‘gnarly, hardcore and awesome’.

Fallen Dow Crag climber treated by rescue team practising at site

A mountain rescue team was on hand when a climber fell on the crag on which they were practising. Members of the RAF Leeming MRT were on an exercis...

Injured Derwent Edge climber among five incidents for busy Edale rescuers

A climber was airlifted to hospital after falling from a Peak District crag. The man was climbing solo on Dovestone Tor on Derwent Edge when he fel...


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