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Duke of Edinburgh's Award group shelters lost Crinkle Crags walker overnight

A group of young walkers tackling a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition came to the aid of a woman lost on the Lakeland fells.

Ordnance Survey study reveals most hillgoers unprepared for emergencies

A study by Britain’s national mapping agency has revealed many hillgoers are clueless about what to do if things went wrong.

Review: There is no Map in Hell, by Steve Birkinshaw

Joss Naylor's record for running all 214 stood for 28 years until Steve Birkinshaw smashed it by 12 hours.

Family caught out in dark on Lakeland fells among four callouts for Keswick team

A family caught out in the dark on the Lake District fells was one of four incidents Keswick Mountain Rescue Team dealt with during a busy Easter weekend.

Four young Scafell Pike charity walkers spark 'avoidable' rescue in wild weather

A Lake District mountain rescue team has described how its members brought four young women to safety in severe weather from England’s highest mountain.

Woman and son rescued after getting stuck in Great End gully

A woman and her son were rescued after getting into difficulties on the Scafell range. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 3.05pm on Mon...

What happens after that 999 call? Mountain accident survivors tell their tales

Two men caught in separate serious incidents in the Lake District recall their traumas and what happened after the call for mountain rescue.

Scafell pair in eight-hour rescue after man falls on Broad Stand

A walker had a lucky escape when he fell at a Lake District mountain accident blackspot. Rescuers spent eight hours bringing the man and his compan...

Walkers raise £1,500 for mountain rescue with night traverse of Striding Edge

A group of intrepid walkers took to a notorious Lake District ridge by night to raise cash for mountain rescue.

Rescuers: Lake District rockfall incident on Great End 'could have been fatal'

Rescuers who spent more than seven hours bringing a group to safety on a Lake District fell said someone could have died in the incident.

Records tumble as runners race head to head on Lakeland Billy Bland Challenge

A team of runners has beaten a series of records on a historic Lake District Challenge. Two sets of fellrunners and ultrarunners went head to head ...

Runner Nicky Spinks smashes Joss Naylor Challenge record on 50th birthday

A record-breaking ultrarunner celebrated her 50th birthday by smashing another record. Nicky Spinks ran the 50 or so miles of the Joss Naylor Lakel...

Walkers urged to vote for £8,000 Scafell Pike footpath repair boost in online poll

A scheme to improve paths on England’s highest mountain is in the running for an £8,000 boost. But the Fix the Fells bid will only secure the ca...

Scafell Pike couple who spent 14 hours on fells 'owe their lives to bivvy bag'

A couple who spent the night sheltering on the Lake District mountains may owe their lives to the plastic bivvy bag they used, rescuers said.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Great Gable walker airlifted after slip on snow leads to 300ft tumble

A man was airlifted from a Lake District fell after tumbling 300ft down the mountainside. The walker slipped on hard snow on Great Gable and fell a...

Four teams in seven-hour night search for lost Scafell Pike walkers

A group of walkers lost on the slopes of England’s highest mountain sparked a major seven-hour night-time search involving four mountain rescue teams.

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted from fell after slip at Burnmoor Tarn

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring herself in a fall. The woman, in her 80s, slipped and suffered suspected back injur...

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