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Lakeland rescuers offer winter gear advice after two incidents

Two Lake District rescue teams have advised walkers they need to carry ice-axes and crampons when heading to the area’s high fells.

Body of missing Tryfan walker found after search by more than 40 rescuers

Rescuers have found the body of a walker who went missing overnight on a Snowdonia mountain. The experienced hillwalker from north Wales was report...

Walkers winched from Tryfan after spending day stuck on mountainside

Two walkers were plucked from a Snowdonia mountain by a rescue helicopter in fading light after spending the day stuck on steep ground.

Rescuers' winter gear plea after Blencathra walkers get stuck on Sharp Edge

Rescuers reiterated the need to be properly equipped when heading for the Lake District mountains in wintry conditions after a couple had to be rescued from Sharp Edge.

Passing climber comes to aid of pair with dog stuck in snow on Sharp Edge

A passing climber saved rescuers an ‘epic’ operation after a pair of walkers got stuck on a Lake District ridge.

Family with two small children rescued after getting lost in dark on Cat Bells

Rescuers said a family caught out in darkness on a Lake District peak could have avoided getting into difficulties if they had started out earlier and taken torches.

Two rescued from an icy Blencathra after getting lost in dark

Two young men had to be rescued from a Lake District mountain after getting lost in the dark. The pair rang for help on Saturday when they became s...

Felltop assessor Graham Uney tells of friend's fall that sparked huge rescue effort

One of the Lake District’s felltop assessors has revealed he was one of the two men involved in a mountain incident that prompted a massive rescue effort lasting more than eight hours.

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We donned our headtorch and delved deep into Santa's cavern to find some top gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

Search dogs found walker Richard Cockerham alive after 48 hours on Lakeland fells

Rescuers have revealed details of the huge operation to find a walker who was missing on the Lakeland fells for 48 hours in severe weather.

Temperature probes installed on Helvellyn headwall to aid winter climbers

A temperature monitoring system has been set up on England’s third highest mountain to help protect rare plant life on winter climbing routes.

Keswick rescuers alerted after walkers' alarming find in Thirlmere woodland

Rescuers in the Lake District were alerted after walkers found what they thought was a body in woods.

New Year's Eve rescue of cragfast walker is team's 22nd callout to Tryfan

A walker was winched from a rescue hotspot in Snowdonia after getting stuck in a precarious position on steep ground.

Coastguard releases footage of second rescue of Snowdon walkers from Crib Goch

Rescuers were called out to aid walkers stuck on a Snowdonia ridge for the second time in less than a fortnight.

Stranded Snowdon walker plucked from Crib Goch by rescue helicopter

A stranded walker was plucked from a ridge on the Snowdon massif by the crew of a rescue helicopter. The Caernarfon Coastguard helicopter took litt...

Two Cairn Gorm climbers in night rescue after getting stuck on winter route

Two climbers were rescued after getting stuck while soloing a winter route on Cairn Gorm. Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4pm o...

Forty volunteers in eight-hour rescue of badly injured Lake District climber

Forty volunteer team members battled for more than eight hours to rescue a badly injured mountaineer from a Lake District mountainside.

Keswick rescuers in three-hour Borrowdale operation after terrier goes to ground

A rescue team spent more than three hours helping free a trapped dog from boulders in Borrowdale. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 4....

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