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Mountain experts issue advice for weekend hillgoers in 'unusual' lean winter

Mountain experts are warning anyone heading for the Scottish hills this weekend to expect the unexpected.

Three largest outdoors rescue organisations look to increase co-operation

Representatives of three outdoors rescue organisations are exploring ways to work more closely together.

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.

Britain's Olympic climbers face 12-month wait to learn their funding fate

Britain’s top climbers will have to wait another year to find out how much funding they will receive in their quest for medals at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Yorkshire Dales walker with breathing difficulties airlifted from Pen-y-ghent

A walker was airlifted from a Yorkshire Dales peak after suffering breathing difficulties. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called ou...

Pennine walker rescued after injuring herself in Hardcastle Crags fall

A walker was rescued after suffering a suspected broken leg in a fall in South Pennines woodland. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called o...

Woodhead rescuers brave thunderstorm to reach injured Wharncliffe Crags climber

A climber was rescued after falling more than 20ft from a crag in South Yorkshire. The incident happened in torrential rain on Tuesday at Wharnclif...

Injured dog stretchered from The Cheviot during busy week for rescuers

An injured dog was among those rescued in a busy week for north-eastern mountain rescue teams. The labradoodle badly injured his leg while walking ...

South Pennines walker suffers back injury after falling in river at Hardcastle Crags

A walker was rescued after he injured himself when he fell into a river at a South Pennines beauty spot.

Work will almost double car park spaces at foot of Snowdon Ranger Path

A car park at the foot of one of the routes to Wales’s highest mountain is to have its capacity almost doubled.

Cleveland Way appears on Street View after runners' seven-month effort

Walkers who fancy stretching their legs on one of England’s national trails can now get a visual preview of their route.

Detective work uncovers tragic story behind name of Policeman Crag in Lake District

Detective work by a member of Cumbria police’s staff has uncovered the story behind a Lakeland landmark’s name.

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.

Kendal Mountain Festival: awards, earthquakes, mountaineers and mistakes

Kendal Mountain Festival has established itself as one of the premier gatherings of outdoor folk in the country.

Shooting of Terry Abraham's biopic of mountaineer Alan Hinkes gets underway

Production of a biopic featuring the life of a record-breaking mountaineer is underway. Outdoors specialist Terry Abraham has begun filming his lat...

Rescuers warn Steall walkers to take care after 40-ton boulders crash on to path

A rescue team has warned walkers to take care after a huge landslide in the shadow of Britain’s highest mountain.

Two rescue teams called out as three injured teens airlifted from Kinder Scout

Three young walkers were airlifted from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting into difficulties.

Rescuers praise helicopter crew's 'impressive' flying in Cairngorms climbing tragedy

Rescuers have praised the crew of a helicopter for their part in an incident in which a climber died in the Cairngorms.

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