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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.

Peak ranger and rescue team members recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Several mountain rescue volunteers have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. A Peak District ranger also received acknowledgement of ...

Coastguard praises 'unsung heroes' as footage of Glen Affic rescue released

Coastguard rescuers have praised ‘unsung heroes’ who helped a woman who fell 100ft on a munro in Glen Affric.

BMC president Rehan Siddiqui drops bomshell decision on members at annual meeting

Plas y Brenin basked in spring sunshine as BMC members gathered but a storm was brewing as the executive faced a no-confidence vote.

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.

Lakeland walker suffers head and wrist injuries in Grisedale fall

A walker was rescued after injuring herself while walking in the Lake District. The woman, from Cumbria, suffered a head injury and a suspected bro...

Experts' warning to hillgoers after two rockfall strikes in two days in Cairngorms

Mountain experts issued a warning to hillwalkers and climbers after two incidents in the Cairngorms in which people were injured by rockfalls.

Criminal proceeds fund new harnesses for Calder Valley rescue team

A rescue team has received new climbing harnesses thanks to the proceeds of crime. West Yorkshire Police used cash taken from criminals to buy the ...

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...

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