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A group of mountain guides plans to light up a Lake District fell to raise cash for Nepal earthquake victims.

The Catbells Festival of Light will follow last year’s successful torchlit walk up Blencathra organised by Lakeland Mountain Guides

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Tragedy and comedy as Cockermouth rescuers clock up second-busiest year

A Lake District mountain rescue team had its second-busiest on record in 2015, with 76 callouts recorded in the year.

£5,000 charity grant will boost Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team's flood gear

A charity linked to a construction company has boosted a mountain rescue team’s funds. The £5,000 donation to the Woodhead team in South Yorkshi...

Campaigners urge rethink on Lancashire council's countryside sites plan

Campaigners have urged a local authority to rethink its plans for its countryside sites. Lancashire County Council said it intends to stop looking ...

Final ceremony marks end of Royal Navy's rescue Sea King base HMS Gannet

The flag has finally been lowered at a rescue base in a ceremony ending 44 years of history. HMS Gannet, home to the Royal Navy’s Sea King helico...

Scottish mountain rescuers deny split as three teams question organisation's 'focus'

Mountain rescuers in Scotland have denied the movement is about to split, after the three busiest teams expressed dissatisfaction with the way its umbrella body was operating.

Moelwyn walker rescued after slip leads to ankle injury

Two teams went to the aid of a walker who injured her ankle on a north Wales mountain. Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Thursday aft...

National park bosses plead with walkers to stop building cairns

National park wardens are pleading with walkers to stop making cairns on the mountains. Snowdonia staff say footpaths and the fragile upland enviro...

Border Ridge refuge hut 'saved hypothermic walker's life' say rescuers

Rescuers said the existence of a mountain refuge hut probably saved the life of a walker on the Border Ridge.

Friends of Blencathra: we still intend to buy mountain

A community group trying to buy a Lake District mountain insists it is still in negotiations to take over the property.

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.

Helinox Chair One Mini means children can have same camp comfort as mum and dad

A kids-sized version of Helinox's Chair One means junior campers can sit in comfort too...

Pen-y-ghent from Foxup

For anyone fancying a longer walk up Pen-y-ghent, this 10-mile stroll from the end of Littondale provides a different approach to one of Yorkshire's Three Peaks.

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