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Mountaineers are urging outdoor fans to back a conservation charity battling a windfarm proposal in what it says is a David and Goliath fight.

The Mountaineering Council of Scotland asked walkers and climbers to chip in to help the John Muir Trust, which lost a court case today that would have capped its costs in a judicial review

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Airlift for hypothermic campers as 11 teens rescued from Lakeland fell

Three teenagers were airlifted from a Lake District mountain after suffering the effects of cold and rain.

Six callouts for new Edale mountain rescue recruits during testing weekend

New members of a mountain rescue team had a baptism of fire, with six rescues interrupting their planned final training assessment.

Two children and a dog among group rescued from Tryfan scramble route

Two children and a dog were among a group who had to be rescued from a scrambling route in Snowdonia in deteriorating weather.

Naked Rambler Stephen Gough's human rights not breached, court rules

The Naked Rambler Stephen Gough has failed in an appeal to a European court against a breach of his human rights.

Steall path in Glen Nevis closed after landslip

A popular path in the shadow of Britain’s highest mountain has been closed following a landslip. Heavy rain in the past few days has caused the c...

New book marks 50 years of Mountain Bothies Association

A new book charting the progress of the charity that looks after almost 100 mountain shelters has been published as the organisation approaches its 50th anniversary.

Couple rescued from Brecon Beacons hillside after getting stuck in dark

A couple was rescued after getting lost on a hillside in the Brecon Beacons. Longtown Mountain Rescue Team was called out yesterday after the walke...

Rescuer breaks ankle as teams called out to second Lakeland night incident

Mountain rescuers had to take to the Lakeland fells in the early hours of this morning, just three hours after getting back from a night-time incident in 80mph winds.

Rescuers battle 80mph winds to find two Helvellyn walkers lost in dark

Rescuers battled 80mph winds to go to the aid of two walkers lost in the dark after summiting England’s third highest mountain.

Hill sleuths attempt to get to bottom of confusion on Snowdon's height

A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.

On test: Berghaus Light Trek Hydroshell Jacket

Will Berghaus's new Hydroshell membrane convince the outdoor world there's more to waterproofing than Gore-Tex?.

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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