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Mountaineering Scotland said hillgoers north of the border will not be at risk of being fined if they need rescuing – as long as they have adhered to lockdown rules.

The organisation sought to reassure climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers after an incident on Saturday when Police Scotland charged two people with culpable and reckless conduct after they were rescued from Beinn a’ Chroin

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Lake District rescuers and Surrey outdoor centre gain Queen's Award

A group of mountain rescuers and an outdoor activities centre have been honoured for their work. The Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Assoc...

Peak District rescuers plead with public to plan properly as callouts rise 360 per cent

Volunteer rescuers in the Peak District have appealed to those heading to the countryside to plan and prepare for their outings, after the number of callouts more than tripled.

Keswick rescuers called out to report of man with broken femur

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Six callouts in three hours for Edale rescuers as visitors descend on Peak District

A Peak District rescue team was called out six times in three hours on at the weekend as visitors flocked to the national park and surrounding areas.

Yorkshire Dales walker dies after being injured by cattle

A walker has died after being injured by cattle in the Yorkshire Dales. The Cave Rescue Organisation was called out about 1.35pm on Saturday at the...

Cyclist taken to hospital after crashing at Honister Pass bridge

A cyclist was taken to hospital after crashing on the Honister Pass in the Lake District. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.10pm ...

Avalanche training trust appeals to hillgoers to join 'round-up' fundraising app

A charity that helps provide avalanche training is appealing to outdoor enthusiasts to sign up for a scheme that collects ‘rounded-up’ payments from purchases.

Team dons 'unbearably hot' protective gear to rescue injured Malham walker

Rescuers had to don full protective gear in ‘unbearably hot’ conditions after a walker injured herself in the Yorkshire Dales.

Dartmoor national park rangers face abuse from anti-social visitors

Rangers in Dartmoor have faced abuse from irresponsible visitors as lockdown rules are eased. The national park authority said the behaviour is una...

Ingleborough Hall steps into the stretch zone for outdoor learning during lockdown

Staff at a Yorkshire Dales outdoor education centre have had to step outside their comfort zone as the Covid-19 lockdown completely changes their approach to outdoor learning.

On test: AKU Serai mountaineering boots reviewed

High-end insulated boots for high-end mountain trips; how did they perform?...

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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