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Happy ending in rescuers' 'hide and seek' for lost Yorkshire Three Peaks walker

Rescuers said they had a ‘little game of hide-and-seek’ in the Yorkshire Dales after a lost walker called for help.

14 November 2019

Friends of Lake District to hold open meeting to hear views on local concerns

Conservation and landscape charity the Friends of the Lake District will hold an open meeting to discuss planning and landscape issues.

11 November 2019

Police appeal to Snowdon walkers for sightings of woman in difficulties

Police in Snowdonia are appealing for information about a woman they are concerned about on Wales’s highest mountain.

08 November 2019

Lost Cadair Idris pair had 'lucky escape' after straying on to steep ground

Rescuers said a couple who got lost on a Snowdonia mountain had a lucky escape. A search for the two walkers on Cadair Idris on Sunday led to them ...

05 November 2019

Lakeland group seeks volunteers to find Cumbria's darkest skies

Would you like to join the quest to find Cumbria’s darkest place? The Friends of the Lake District are looking for volunteers to measure just how...

03 November 2019

Leo Houlding to lead expedition to free-climb Amazonian 'lost world' Roraima

Climber and explorer Leo Houlding will brave venomous snakes, mud and mosquitos in a trek to summit a South American ‘lost world’.

29 October 2019

Mountaineer Nirmal 'Nims' Purja summits all 8,000m peaks in less than seven months

Mountaineer Nirmal Purja has claimed his final 8,000m peak, shattering the record for summiting all 14 of the world’s highest peaks.

29 October 2019

Teen airlifted after suffering injury on Fleetwith Pike via ferrata

A teenager in search of thrills on a Lake District attraction had a bigger adventure than planned when he had to be rescued.

28 October 2019

Hill-goers should prepare for winter this weekend, say mountain experts

Mountain experts are warning hillgoers to prepare for winter, despite it still only being October. With clocks going back and the first snows of th...

24 October 2019

Food poisoning stymies Mick Fowler's and Vic Saunders's second Chombu attempt

A bout of food poisoning finally put paid to two climbers’ second attempt to summit a Himalayan mountain.

11 November 2019

Body found during major search for missing Yorkshire Dales walker

A body was found during a major search for a missing walker in the Yorkshire Dales. Police requested the help of the Cave Rescue Organisation on Th...

09 November 2019

Lakeland walkers suffer cracked ankles after slips on mud in separate incidents

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after slipping and injuring herself. The woman was descending the lower slopes of Robinson at th...

07 November 2019

Christian Unsworth, who survived 100ft Coniston Fells fall, thanks air ambulance crew

A man who suffered multiple serious injuries when he fell 100ft on the Coniston Fells returned to thank the air ambulance that came to his rescue.

04 November 2019

Original Mountain Marathon runners brave armpit-deep mud in Clyde Muirshiel event

Mud was the keyword for competitors in this year’s Original Mountain Marathon, with runners tackling the boggy slopes of the Clyde Muirshiel regional park at the weekend.

31 October 2019

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers caught out by dark after clocks go back

Two walkers attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge were caught out by the end of British summer time.

29 October 2019

Peak District mountain bikers' campaign aims to boost number of bridleways

Mountain bikers in the Peak District have launched a campaign to increase the number of routes available to cyclists.

28 October 2019

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted after falling on Robinson

An walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself in a fall. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1.50p...

25 October 2019

David Balharry appointed as new John Muir Trust boss

The John Muir Trust has appointed a respected conservationist and keen mountaineer as its new chief executive.

21 October 2019

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