Keswick team rescues three walkers with leg injuries in one day

A Lake District team was called out three times in one day to deal with separate instances of walkers with lower leg injuries.

30 August 2021

HF Holidays boosts Aberdyfi rescuers' radio appeal with £16,500 donation

A tour and activity provider has given a boost to a rescue team’s appeal for new radios with a donation of more than £16,500.

27 August 2021

Cairn Gorm funicular problems push back reopening to late 2022

A controversial funicular railway on Cairn Gorm will not reopen in time for this winter’s skiing season, its owners announced.

25 August 2021

Alex Moran and Mike Coppock complete gruelling Island Munros Triathlon

Two teachers have completed a gruelling non-stop Hebridean triathlon to raise funds for young people venturing into the outdoors.

24 August 2021

Survey finds 'significant' amount of microplastic pollution on Snowdon

Scientists analysing survey results have found significant quantities of microplastic pollution on Wales’s highest mountain.

24 August 2021

Highland rescuers remind hillwalkers: map and compass not 'optional extras'

Rescuers in the Highlands reminded walkers that a map and compass are not optional extras for those heading for the hills.

22 August 2021

Duke of Edinburgh's Award student rescued after injuring knee on Lakeland fell

A walker undertaking a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring his knee.

19 August 2021

Highland walkers warned damaged Steall Gorge footpath will close for repairs

Walkers will be unable to use a popular Highlands path while repairs are carried out. The Steall Gorge footpath, at the base of the Ben Nevis massi...

18 August 2021

Runner Anna Troup completes Pennine Way in new record female time

Endurance runner Anna Troup has set a new women’s record for running the length of the Pennine Way.

17 August 2021

Precariously placed sheep provides Sunday practice for Lakeland rescuers

An adventurous sheep trapped in a Lakeland ravine provided some useful practice for rescuers. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was asked by a farmer...

29 August 2021

Charity walkers raise cash to provide 1,000 pairs of boots for schoolchildren

Schoolchildren in north-east England will be able to boot up thanks to a campaign involving 50 charity walks.

26 August 2021

New Ramblers Scotland map reveals miles of 'hidden' walkers' paths

Volunteers have discovered almost 450 previously unmapped paths as part of a Ramblers Scotland project.

25 August 2021

Pair rescued from steep ground on Blencathra after venturing off descent path

Two young hillwalkers had to be helped to safety after straying onto steep ground on Blencathra. The 19-year-olds became stuck after venturing off ...

24 August 2021

Coast to Coast walker rescued after injuring ankle on Lakeland fell

Two rescue teams went to the aid of a walker attempting the Coast to Coast Walk after he injured himself.

23 August 2021

Family walk to valley to raise alarm after woman injures ankle on Lakeland fell

A walker’s family had to walk to a valley cottage to raise the alarm after she injured her ankle while hillwalking in the Lake District.

20 August 2021

Wasdale shuttle bus aims to cut traffic problems in Lake District valley

A shuttle bus service has launched in the Lake District to try to alleviate traffic problems in one of the area’s most congested valleys.

19 August 2021

Team issues advice after family rescued from Skiddaw in five-hour callout

Rescuers pleaded with Lake District hillgoers to make sure they have the skills and the gear for their trip, after a five-hour operation to bring a family to safety.

18 August 2021

National trail diversion takes Cleveland Way walkers past historic Mount Grace shrine

Walkers on the Cleveland Way will be able to follow in the footsteps of pilgrims after the national trail was diverted to take in a historic chapel.

17 August 2021


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