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Police issue urgent appeal for sightings of missing Yorkshire Dales walker David McCartney Tue, 19 Oct 2021 12:30:43
Police in the Yorkshire Dales have issued an urgent appeal to find a walker who has been reported missing.

Mountain rescuers have joined the operation to find David McCartney, who is believed to have headed out to walk in Wharfedale

Broken boot prompts call to mountain rescue for Scafell Pike walkers Thu, 14 Oct 2021 19:44:51
Rescuers set out onto the slopes of England’s highest mountain with spare footwear after a pair of walkers got into difficulties when a boot fell apart.

The couple also became disoriented in darkness while descending from Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route on Wednesday

Injured man treated for hypothermia after falling 10 metres into Aira Force gorge Wed, 13 Oct 2021 19:08:10
A man was rescued after spending an hour in a Lake District stream when he fell more than 30ft into a gorge.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 1.30pm on Wednesday to the incident at Aira Force

Hadrian’s Wall becomes incident ‘hot spot’ as rescuers aid two walkers Wed, 13 Oct 2021 00:11:32
Rescuers in Northumberland were called out twice to aid walkers in difficulties along Hadrian’s Wall.

The two incidents followed a rescue early in October at the Roman wall, involving Northumberland National Park and North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Teams

Two fatal incidents among 12 callouts in nine days for Wasdale rescuers Tue, 12 Oct 2021 15:38:02
Rescuers from the Wasdale team have been called out to 12 incidents on England’s two highest mountains in the first nine days of October.

Two of the callouts involved fatalities

Pair rescued after getting lost descending from climb on Raven Crag in Borrowdale Mon, 11 Oct 2021 17:52:51
Two climbers were rescued after getting lost descending from a route in the Borrowdale Fells.

The men called for help after topping out on the Corvus route on Raven Crag on Sunday and losing the path on the descent to Stonethwaite

Pressure grows on rail bosses to reopen Dalwhinnie crossing as MSPs join campaign Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:50:22
Pressure is growing on railway bosses to reopen a crossing used by outdoor enthusiasts to access Highland mountains and lochs.

Politicians have joined walkers’ and other outdoor bodies in urging Network Rail’s Scotland chief to unlock the gates at the Dalwhinnie level crossing

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after suffering chest pains on Cat Bells Sun, 10 Oct 2021 18:39:13
A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering chest pains while walking on a Lake District fell.

The 64-year-old was also reported to be having difficulty breathing during the incident on Sunday

Newcomers Garry Greenhow and Rose Mather claim victory in Three Peaks Race Sun, 10 Oct 2021 13:22:55
Newcomers were victorious in the Three Peaks Race, which was staged for the first time in 18 months.

Garry Greenhow took first place and Rose Mather was fastest in the event, which involves completing a 37.4km (23.24-mile) course with 1,609m of ascent and descent over Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough in the Yorkshire Dales

Police appeal for help finding missing Cairngorms man David Whiteman UPDATED Sat, 09 Oct 2021 20:04:49
Police are appealing for help finding a man who has gone missing in the Cairngorms.

David Whiteman was last seen in the area of Cairn Toul at 2pm on Friday

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