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Rescuers pay tribute to pioneer mountaineer Hamish MacInnes who died aged 90 Mon, 23 Nov 2020 18:40:18
Mountain rescuers have paid tribute to pioneering climber and innovator Hamish MacInnes, who has died aged 90.

MacInnes, who lived in Glen Coe, was for many years a member of Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team, including a stint as team leader

Rescuers in seven-hour operation to aid Cadair Idris walker with head injury Mon, 23 Nov 2020 13:17:37
A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering a head injury on a Snowdonia mountain.

The woman, in her 40s and from Anglesey, was crossing the summit plateau of Cadair Idris on Saturday when she slipped and hit her head

Walker airlifted from Tryfan after injuring himself in fall Mon, 23 Nov 2020 01:28:03
A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself in a fall on a Snowdonia mountain.

The man was part of a group of two couples and a friend making the ascent of Tryfan on Sunday when the incident happened

Couple’s Blencathra date ends in man falling from Sharp Edge Sun, 22 Nov 2020 18:37:46
A couple enjoying their second date together had an eventful outing in the Lake District.

An ascent of Sharp Edge on Blencathra ended with the man injuring himself in a fall while the woman became stuck on the ridge

On test: 15 to 35 litre daysacks reviewed Thu, 19 Nov 2020 01:32:30
We spent the past few months lugging loads across the hills to test 16 different rucksacks; here's how they fared

Peak District team’s plea to hillgoers after walker located at home after callout Wed, 18 Nov 2020 16:47:53
Rescuers in the Peak District pleaded with hillgoers to let them know if they reach safety after calling out the team.

Glossop Mountain Rescue Team said it had twice responded recently to incidents where casualties had made their own way off the hill but not informed the rescuers

Runaway dog Betsy rescued after spending three nights on Cadair Idris Tue, 17 Nov 2020 19:31:44
A missing dog was rescued after spending three nights on a Snowdonia mountain.

Betsy, a small pointer cross, slipped her harness and escaped her owners on the summit plateau of Cadair Idris about midday on Saturday

Review: Life of a Mountain Helvellyn by Terry Abraham Mon, 16 Nov 2020 19:47:34
Terry Abraham's visually spectacular cinematographic 'love letter to the Lakes' features some surprises in its stellar cast

Aberglaslyn team joins operation to rescue injured man who fell 100ft into quarry Sun, 15 Nov 2020 20:07:57
A man was rescued after suffering serious injuries when he fell 100ft into a disused north Wales quarry.

Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Friday evening when the farmer failed to return home

Walker stuck on An Teallach rescued in nine-hour night operation Sun, 15 Nov 2020 19:26:38
A walker stuck on a mountain ridge in the north-west Highlands was rescued in an operation lasting almost nine hours.

Police alerted Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team at 5.20pm when the man called for help from An Teallach, saying he was cragfast and could move neither up nor down

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