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Rescuers' winter warning after walker dies in 1,000ft fall from Ben Lomond

A walker has died after falling 1,000ft from a Scottish mountain. The man fell about 300m from the Ptarmigan ridge on Ben Lomond on Sunday after sl...

Walker rescued after getting stuck overnight on Ben Nevis summit

A walker was rescued after spending the night on Britain’s highest mountain. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was alerted after reports the walker w...

Civilian Coastguard search and rescue helicopter service officially launched

The UK’s civilian search and rescue helicopter was officially launched at one of the bases first in line to take over from the familiar Sea Kings of the RAF and Royal Navy.

Climber dies in hospital after fall on Helvellyn

A man has died after being airlifted from Helvellyn following a fall. The climber was found unconscious at the foot of the mountain’s headwall ab...

Two Ben Nevis climbers in nine-hour overnight rescue after ropes jam

Two climbers were rescued from Britain’s highest mountain in an overnight operation lasting more than nine hours after they got stuck.

Royal Navy's HMS Gannet rescue helicopters notch up busiest ever January

Crews at the Royal Navy’s search and rescue helicopter base in Scotland had their busiest January on record.

Injured climber airlifted after fall on Helvellyn winter route

A climber was injured in a fall close to where a walker fell to his death at the weekend. The mountaineer was tackling a winter route on Browncove ...

Lake District rescuers join training exercise with privatised helicopters

Volunteer mountain rescuers from the Lake District had their first look at the new privatised search and rescue helicopters that will support them from spring.

Navy Sea King forced to land during rescue of Ben Nevis climbers

A search and rescue helicopter had to make an unscheduled landing while taking part in an operation to help missing climbers on the UK’s highest mountain.

Four rescued after falling 130ft into Ben Nevis 'accident blackspot' corrie

Four walkers were rescued after falling from Britain’s highest mountain when they strayed on to steep ground in a whiteout.

Navy crewman Robin Suckling awarded for bravery for Buachaille Etive Mòr rescue

A Royal Navy helicopter crewman who carried out a rescue in storm-force winds on a Highlands mountain has received a bravery award.

John Chadwick named as climber who died after Helvellyn fall

Police have named the climber who died after falling on Helvellyn earlier this week. John Chadwick, 68, of Gamblesby in the Eden Valley, was found ...

Man airlifted to hospital after being found on Helvellyn with life-threatening injuries

A man was airlifted to hospital after being found with life-threatening injuries at the foot of a crag on England’s third highest mountain.

Injured climber airlifted to hospital after fall on Aonach Mòr

A climber was seriously injured in a fall on a Highland mountain. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Saturday after the climber suffer...

Rookie search dog Rauour's vital discovery of unconscious woman in Borders forest

A rookie search dog and his handler helped save the life of a woman who had gone missing in the Scottish Borders.

Ben Nevis climbers winched from Tower Ridge after night stuck on mountain

Two climbers were winched unscathed from the UK’s highest mountain after spending a night stuck on a ridge.

Man who died on Helvellyn might have lain on mountain for four days

Details have been released of the massive search for the missing man who died after being found on Helvellyn.

'Lucky' pair rescued from Ben MacDui in 100mph winds and blizzard

Two walkers were rescued from the UK’s second highest mountain after getting into difficulties in atrocious conditions.


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