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Royal Navy helicopter heroes plan final fly-past over mountain rescue scenes

Royal Navy search and rescue helicopter crew members will make a final fly-past of some of the scenes of their most daring operations this week.

Runners in The Spine Race face a night in driving rain on Yorkshire moors

The event dubbed Britain’s most brutal race is underway, with competitors currently having to cope with driving rain as they negotiate the Yorkshire moors in the dark.

Blencathra pair 'very lucky' after 65ft fall on Sharp Edge

Two walkers who fell from a Lake District mountain were described as very lucky by rescuers. One of the men fell 20m (65ft) from Sharp Edge on Blen...

Brecon team clocks up 100th rescue on last day of 2015

A mountain rescue team clocked up its 100th rescue of the year on the last day of 2015. Brecon Mountain Rescue Team was called out on New Year’s ...

Dales walker rescued after suffering leg injury near Ingleton

A walker was rescued after injuring his leg when he slipped on a track in the Yorkshire Dales. The 47-year-old was walking on the route between Kin...

Frantic Christmas for Edale team as two brought from hills and flood victims rescued

A Peak District rescuer has described his team’s work helping ensure the safety of flood victims across the North of England, and rescuing an injured walker and a man lost on the national park’s highest hill.

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Border search team pair gear up for 109-mile Mountain Rescue Challenge

Imagine running a marathon. Not so tough, eh? Now imagine doing it in the middle of winter, carrying a pack over rough terrain in the mountains. A...

Mountaineers and police urge walkers and climbers to leave route details

Mountaineers have backed a police plea for outdoor enthusiasts to leave details of their intended route when heading for the hills.

Tom Hollins wins the Montane Spine Challenger after battling overnight snow

Ultrarunner Tom Hollins has won a gruelling race along the Pennine Way after contending with heavy rain, freezing temperatures and overnight snow.

Two climbers rescued from Cairn Gorm Northern Corries in 60mph winds

Two climbers were brought to safety after being caught out in extreme weather in the Cairngorms. Rescuers said the fact two women were well equippe...

Peak District rangers offer to help visitors walk off festive excess

National park rangers are encouraging people to walk off their festive excess with a series of events in the outdoors.

Calder Valley rescuers tackle Spine challenge to boost team's flood response

Four rescue team members will push themselves to the limit in an effort to raise cash to boost their organisation’s ability to respond to future flooding events.

Winter warning for walkers after two fall from Snowdon's Crib Goch ridge

National park bosses are urging walkers to be prepared when they head for the mountains after a recent spell of winter weather caught out visitors.

Ogwen Valley team rescues lost hillwalker as members join flood operations

A north Wales mountain rescue team helped a lost walker to safety while members were taking part in the massive operation across Britain to help those hit by floods.

Cairngorms police appeal for sightings of missing ex-mountain rescuer John Green

Police in the Highlands have renewed their appeal for information about a missing mountaineer. Police Scotland said it had been notified of a possi...

Ordnance Survey takes quarter stake in Dennis Maps, printer of paper maps

Britain’s official mapping agency has bought a 25 per cent stake in a company that prints its paper maps.

Call 999 if you need us, says Edale team, after lost Kinder walkers phone base

A Peak District mountain rescue team urged outdoor enthusiasts to ring 999 if they needed help, after a group of lost walkers phoned the team’s base from the hill.


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