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.

06 February 2015

North York Moors walker rescued after collapsing in Guisborough Woods

A walker was rescued after collapsing while walking in the North York Moors. Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.30am today when...

05 February 2015

March opening planned for new Portree youth hostel on Isle of Skye

A new youth hostel will open on a Hebridean island next month. The former Bayfield Backpackers building on the Isle of Skye, and the adjacent Bayvi...

04 February 2015

Max Norman named as climber who died in Liathach avalanche

Police have named the climber who died after being caught in an avalanche on Liathach at the weekend.

03 February 2015

Injured Rift Pot caver rescued from slopes of Ingleborough after fall

A caver was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales pothole after injuring himself when he fell 16ft underground.

02 February 2015

Ben Carter takes over as leader of Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team

A rescue team covering the South Pennines has a new leader. Ben Carter has taken the reins of the Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team, based in My...

01 February 2015

Climber dies after pair avalanched in Liathach corrie

A climber has died after being avalanched on a mountain in Torridon in the north-west Highlands. The man was with another, winter climbing on Liath...

01 February 2015

New guide launched for winter climbers heading for the Lake District

A new guide for winter climbers in the Lake District is aimed at helping those heading for the hills find good conditions while avoiding damaging the sensitive upland environments.

29 January 2015

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.

29 January 2015

Moray charity seeks outdoor fans' support to preserve Sea King rescue helicopter

A community group is seeking the help of outdoor enthusiasts to preserve a historic helicopter that has carried out numerous rescues on Scotland’s mountains.

06 February 2015

Climber Alan Hinkes will recount mountain tales at Telegraph Outdoor Show

Record-breaking mountaineer Alan Hinkes will appear at a London outdoors show this month. The Yorkshire-based climber, the only Briton to have summ...

05 February 2015

Disabled athlete Karen Darke heads Edinburgh festival bill this weekend

Disabled athlete Karen Darke will be one of the star speakers at this week’s Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival, which features many tales of triumph over adversity.

03 February 2015

PrimaLoft coat swap will help homeless people keep warm

Outdoor retailers visiting a giant European trade show are being offered the chance to swap their jackets for a brand new one, and help homeless people.

03 February 2015

Cave rescuers called to check suspected North Yorkshire mineshaft

[caption id="attachment_39125" align="alignleft" width="450" caption="Cave Rescue Organisation members were called out to investigate"][/caption]Rescuers were called to look into a hole that appeared on the Yorkshire-Lancashire boundary.

01 February 2015

Schoolgirl caver airlfted after hip locks in Long Churn Cave

A schoolgirl was airlifted to hospital after suffering a painful locked hip joint while on a caving trip in the Yorkshire Dales.

01 February 2015

Motorsport legend John Surtees's donation aids air ambulance blood project

A former motor-racing champion has come to the aid of a scheme that could save the lives of injured climbers and walkers.

31 January 2015

Lake District rescuers urge winter hillgoers to be prepared following two deaths

Mountain rescuers are urging hillgoers to be prepared as they head for the Lake District fells, following the deaths of two people in falls recently.

29 January 2015

Scots minister calls for fracking halt as Westminster commits to ban in national parks

The Westminster Government has said it is committed to an outright ban on the controversial fracking of gas and oil in national parks.

28 January 2015


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