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Cairn Gorm climber stretchered for two miles after breaking leg in fall

An injured climber had to be stretchered by rescuers for two miles after breaking his leg in a fall. The man fell while tackling a route on Tuesday...

Three rescued unharmed after night on Mamores mountain in 'wild' weather

Three walkers were found unharmed after spending the night on a Highland mountain. The trio was reported overdue after going walking in the Mamore...

Tragedy and comedy as Cockermouth rescuers clock up second-busiest year

A Lake District mountain rescue team had its second-busiest on record in 2015, with 76 callouts recorded in the year.

Moelwyn walker rescued after slip leads to ankle injury

Two teams went to the aid of a walker who injured her ankle on a north Wales mountain. Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Thursday aft...

Spot tracking device alarm prompts major Glen Shiel search for walker

A major search was mounted after a distress signal was received from a walker in Glen Shiel. Kintail Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Sunday whe...

Weekend searches fail to find missing kayaker Jason Chung Wai-Ho

A kayaker who was last seen launching his craft almost a week ago on the west coast of Scotland is still missing.

Kayakers urged to take care as search continues for missing paddler Jason Chung Yai-Ho

Police are appealing to paddlers to be prepared before they take to the water. The plea from Police Scotland came after a major search for a missin...

'Lump in the throat' as public greets Royal Navy rescue crews' fly-past

Aircrews from the Royal Navy’s search and rescue helicopters made an emotional final tour of Scottish communities today.

Lost Ben Lomond pair were 'not equipped' for winter munro walking

Two walkers who got lost in the dark on Scotland’s southernmost munro in winter conditions were fortunate to escape without injury, rescuers said.

Injured walker airlifted from Moffat hills during seven-hour rescue

An injured walker was airlifted from the Moffat hills in a seven-hour rescue operation. A night-time search by members of Moffat Mountain Rescue Te...

Climber rescued after falling more than 1,000ft in Creag Meagaidh avalanche

A climber was airlifted to hospital after falling more than 1,000ft after being caught in an avalanche on a Highland mountain.

Final ceremony marks end of Royal Navy's rescue Sea King base HMS Gannet

The flag has finally been lowered at a rescue base in a ceremony ending 44 years of history. HMS Gannet, home to the Royal Navy’s Sea King helico...

Border Ridge refuge hut 'saved hypothermic walker's life' say rescuers

Rescuers said the existence of a mountain refuge hut probably saved the life of a walker on the Border Ridge.

Devon Coastguard team called into action for injured walker in Yorkshire Dales

A Coastguard cliff rescue team from south-west England was called into action to help an injured walker in the Yorkshire Dales.

Rescuers battle shoulder-high snowdrifts to reach injured Helvellyn snowboarder

Rescuers had to battle through shoulder-deep snow to reach a man who suffered serious spinal injuries while snowboarding on the slopes of England’s third-highest mountain.

Government approves 70-mile section of England Coast Path along North Sea shore

The longest stretch of England’s coastal path so far proposed was given approval by the Government today.

Climbers plucked from avalanche-prone Snowdonia crag after night on mountain

Two climbers were plucked from an avalanche-prone Snowdonia gully after spending the night in sub-zero temperatures on the mountain.

Pair winched from Glyder Fach after getting stuck on Bristly Ridge

Rescuers have released footage of a dramatic rescue of two men who got stuck on a Snowdonia mountain in wintry conditions.

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