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Injured walker rescued from remote Coigach coastal path

A walker was rescued from a remote coastal path in north-west Scotland after suffering an injury. Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team was called out ab...

More than 60 volunteers battle blizzards in 10-hour rescue of Cheviots walkers

More than 60 volunteer mountain rescuers had to battle through waist-deep snowdrifts to reach a large group who got into difficulties in the Cheviots.

Police plead with volunteers to take care in search for missing kayaker Dominic Jackson

Police searching for a missing kayaker have pleaded with volunteers not to put their own lives in danger in their efforts to find him.

Three injured climbers taken to hospital after Ben Nevis avalanche

Three climbers were rescued after being injured in an avalanche on Britain’s highest mountain. Police Scotland said officers received a report of...

Hillwalking luminary Hamish Brown will receive mountain culture award

A major figure in Scottish hillwalking will receive recognition of his life’s work at a mountain festival next month.

Neil Parnell named as man who died after fall from Bristly Ridge on Glyder Fach

A man who died in a fall on a Snowdonia mountain has been named. Neil Parnell fell from Bristly Ridge on Glyder Fach on Saturday...

Mountain rescue teams on standby as North Sea coast towns face flooding

Mountain rescue teams are on standby to help communities along the North Sea coast in anticipation of flooding.

Coastguard Sikorsky rescue helicopters grounded after safety concern

Coastguard helicopters that take part in mountain rescue operations were grounded following safety concerns after an incident on a North Sea oil platform.

Daughter leads tributes to Mark Bowling who died in Aonach Beag fall

The daughter of a man who died in a fall on a Lochaber munro said he was an experienced and passionate climber.

Police confirm body found at Lybster was missing kayaker Dominic Jackson

Police have confirmed that the body found off the north-east coast of Scotland last week was that of missing kayaker Dominic Jackson.

Walkers invited to take to hills to discover mysteries of the Celtic Rainforest

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered the chance to explore a rainforest – without leaving Britain.

Breariach climber injured in second Highland avalanche

A climber has been injured in a second avalanche in the Scottish Highlands. Braemar Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Saturday evening after t...

Praise for Western Beacons rescuers as new defibrillator saves heart-attack man

Mountain rescuers said a newly acquired defibrillator saved the life of a man who had a heart attack in the Brecon Beacons.

Heart transplant man Kieran Sandwell plans 5,000-mile British coast charity walk

A man who was given a new lease of life after a heart transplant is planning to walk around Britain’s coast to raise cash for charity.

Mountain and lowland teams share in £1m government handout for water rescues

Mountain and search and rescue teams will receive more than a quarter of a million pounds from the Westminster Government to help them carry out water rescues.

Four walkers rescued from Ben Lomond in 'challenging' weather

Two walkers were airlifted and another pair brought to safety by rescuers after getting stuck in severe weather on Scotland’s most southerly munro.

Woman and son rescued after getting stuck in Great End gully

A woman and her son were rescued after getting into difficulties on the Scafell range. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 3.05pm on Mon...

Highland walker dies after falling on Aonach Beag

A man has died after falling on a Lochaber mountain. The walker was descending from the summit of Aonach Beag with a companion on Thursday when the...

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