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Climber airlifted to hospital after fall in Cairn Gorm Northern Corries

A climber was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a fall in the Scottish Highlands. Police in Aviemore were alerted to the incident a...

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Drunk man abuses rescuers after five-hour night operation on Helvellyn's slopes

Rescuers had to contend with an abusive drunk casualty who was found near England’s third-highest mountain in a five-hour night-time operation.

Cairngorms climber dies after 50ft fall in Coire an Lochain

A man has died after he fell while climbing in the Cairngorms. The climber was with another man on a route in Coire an Lochain in the Northern Corr...

Mountain rescuers bag £¾m boost as JD Sports charity hands over carrier cash

Mountain rescuers in England and Wales are celebrating after bagging more than £200,000 from a charity linked to major outdoor retailers.

Braemar rescuers continue search for Jim Robertson in remote Cairngorms corries

Volunteer rescuers were again out on the Cairngorms mountains in the search for a walker missing for more than seven weeks.

Man rescued after hours hanging upside down by ankle on Highland peak

A man was rescued after hanging upside down by his ankle for hours from a cliff on a Highland peak. Oban Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Mon...

Missing walker Tom Brown's sister pleads with hill-goers to leave route details

The sister of a walker missing in the Highlands for more than eight months pleaded with hillgoers not to be irresponsible.

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...

Young hero mountaineers 'half-carry' hypothermic Cairngorms walker to safety

Rescuers have praised as heroes two young mountaineers who helped carry a hypothermic walker from a wintry Highland peak after finding him on the hillside.

Missing man found after North Pennines night search by 10 teams and seven dogs

A missing man was found after a major search in the North Pennines involving 10 mountain rescue teams, seven search dogs and a Coastguard helicopter.

Rescuers praise helicopter crew's 'impressive' flying in Cairngorms climbing tragedy

Rescuers have praised the crew of a helicopter for their part in an incident in which a climber died in the Cairngorms.

Climber Leo Houlding completes 1,000-mile Greenland snowkiting venture

A renowned climber has successfully completed a new Arctic adventure – using kites. Leo Houlding, best known for his audacious climbing expeditio...

Climber Leo Houlding returns to Greenland for 1,000-mile kiting venture

A renowned British climber has returned to the Arctic wilderness of Greenland – to try his hand at snowkiting.

Patterdale team rescues lost couple twice, on fell and in car park

A couple had to be rescued twice by a Lake District team – once on the fells and again in the car park.

Cairn Gorm climber dies after falling 600ft in Coire an t-Sneachda

A climber has died after falling almost 600ft from the top of a climb on Cairn Gorm. The 32-year-old man was exiting the cornice of the route on Al...

Watch your step and don't walk off edge of cornice, mountain expert warns

A mountain expert warned hillwalkers and mountaineers to watch their step near corrie tops and their projecting snow ledges in poor visibility.

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...

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