Rescue In The Highlands|
On 02/01/2002 in Outdoors News
UPDATEDReports are coming in that three climbers have fallen on Stob Ban in the Mamores and a rescue operation is underway
The BBC is reporting both on radio and on its websitethat a rescue operation is underway on StobBan - 3,750 feet - in the Mamores near Fort William after threeclimbers reportedly fell around 700 feet down the North Gully.The fall was witnessed
On 02/10/2011 in forum
Yep I've finally had to do it, rescue lost tourists
from a written description on a pamphlet. They were coming down having met someone higher up, who advised them they were some 20 minutes from the top. They were about to retrace their steps and said they were considering calling Mountain Rescue
On 11/02/2009 in forum
and rescue us. When I was a teenager at Whitby, I got cut off by the tide on a crumbling shale sea-stack, and had to sit it out in the blazing sun while everyone else went into town for ice-cream! Now I live an easy walk from Morecambe Bay, I dread to think
Mountain Rescue Busy On Skye|
On 19/05/2009 in Outdoors News
2 rescues, 1 dead on Cuillin Ridge
hours laterwhen a man fell 30m on Sgurr Nan Eag. Over half the Skye MRT wereinvolved in the first callout, with a further 12 in poor visibilityinvolved in the second rescue. More details from the BBC.OM members are presently on Skye, with a further meet
Prince William In Helicopter Rescue|
On 08/06/2010 in Outdoors News
Heir to throne diverted to Snowdonia to rescue fatally injured climber.
the Prince as saying: “I did my first mountain rescue the other day. It was amazing after all the training to see it all work in practice. But it was someone with head injuries. Unfortunately, he didn’t survive.” Appropriately William is patron of Mountain
Busy Easter For Rescue Teams|
On 14/04/2009 in Outdoors News
Climbing accidents keep rescue teams busy over holiday weekend.
It's been a busy Easterfor Mountain Rescue Teamsin several parts of the country including the Peak District, where theEdale MRT was involved in two incidents involving fallen climbers andSnowdonia, where there were two incidents.New Treatment Used
mtn rescue , who was first team|
On 04/12/2009 in forum
mountain rescue, the first
any one no who was the first mountain rescue team in the uk . and what did they yoes before they had the old mtn rescue landrover? Try this linkRAF Kinloss rescue team turns 60 And anotherSrathclyde Police The RAF Mountain Rescue Service was set up
Rescued Climbers Branded 'Disgraceful'|
On 11/12/2007 in Outdoors News
Rescuers hit out at climbers rescued from sea cliffs in night-time gale conditions.
calling their behaviour 'disgraceful'.The pair had to be rescued after becoming stuck on the climb inforce eight gales with around 25 rescue workers plus two RNLIlifeboats involved in the operation.Remarkably, the Dorset Echo reports
Funding Boost For Rescue Teams?|
On 09/02/2011 in Outdoors News
Reports suggest that the government is to compensate mountain rescue teams for VAT incurred on equipment purchases.
Looks like good news for mountain rescue teams with the national media reporting that they may be able to effectively reclaim VAT on equipment purchases from April onwards.Mountain rescue in England and Wales is funded entirely by voluntary
Everest Rescue Causes Ripples|
On 29/05/2007 in Outdoors News
Rescue of Nepali woman climber at 8300 metres re-ignites ethical debate.
Nepal was reportedlyabandoned by her own team after collapsing at about 8300 metres onthe mountain. Thankfully she was found by Canadian climber MeaganMcGrath who initiated a successful rescue with other climbers and ateam of British doctors on a medical