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Acquaints the reader with the history of the ASR service during this conflict and the ways in which rescue techniques were developed in response to the increasingly perilous challenges of the war.
By Ian Sykes
In the Shadow of Ben Nevis is the autobiography of Ian 'Spike' Sykes. It tells his story from growing up during WWII, to his time with the RAF Kinloss mountain rescue, a stint with the British Antarctic Survey, before a return to Scotland where he set up the Nevisport shops...
By Tom Vines
Your Definitive High Angle Rope Rescue Guide! The fourth edition of High-Angle Rope Rescue Techniques: Levels I & II provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of high-angle rescue, including planning, PPE and equipment, medical considerations, evacuations, and special rescue operations. Based on the 2013 edition of NFPA 1006, Standard for...
Designed to help ski patrollers train, rescue, and survive in mountain environments, at resorts, in the backcountry, and at any time of year, this title is organised into four major sections: Survival, Travel, Backcountry Considerations, and Search and Rescue. It also includes medical equipment lists, a questionnaire, and a glossary.
By Allan Dawson
A book of over 100 cartoons and stories recording some extraordinary, bizarre and comical moments of forty-odd years in the ambulance service. Many of these events happened before political correctness had been invented. In the interests of all concerned, the names and locations have been altered to protect the guilty...
Lifeboats occupy a particular place in people's hearts as unpaid volunteers regularly take to their boats often in extremely adverse conditions to rescue others from the sea.
By Ray Kipling
Never turn back