Watch: Jetpack to the top of Helvellyn in just three and a half minutes

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a Mountain Rescue medic jetpacking to the top of the Lake District’s Helvellyn (950m) in just three and a half minutes.

This unreal mode of transport has to be seen to be believed. So, watch below. And don’t forget to pick your jaw up off the floor once you’ve taken a look…



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