Christmas Eve marks the centenary of the death of John Muir, the Scots-born conservation pioneer revered in his adopted USA.
A search and rescue team has launched a crowd-funding campaign to buy gear for its members. West Midlands Search & Rescue covers Shropshire, He...
A walker was rescued after getting lost on a Lakeland fell. The man, from Cleator, Cumbria, became disoriented while walking between Buttermere and...
A conservation charity says a planned windfarm in the Perthshire Highlands would blight one of Scotland’s long-distance trails.
A fellrunner was rescued after suffering a suspected broken ankle in the Yorkshire Dales. The 38-year-old man slipped when he was crossing a clappe...
Outdoor enthusiasts will gather at a lochside site to honour the memory of a Scottish walking and climbing legend.
The company that will operate the UK’s search and rescue helicopters said some of its fleet will have ground-breaking broadband technology.
A former apprentice mechanic who worked his way up to be chief of one of the UK’s biggest bus companies will be the new head of the National Trust for Scotland.
Visitors to a film festival will be urged to help an appeal for a helicopter landing pad at a hospital that treats many injured climbers and walkers.
National park bosses in Snowdonia are urging hillwalkers to check weather forecasts before they head for the region’s mountains.
A man who helped establish Scotland’s first national park has been appointed its chief executive. Gordon Watson will step up from his post as dir...
The elder statesman of British mountaineering clocked up 80 years in August. Sir Chris Bonington celebrated his eight decades on this earth by repe...
A community organisation has provided lifesaving equipment to mountain rescue teams in the Lake District.
The body that oversees mountaineering qualifications in the UK has revealed that the man who died on the Skye Cuillin two years ago while leading a novice had no formal qualification.
Mountain rescuers were joined by seven search dogs and fire and rescue service crews in a search for a missing 81-year-old man in Cumbria.
A Highland outdoors resort that was conceived as a way of providing employment in a recession celebrates its 25th anniversary today.
Walkers in Scotland are being encouraged to take part in a survey to have their say on the great outdoors.
An emergency call from two walkers lost in the Lake District was picked up by police on the Isle of Man.