Ramblers boss urges Scots to walk from sofa to summit

The boss of the Ramblers in Scotland said people should be encouraged to walk from sofa to summit. Dave Morris today welcomed the launch of the Sco...

13 June 2014

John Muir Trust calls for public inquiry into Stronelairg windfarm

A conservation charity has called for a public inquiry into plans to build a massive windfarm in the Monadhliath Mountains.

10 June 2014

Friend runs to farm to raise alarm after walker falls on Moelwyn Mawr

A walker’s companion had to run to a farm to raise the alarm after the friend fell and broke her ankle on a Snowdonia hill.

08 June 2014

Banned poison was used to kill most of 22 Black Isle birds of prey

Police have revealed that most of the 22 birds of prey killed in the Black Isle were poisoned by a banned substance.

08 June 2014

Mountaineers' dismay at Government Stronelairg windfarm approval

Mountaineers and conservationists have condemned the Scottish Government’s decision to give the go-ahead to a major windfarm in the Monadhliath Mountains.

06 June 2014

Rescuer theft victim 'overwhelmed' as public gives £700 for new gear

An appeal for cash to replace a mountain rescue volunteer’s gear stolen in a raid has surpassed its target.

06 June 2014

Order of St John provides new Land Rover for Assynt mountain rescuers

An ancient chivalric charity provided a replacement vehicle for a team of Highland mountain rescuers.

03 June 2014

Passing doctor helps save life of heart-attack walker on Kinder Scout

A walker suffering a heart attack on the Peak District’s highest hill was saved by a passing cardiologist and air ambulance paramedics.

03 June 2014

Walker, 81, continues to Barf summit after rescue from crag

An octogenarian walker continued to the summit of a Lakeland fell after being rescued when she got stuck on steep ground.

02 June 2014

Outdoor bodies brief Westminster politicians ahead of general election

Outdoor representatives urged parliamentarians to support their cause in a ‘speed-briefing’ at Westminster.

11 June 2014

Walker rescued after breaking ankle on Windermere shore

A walker had to be rescued after slipping and suffering a suspected broken ankle on the shore of Windermere.

10 June 2014

Walker plucked from crags after getting stuck on Ben Nevis

A walker had to be rescued from Britain’s highest mountain after straying on to steep ground when she left the summit.

08 June 2014

Two Chee Dale walkers in night rescue after getting stuck on steep ground

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground in a Derbyshire dale. Buxton Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 10.40pm yesterday ...

07 June 2014

Walkers find injured woman after Ingleborough fall

A solo walker was rescued from one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks after members of the public found her following a fall.

06 June 2014

Ramblers' footpath volunteers' work saves councils £1m

Volunteers from Britain’s biggest walking charity contributed almost £1m-worth of work fixing footpaths last year.

05 June 2014

Western Beacons rescuers will carry stretcher 50km to mark anniversary

Volunteer mountain rescuers will carry a stretcher across a 50km route in the Brecon Beacons this weekend to mark their team’s half-century.

03 June 2014

It's summer in Fort William, but still winter on Ben Nevis, experts warn

Walkers heading for Britain’s highest mountain are being warned to expect snow, despite the onset of summer.

03 June 2014

Lake District will host inaugural 24-hour mountain marathon

A mountain marathon with a different slant will take place in the Lake District this summer. The first Marmot24 will see runners tested non-stop ov...

02 June 2014


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