Scots mountain council awards will mark volunteer's and young climber's efforts

The body representing hillwalkers and climbers north of the border is looking for heroes fit for two new awards.

19 May 2016

Hero search dog Rauour awarded after finding missing woman in blizzard

A mountain rescue hero has been honoured for his part in finding a missing woman in a blizzard. Rauour, a three-year-old labrador search dog, recei...

18 May 2016

Injured Peel Crag climber airlifted to hospital after fall

A climber was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a fall on a Northumberland crag.

16 May 2016

Froggatt Edge climber escapes with minor injuries after 50ft fall

A climber escaped with only minor injuries after falling the full 50ft height of a Peak District crag.

15 May 2016

Coast to Coast walker rescued after injuring leg above Black Sail hostel

A walker on the Coast to Coast route was rescued after slipping and injuring her leg. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team members were finishing their wee...

14 May 2016

Osprey urges safety checks on its Poco AG child carriers

Owners of a child carrier from a leading outdoor brand are being asked to check their models for a potential defect.

13 May 2016

Police appeal for sightings of missing Glen Coe walker Edward Davies

Police are appealing for sightings of a missing walker in the Highlands. Two mountain rescue teams were called out to search for Edward Davies, who...

12 May 2016

Major search adds to busy Ten Tors weekend for North Dartmoor team

A major search for a missing man added to the workload of rescuers covering the annual Ten Tors challenge on Dartmoor.

10 May 2016

Extra time for Mend our Mountains scheme as appeal extended by a week

A crowdfunding appeal to help repair mountain footpaths has gone into extra time. The British Mountaineering Council’s Mend our Mountains campaig...

10 May 2016

Family of missing walker Edward Davies informed after body found in Glen Coe

A man’s body has been found in the Glen Coe area. Police said the family of missing hillwalker Edward Davies has been informed. Mr Davies was ...

18 May 2016

Renewed appeal as search for Glen Coe walker Edward Davies continues

Police have renewed their appeal to walkers and climbers for sightings of a missing Glen Coe walker. Edward Davies has not been seen for five days....

16 May 2016

Runner Nicky Spinks completes double Bob Graham Round in record time

A woman who survived breast cancer has completed one of the country’s toughest mountain running challenges in record time.

16 May 2016

Police appeal for information on missing Highlands hillwalker Goffredo Bondanelli

Police are appealing for information about a hillwalker who has gone missing in the Highlands. Goffredo Bondanelli has not been seen for almost two...

15 May 2016

Kenton Cool makes record 12th Everest summit, joined by Brit Robert Richard Lucas

Mountaineer Kenton Cool has extended his British record with a 12th ascent of the world’s highest mountain.

13 May 2016

Jim Robertson's family notified after walker finds body near Loch Etchachan

A walker has found a body in the Cairngorms. Police have informed the family of Jim Robertson, who has been missing in the area since early March. ...

13 May 2016

Keswick festival organisers welcome early reopening of main Lakes road

Organisers of a major outdoor festival taking place in the Lake District this month have welcomed the early reopening of the national park’s main north-south road.

11 May 2016

Lakeland Dunmail Raise road set to re-open tomorrow, three weeks early

The main road through an English national park will open tomorrow, five months after severe floods washed part of it away.

10 May 2016

Coastguard releases footage of injured climber's Ben Nevis rescue

A climber was winched from Britain’s highest mountain after falling and injuring himself. The Inverness Coastguard helicopter flew to the site on...

10 May 2016


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