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Max Norman named as climber who died in Liathach avalanche

Police have named the climber who died after being caught in an avalanche on Liathach at the weekend.

Lake District rescuers urge winter hillgoers to be prepared following two deaths

Mountain rescuers are urging hillgoers to be prepared as they head for the Lake District fells, following the deaths of two people in falls recently.

Warnings issued as Scottish mountains set to be hit by 100mph winds

Winds reaching speeds of 100mph are expected on Scottish mountains over the next two days. The Met Office has issued an amber warning for the Highl...

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Scottish avalanche service begins today, as storms continue

The service that provides avalanche information for outdoor enthusiasts in the Scottish Highlands begins today.

Wainwright-bagger Graham Uney clinches Lakes felltop assesor job

A man who has summited all the Wainwrights four times has clinched a top job in the Lake District. Graham Uney beat 100 applicants to get the post ...

Experts urge hillwalkers to get into winter gear as clocks go back

Experts are warning hillgoers not to get caught out as the clocks go back this weekend, and shorter daylight hours mean careful mountain planning is needed.

Sherpa Adventure Gear helps children of guides killed in Everest avalanche

The families of 16 Sherpas killed on Everest last month are being helped by the Kathmandu company...

Snowdonia tops are only for well equipped walkers, warden warns

Parts of Snowdonia’s high mountains are dangerous, a warden warned. National park staff pleaded with walkers not to head for the high peaks if th...

Climber dies after pair avalanched in Liathach corrie

A climber has died after being avalanched on a mountain in Torridon in the north-west Highlands. The man was with another, winter climbing on Liath...

Experts warn Snowdon walkers: be prepared for winter conditions

Mountaineering experts are urging anyone heading for Wales’s highest mountain to be prepared. Snowdon was whipped by 100mph winds recently and al...

Five escape injury as cornice collapse causes Ben Nevis avalanche

Five people escaped serious injury in an avalanche on Britain’s highest mountain. A cornice collapse on the North Face of Ben Nevis resulted in t...

Fort William Mountain Festival will kick off with torchlit mountain descent

Organisers of the Fort William Mountain Festival have unveiled plans for the five-day event in February.

Isle of Skye Whisky continues mountain rescue support for second year

A Scottish whisky brand will continue its support of mountain rescue north of the border. Ian Macleod Distillers announced it will continue its lin...

Lake District winter fell-top assessor job up for grabs

As jobs go, it has to be one the country’s most bizarre. Each week’s work involves ascending almost the height of Everest, and braving snow, ra...

Tall tale of misadventure will feature in free Mountain Safety Day

Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to listen to a mountaineering expert tell a tall tale. Heather Morning’s account of a winter trip through t...

Man airlifted to hospital after Ben Nevis avalanche

A man was airlifted to hospital after being caught in an avalanche on Britain’s highest mountain today.

Woman seriously injured in 1,000ft fall after Ben Nevis avalanche

A woman has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after being caught in an avalanche and falling 1,000ft and a man was also injured after falling up to 100ft in a separate incident.

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