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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.

New avalanche booklet launched for winter mountaineers and walkers

An avalanche guide for walkers and mountaineers heading for Britain’s mountains has been launched. The leaflet, Be Avalanche Aware!, has tips for...

Rescuers' warnings as 'lucky' Snowdon walker falls 150ft through cornice

A man who fell more than 150 feet from Wales’s highest mountain was very lucky not to have fallen further, rescuers said.

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...

Lochaber rescuers' 'lives at risk' in epic 10-hour rescue on Beinn Eibhinn

Mountain rescuers have described how they faced horrendous conditions in the search for a fallen climber in the Highlands.

Record Scottish snowfalls bring skiers out on to slopes

While the floods in southern England have been grabbing the news headlines, the Scottish Highlands have had a bumper year of snow.

Snowdon walker airlifted after being injured in avalanche

A walker was airlifted to hospital after being caught in an avalanche on Wales’s highest mountain. The man was struck by the avalanche on the Pyg...


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