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Mountain expert Heather Morning will deliver winter safety talks

A mountain expert with 20 years’ experience in the Scottish hills is offering advice to help improve walkers’ and mountaineers’ safety on the uplands.

Met Office revamps its mountain forecasts and links to avalanche service

Britain’s official weather forecasting service has revamped its online mountain pages. The Met Office said this is the result of an extensive con...

Mountaineer Alan Hinkes: K2 'nearly as impressive as Roseberry Topping'

With a major new book chronicling his record-breaking ascents of the world's highest mountain out soon, the Yorkshire climber gives us his thoughts on a life spent 'playing out'.

Daily avalanche reports end on weekend of high risk on Scottish hills

Daily avalanche forecasts ended for Scotland on a weekend when four of the five areas covered had high risks on various slope aspects.

Rescuers warn walkers of Peak District snow cornice hazard

A rescue team is warning of unusual hazards for walkers in the Peak District. The freakish wintry weather has created snow cornices in many locatio...

Search for Glencoe avalanche victim called off overnight

The search for a skier missing in Glencoe after an avalanche has been suspended overnight. Members of Glencoe and Lochaber Mountain Rescue Teams, a...

Review: Mountaincraft and Leadership by Eric Langmuir

A new, fourth edition of 'Langmuir' is an updated version of the hillwalker's 'bible'...

Three injured in Cairn Gorm avalanche

Three people were injured in an avalanche on the slopes of Cairn Gorm. Police said the trio were hit by the avalanche west of the Sugar Bowl car pa...

Climber airlifted to hospital after fall in Coire an t-Sneachda

A climber was airlifted from a Highland mountain after suffering serious injuries in a fall. Police were alerted about 2.20pm yesterday, Sunday, af...

Review: Tom Weir an Anthology

A new collection of some of the works of the renonwed Scottish outdoors pioneer and mountaineer gives an insight into Weir's world.

Royal Navy seeks rescue memories from walkers helped by its crews

Have you been fortunate – or perhaps unfortunate – to have been rescued by one of the Royal Navy’s search and rescue helicopters.

Experts' meeting will produce winter safety advice for Scottish hills

A group of experts met to discuss how to improve safety for walkers, mountaineers and climbers heading for Scotland’s hills in winter.

Mountain expert warns of compass problem that could needle walkers

A mountain expert has outlined a problem affecting one of the hillwalker’s most trusted instruments, and one vital for navigation in poor visibility.

Body of skier Daniel Maddox found by rescuers after Glencoe avalanche

Rescuers have found the body of a skier following the avalanche in Glencoe. A Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team said the body was found earlier today a...

Two rescue teams in search after Glencoe avalanche

Mountain rescuers are searching an area near the Glencoe ski centre on Meall a’ Bhùiridh after an avalanche.

Mountain rescuers warn Snowdon visitors to 'be realistic' as winter continues

Experts are warning that Snowdonia’s mountains are still full winter conditions and will stay that way over the Easter holiday.

Experts say Easter's on the way but it's still winter in the mountains

Mountain experts are reminding Easter holidaymakers that Scotland’s hills are still in full winter condition.

Body of man found by rescuers on Bidean nam Bian

Rescuers have found a body on a Scottish peak where four people were killed in an avalanche earlier this year.


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