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Happy birthday to the trig pillar, 80 years old today

A familiar friend to hillgoers is celebrating an 80th birthday today. Ordnance Survey’s first triangulation pillar went into use on 18 April 1936...

Should you buy a satellite emergency device before heading for the hills?

Outdoor enthusiasts can now buy satellite devices to alert authorities if they get into trouble. Mountain expert Heather Morning looks at whether you ...

Ben Nevis couple's families thank rescuers and climbers as identities of bodies confirmed

The families of Rachel Slater and Tim Newton have thanked rescuers and the wider climbing community after it was formally confirmed the bodies found on Ben Nevis were those of the Bradford couple.

Bodies of man and woman found on Ben Nevis

The bodies of a man and woman have been found on Ben Nevis. Police said formal identification is taking place and the families of missing climbers ...

Rescue team seeks information on ice-axe found on Ben Nevis

Have you lost a piece of climbing gear on Britain’s highest mountain? Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team said a technical ice-axe was found on the Nor...

Ben Nevis climber's family 'overwhelmed' as search continues for missing couple

Rescuers from across Scotland joined the continuing operation to try to find two climbers who have been missing on Britain’s highest mountain for two weeks.

Lochaber rescuers: climbers, tell us your routes to help in search for Rachel and Tim

Rescuers looking for missing climbers Rachel Slater and Tim Newton on Ben Nevis are asking climbers to tell them which routes they have tackled.

Dave Bankart named as climber who died in Creag Meagaidh avalanche

Police have named the climber who died in an avalanche on a Lochaber mountain earlier this week. Adrian David Bankart, known as Dave, was climbing ...

One climber dies and another seriously injured after Creag Meagaidh avalanche

A climber has died after an avalanche on a Lochaber mountain. He was climbing with another man on Creag Meagaidh on Wednesday when the pair were ca...

Rescue team carries coffins as climbers Rachel Slater and Tim Newton buried

Two climbers whose bodies were found on Britain’s highest peak have been buried together close to the mountain.

Workers walk hundreds of miles to complete Skye footpath repairs

Workers on a remote Hebridean site have walked hundreds of miles during a four-month project to repair a footpath.

Identity of Ben Nevis bodies 'likely to be confirmed as Rachel Slater and Tim Newton'

Rescuers said they expect the identity of two bodies found yesterday on Ben Nevis to be confirmed as Rachel Slater and Tim Newton.

Missing walker Tom Brown's sister pleads with hill-goers to leave route details

The sister of a walker missing in the Highlands for more than eight months pleaded with hillgoers not to be irresponsible.

Britain's highest mountain Ben Nevis gains a metre in height

The United Kingdom’s highest mountain just grew by a few inches. But a sudden tectonic upsurge hasn’t hit the Highlands of Scotland; rather, Be...

Renewed plea to climbers as Ben Nevis search for Rachel Slater and Tim Newton continues

Rescuers are again heading out on to Britain’s highest mountain in an attempt to find two climbers missing for 10 days.

Searches resume for Ben Nevis climbers Rachel Slater and Tim Newton

Searches resumed today for the two climbers who have been missing on Ben Nevis since Sunday. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team said 25 of its members a...

Families of Ben Nevis climbers Rachel Slater and Tim Newton 'still hopeful'

The families of two climbers missing on Ben Nevis said they are still hopeful the couple will be found.

Two in serious condition after being avalanched on Creag Meagaidh

Two people are in a serious condition in hospital after being avalanched on a Highland mountain. The pair were airlifted from Creag Meagaidh on Wed...

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