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Second Ben Nevis walker dies in fall from Carn Mòr Dearg Arête

A second walker has died after falling from a ridge on Britain’s highest mountain. The man, in his 50s and from the Aboyne area, was with two oth...

Mountaineers set to begin second stage of Ben Nevis North Face survey

Mountaineers will join geologists and botanists in a second survey of the UK’s highest mountain. Climbers are asked to be aware that members of t...

Major weekend search fails to find missing Nevis walker Tom Brown

A major search by rescuers over the weekend has failed to find a walker missing in the Highlands. Tom Brown was last seen 10 days ago in the Glen N...

Pull on your boots and head for Asturias, Spain's walkers' green paradise

Asturias in northern Spain is a far cry from the crowded resort beaches, with soaring mountains and peaceful coastal walks.

Mountain council helps fund website to reduce Three Peaks Challenge problems

A mountaineering body has provided cash for a website that aims to reduce problems caused by people tackling a popular walking challenge.

Second day's search fails to find missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl

Rescuers and police have renewed appeals for sightings of an experienced hillwalker missing in the Highlands Eric Cyl was reported missing about 8.20pm on Saturday after going walking in the Ring of Steall in Lochaber.

Two walkers knocked out after sliding 'miles' on Ben Nevis snow

Rescuers have issued a ‘wee warning’ that Britain’s highest mountain still has substantial amounts of snow.

Rescuers find body of missing Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox

Rescuers have found the body of a walker who went missing more than two weeks ago on Ben Nevis. The crew of a Royal Navy helicopter spotted the bod...

John Muir Trust wants to see lynx released back into Scotland

A conservation charity wants to see the lynx reintroduced to the UK and, if this is successful, wolves should also be released into the wild, it said.

Body of missing walker Ian Bell found on slopes of Ben Nevis

The body of a missing hillwalker has been found on the slopes of Britain’s highest mountain. Ian Bell failed to return from a walk on Carn Mòr D...

Ramblers urge Scots to Get Outdoors to mark 50th anniversary

A campaigning walking charity is hoping Scots will Get Outdoors to help the group celebrate its 50th birthday.

Leave your mobiles and laptops behind and head for a Scots hostel Tech Detox

Visitors to picturesque Scottish youth hostels will have their mobile phones and laptops confiscated as part of a move to detox from technology.

Police call in drone in continuing search for missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl

Police have used a drone in the search for a hillwalker who has been missing almost a month in the Highlands.

Climbers will return to Ben Nevis's North Face for second scientific survey

A team of climbers and scientists is hoping for better weather as it plans its second survey on the cliffs of Britain’s highest mountain.

Experts warn holiday walkers of dangers of Ben Nevis winter conditions

Mountain experts are warning bank holiday walkers that conditions on Britain’s highest peak are still challenging.

First mountain rescue in England for new civilian Coastguard helicopter

One of the country’s new civilian search and rescue helicopters was used for the first time in a live mountain rescue in England this week.

Three Peaks Challengers urged to register on partnership website

Custodians of Britain’s three highest national peaks are encouraging challenge participants to use an online piece of kit to make their ascents safer and less damaging.

Search for missing Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox on hold until conditions improve

Police have said the search for the hillwalker missing on Ben Nevis has been suspended. Rescue teams looking for Kyle Knox faced horrendous conditi...


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