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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.

Huge search fails to find Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox as avalanche risk grows

Rescuers have failed to find a missing walker on Ben Nevis, despite a massive search in bad weather. Londoner Kyle Knox was reported missing on Tue...

Warning as Lochaber rescuers find missing Ben Nevis walker in 'blackspot' corrie

Rescuers have warned that Britain’s highest mountain is still in winter condition after finding a walker who went missing overnight.

Four rescued after falling 130ft into Ben Nevis 'accident blackspot' corrie

Four walkers were rescued after falling from Britain’s highest mountain when they strayed on to steep ground in a whiteout.

Walker rescued after getting stuck overnight on Ben Nevis summit

A walker was rescued after spending the night on Britain’s highest mountain. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was alerted after reports the walker w...

Man falls 650ft on Ben Nevis as group gets lost in whiteout

Rescuers have gone to the aid of a group on Britain’s highest mountain after one of them fell more than 600 feet.

Two Ben Nevis climbers in nine-hour overnight rescue after ropes jam

Two climbers were rescued from Britain’s highest mountain in an overnight operation lasting more than nine hours after they got stuck.

Ordnance Survey increases sales of paper maps after decade of decline

Sales of conventional paper maps produced by Britain’s official mapping agency increased last year, bucking the trend in the past decade which saw people opting for digital versions.

Navy Sea King forced to land during rescue of Ben Nevis climbers

A search and rescue helicopter had to make an unscheduled landing while taking part in an operation to help missing climbers on the UK’s highest mountain.

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...

Search resumes for missing Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox

A search has resumed for a missing walker believed to be on Ben Nevis. The operation to find London man Kyle Knox was suspended overnight but resum...

Galloway rescue team backs young adventurers' Five Peaks cancer challenge

A Scottish mountain rescue team is supporting two young adventurers in their quest to raise cash for cancer research.

Could rescue cats be the purr-fect answer to teams' mountain searches?

The role of animals in mountain rescue is well documented, with Search and Rescue Dogs Association members in many teams helping cut the time spent searching for outdoor enthusiasts in distress.

Rescuers' lives 'on the line' as three ill prepared walkers fall 650ft on Ben Nevis

Mountain rescuers put their lives on the line to rescue a group of inexperienced hillwalkers on Britain’s highest mountain after three of the men fell more than 600ft.

Night rescue operation underway to reach three climbers stuck on Ben Nevis

A rescue operation is underway to reach three climbers stuck on Britain’s highest mountain. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team members were called out...

Pair plan to take boats to nine highest peaks on charity cross-Scotland route

Two outdoor enthusiasts plan to cross Scotland and summit its nine highest peaks, while lugging boats with them on the journey.

Ben Nevis climbers winched from Tower Ridge after night stuck on mountain

Two climbers were winched unscathed from the UK’s highest mountain after spending a night stuck on a ridge.

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...

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