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.
Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...
A footpath up a munro on the Isle of Skye has been restored using a grant and donations from supporters.
A seasoned mountaineer and adventurer has taken over at the head of a major Scottish conservation charity.
A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.
A two-week survey carried out by mountaineers on the UK’s highest mountain may lead geologists to revise their theories on its origins.
Climbers are hoping for some surprise finds in the most detailed botanical survey of cliffs on Britain’s highest mountain.
A conservation charity is urging residents and visitors to lodge objections to plans for a windfarm which, it said, would fatally undermine a recently agreed wild-land map.
Mountaineers are objecting to plans for a 24-turbine windfarm in the shadow of Highland peaks Ben Alder and Schiehallion.
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...
Walkers in Scotland are being encouraged to take part in a survey to have their say on the great outdoors.
Organisers of the Fort William Mountain Festival have unveiled plans for the five-day event in February.
An account of a desperate solo climb on a mountain crag picked up first prize in a mountaineering literature competition.
A walker was airlifted from Britain’s highest mountain after getting into difficulties. The woman was walking on Ben Nevis yesterday when she com...
A mountain expert is warning walkers they face cold conditions on Scotland’s high peaks, despite it still being August.
A mountain leader is urging outdoor fans to help clean up Snowdonia after the recent hot spell led to an extra influx of visitors and the inevitable increase in rubbish left behind.
An author and peakbagger is planning a non-stop round of a dozen peaks seldom visited by hillwalkers and mountaineers.
Ramblers, mountaineers and conservationists welcomed the Scottish Government’s new policy that designates almost a fifth of the nation as wild land.