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Mountaineers' dismay at Government Stronelairg windfarm approval

Mountaineers and conservationists have condemned the Scottish Government’s decision to give the go-ahead to a major windfarm in the Monadhliath Mountains.

Outdoor fans urged to vote for Ben Nevis in National Lottery poll

Outdoor enthusiasts are being urged to vote for the UK’s highest mountain in an online poll being run by the National Lottery.

Four walkers airlifted from Ben Nevis after getting lost on summit

Four walkers were airlifted from the UK’s highest mountain after getting lost in the dark and straying perilously close to steep crags.

Man airlifted to hospital after Ben Nevis avalanche

A man was airlifted to hospital after being caught in an avalanche on Britain’s highest mountain today.

Woman seriously injured in 1,000ft fall after Ben Nevis avalanche

A woman has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after being caught in an avalanche and falling 1,000ft and a man was also injured after falling up to 100ft in a separate incident.

Search will resume at first light for pair missing on Ben Nevis

Rescuers have suspended a search for two walkers missing on Britain’s highest mountain. Police said the operation to find the pair who became dis...

Four experts line up for Clachaig Inn Glencoe winter safety lectures

With the Scottish winter in full swing, there’s the chance to get some valuable safety tips from four experts in a series of free talks.

Ramblers tell Scots Parliament: set up national park on Harris

Scotland needs a third national park, Ramblers have told the nation’s parliamentarians. And the existing Cairngorms national park should be exten...

Bottled vole among rubbish found in Real Three Peaks mountain clean-up

Oddball discoveries on Britain’s honeypot high mountains have included an octopus, a piano and the infamous maroon Vauxhall Frontera on Snowdon’s summit.

It's summer in Fort William, but still winter on Ben Nevis, experts warn

Walkers heading for Britain’s highest mountain are being warned to expect snow, despite the onset of summer.

Climber dies in fall from Ben Nevis

A climber has died after falling from a route on Ben Nevis. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was called out today after reports of the incident on the...

Terry Abraham's Life of a Mountain will premiere at Rheged in May

A film chronicling a year in the life of England’s highest peak will have its premiere this year. Film-maker Terry Abraham’s labour of love inv...

Ramblers back Monadhliath group's opposition to Allt Duine windfarm

The Ramblers have backed a call from a Scottish outdoors luminary for a power company to abandon plans for a windfarm on the edge of the Cairngorms national park.

Missing Ben Nevis walkers found safe and well

Two walkers missing overnight on Ben Nevis have been found. A search was mounted yesterday after the pair became disoriented on the 1,344m (4,409ft...

Rescuers searching for missing Steall walker Alistair Porteous find body

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in Glen Nevis have found a body. A huge search for Edinburgh man Alistair Porteous took place over the week...

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

Two Welsh 3,000s challengers rescued from Carneddau after getting lost

Two men tackling the 24-hour Welsh 3,000s challenge were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting into difficulties in the darkness.

Climbing star Dave MacLeod helps launch rescuers' whisky fundraiser

Top climber Dave Macleod helped lift mountain rescuers spirits when he joined the launch of a fundraising campaign in the shadow of Ben Nevis.

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