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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.

Man airlifted after fall on Ben Nevis's North Face

A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a fall on Ben Nevis’s North Face.

Walker with broken ankle airlifted from Ben Nevis

A walker was airlifted from Britain’s highest mountain after breaking her ankle in a slip. The woman called for help about 4pm yesterday after th...

Royal Navy seeks rescue memories from walkers helped by its crews

Have you been fortunate – or perhaps unfortunate – to have been rescued by one of the Royal Navy’s search and rescue helicopters.

Walker dies after collapsing on Ben Nevis ascent

A walker has died after collapsing on the ascent of Britain’s highest mountain. Two off-duty doctors who were on Ben Nevis at the time could not ...

Clean-up squad discovers octopus on Scafell Pike

A team of volunteers cleaning up England’s highest mountain discovered an octopus on its summit. The litter pick, organised by Mountain Leader Da...

Queen's award for volunteers of Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team

One of Scotland’s busiest mountain rescue teams has received royal approval with an award for its unpaid members.

Rescuers use smartphone to find three Nevis climbers stuck on wrong route

Three climbers were rescued after getting stuck on a route on Britain’s highest mountain. The trio became cragfast on the North Face of Ben Nevis...

Climber airlifted to hospital after injury on Ben Nevis North Face

A climber was airlifted from Britain’s highest mountain after falling on a winter route. The man was climbing on Minus Two Gully on the North Fac...

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.

Real Three Peaks Challenge seeks baggers for mountain litter pick

Three outdoor instructors will lead a Three Peaks Challenge with a difference: to clean up Britain’s national highest mountains.

Review: Tom Weir an Anthology

A new collection of some of the works of the renonwed Scottish outdoors pioneer and mountaineer gives an insight into Weir's world.

Gerard Boyle named as man who died on Ben Nevis charity walk

Police have revealed the man who died on Ben Nevis on Saturday was taking part in a charity walk. Gerard Boyle, 51, from the Glasgow area, collapse...

Scafell Pike charity walk organisers 'need to reflect' after pair rescued

Mountain rescuers described a call for help from a pair of charity walkers lost on England’s highest peak as avoidable.

Hillrunner Finlay Wild breaks record for Cuillin Traverse on Skye

A Scottish hillrunner has broken the record for one of the biggest mountain challenges in Britain. Lochaber Athletic Club member Finlay Wild comple...

Mountain expert warns women of perils of toilet breaks

A mountain expert has warned women of the perils of maintaining their modesty when answering the call of nature.

Four Brits gain Piolets d'Or in mountaineering 'Oscars'

Four Britons are among this year’s recipients of Piolets d’Or, the ‘Oscars’ of mountaineering.

Three Ben Nevis climbers rescued after spending 18 hours on Tower Ridge

Three men were rescued from Britain’s highest mountain after spending more than 18 hours on a ridge.


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