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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...

Fledgling Lesotho rescuers will learn from Scottish mountain expertise

A group hoping to set up a rescue service in Africa will spend time with experts in Scotland to learn from their world-class knowledge.

Questions over rescue as Mark Phillips named as Ben Nevis climber who died

Police have named the climber who was killed in a fall from Ben Nevis earlier this week. Mark Phillips, 51, of Spean Bridge in Lochaber, fell about...

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.

Expand Cairngorms national park and ban turbines, say Ramblers

The Cairngorms national park should be extended westwards and a total ban imposed on the building of windfarms in the area.

John Gay recounts his gruelling record 60-mile winter Ramsay Round

Jon Gay became the first to smash the 24-hour record for a winter Ramsay Round, a 60-mile mountain course with more than 8,000m of climbing .


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