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Family thanks rescuers as Steall body confirmed as Alistair Porteous

The family of a man whose body was found after a major search around Glen Nevis have thanked the volunteer rescuers who looked for him when he went missing.

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...

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.

Protect Scottish wild land as tribute to John Muir, says charity

A conservation charity appealed to politicians of all hues to protect Scotland’s wild land after the creation of a map detailing the nation’s scenic landscapes.

Amber warnings issued as storms due to return to hills on Friday

The Met Office has issued an amber severe weather warning of storm-force winds across north Wales and northern England for Friday.

Despite the thaw, Scottish avalanche service starts tomorrow

It may not feel like it at the moment, with unseasonably mild weather and mountain-tops unfrozen, but it’s winter.

Thieves steal £11,500-worth of gear from Glencoe mountain rescuers

A mountain rescue team faces having to fork out more than £5,000 to replace a quad bike stolen in a break-in.

Rescuers find body of missing Glencoe walker John King

Rescuers have found the body of a walker missing on a Glencoe mountain since Tuesday. Members of the Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team and Search and Re...

Search continues for missing Glencoe walker on Buachaille Etive Mòr

A major search was continuing today for a walker who is missing on a Glencoe mountain. The man, who is in his 60s, did not return from a trip on Tu...

Support for Scotland's wild areas as 80 per cent back core map

An overwhelming majority of respondents were in favour of a map of Scotland’s wild areas. The results of a consultation by Scottish Natural Herit...

English teams join Scots colleagues in search for missing Highlands walker

Colleagues from England joined Scottish mountain rescuers in a search for a missing walker in the Mamores.

Man airlifted to hospital after Glencoe fall

A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering injuries in a fall in Glencoe. Police were alerted yesterday about 3.20pm after the man fell in Cam...

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...

Hurricane-speed winds will hit hills as storm continues across UK

Hurricane-force winds will hit Scotland’s mountains tomorrow as a winter storm grips the UK. The Mountain Weather Information Service said mobili...

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...

Torridon added as pilot area for avalanche reports this winter

A pilot avalanche report service will run for a sixth area in the Scottish Highlands this winter. The restricted reporting of conditions in Torrido...

Police name missing Glencoe walker as John King

Police have named the missing walker at the centre of a major search in the Scottish Highlands. John King has not been seen since he set off for a ...

Four teams in major search for missing walker on Buachaille Etive Mòr

A major search is underway for a walker who has gone missing in Glencoe. Four mountain rescue teams have been joined by two helicopters and search ...


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