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Police appeal for sightings of missing Cairngorms walker James Robertson

A search is underway for a missing walker in the Highlands. Police are appealing for sightings of James Robertson, who has not been seen since Mond...

Watch your step and don't walk off edge of cornice, mountain expert warns

A mountain expert warned hillwalkers and mountaineers to watch their step near corrie tops and their projecting snow ledges in poor visibility.

On test: Keen Wanderer WP boot reviewed

How comfortable is Keen's newest product from its European factory, a boot that aims to feel more like a shoe?.

On test: Superfeet Custom Copper insoles reviewed

Superfeet's special in-store fitPod moulds these walkers' insoles to the shape of your foot...

Families of Ben Nevis climbers Rachel Slater and Tim Newton 'still hopeful'

The families of two climbers missing on Ben Nevis said they are still hopeful the couple will be found.

Lakeland fells in full winter conditions, rescuers warn, after 15 teens reported overdue

Rescuers in the Lake District issued a warning to walkers that the area’s fells are in full winter condition and correct equipment is essential if you’re heading for the hills.

Search dog handlers boot up thanks to Bogs Footwear support

A deal to provide search dog handlers with insulated wellies will keep the volunteers' feet warm and dry.

Friends' grant will help trust maintain path on Ben Lomond

A donation from one conservation charity will help another one maintain a high-level path on one of Scotland’s most popular munros.

Dave Tighe's half marathon run will help rescuers who saved his life in Lakeland accident

A man who nearly lost his life in a paragliding crash in the Lake District is planning to run a half-marathon to raise cash for his rescuers.

Cairngorm rescuers faced 'wild conditions' in overnight search for missing gamekeeper

Rescuers were faced with searching 200 sq km of the Cairngorms in blizzard conditions overnight after a gamekeeper was reported missing.

Outdoor fans urged to help BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding path scheme

Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to help crowdfund repairs to some of England and Wales’s most used upland paths.

Renewed plea to climbers as Ben Nevis search for Rachel Slater and Tim Newton continues

Rescuers are again heading out on to Britain’s highest mountain in an attempt to find two climbers missing for 10 days.

Man airlifted from Helvellyn after falling 500ft from Swirral Edge

A man was airlifted from England’s third-highest mountain after falling almost 500ft from a ridge. The 27-year-old tumbled about 150m from Swirra...

On test: midlayers reviewed

We tested and reviewed 10 midlayer tops to see how well they performed at keeping you warm and comfortable on the hill.

Peak District mountain biker rescued after breaking leg in Houndkirk crash

A mountain biker was rescued from a Peak District hill after injuring herself when she crashed. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1.2...

Tragedy and comedy as Cockermouth rescuers clock up second-busiest year

A Lake District mountain rescue team had its second-busiest on record in 2015, with 76 callouts recorded in the year.

On test: winter waterproof jackets reviewed

Ten waterproof jackets with a variety of different systems designed to keep you dry on the hill. Which works best?...

Keep it in the family: rescue team recruit Tess follows mum and dad into service

A mountain rescue team has a new recruit who followed her mum and dad into the service. Border collie Tess has become an operational member of the ...

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