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Berghaus flags up its Get Out Game as Black Friday antidote for outdoors fans

A leading outdoors brand has announced an antidote for anyone flagging after the consumer excesses of the upcoming Black Friday.

Vango unveils new innovations as the brand celebrates 50 years

Vango, probably Britain's best known tent brand, celebrates its 50th birthday this year. We took a trip north of the border for a view of its new gear...

Lomond national park bosses launch anti-litter Respect Your Park campaign

Scotland’s first national park has launched a campaign to clamp down on littering and to educate visitors to care for the area.

Hill sleuths' journey into mist reveals Cnoc Coinnich measures up to corbett status

Two men with a mission to find the exact height of a mountain in the southern Highlands climb into the clouds and add a new corbett to the list.

Outdoor fans urged to don 'toorie' hats for Lomond Tom Weir event

Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to congregate in a national park this weekend to commemorate one of Scotland’s best loved mountain men.

Missing West Highland Way walker Cyprian Broekhuis found

A walker who went missing on the West Highland Way has been found. Police said Cyprian Broekhuis, who they believed might have been lost on the sho...

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.

Royal Navy helicopter heroes plan final fly-past over mountain rescue scenes

Royal Navy search and rescue helicopter crew members will make a final fly-past of some of the scenes of their most daring operations this week.

Mountain rescue head responds after 'incredible' Ben Nevis operation

The head Scotland’s mountain rescue organisation has responded to comments made by a team following a dangerous mission on the UK’s highest mountain.

Cowal Way gains Scotland's Great Trails status

A long-distance route passing through diverse countryside has been granted great trail status in a ceremony in Argyll.

Loch Venachar campers receive police warning for felling tree for firewood

A group of campers was given an official police warning after officers discovered they had chopped down a lochside tree for their fire.

Police warn Loch Lomond campers after three bikes stolen in past week

Police are warning campers in the Highlands to secure their bicycles after three were stolen in the past week.

Scotland's national parks seek volunteer walkers to 'adopt' mountain paths

Walkers are being asked to ‘adopt’ paths in Scotland’s two national parks. The Mountains and the People project will also see 36 traineeships...

Week-long celebrations will mark John Muir Way's second anniversary

Walkers are being invited to pull on their boots to mark the second anniversary of a long-distance trail.

Police appeal for sightings of missing West Highland Way walker Cyprian Broekhuis

Police are appealing for help in finding a missing walker on the West Highland Way. Officers said Cyprian Broekhuis spoke to his family late on Wed...

Outdoor groups' dismay as Scots minister approves more Lomond camping bans

Mountaineers’ and walkers’ organisations have reacted with dismay at the Scottish Government’s approval of a camping ban in parts of a national park.

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Four-part Channel 5 series showcases Lomond national park wildlife

A team of award-winning specialists spent a year recording the wildlife of a Scottish national park in a series that begins next week.

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