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John Muir Trust seeks to limit its costs in Stronelairg windfarm case

A conservation charity is attempting to limit its costs in a legal challenge to a major windfarm development.

Cicerone expert writers in day of talks at Manchester Ellis Brigham store

A group of outdoor writers will deliver a series of talks and advice sessions at a Manchester outdoors store.

GPS pressure leads Ordnance Survey to ponder map co-ordinates change

Britain’s national mapping agency is considering abandoning a system of co-ordinates on its maps first devised more than 180 years ago.

Pennine Way pair and dog in night rescue after getting lost

A pair of walkers were rescued after getting lost in the dark on the northern stretches of the Pennine Way.

Climbers' North Face survey prompts rethink on Ben Nevis's origins

A two-week survey carried out by mountaineers on the UK’s highest mountain may lead geologists to revise their theories on its origins.

Mountain council: removing 'false' paths won't make Snowdon safer

Mountaineers say their views are being ignored by a national park trying to make Wales’s highest mountain ‘safe’.

Trust says Talladh-a-Bheithe windfarm would undermine new wild land map

A conservation charity is urging residents and visitors to lodge objections to plans for a windfarm which, it said, would fatally undermine a recently agreed wild-land map.

On test: Keela Kintyre jacket

This Keela jacket is a budget priced all-rounder for those content to stick to low-level routes...

Cautious welcome as one fifth of Scotland declared 'wild land'

Ramblers, mountaineers and conservationists welcomed the Scottish Government’s new policy that designates almost a fifth of the nation as wild land.

Man in bike leathers rescued after getting stuck on Snowdonia crag

A walker following handwritten notes had to be rescued after getting into difficulties on a Snowdonia mountainside.

Warning as dislodged rock leads to 20ft fall for Tryfan scrambler

A mountain rescuer warned loose rocks are becoming more common on the hills, after a man was injured while scrambling on a Snowdonia peak.

Exhausted walker airlifted from Ben Nevis

A walker was airlifted from Britain’s highest mountain after getting into difficulties. The woman was walking on Ben Nevis yesterday when she com...

John Muir Trust seeks judicial review of Stronelairg windfarm decision

Campaigners are seeking a judicial review of the Scottish Government’s decision to approve a controversial windfarm in the Highlands.

Hypothermia a risk on Scotland's peaks in August, says mountain expert

A mountain expert is warning walkers they face cold conditions on Scotland’s high peaks, despite it still being August.

Ordnance Survey marks Wainwright's Pennine Journey on new maps

A long-distance trail based on a pre-war work by Alfred Wainwright has now appeared on the latest Ordnance Survey maps.

On test: lightweight waterproof jackets

We compare seven waterproof jackets more suited to the warmer months when you want to keep pack weight to a minimum.

Hill sleuth Myrddyn goes in search of the 'missing' Berwyn mountain

Amateur hill surveyor Myrddyn Phillips finally nails the height of a peak that was overlooked by OS until walkers stumbled across it 25 years ago.

Mountaineers' dismay at Government Stronelairg windfarm approval

Mountaineers and conservationists have condemned the Scottish Government’s decision to give the go-ahead to a major windfarm in the Monadhliath Mountains.

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