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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.

Woodhead rescue team will show skills as it gears up for Tour de France

A mountain rescue team celebrating its 50th anniversary will demonstrate its skills as part of the national Mountain and Cave Rescue Awareness Weekend.

Easter hillwalkers warned: it's still winter on the mountains

Walkers heading for the hills over Easter are being warned by mountain experts to expect winter conditions on some routes.

Kirkby Stephen mountain rescuers offer hill skills course to walkers

Mountain rescue experts are offering walkers the chance to learn navigation and hill skills with them.

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.

It's summer in Fort William, but still winter on Ben Nevis, experts warn

Walkers heading for Britain’s highest mountain are being warned to expect snow, despite the onset of summer.

Peak District first as Google Trekker used to photograph its trails

The Peak District national park is claiming two firsts as it celebrates its 63rd birthday. The park authority is the first in Britain to use Google...

On test: Silva Trail Runner II USB headtorch

Silva's powerful 140 lumen headtorch recharges via a USB cable but will it last the night?...

'Feisty' footpath champion Pat Wilson dies, aged 97

A feisty footpath campaigner who asked for a pair of wirecutters as a Christmas present has died aged 97.

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