A group of girls had to be rescued after suffering dehydration in the heat while tackling their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition.
Political leaders have demonstrated their apathy when it comes to protecting Scotland’s wild land, mountaineers said.
The Scottish Government has announced ambitious plans to add 30 new long-distance routes to its network of trails in a bid to equal the best in Europe.
Walkers on Scotland’s most popular long-distance trail are being warned of possible diversions while work takes place on hydro-electric schemes.
A former motor-racing champion has come to the aid of a scheme that could save the lives of injured climbers and walkers.
Campaigners are claiming victory in the latest stage of their fight against developers who want to build a windfarm in the Highlands.
A new mountain biking route is planned for next year in Northumberland. The Sandstone Way is a 193km (120-mile) trail linking Berwick-upon-Tweed an...
A row is brewing over plans by the brother of the Earl of Lonsdale to create a ‘welcome hub’ on common land in the Lake District.
Mountaineers have warned that delays in implementing new rules on hilltracks in Scotland could lead to a rush by landowners to beat the deadline.
Britain’s official mapping agency is to offer digital downloads with its paper maps. Although sales of Ordnance Survey paper maps rose for the fi...
Walkers on Wales’s highest mountain have been warned against following railway tracks when leaving the summit.
Mountaineers in Scotland have called on politicians to respect the nation’s uplands. A campaign by the Mountaineering Council of Scotland ahead o...
A walker was rescued after collapsing while walking in the North York Moors. Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.30am today when...
A Highland outdoors resort that was conceived as a way of providing employment in a recession celebrates its 25th anniversary today.
Mountaineers have called on Scotland’s new First Minister to show some leadership and reject two windfarm proposals in Sutherland.
Campaigners are celebrating after national park planners threw out plans for a ‘welcome hub’ on common land.
A national park authority is to open consultations on plans that would restrict wild camping in many areas along the shores of lochs.
More problems for outdoor fans have been reported in the Highlands in the wake of the storms brought by the remnants of Hurricane Bertha.