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Gleann Dubh-lighe bothy rebuilt in memory of climber Nicholas Randall

A Highland bothy that has been rebuilt after in honour of a climber who died in a tent near the West Highland Way.

Lost walkers rescued from Ben Lomond in worsening weather

A badly equipped group of walkers was rescued after getting lost in worsening weather on Scotland’s most southerly munro.

£1.75m boost for upgrades of West Highland Way and Great Glen Way

Two long-distance paths in Scotland will benefit from part of a £3m spending boost. The West Highland Way and Great Glen Way will be improved wher...

More camping bans on way as park bosses plan Scotland's own 'Yosemite'?

National park bosses have unveiled plans to transform part of the Highlands with new campsites, motorhome facilities and commercial kiosks.

Missing West Highland Way walker rescued as darkness falls

A walker on the West Highland Way was rescued after he was reported missing. The 70-year-old failed to turn up at his lodgings yesterday evening an...

Beinn a’Chlaidheimh no longer a munro: official

The number of munros in Scotland is now officially 282, after the downgrading of a contentious peak to corbett status.

Bidean nam Bian and Stob Coire Sgreamhach from Glencoe

A grand day out in fine mountain scenery takes in two munros and one munro top from this imposing Highland glen.

Rescue for West Highland Way walker left in dark after torch packs up

A walker on the West Highland Way was rescued after his torch packed up leaving him disoriented in the dark.

Police seek public's help after golden eagle found poisoned

Police are appealing for the public’s help after a golden eagle was poisoned on the west coast of Scotland.

Fledgling Lesotho rescuers will learn from Scottish mountain expertise

A group hoping to set up a rescue service in Africa will spend time with experts in Scotland to learn from their world-class knowledge.

Bothy charity says commercial use of shelters is putting them in jeopardy

The charity that looks after almost a hundred mountain shelters has reminded users they are not available for commercial use.

The outdoors world in 2012: our backward glance at the year past

Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.

Overdue Glen Cannich hiker told by walkers: 'They're searching for you'

A missing man was found safe and well after a group of walkers came across him and said a search was underway for him.

Farm manager Tom McKellar fined after poison find following eagle death

A farm manager has been fined £1,200 for possessing a banned poison so toxic a quarter of a teaspoon’s worth can kill a man.

Walking holiday co-operative to offer shares to children

A walking holidays co-operative that can trace its routes back to Victorian Britain is to offer children the chance to become shareholders.

West Highland Way walkers warned of diversions for storm clear-up work

Walkers on Scotland’s most popular long-distance path are being warned of diversions while work to clear storm damage takes place.

Locals press for new long-distance trail in western Highlands

Local residents are backing plans for a new long-distance trail linked to the West Highland Way. The route, tentatively dubbed the Way to the Isles...

Colin completes 600-mile watershed route in 30 days

An ultrarunner has completed a remarkable 30-day run along Scotland’s watershed. Colin Meek completed the 600-mile (966km) route, which began on ...


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