The men and women who care for Britain’s mountain bothies worked more than 1,200 days unpaid to keep the shelters available for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts.
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.
The charity that looks after almost a hundred mountain shelters has reminded users they are not available for commercial use.
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.
A missing man was found safe and well after a group of walkers came across him and said a search was underway for him.
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.
A walking holidays co-operative that can trace its routes back to Victorian Britain is to offer children the chance to become shareholders.
Walkers on Scotland’s most popular long-distance path are being warned of diversions while work to clear storm damage takes place.
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...
A Highland bothy that has been rebuilt after in honour of a climber who died in a tent near the West Highland Way.
A badly equipped group of walkers was rescued after getting lost in worsening weather on Scotland’s most southerly munro.
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...
National park bosses have unveiled plans to transform part of the Highlands with new campsites, motorhome facilities and commercial kiosks.
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...
The number of munros in Scotland is now officially 282, after the downgrading of a contentious peak to corbett status.
A grand day out in fine mountain scenery takes in two munros and one munro top from this imposing Highland glen.
A walker on the West Highland Way was rescued after his torch packed up leaving him disoriented in the dark.
Police are appealing for the public’s help after a golden eagle was poisoned on the west coast of Scotland.