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Mountaineers give £5,000 after John Muir Trust loses Stronelairg windfarm appeal

Scotland’s mountaineering body has pledged financial support to a charity after it lost a potentially expensive legal battle over a proposed windfarm in the Highlands.

Delight as two chicks hatch at Glaslyn osprey site after earlier trampling scare

Wildlife experts are celebrating after the appearance of two youngsters at a heavily guarded site in north Wales.

Sixth Helvellyn death this year as Swirral Edge walker dies of heart attack

Rescuers have released more details of the incident in which a man died on England’s third highest mountain.

Open Spaces Society celebrates 150 years of access 'battle honours'

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has produced a list of more than 100 ‘battle honours’ as it prepares to mark its 150th anniversary.

Attacks on sheep prompt warning to Peak District dog walkers

Dog walkers in the Peak District are being urged to keep their pets on a lead after attacks on sheep.

Runners prepare to tackle The Spine, the country's 'most brutal race'

Almost 100 hardy runners are gearing up for what has been described as Britain’s most brutal race. The Spine starts this Saturday and involves a ...

Death-fall teen Andrew Lucas's family agrees payment from Brathay group

The family of a teenager who died after a fall from a mountain five years ago have settled their legal claim against the trust that organised the expedition.

Fleece maker Polartec accuses Pontetorto of patent infringement

Outdoor textile company Polartec is suing an Italian firm for alleged patent infringement. The Massachusetts-based company, which invented modern s...

Order of St John provides new Land Rover for Assynt mountain rescuers

An ancient chivalric charity provided a replacement vehicle for a team of Highland mountain rescuers.

BMC and MCofS rebrand themselves as Climb Britain and Mountaineering Scotland

Two bodies that represent climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers throughout Britain have announced changes to their names.

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Drew Whitworth’s Kilimanjaro trek helps raise £1,000 for Calder Valley rescuers

A rescue team will benefit from a grand effort by a man who climbed Africa’s highest mountain. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team will use the ...

Injured walker rescued from remote Northumberland hillside

An injured walker was rescued from remote moorland in the Northumberland national park. Volunteers from the North of Tyne and the Northumberland Na...

Pavel Paloncy repeats win in The Spine Race as storms batter final stages in Borders

Ultrarunner Pavel Paloncy has successfully defended his title in the UK’s most brutal race. The Czech runner won The Spine Race in a record break...

Footpath group praised as Kate Ashbrook urges members to register greens

A leading campaigner praised members of a 120-year-old footpath group which, she said, is the hammer of the North.

Mountaineers urge minister John Swinney to oppose Rannoch windfarm

Mountaineers in Scotland are calling on a Government minister to back opposition to a proposed windfarm in his constituency.

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.

North York Moors national park stalwart Derek Statham dies, aged 76

A former national park officer who was instrumental in shaping today’s North York Moors has died. Derek Statham, who held the post for 20 years, ...

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