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Young hero mountaineers 'half-carry' hypothermic Cairngorms walker to safety

Rescuers have praised as heroes two young mountaineers who helped carry a hypothermic walker from a wintry Highland peak after finding him on the hillside.

Rescuers say £5 bivvy bag probably saved lives of stranded Cairn Gorm walkers

A rescue team leader said a couple who spent the night on a Highland mountain probably owe their lives to their plastic bivvy bag.

Three largest outdoors rescue organisations look to increase co-operation

Representatives of three outdoors rescue organisations are exploring ways to work more closely together.

Winter arrives as Scottish avalanche service begins for Highland hillgoers

A vital winter service for hillgoers in Scotland resumes on Friday. Reports for six mountain areas will begin on the Scottish Avalanche Information...

Ruigh-aiteachain bothy in Glen Feshie out of use as improvement work starts

A mountain shelter in the Cairngorms national park is out of use while improvements are made to the building.

Disabled teen Natasha Lambert summits Cairn Gorm in Sea and Summit challenge

A young disabled woman completed the ascent of the UK’s sixth highest mountain to raise awareness of her charity.

Mountain expert urges caution for Highland Pokémon hunters

A mountain expert has warned gamers to beware if they go hunting virtual creatures in the Scottish Highlands.

Scotland's national parks seek volunteer walkers to 'adopt' mountain paths

Walkers are being asked to ‘adopt’ paths in Scotland’s two national parks. The Mountains and the People project will also see 36 traineeships...

Walker Robin Garton's family informed after body found on Glen Coe mountain

A man’s body has been found by members of the public on a Glen Coe mountain. Police said the family of missing walker Robin Garton has been infor...

Rescuers: walkers lost overnight on Cairn Gorm 'very lucky' to survive

Rescuers said a couple lost overnight on New Year’s Day in Arctic conditions on the Cairn Gorm plateau were very lucky to survive.

Missing Cairngorms walkers found alive after spending night in Arctic conditions

Two walkers have been found alive after going missing overnight in the Highlands. The couple failed to return on New Year’s Day after heading out...

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

More than 100 rescuers take part in training conference Cairngorms 'incident'

More than 100 mountain rescuers put their skills into practice dealing with a large-scale incident in the Cairngorms.

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.

Mountain film-maker Terry Abraham prepares to start shooting Alan Hinkes biopic

A film-maker who chronicled two Lake District mountains is turning his lens on a mountaineer for his next project.

Rescuers praise helicopter crew's 'impressive' flying in Cairngorms climbing tragedy

Rescuers have praised the crew of a helicopter for their part in an incident in which a climber died in the Cairngorms.

Cairngorms climber dies after 50ft fall in Coire an Lochain

A man has died after he fell while climbing in the Cairngorms. The climber was with another man on a route in Coire an Lochain in the Northern Corr...

Family of missing walker Edward Davies informed after body found in Glen Coe

A man’s body has been found in the Glen Coe area. Police said the family of missing hillwalker Edward Davies has been informed...

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