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What happens after that 999 call? Mountain accident survivors tell their tales

Two men caught in separate serious incidents in the Lake District recall their traumas and what happened after the call for mountain rescue.

Hill sleuths celebrate 'birthday' with news of three new hill classifications

There were winners and losers in the nuttalls stakes as a pair of dedicated hill measurers marked their outfit's tenth birthday with scrutiny of three English peaks.

Walkers raise £1,500 for mountain rescue with night traverse of Striding Edge

A group of intrepid walkers took to a notorious Lake District ridge by night to raise cash for mountain rescue.

Cowal Way gains Scotland's Great Trails status

A long-distance route passing through diverse countryside has been granted great trail status in a ceremony in Argyll.

National Trust for Scotland shake-up puts 90 jobs at risk

The conservation charity that owns some of Scotland’s most popular mountain areas will cut staff numbers in a drive to save costs.

sportscotland moves to calm storm over mountain weather forecast funding

The official Scottish Government agency responsible for funding mountain weather forecasts said it hopes talks will resume with an independent forecaster who said its money had been withdrawn.

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.

Wasdale team's seven 'avoidable' callouts in 12 hours as rain lashes fells

Rescuers have again emphasised the need for hillgoers to be prepared after a team received seven callouts to England’s highest mountain in 12 hours.

Nevis team will dig to uncover mysteries of Dun Deardail vitrified Iron Age fort

Archaeologists will begin probing an Iron Age fortress within sight of Britain’s highest mountain next week.

Mountain expert urges hillgoers to plan for winter as temperatures drop

Shorter daylight hours, dropping temperatures and the arrival of snow on the hills mean one thing: it’s time to gear yourself up for winter.

Injured cyclist, flat battery and missing man in a night's work for Calder Valley team

Rescuers were called out to two incidents in less than three hours in West Yorkshire. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was alerted about 9.20pm...

Rockfall-hit Steall footpath in Glen Nevis set to re-open to walkers

A Highland path that was closed after a huge rock fall left it in a dangerous state will re-open this weekend.

Walkers warned to stay away from Steall Gorge path as rockfall work starts

Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to stay away from a Highland footpath that was hit by a massive rockfall.

Nevis group seeks volunteers for three-day path work-party based at CIC Hut

A charity is on the lookout for volunteers to spend three days based in a historic mountain hut while carrying out path repairs.

Forecast gloomy for Mountain Weather Information Service as funding disappears

The forecast is looking gloomy for a weather service that offers specialised reports for Britain’s hillgoers.

Skye walkers warned of path-repair helicopter lifts in Glen Sligachan

Walkers heading for the Isle of Skye are being warned a helicopter will be lifting stone on to two mountain paths this week.

Mend Our Mountains-funded work begins with Exmoor footpath restoration

Footpath repairs supported by a crowdfunding project have begun on Exmoor. A section of a route near Chains Combe in Exmoor national park is the fi...

Team pleads with public to stay away from parts of Ben Nevis during survey

Climbers, mountaineers and walkers are being asked to avoid areas of Britain’s highest mountain while a survey takes place.

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