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Experts are urging hillgoers in Scotland to prepare for their trips to the mountains, as winter takes hold in the Highlands.

Seven different organisations have co-operated in the ThinkWINTER campaign to try to increase awareness of hazards faced by hillwalkers, climbers, mountaineers and others venturing out during winter

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Police name Caroline Pettifer as walker who died in Glen Coe incident

Police have named the woman who died in Glen Coe on Monday. The body of Rebekah Caroline Pettifer of Northamptonshire, was found by rescuers near B...

Cairn Gorm company enters administration after eight-week funicular closure

The company that runs the funicular railway and snowsports resort on Cairn Gorm has gone into administration.

Man rescued after suffering back injuries in fall on Halifax track

A rescue team was called out at night to aid a man who suffered suspected spinal injuries on a track near Halifax in West Yorkshire.

Kendal Mountain Festival attracted 16,000 visitors to 'biggest event yet'

Organisers of the Kendal Mountain Festival said this year’s event was the biggest ever, with about 16,000 visitors attending.

Walker dies and another airlifted to hospital after Glen Coe incident

One woman has died and another is in hospital after an incident in Glen Coe. It is believed the woman who died is the mother of the other walker, w...

Four teams put Kinder Plan into action to find walkers lost in dark

Four rescue teams combined to help find two walkers lost on the Peak District’s highest hill. The couple called 999 on Sunday when they became ...

Chris Packham evokes Kinder Scout trespass spirit in uniting outdoors campaigners

Television presenter Chris Packham revealed he views himself as an ‘umbrella’ as he evoked the spirit of the Kinder Scout mass trespassers for his environmental campaigns.

National Trust reveals plans for Wasdale Head toilets upgrade

Conservation charity the National Trust wants the public’s views on a loo. The organisation is seeking people’s opinion on its plans to upgrade...

'Don't ditch vital gear to save weight' says team after Three Peaks rescue

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales cautioned walkers against leaving vital safety gear out of their rucksack to save weight.

Hill sleuths' survey reveals true values of Snowdonia peak Foel Penolau

Myrddyn Phillips and his colleague Aled Williams go weaselling in the boulders of in a quest to find out whether the rocky peak measures up.

Grough's great big Christmas gift guide to goodies for the outdoor fan

We've taken a peep inside Santa's North Pole headquarters to bring you suggestions for seasonal gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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