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Scots gamekeepers join mountaineers to protect open vistas from forest plans

An unlikely alliance of two traditionally opposing bodies is urging the Scottish Government to protect the open landscapes for which the nation is renowned.

15 February 2017

Injured walker rescued from remote Coigach coastal path

A walker was rescued from a remote coastal path in north-west Scotland after suffering an injury. Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team was called out ab...

15 February 2017

Work will almost double car park spaces at foot of Snowdon Ranger Path

A car park at the foot of one of the routes to Wales’s highest mountain is to have its capacity almost doubled.

13 February 2017

Valentine's Day BBC screening planned for Terry Abraham's Blencathra film

A labour of love by acclaimed film-maker Terry Abraham will make its television debut on Valentine’s Day.

13 February 2017

More than 60 volunteers battle blizzards in 10-hour rescue of Cheviots walkers

More than 60 volunteer mountain rescuers had to battle through waist-deep snowdrifts to reach a large group who got into difficulties in the Cheviots.

13 February 2017

Search for Borrowdale camper David Brown called off as new evidence found

A search for a man missing in the Lake District was called off after police found evidence he might have left the area.

11 February 2017

Walkers invited to take to hills to discover mysteries of the Celtic Rainforest

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered the chance to explore a rainforest – without leaving Britain.

08 February 2017

'Deep concern' at fifth hen harrier loss as Mick disappears in Yorkshire Dales

A national park boss has expressed his disappointment at the damage to the area’s reputation after a bird of prey went missing.

07 February 2017

Major Glasgow gathering aims to give outdoor fans Skills for the Hills

A major gathering will take place aimed at ensuring outdoors enthusiasts have the necessary skills when heading for the hills.

05 February 2017

Glyder Fach walker rescued after getting stuck scrambling on Bristly Ridge

A man was rescued from a Snowdonia scrambling route after getting stuck. The 25-year-old hillwalker was attempting Bristly Ridge on Glyder Fach on ...

15 February 2017

Police confirm body found at Lybster was missing kayaker Dominic Jackson

Police have confirmed that the body found off the north-east coast of Scotland last week was that of missing kayaker Dominic Jackson.

13 February 2017

Three walkers and dog rescued from Cadair Idris summit as weather closes in

Three walkers and a dog were rescued after getting caught out by deteriorating weather on a Snowdonia summit.

13 February 2017

Fancy being the new face of Berghaus? Get your selfie sticks out

Do you have the face that could launch a thousand outdoor trips? Leading outdoor brand Berghaus is on the lookout for members of the public to mode...

13 February 2017

Body of missing Lochaber walker Charlie Clift found on Meall nan Clèirach

Rescuers searching for a walker who went missing in the Highlands have found his body. Members of Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team found the body of a...

12 February 2017

Body found in search for missing kayaker Dominic Jackson

Police searching for a missing sea kayaker have found a body. Police Scotland have informed the family of Dominic Jackson, who has not been seen si...

09 February 2017

Police plead with volunteers to take care in search for missing kayaker Dominic Jackson

Police searching for a missing kayaker have pleaded with volunteers not to put their own lives in danger in their efforts to find him.

08 February 2017

Walkers asked to be on lookout for Charlie Clift, missing from Fort William

Police in the Highlands are appealing to walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts to be on the lookout for a south Wales man who has gone missing.

07 February 2017

Breariach climber injured in second Highland avalanche

A climber has been injured in a second avalanche in the Scottish Highlands. Braemar Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Saturday evening after t...

05 February 2017

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