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Rannoch windfarm plans thrown out as company didn't exist when submitted

The Scottish Government has turned down plans for a windfarm on a highly sensitive Highlands site because the company applying for permission didn’t exist at the time of the submission.

30 October 2015

K2 climber Tamara Lunger among star line-up for European Outdoor Film Tour

Visitors to the upcoming European Outdoor Film Tour will be able to hear from one of the few women to have climbed the world’s second-highest mountain without supplementary oxygen.

29 October 2015

Mountaineers urge planners to reject Monadhliath hilltrack proposals

Mountaineers are calling on planners to throw out an application to allow a controversial hilltrack to be retained in the Highlands.

29 October 2015

Bloodied Lakes walker Christopher Green found 300 miles away in London

A man who sparked a major search after he was seen with his face covered in blood on a Lake District fell has been found safe more than 300 miles away.

29 October 2015

Rescuers reveal tales of Snowdon's Good and not-so-Good Samaritan

A rescue team has appealed to hillgoers to remember the ethos of helping others in distress after two incidents on Wales’s highest mountain.

28 October 2015

Peak happiness for Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden in new Gave Ding ascent

A British mountaineering pair have made a first ascent on a remote Himalayan peak. Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden summited Gave Ding, a 6,400m (21,00...

27 October 2015

Author Bill Bryson backs campaign to keep giant pylons out of Lake District

A leading author and outdoors activist has backed a campaign to keep giant electricity pylons out of a national park.

27 October 2015

Two Peak District walkers rescued as Edale team's busy year continues

Two Peak District walkers were rescued in separate incidents in which they injured their legs. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out to the fir...

26 October 2015

Mountain Leader group aids fallen walker as rescuers called out to Tryfan

A walker was helped by a group undertaking Mountain Leader training after he fell on a Snowdonia mountain.

25 October 2015

Chris Townsend: power firm's decision marks final nail in coffin for Allt Duine

Campaigners have welcomed a decision by a power company not to push for a controversial windfarm in the Highlands.

30 October 2015

Walker airlifted from Helvellyn slopes after dislocating shoulder

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after dislocating her shoulder in a fall. The 52-year-old woman was near the summit of Helvellyn w...

29 October 2015

Dave Freeborn wins award for mountain rescue film as edited version released

A mountain rescuer who jointly directed a short film about the movement has received an award. Dave Freeborn produced and co-directed the promotion...

29 October 2015

Adam Perry and Kim Collison take top honours in Original Mountain Marathon

A thunderstorm greeted competitors at the start of the Original Mountain Marathon in the Scottish Borders.

28 October 2015

Police appeal for sightings of bloodied Borrowdale walker Christopher Green

Police are appealing for information about a man who has gone missing in the Lake District. Christopher Green, 21, of Cleator Moor in west Cumbria,...

28 October 2015

Search begins after police concern for blood-covered Borrowdale walker

Police say they are concerned for a man seen walking on a Lake District footpath with blood on his face.

27 October 2015

Climbing legend Doug Scott set to reveal secrets behind his life story

One of the first Britons to summit the world’s highest mountain will reveal his reluctance at writing his autobiography.

26 October 2015

Summer's over, so pack a torch, Snowdonia mountain experts warn walkers

Mountain experts are warning hillgoers to be prepared so they don’t get caught out in the dark. Rescue teams in Snowdonia face an increase in cal...

26 October 2015

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.

25 October 2015

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