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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.

Rescuers warn Steall walkers to take care after 40-ton boulders crash on to path

A rescue team has warned walkers to take care after a huge landslide in the shadow of Britain’s highest mountain.

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.

Mountain Leader: 'I felt like Pied Piper' as numerous walkers get lost on Scafell Pike

A Mountain Leader said he felt like the Pied Piper as lost walkers tagged on to his guided group in the dark on England’s highest mountain.

Happy birthday to the trig pillar, 80 years old today

A familiar friend to hillgoers is celebrating an 80th birthday today. Ordnance Survey’s first triangulation pillar went into use on 18 April 1936...

Should you buy a satellite emergency device before heading for the hills?

Outdoor enthusiasts can now buy satellite devices to alert authorities if they get into trouble. Mountain expert Heather Morning looks at whether you ...

Ben Nevis couple's families thank rescuers and climbers as identities of bodies confirmed

The families of Rachel Slater and Tim Newton have thanked rescuers and the wider climbing community after it was formally confirmed the bodies found on Ben Nevis were those of the Bradford couple.

Bodies of man and woman found on Ben Nevis

The bodies of a man and woman have been found on Ben Nevis. Police said formal identification is taking place and the families of missing climbers ...

Trust warns Steall footpath rockfall repairs will take at least a month

A popular Highland footpath that was hit by a massive rockfall will remain closed for at least a month, a charity said.

Trust closes Steall footpath and warns rockfall repairs could take weeks

A charity has closed a Highland footpath after a huge rockfall brought large boulders down on to the route.

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 caution for Highland Pokémon hunters

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

Coastguard releases footage of injured climber's Ben Nevis rescue

A climber was winched from Britain’s highest mountain after falling and injuring himself. The Inverness Coastguard helicopter flew to the site on...

Rescue team carries coffins as climbers Rachel Slater and Tim Newton buried

Two climbers whose bodies were found on Britain’s highest peak have been buried together close to the mountain.

Workers walk hundreds of miles to complete Skye footpath repairs

Workers on a remote Hebridean site have walked hundreds of miles during a four-month project to repair a footpath.

Identity of Ben Nevis bodies 'likely to be confirmed as Rachel Slater and Tim Newton'

Rescuers said they expect the identity of two bodies found yesterday on Ben Nevis to be confirmed as Rachel Slater and Tim Newton.

Missing walker Tom Brown's sister pleads with hill-goers to leave route details

The sister of a walker missing in the Highlands for more than eight months pleaded with hillgoers not to be irresponsible.

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