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New searches by rescuers fail to find Ben Nevis walker who fell from summit

Searches by rescuers on Ben Nevis have failed to find the missing walker who is believed to have fallen from the summit on Sunday when a cornice collapsed.

Ben Nevis walker missing after two rescued in 'very challenging' conditions

A walker is missing on Ben Nevis in severe conditions after two others were rescued. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Sunday afternoon ...

Two Ben Nevis climbers rescued from Tower Ridge in nine-hour night operation

Two climbers were rescued from Britain’s highest mountain after getting stuck in wintry conditions on a route.

Backcountry ski club plans to build mountain hut on Aonach Mòr in Lochaber

A backcountry skiing club has announced ambitious plans to build a mountain hut on the slopes of the UK’s eighth highest peak in Lochaber.

Review: Camra’s Wild Pub Walks by Daniel Neilson

Camra's new guidebook offers 22 ways to enjoy some of Britain's best upland scenery with the promise of a decent pint afterwards.

Review: The Top 500 Summits, by Barry K Smith

Fancy a crack at the 500 highest peaks on the British Isles? This book may just inspire you...

John Muir Trust agrees to take over Helvellyn from national park

Conservation charity the John Muir Trust is in line to take over management of England’s third highest mountain.

Sheepdog Nell rescued after spending 12 nights stuck in Lochaber gorge

A sheepdog was rescued from a Lochaber gorge after going missing for 12 days. Nell, a 12-year-old collie, was spotted by a member of public near th...

Andrew Bachell appointed chief executive of John Muir Trust

A leading conservation charity has appointed a new chief executive. Andrew Bachell will take over the post at the John Muir Trust in June...

Rescuers suspend Ben Nevis missing walker search due to 'very challenging' conditions

Rescuers have had to suspend the operation to find a missing walker on Ben Nevis because of ‘very challenging’ conditions.

Adventurer Phoebe Smith gives up Christmas to sleep on Three Peaks for charity

A writer and adventurer will forsake Christmas with her family to sleep out on Britain’s three national highest peaks to raise cash for the homeless.

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We donned our headtorch and delved deep into Santa's cavern to find some top gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

Rescuer and teen son will attempt National Three Peaks Challenge for Calder Valley team

A rescuer and his teenage son will tackle the National Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for his team.

Ben Nevis climber dies in fall from Tower Ridge

A man has died after falling from a ridge on the North Face of Ben Nevis. The climber suffered fatal injuries when he came off Tower Ridge on Satur...

Ben Nevis rescue for three climbers stuck on the UK's longest route – updated

A rescue is underway to bring three climbers to safety from the North Face of Ben Nevis. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team has been called out to aid t...

Walkers planning Three Peaks Challenge need to prepare carefully, say experts

Anyone planning to tackle the national Three Peaks Challenge needs to prepare carefully, experts said.

Hypothermic man rescued in 'very bad' conditions after spending night on Ben Nevis

Rescuers have warned that conditions on the UK’s highest mountain are extremely difficult, after an operation to find a missing person on the peak.

Watch as Coastguard crew winches ill walker from Ben Nevis ridge

A walker was airlifted from a ridge on Britain’s highest mountain after becoming ill. The tricky operation by the crew of the Coastguard helicopt...

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