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Mountain council helps fund website to reduce Three Peaks Challenge problems

A mountaineering body has provided cash for a website that aims to reduce problems caused by people tackling a popular walking challenge.

Second day's search fails to find missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl

Rescuers and police have renewed appeals for sightings of an experienced hillwalker missing in the Highlands Eric Cyl was reported missing about 8.20pm on Saturday after going walking in the Ring of Steall in Lochaber.

Two walkers knocked out after sliding 'miles' on Ben Nevis snow

Rescuers have issued a ‘wee warning’ that Britain’s highest mountain still has substantial amounts of snow.

Rescuers find body of missing Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox

Rescuers have found the body of a walker who went missing more than two weeks ago on Ben Nevis. The crew of a Royal Navy helicopter spotted the bod...

John Muir Trust wants to see lynx released back into Scotland

A conservation charity wants to see the lynx reintroduced to the UK and, if this is successful, wolves should also be released into the wild, it said.

Huge search fails to find Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox as avalanche risk grows

Rescuers have failed to find a missing walker on Ben Nevis, despite a massive search in bad weather. Londoner Kyle Knox was reported missing on Tue...

Warning as Lochaber rescuers find missing Ben Nevis walker in 'blackspot' corrie

Rescuers have warned that Britain’s highest mountain is still in winter condition after finding a walker who went missing overnight.

Four rescued after falling 130ft into Ben Nevis 'accident blackspot' corrie

Four walkers were rescued after falling from Britain’s highest mountain when they strayed on to steep ground in a whiteout.

Walker rescued after getting stuck overnight on Ben Nevis summit

A walker was rescued after spending the night on Britain’s highest mountain. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was alerted after reports the walker w...

Climbers will return to Ben Nevis's North Face for second scientific survey

A team of climbers and scientists is hoping for better weather as it plans its second survey on the cliffs of Britain’s highest mountain.

Experts warn holiday walkers of dangers of Ben Nevis winter conditions

Mountain experts are warning bank holiday walkers that conditions on Britain’s highest peak are still challenging.

First mountain rescue in England for new civilian Coastguard helicopter

One of the country’s new civilian search and rescue helicopters was used for the first time in a live mountain rescue in England this week.

Three Peaks Challengers urged to register on partnership website

Custodians of Britain’s three highest national peaks are encouraging challenge participants to use an online piece of kit to make their ascents safer and less damaging.

Search for missing Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox on hold until conditions improve

Police have said the search for the hillwalker missing on Ben Nevis has been suspended. Rescue teams looking for Kyle Knox faced horrendous conditi...

Search resumes for missing Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox

A search has resumed for a missing walker believed to be on Ben Nevis. The operation to find London man Kyle Knox was suspended overnight but resum...

Galloway rescue team backs young adventurers' Five Peaks cancer challenge

A Scottish mountain rescue team is supporting two young adventurers in their quest to raise cash for cancer research.

Could rescue cats be the purr-fect answer to teams' mountain searches?

The role of animals in mountain rescue is well documented, with Search and Rescue Dogs Association members in many teams helping cut the time spent searching for outdoor enthusiasts in distress.

Rescuers' lives 'on the line' as three ill prepared walkers fall 650ft on Ben Nevis

Mountain rescuers put their lives on the line to rescue a group of inexperienced hillwalkers on Britain’s highest mountain after three of the men fell more than 600ft.

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