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Climbing team hoping for surprise finds in survey of Ben Nevis North Face

Climbers are hoping for some surprise finds in the most detailed botanical survey of cliffs on Britain’s highest mountain.

Trust says Talladh-a-Bheithe windfarm would undermine new wild land map

A conservation charity is urging residents and visitors to lodge objections to plans for a windfarm which, it said, would fatally undermine a recently agreed wild-land map.

Mountaineers urge ministers to reject Talladh-a-Bheithe windfarm plans

Mountaineers are objecting to plans for a 24-turbine windfarm in the shadow of Highland peaks Ben Alder and Schiehallion.

John Muir Trust calls for public inquiry into Stronelairg windfarm

A conservation charity has called for a public inquiry into plans to build a massive windfarm in the Monadhliath Mountains.

Mountaineers' dismay at Government Stronelairg windfarm approval

Mountaineers and conservationists have condemned the Scottish Government’s decision to give the go-ahead to a major windfarm in the Monadhliath Mountains.

Outdoor fans urged to vote for Ben Nevis in National Lottery poll

Outdoor enthusiasts are being urged to vote for the UK’s highest mountain in an online poll being run by the National Lottery.

Four walkers airlifted from Ben Nevis after getting lost on summit

Four walkers were airlifted from the UK’s highest mountain after getting lost in the dark and straying perilously close to steep crags.

Man airlifted to hospital after Ben Nevis avalanche

A man was airlifted to hospital after being caught in an avalanche on Britain’s highest mountain today.

Woman seriously injured in 1,000ft fall after Ben Nevis avalanche

A woman has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after being caught in an avalanche and falling 1,000ft and a man was also injured after falling up to 100ft in a separate incident.

Outdoor fans urged to help clean up Snowdonia at Envirotrek event

A mountain leader is urging outdoor fans to help clean up Snowdonia after the recent hot spell led to an extra influx of visitors and the inevitable increase in rubbish left behind.

Peakbagger Jonny Muir prepares for London highpoints challenge

An author and peakbagger is planning a non-stop round of a dozen peaks seldom visited by hillwalkers and mountaineers.

Cautious welcome as one fifth of Scotland declared 'wild land'

Ramblers, mountaineers and conservationists welcomed the Scottish Government’s new policy that designates almost a fifth of the nation as wild land.

Walker plucked from crags after getting stuck on Ben Nevis

A walker had to be rescued from Britain’s highest mountain after straying on to steep ground when she left the summit.

It's summer in Fort William, but still winter on Ben Nevis, experts warn

Walkers heading for Britain’s highest mountain are being warned to expect snow, despite the onset of summer.

Climber dies in fall from Ben Nevis

A climber has died after falling from a route on Ben Nevis. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was called out today after reports of the incident on the...

Terry Abraham's Life of a Mountain will premiere at Rheged in May

A film chronicling a year in the life of England’s highest peak will have its premiere this year. Film-maker Terry Abraham’s labour of love inv...

Ramblers back Monadhliath group's opposition to Allt Duine windfarm

The Ramblers have backed a call from a Scottish outdoors luminary for a power company to abandon plans for a windfarm on the edge of the Cairngorms national park.

Missing Ben Nevis walkers found safe and well

Two walkers missing overnight on Ben Nevis have been found. A search was mounted yesterday after the pair became disoriented on the 1,344m (4,409ft...

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