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Search will resume at first light for pair missing on Ben Nevis

Rescuers have suspended a search for two walkers missing on Britain’s highest mountain. Police said the operation to find the pair who became dis...

Four experts line up for Clachaig Inn Glencoe winter safety lectures

With the Scottish winter in full swing, there’s the chance to get some valuable safety tips from four experts in a series of free talks.

Ramblers tell Scots Parliament: set up national park on Harris

Scotland needs a third national park, Ramblers have told the nation’s parliamentarians. And the existing Cairngorms national park should be exten...

Bottled vole among rubbish found in Real Three Peaks mountain clean-up

Oddball discoveries on Britain’s honeypot high mountains have included an octopus, a piano and the infamous maroon Vauxhall Frontera on Snowdon’s summit.

Man airlifted after fall on Ben Nevis's North Face

A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a fall on Ben Nevis’s North Face.

Walker with broken ankle airlifted from Ben Nevis

A walker was airlifted from Britain’s highest mountain after breaking her ankle in a slip. The woman called for help about 4pm yesterday after th...

Royal Navy seeks rescue memories from walkers helped by its crews

Have you been fortunate – or perhaps unfortunate – to have been rescued by one of the Royal Navy’s search and rescue helicopters.

Walker dies after collapsing on Ben Nevis ascent

A walker has died after collapsing on the ascent of Britain’s highest mountain. Two off-duty doctors who were on Ben Nevis at the time could not ...

Clean-up squad discovers octopus on Scafell Pike

A team of volunteers cleaning up England’s highest mountain discovered an octopus on its summit. The litter pick, organised by Mountain Leader Da...

Rescuers searching for missing Steall walker Alistair Porteous find body

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in Glen Nevis have found a body. A huge search for Edinburgh man Alistair Porteous took place over the week...

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

Two Welsh 3,000s challengers rescued from Carneddau after getting lost

Two men tackling the 24-hour Welsh 3,000s challenge were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting into difficulties in the darkness.

Climbing star Dave MacLeod helps launch rescuers' whisky fundraiser

Top climber Dave Macleod helped lift mountain rescuers spirits when he joined the launch of a fundraising campaign in the shadow of Ben Nevis.

Real Three Peaks Challenge seeks baggers for mountain litter pick

Three outdoor instructors will lead a Three Peaks Challenge with a difference: to clean up Britain’s national highest mountains.

Review: Tom Weir an Anthology

A new collection of some of the works of the renonwed Scottish outdoors pioneer and mountaineer gives an insight into Weir's world.

Gerard Boyle named as man who died on Ben Nevis charity walk

Police have revealed the man who died on Ben Nevis on Saturday was taking part in a charity walk. Gerard Boyle, 51, from the Glasgow area, collapse...

Scafell Pike charity walk organisers 'need to reflect' after pair rescued

Mountain rescuers described a call for help from a pair of charity walkers lost on England’s highest peak as avoidable.

Hillrunner Finlay Wild breaks record for Cuillin Traverse on Skye

A Scottish hillrunner has broken the record for one of the biggest mountain challenges in Britain. Lochaber Athletic Club member Finlay Wild comple...


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