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Corrour Bothy toilet changes mean more convenience for volunteers

Volunteers have completed work to increase the convenience of the facilities at a remote but busy bothy in the Highlands.

Four days of helicopter airlifts begin second Suilven footpath repair phase

Major works will begin next week on improvements to a footpath on Suilven. Hundreds of tons of stone and gravel will be airlifted on to the mountai...

New appeal for sightings of Strathcarron walker Stephen Mitchell as search continues

Police have repeated their appeal for sightings of missing walker Stephen Mitchell as searches continue.

Mountain Bothies Association to take over care of remote Garbh Choire refuge

The charity that cares for more than 100 bothies in Britain has taken over responsibility for an emergency shelter in a remote part of the Highlands.

Read our work, then use it to light your bothy fire, say artists

Academics have placed copies of a limited artwork in remote mountain bothies – and they’re happy for you to use them to light the fire.

New bothy openings among highlights as charity looks back on successful year

Volunteers spent the equivalent of almost four years’ working days on Britain’s bothies in 2016. The Mountain Bothies Association, which looks ...

New Abyssinia bothy opens to outdoor users in Glen Kinglas

A new mountain shelter with an African slant has opened for outdoor enthusiasts in a popular walking area in the Scottish Highlands.

New Flittingford bothy opens for walkers and cyclists in Kielder Forest

Volunteers have converted a roofless ruin in a national park into a shelter for walkers and cyclists.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Three new shelters opened as Mountain Bothies Association reveals £80,000 spend

The charity that looks after more than 100 mountain shelters across Britain said it spent £81,000 on maintaining them last year.

Body found on Strathcarron hillside by member of public

A man’s body has been found on a Highland hillside where a walker has been missing since February. A member of the public made the discovery abov...

Police appeal for sightings of missing Strathcarron hillwalker Stephen Mitchell

Police are appealing to outdoor enthusiasts for sightings of a hillwalker who has been reported missing in the Highlands.

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.

'Soulless and unwelcoming' no more: Dubs Hut re-opens after bothies charity's work

A ‘soulless and unwelcoming’ former mining hut in the Lake District has been transformed into a more welcoming shelter for outdoor enthusiasts.

Mountain Bothies Association takes over Lingy Hut in northern Lake District

The Mountain Bothies Association has taken over responsibility for a hut in the northern Lake District.

Former Snowdonia climbing hut Cae Amos opens as bothy after restoration

A former climbing hut in Snowdonia has opened as a shelter available to all outdoor enthusiasts. Cae Amos, which was originally a hill farm, has be...

Major Glasgow gathering aims to give outdoor fans Skills for the Hills

A major gathering will take place aimed at ensuring outdoors enthusiasts have the necessary skills when heading for the hills.

Ruigh-aiteachain bothy in Glen Feshie out of use as improvement work starts

A mountain shelter in the Cairngorms national park is out of use while improvements are made to the building.

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