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Identity of Ben Nevis bodies 'likely to be confirmed as Rachel Slater and Tim Newton'

Rescuers said they expect the identity of two bodies found yesterday on Ben Nevis to be confirmed as Rachel Slater and Tim Newton.

Missing walker Tom Brown's sister pleads with hill-goers to leave route details

The sister of a walker missing in the Highlands for more than eight months pleaded with hillgoers not to be irresponsible.

Dave Bankart named as climber who died in Creag Meagaidh avalanche

Police have named the climber who died in an avalanche on a Lochaber mountain earlier this week. Adrian David Bankart, known as Dave, was climbing ...

Trust experts discover building linked to bloody Glencoe Massacre

Experts believe they may have found the remains of a building with links to a notorious Highland bloodbath in one of Scotland’s most popular walking and climbing glens.

Scottish mountain rescuers deny split as three teams question organisation's 'focus'

Mountain rescuers in Scotland have denied the movement is about to split, after the three busiest teams expressed dissatisfaction with the way its umbrella body was operating.

Two climbers die in fall on Stob Coire nam Beith in Glen Coe

Two climbers have died on a Glen Coe mountain. Their bodies were found by two other climbers on Saturday on Stob Coire nam Beith...

Royal Navy helicopter heroes plan final fly-past over mountain rescue scenes

Royal Navy search and rescue helicopter crew members will make a final fly-past of some of the scenes of their most daring operations this week.

Scottish avalanche service begins as full-depth slide hits Creag Meagaidh peak

It’s officially winter in the Scottish Highlands with the arrival of avalanche reports from today. The Scottish Avalanche Information Service is ...

Mountain rescue head responds after 'incredible' Ben Nevis operation

The head Scotland’s mountain rescue organisation has responded to comments made by a team following a dangerous mission on the UK’s highest mountain.

Bodies of man and woman found on Ben Nevis

The bodies of a man and woman have been found on Ben Nevis. Police said formal identification is taking place and the families of missing climbers ...

Ex-Oban team leader elected Damon Powell elected chair of Scottish Mountain Rescue

A former team leader of Oban Mountain Rescue Team has been elected chair of the umbrella body for Scottish teams.

One climber dies and another seriously injured after Creag Meagaidh avalanche

A climber has died after an avalanche on a Lochaber mountain. He was climbing with another man on Creag Meagaidh on Wednesday when the pair were ca...

Three rescued unharmed after night on Mamores mountain in 'wild' weather

Three walkers were found unharmed after spending the night on a Highland mountain. The trio was reported overdue after going walking in the Mamore...

Simon Davidson and Joe Smith named as climbers who died in Glen Coe fall

Police have named the two climbers who died in a fall from a Glen Coe mountain. Simon Davidson, 34, of Edinburgh, and Kinlochleven man Joe Smith, 2...

Jobs will go as National Trust for Scotland announces major restructure

Scotland’s largest conservation charity has announced plans for a major reorganisation, decentralising decision making and its simplifying management structure.

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Poignant moment for rescuers as HMS Gannet Sea King heads to great hangar in sky

Rescuers have said a fond farewell to a workhorse that has been involved in hundreds of operations helping outdoor enthusiasts in distress.

Walking poles find prompts appeal from police in Robin Garton search

Police in the Highlands searching for missing walker Robin Garton are appealing for information after a pair of walking poles was found.

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