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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.

Searches continue for missing Glen Coe walker Robin Garton

Rescuers are continuing the search for a walker who has gone missing in Glen Coe. Search dogs and police officers are joining members of Glencoe Mo...

Family of missing Glen Coe walker Robin Garton appeal for sightings

The family of a hillwalker who has been missing in the Highlands for a week pleaded with anyone with sightings of him to come forward.

Police appeal for sightings of Robin Garton, missing after Glen Coe walk

Police are appealing for information about a walker who has gone missing after walking in Glen Coe. Robin Garton, described by officers as an exper...

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

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.

Walkers asked to look out for clues on missing Glencoe walker Robin Garton

Police are appealing to walkers and outdoor enthusiasts to be on the lookout for anything that may help in their search for a man who has been missing in the Highlands for a month.

Family of missing Glen Coe walker Robin Garton 'desperate' to find him

The family of a walker who went missing in the Highlands said they are desperate to find him. More than 50 mountain rescue volunteers joined a sear...

Concern grows as four teams search for Glen Coe walker Robin Garton

Four rescue teams and a Coastguard helicopter are continuing the search for a missing hillwalker who has not been seen since Friday.

Keen walkers urged to help footpath fund with Ben Lomond torchlight walk

Walkers are being invited to join a torchlight trek up the most southerly munro to help fund path repairs.

Christopher Reddick named as walker who died in Grey Corries

Police have named the walker whose body was found in the Grey Corries in Lochaber. Christopher Reddick of Ascot in Berkshire failed to return from ...


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