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Leave your mobiles and laptops behind and head for a Scots hostel Tech Detox

Visitors to picturesque Scottish youth hostels will have their mobile phones and laptops confiscated as part of a move to detox from technology.

Rescuers appeal for sightings of missing walker Eric Cyl as more details released

Rescuers have issued a more detailed description of the missing hillwalker Eric Cyl, who was reported overdue from a walk in Lochaber.

Search for missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl to resume in morning

A search for a walker missing in Lochaber was called off overnight and is expected to resume on Monday morning.

Walker survives 300ft fall from Meall Mòr above Glencoe

A walker survived a fall of more than 300ft on a Highland peak. The 41-year-old was walking on Meall Mòr above Glencoe village on Sunday when he s...

Huge search fails to find Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox as avalanche risk grows

Rescuers have failed to find a missing walker on Ben Nevis, despite a massive search in bad weather. Londoner Kyle Knox was reported missing on Tue...

Warning as Lochaber rescuers find missing Ben Nevis walker in 'blackspot' corrie

Rescuers have warned that Britain’s highest mountain is still in winter condition after finding a walker who went missing overnight.

Quirky wilderness and healthy-lung village emerge in Chinese renaming exercise

The results of a curious exercise in giving some of Britain’s finest landscapes new names have been revealed.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Scottish avalanche service begins today, as storms continue

The service that provides avalanche information for outdoor enthusiasts in the Scottish Highlands begins today.

Major search by 60 rescuers fails to find missing Steall walker Eric Cyl

A major search involving more than 60 rescuers at the weekend failed to find missing walker Eric Cyl.

Second day's search fails to find missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl

Rescuers and police have renewed appeals for sightings of an experienced hillwalker missing in the Highlands Eric Cyl was reported missing about 8.20pm on Saturday after going walking in the Ring of Steall in Lochaber.

Ex-Irish finance boss Simon Skinner appointed chief of National Trust of Scotland

The former boss of an Irish financial services company has been appointed chief at Scotland’s largest conservation charity.

Search for missing Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox on hold until conditions improve

Police have said the search for the hillwalker missing on Ben Nevis has been suspended. Rescue teams looking for Kyle Knox faced horrendous conditi...

Search resumes for missing Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox

A search has resumed for a missing walker believed to be on Ben Nevis. The operation to find London man Kyle Knox was suspended overnight but resum...

Navy crewman Robin Suckling awarded for bravery for Buachaille Etive Mòr rescue

A Royal Navy helicopter crewman who carried out a rescue in storm-force winds on a Highlands mountain has received a bravery award.

Five escape injury as cornice collapse causes Ben Nevis avalanche

Five people escaped serious injury in an avalanche on Britain’s highest mountain. A cornice collapse on the North Face of Ben Nevis resulted in t...

Former bus boss Sir Moir Lockhead will lead National Trust for Scotland

A former apprentice mechanic who worked his way up to be chief of one of the UK’s biggest bus companies will be the new head of the National Trust for Scotland.

Ian Blake's crag-climbing tale wins top mountaineering writing prize

An account of a desperate solo climb on a mountain crag picked up first prize in a mountaineering literature competition.

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