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Family brought to safety from Ben Lomond after getting caught out by nightfall

A family had to be brought to safety from Scotland’s most southerly munro after they ran out of daylight.

£6m boost will help repair of mountain paths in Scotland's national parks

Some of the worst eroded paths in Scotland’s national parks will be repaired and upgraded in a £6m scheme announced today.

Minister unveils 26ft An Ceann Mòr pyramid on Loch Lomond shores

A 26ft-high wooden pyramid designed by a team of young architects has been unveiled on the banks of Loch Lomond.

Loch Lomond bosses push for camping ban ahead of national park board meeting

National park bosses are recommending the approval of controversial plans to extend the ban on camping along loch shores.

Scots and Welsh mountains are only for the experienced this Easter, experts warn

Experts in Scotland and Wales are warning of the dangers of ill-prepared walkers going on to the mountains this Easter.

Hillwalkers urged to take care as police reveal second death, on Cruach Ardrain

Police in the Highlands have urged hillwalkers to be properly prepared after revealing that a second walker died on the mountains over the weekend.

Rescuers' winter warning after walker dies in 1,000ft fall from Ben Lomond

A walker has died after falling 1,000ft from a Scottish mountain. The man fell about 300m from the Ptarmigan ridge on Ben Lomond on Sunday after sl...

Work begins on Glen Falloch hydro schemes on West Highland Way

Walkers on Scotland’s most popular long-distance trail are being warned of possible diversions while work takes place on hydro-electric schemes.

More than 350 give views on controversial Lomond camping-ban plans

Bosses of a national park at the centre of controversial plans to ban wild camping alongside some of its lochs said a large number of responses were received in a public consultation.

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.

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.

Lomond national park board approves camping ban extension on loch shores

A national park authority has approved plans to ban camping along lochshores in its area. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs authority’s board today u...

Missing boxer dog Jax returned to owners after Ben Vane search by mountaineers

A boxer dog that was lost for two days on a Scottish mountain has been found. Jax was left on Ben Vane after his owner was airlifted to hospital wh...

Rescuers searching for missing walker Daniel Bennett find body on Ben Oss

Rescuers searching for a walker missing in the Highlands since Saturday have found a body. The discovery was made in the Ben Oss area by teams hunt...

Third Ben Lomond rescue as walkers get stuck hours after warning issued

A group of walkers was rescued in a seven-hour operation after getting stuck in winter conditions on a ridge where a man died at the weekend.

Berghaus and Lake District top BBC Countryfile Magazine's readers' poll

Readers of BBC Countryfile Magazine have named Berghaus as the top outdoor brand. And the Lake District topped the awards for UK’s national parks...

Into the hot seat: new boss Gordon Watson's vision for the Lomond national park

Gordon Watson has taken over at the head of the Loch Lomond authority at a time when it is mired in controversy over plans to ban wild camping.

Walkers and mountaineers urge Government to step in over Lomond camping row

The row over a national park’s plans to ban wild camping along many of its loch shores intensified today as two organisations representing walkers, climbers and mountaineers condemned the proposals.

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