Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned the countryside is at high risk of wildfires after an exceptionally dry and hot spell.
Daily avalanche forecasts ended for Scotland on a weekend when four of the five areas covered had high risks on various slope aspects.
Mild conditions and the loss of much of the Scottish Highlands’ snow cover have brought the daily avalanche service to an end.
This latest edition of the guidebook to the Cairngorms' winter climbing routes details more than 500 routes.
The crocuses might be pushing through the soil and the lapwings pee-witting across the fells, but while much of the country enjoys a taste of spring, in the Scottish mountains it’s still winter.
Walkers, climbers and mountaineers heading for the northern Cairngorms are being warned that the risk if avalanche is considerable.
The head of Scotland’s avalanche service is seeking views on its provision over last winter. Co-ordinator Mark Diggins, who took over in charge o...
Cairn Gorm’s ski resort operators today used dynamite to clear snow threatening to avalanche on to its slopes.
A climber has died following an avalanche in the Highlands. A Sea King helicopter from RAF Lossiemouth joined team members from the Kinloss and Loc...
One of Scotland’s busiest mountain rescue teams has received royal approval with an award for its unpaid members.
Walkers and climbers heading for some winter thrills on Scotland’s hills will be able to check out avalanche conditions from this weekend.
Two Highland areas are at high risk of avalanche tomorrow as a temporary thaw sets in leading to unstable conditions.
Walkers, climbers and mountaineers heading for Scotland’s mountains this winter can now get regular avalanche information sent direct to their mobile phones.
As the year draws to a close, we take a look back at the events that have shaped the events in 2010. From tragedy to triumph, heartbreak to ecstasy, t...
Parts of the Highlands are at high risk of avalanche, experts have warned. With much of Britain in the grip of early winter conditions, the sportsc...
Scotland’s avalanche forecasting service has been scaled back as the winter season draws towards a close.
The man who died in an avalanche on Creag Meagaidh on Monday was a dedicated young leader with the Scouts who had raised thousands of pounds for charity.
Mountain rescuers are currently carrying out a search following an avalanche in the Highlands. A Sea King helicopter from RAF Lossiemouth has joine...