A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.
The conservation charity that owns some of Scotland’s most popular mountain areas will cut staff numbers in a drive to save costs.
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.
The hill sleuths have been in the Highlands, to discover a four-inch deficit means one munro top gets deleted from the lists while another is promoted.
Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...
The number of munros in Scotland is now officially 282, after the downgrading of a contentious peak to corbett status.
Munrobaggers close to finishing their round with an eye on the remote Fisherfield Forest may wish to delay their project as uncertainty surrounds the status of one of the listed peaks.
The Scottish Hillphone service kicks off on Thursday, with the official opening of the deerstalking season.
As the decade which seems to have become known as the noughties packed its bags and prepared for the trip into history, its final days had a familiar ring: winter catching out climbers and walkers, with tragic consequences..
There were winners and losers in the nuttalls stakes as a pair of dedicated hill measurers marked their outfit's tenth birthday with scrutiny of three English peaks.
Two men with a mission to find the exact height of a mountain in the southern Highlands climb into the clouds and add a new corbett to the list.
Mountaineers have backed a police plea for outdoor enthusiasts to leave details of their intended route when heading for the hills.
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.
Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.
Our customary look-back at the past year provides a mix of triumph and controversy; tragedy and humour, with a few heroic acts.
The league of Welsh ‘super mountains’ gained a new member today with the news that a survey of a Snowdonia peak revealed its true height to be more than 1,000m Glyder Fawr, Wales’s fifth highest mountain, has been promoted to the super league following measurements by hill sleuths Graham Jackson, John Barnard and Myrddyn Phillips.
One of the shapeliest of north Wales’s 3,000ft mountains could soon lose its status. Tryfan, the perfectly mountain-shaped peak in the Ogwen Vall...
Organisers of the Original Mountain Marathon will have been keeping a weather eye on the forecasts this week in the run up to the 2009 which starts tomorrow, Saturday.