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Body of missing Strathcarron hillwalker Neil Gibson discovered following search

The body of a walker who went missing in February has been found in the Highlands. Police confirmed Neil Gibson’s body has been found after furth...

Mountaineering Scotland urges national park to reject new Cononish gold mine plans

Mountaineering Scotland is urging national park planners to reject a renewed proposal to start mining gold in a wild land area.

Flip! Experts warn new clothing trend could be fatal attraction for your compass

Mountain experts have identified a new hazard for hillgoers, after analysis of a recent rescue in the Highlands.

Review: Downhill from Here – Running from John O’Groats to Land’s End, by Gavin Boyter

Gavin Boyter's 'Long Run' down the length of Britain got off on the wrong foot and the threat of disaster was never far away for the whole trip.

Mountaineers object to plans for Kings House Hotel extension at head of Glen Coe

Outdoor groups have objected to plans for a large three-storey extension to the Kings House Hotel at the head of Glen Coe.

Lomond team urges Finnich Glen visitors to take care after fourth rescue

A rescue team is pleading with the public to take care when visiting a spectacular gorge in Stirlingshire that has seen a rise in numbers making their way to the site recently.

Landfill waste levies help fund Ardinning nature reserve path upgrades

Taxes levied on landfill waste have helped upgrade a moorland path in the shadow of the Campsie Fells.

Walker airlifted from remote path near Little Loch Broom in Highlands

A walker was airlifted from a remote Highland path after she fell and injured herself. Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Monday evenin...

Family of tragic kayaker Dominic Jackson in push to boost locator beacon use

The family of a kayaker whose body was found on the Caithness coast after a major search has launched a campaign to encourage the use of personal locator beacons.

Lomond national park camping restrictions come into force at lochside sites

Camping bylaws are now in force, bosses at the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park have warned.

Three walkers still missing as police reveal body of Gibson brothers' dog found

Police have revealed the body of the dog belonging to two brothers who went missing in Strathcarron has been found.

Julia Bradbury to showcase Britain's 100 favourite walks in 2½-hour TV special

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy some of Britain’s best walks – without leaving the comfort of their sofa.

Read our work, then use it to light your bothy fire, say artists

Academics have placed copies of a limited artwork in remote mountain bothies – and they’re happy for you to use them to light the fire.

'Protect wild land' say mountaineers, after Creag Riabhach windfarm ruling

Mountaineering Scotland has called for better protection for the nation’s wild land after a court rejected a challenge to a windfarm development.

Mountaineering Scotland urges walkers and hill-goers to consult deerstalking site

Mountaineering Scotland is encouraging outdoor enthusiasts to check online before heading for the hills to avoid conflict between walkers and stalkers.

John Muir Trust calls for reforms after paying £50,000 costs to SSE over Stronelairg

A conservation charity has called for reform of the planning process after it had to pay £50,000 to an energy company.

Highland groups benefit from Great Wilderness Challenge £162,000 cash handover

A Highland challenge event that began as a ‘one-off’ fundraiser 31 years ago has brought in more than £3m for local charities.

Work will almost double car park spaces at foot of Snowdon Ranger Path

A car park at the foot of one of the routes to Wales’s highest mountain is to have its capacity almost doubled.

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