'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...
A pilot avalanche report service will run for a sixth area in the Scottish Highlands this winter. The restricted reporting of conditions in Torrido...
The men and women who care for Britain’s mountain bothies worked more than 1,200 days unpaid to keep the shelters available for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts.
A group hoping to set up a rescue service in Africa will spend time with experts in Scotland to learn from their world-class knowledge.
The charity that looks after almost a hundred mountain shelters has reminded users they are not available for commercial use.
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.
A missing man was found safe and well after a group of walkers came across him and said a search was underway for him.
A farm manager has been fined £1,200 for possessing a banned poison so toxic a quarter of a teaspoon’s worth can kill a man.
A walking holidays co-operative that can trace its routes back to Victorian Britain is to offer children the chance to become shareholders.
An adventurer whose disabilities mean she walks with difficulty will try to complete Scotland’s most popular long-distance trail.
A walker has died after collapsing on a Highland mountain. Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 1.45pm yesterday after the 61-year-old...
A Highland bothy that has been rebuilt after in honour of a climber who died in a tent near the West Highland Way.
A badly equipped group of walkers was rescued after getting lost in worsening weather on Scotland’s most southerly munro.
Two long-distance paths in Scotland will benefit from part of a £3m spending boost. The West Highland Way and Great Glen Way will be improved wher...
National park bosses have unveiled plans to transform part of the Highlands with new campsites, motorhome facilities and commercial kiosks.
A walker on the West Highland Way was rescued after he was reported missing. The 70-year-old failed to turn up at his lodgings yesterday evening an...
The number of munros in Scotland is now officially 282, after the downgrading of a contentious peak to corbett status.
A grand day out in fine mountain scenery takes in two munros and one munro top from this imposing Highland glen.