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Mountain experts issue advice for weekend hillgoers in 'unusual' lean winter

Mountain experts are warning anyone heading for the Scottish hills this weekend to expect the unexpected.

Ex-Army major James Stuart to take over as head of Lomond national park

A former infantry officer and boss of the Royal Yachting Association is taking over as head of Scotland’s first national park.

National Trust for Scotland shake-up puts 90 jobs at risk

The conservation charity that owns some of Scotland’s most popular mountain areas will cut staff numbers in a drive to save costs.

Scottish hillwalkers' deerstalking information service adds extra peaks to site

An online service that allows outdoor enthusiasts to check where deerstalking will take place has extended the number of hills covered.

Hill sleuths' journey into mist reveals Cnoc Coinnich measures up to corbett status

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.

Family of missing walker Edward Davies informed after body found in Glen Coe

A man’s body has been found in the Glen Coe area. Police said the family of missing hillwalker Edward Davies has been informed...

Mountaineer Sir Hugh Munro in running for top Great Scot place

A mountaineering pioneer is in the running to top a poll of most important Scots. Sir Hugh Munro is up against big names such as Robert Burns and F...

Missing walker Tom Brown's sister pleads with hill-goers to leave route details

The sister of a walker missing in the Highlands for more than eight months pleaded with hillgoers not to be irresponsible.

Friends' grant will help trust maintain path on Ben Lomond

A donation from one conservation charity will help another one maintain a high-level path on one of Scotland’s most popular munros.

Hillwalking luminary Hamish Brown will receive mountain culture award

A major figure in Scottish hillwalking will receive recognition of his life’s work at a mountain festival next month.

Hill sleuths celebrate 'birthday' with news of three new hill classifications

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.

Hillbagger Jenny Hatfield becomes first woman to summit all 1,556 marilyns

A woman has become the first to complete one of the UK’s toughest hillwalking challenges. Jenny Hatfield summited Cruinn a’ Bheinn, north of Be...

Disabled teen Natasha Lambert summits Cairn Gorm in Sea and Summit challenge

A young disabled woman completed the ascent of the UK’s sixth highest mountain to raise awareness of her charity.

Walker Robin Garton's family informed after body found on Glen Coe mountain

A man’s body has been found by members of the public on a Glen Coe mountain. Police said the family of missing walker Robin Garton has been infor...

Police appeal for information on missing Highlands hillwalker Goffredo Bondanelli

Police are appealing for information about a hillwalker who has gone missing in the Highlands. Goffredo Bondanelli has not been seen for almost two...

Review: The Cateran Trail by Jacquetta Megarry

This handy guidebook provides pretty much all the detail you need to undertake this five-day walking trail through Perthshire and Angus.

Trust experts discover building linked to bloody Glencoe Massacre

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.

Mountaineers and police urge walkers and climbers to leave route details

Mountaineers have backed a police plea for outdoor enthusiasts to leave details of their intended route when heading for the hills.

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