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Stuart Younie takes helm at Mountaineering Scotland as David Gibson retires

An outdoors enthusiast who has been a member of Mountaineering Scotland for many years will take charge of the organisation from next week.

Work to start on improved Fairy Pools parking at Skye congestion blackspot

Work will soon start on improved parking facilities at the site of a popular walking route on the Isle of Skye plagued by congestion.

Scots hillgoers asked to pledge price of a bobble hat to 'Mend Our Mountains'

Hillgoers are being asked to spare the price of a bobble hat – to improve conditions underfoot on two of Scotland’s mountains.

Northumberland rescuers respond to 40 incidents as the Beast from the East hits

Volunteer mountain rescuers in Northumberland responded to 40 incidents over the past three days, as the Beast from the East brought severe conditions to the area.

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.

Red alert for snow and wind issued for south-west England and south Wales

A second red weather warning has been issued by the Met Office. The red alert, which means there is a danger to life, covers parts of south-west En...

New appeal for sightings of Strathcarron walker Stephen Mitchell as search continues

Police have repeated their appeal for sightings of missing walker Stephen Mitchell as searches continue.

Police appeal for sightings of missing Strathcarron hillwalker Stephen Mitchell

Police are appealing to outdoor enthusiasts for sightings of a hillwalker who has been reported missing in the Highlands.

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.

Body found on Strathcarron hillside by member of public

A man’s body has been found on a Highland hillside where a walker has been missing since February. A member of the public made the discovery abov...

Lomond national park welcomes judges' right to roam ruling on Drumlean Estate

Judges in Scotland’s highest civil court have upheld a ruling in favour of the public’s right of access to a Highland estate.

Yorkshire Dales report points finger at grouse moors for bird of prey decline

A report compiled by national park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales points a finger at the management of grouse moors for the decline in birds of prey in their areas.

Rescuers searching for missing Ochils walker Alison Fox find body

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Ochil Hills have found a body. Police Scotland said the woman’s body was found near Dumyat Farm ab...

Raptor toll continues as dead sparrowhawk found and tagged hen harrier vanishes

Police are appealing for information after a bird of prey was shot and another raptor disappeared in separate incidents.

'Risk to life' as Met Office issues rare red weather warning for Scotland

The Met Office has issued a rare red weather warning for parts of Scotland. The red alert means risk to life is likely with snow falling to depths ...

Walker who died in Sgùrr Thuilm fall named as Christopher Fryer

Police have named the walker who died while walking in the Highlands north of Glenfinnan. Rescuers found the body of Christopher Fryer, 38, of Norf...

Man dies in fall on Sgùrr Thuilm as rescuers find body of missing walker Jim Stalker

A man has died in a fall on a munro in the Scottish Highlands. And rescuers have found the body of a walker who had been missing for almost two wee...

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.

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