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Kílian Jornet and Tove Alexandersson clinch skyrunning titles with Steall wins

Catalan runner Kilian Jornet and Swede Tove Alexandersson stamped their authority on the world skyrunning championships with victories in the Salomon Ring of Steall Race on Saturday.

BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

Loretto School students plan Beinn a’ Ghlò ascent for Mend Our Mountains appeal

Students from an independent school in East Lothian will step out to help an appeal to repair mountain paths.

Three new shelters opened as Mountain Bothies Association reveals £80,000 spend

The charity that looks after more than 100 mountain shelters across Britain said it spent £81,000 on maintaining them last year.

'Outrage' as hillwalkers face 800 per cent parking fee hike at Arrochar

Hillwalkers on lower incomes may be deterred from taking to the hills if an 800 per cent increase in car parking charges is imposed at a popular Highland site.

Thinking of heading up Tryfan? Read this first

Tryfan's rocky ridges and easy access make it a popular target for walkers, but it's easy to get into difficulties.

British Mountaineering Council's new president Lynn Robinson: lots of work to do

The mountaineering body's first woman president talks about her vision for the organisation...

Mountaineering Scotland student safety project extended for two years

A pioneering project that aims to help students gain mountaineering skills is being extended for another two years.

Perfect end to Carol Morgan's holiday with women's win in Cape Wrath Ultra Race

It’s not everybody’s idea of a summer holiday: running during eight days through the Scottish Highlands, and climbing more than 36,000ft over some of the most remote terrain in the country.

Corrour Bothy toilet changes mean more convenience for volunteers

Volunteers have completed work to increase the convenience of the facilities at a remote but busy bothy in the Highlands.

Police appeal after thieves target Lochaber Commando Memorial

Police are appealing for information after a collection box at a Highland monument was damaged in an attempted theft.

Timothy Murray, 16, dies after falling while walking on Stac Pollaidh

A teenager has died after falling from a mountain in the north-west Highlands. Timothy Murray from West Yorkshire was reported overdue from a walk ...

Police confirm body found in Glen Nevis is that of missing man David Munro

Police in Lochaber said a body found in Glen Nevis last month was that of a man who was reported missing in 2017.

Hillwalkers urged to ditch the extra clothing and take more water during heatwave

A mountain expert has advised hillgoers to ditch their usual protective clothing and pack extra water when heading for Scotland’s mountains.

Adventurer Phoebe Smith heads up Extreme Sleep charity portaledge challenge

An adventurer and author who wrote a book on Extreme Sleeps is about to embark on a 10-day charity challenge putting the idea into practice.

Hector brings stormy end to Three Peaks Yacht Race after days of flat calm

A race that tests both sailing and mountain running ability had a tempestuous end as Storm Hector curtailed the final ascent of Ben Nevis.

Rescuers searching for missing Knoydart walker Ian Stalker find man's body

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Highlands have found a man's body. The family of Ian Stalker have been informed after the discovery ...

Scotland's outdoor fans urged to take care to avoid starting wildfires

Scotland’s outdoor advisory body has warned parts of the countryside will continue to be vulnerable to wildfires this week.

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