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Rescuers searching for missing Cairngorms walkers find another pair in trouble

Rescuers searching for two lost walkers in the Cairngorms had to help two different people to safety after coming across them during their search.

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.

Mend Our Mountains on track as appeal reaches a third of £1m target

The British Mountaineering Council said its appeal to raise a million pounds for path improvements on British hills is on track to meet its target.

Cairngorm rescuers in first cave rescue after boy injured in fall

Members of Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team were called upon to carry out a rare cave rescue in the Highlands when a boy injured himself.

Prepare for snow on Scottish peaks during May Day holiday, walkers told

Outdoor enthusiasts heading for the Scottish peaks this holiday weekend are being warned to expect snow.

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...

Rescuers battle nine hours to save walker stranded with frozen feet on Cairngorms peak

Rescuers battled for nine hours to bring to safety a walker stranded in a blizzard on a Highlands munro.

Mountain Bothies Association to take over care of remote Garbh Choire refuge

The charity that cares for more than 100 bothies in Britain has taken over responsibility for an emergency shelter in a remote part of the Highlands.

Teams searching Lochnagar for missing walker find body

Teams searching for a missing walker in the Cairngorms have found a body. Police Scotland said the discovery was made on Lochnagar about noon on Su...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Hillwalker missing after fall on Lochaber munro Beinn a' Chaorainn

Rescuers are searching for a hillwalker who has been reported missing in Lochaber. Police were alerted at 3.50pm on Sunday after the man was report...

Lost pair survive night in snow hole on Cairngorms plateau

Two ski tourers survived a night on the Cairngorms plateau after they dug a snow hole for shelter. The pair were airlifted to safety on Wednesday a...

John Lea named as walker whose body was found on Lochnagar

Police have named the 65-year-old hillwalker whose body was found on Lochnagar on Sunday. John Lea, who lived in the Aberdeen area, was reported mi...

Search helicopter finds Glen Tilt walkers but man still missing on Lochnagar

Rescuers have mounted a major search for a walker who has gone missing in the Cairngorms. Braemar and Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Teams conducted sear...

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