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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.

'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 ...

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...

Map omission 'could have cost lost Cairn Gorm climbers' lives'

A simple omission by a group of climbers could have cost them their lives after they got lost in a blizzard in the Cairngorms.

Aberdeen team's appeal after mystery theft of Cairngorms rescue post sign

A mountain rescue team is appealing for information after a bizarre theft in the Cairngorms. The ‘rescue post’ sign has disappeared from the bo...

British Mountaineering Council launches new £1m bid to Mend Our Mountains

The British Mountaineering Council has launched an ambitious £1m project to help repair paths in Britain’s national parks.

Cairngorm team in 'brutal' stretcher carry of injured walker in eight-hour night rescue

Rescuers in the Cairngorms were forced to make a ‘brutal’ stretcher carry over several miles after a man suffered a serious injury in a fall.

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...

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...

Two Cairn Gorm climbers in night rescue after getting stuck on winter route

Two climbers were rescued after getting stuck while soloing a winter route on Cairn Gorm. Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4pm o...

Scottish mountain volunteers' efforts recognised at outdoor trust meeting

Volunteers who have helped repair and maintain routes in Scotland’s national parks received recognition for their efforts.

More than 80 mountain rescuers gather at Glenmore Lodge to hone their skills

More than 80 rescuers gathered in the Cairngorms at the weekend to polish up their knowledge and skills.

Read our work, then use it to light your bothy fire, say artists

Academics have placed copies of a limited artwork in remote mountain bothies – and they’re happy for you to use them to light the fire.

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